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Dear students! 

We are informing about the commencement of accepting applications for participation in the academic mobility program for the fall semester 2024-2025 academic year.  

Undergraduate students who have covered at least 60 ECTS credits, as well as graduate and doctoral students who have covered at least 30 ECTS credits, are invited to participate. 


  • GPA level – 2.5, for Erasmus+ — 3.0
  • English language level – at least B2 level

Application deadline: March 11, 2024 

Application deadline (for the following partner universities): 

Penn State Law 


February 29, 2024 

SOKA University 

Seoul National University         


The application and documents must be submitted through the web version of Smart KAZGUU, and electronic copies should also be provided in room #213 (on a USB flash drive). 

List of required documents: 

  • student’s application form (download); 
  • a copy of the passport; 
  • transcript of academic record for the current year of study (Russian and English); 
  • a document confirming the level of proficiency in a foreign language (if available); 
  • completed application form (download); 
  • written consent of the applicant’s parents (guardians, legal representatives) to participate in the academic mobility program (download). 
  • letters of recommendation in Kazakh, Russian or/and English (if available); 
  • copies of certificates, diplomas, received for participation in the republican or international level events (if available); 
  • copies of documents confirming the fact of belonging to the following categories: a family composition document to confirm the student’s large family status, a document verifying the student’s orphan or left without parental care status and a document confirming the student’s disability status. 

Furthermore, kindly refer to the list of partner universities and available disciplines beforehand. It is essential to coordinate with your academic advisor regarding the selection of disciplines that align with your curriculum. 

In case of any questions, please contact the International Office via email, Instagram @mnu_international or visit office № 213. 

The list of partner universities will be updated as information becomes available. 

The list of Erasmus+ Partner Universities 


University name  Educational program/direction  Number of slots 
University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen  International Relations, International Law (Political Science), Business Administration  4 

Czech Republic: 

University of Ostrava, Ostrava  Translation studies, Applied Linguistics 

* The second foreign language must be French, at least A2-B1. 


The list of Partner Universities – self-funded academic mobility program 


University name  Educational program/direction  Number of slots 
Penn State Law, Pennsylvania  International law, Law enforcement, Law 

* Applicable to 3rd-year Bachelor’s degree students and 1st-year Master’s degree students 



SOKA University, Tokyo  International relations, Business Administration, International Law, Law Enforcement, Law  5 

Republic of Korea: 

Seoul National University, Seoul  International Law, Law Enforcement, Law  2 


Woosong University, Daejeon  BBA in Information Technology  2 
SolBridge International School of Business, Woosong University, Daejeon  Business Administration  2 


University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen  International Relations, International Law (Political Science), Business Administration, Translation studies, Applied Linguistics  6 

Czech Republic: 

University of Ostrava, Ostrava  Translation studies, Applied Linguistics, Economics, Finance, Management  10 
Mendel University, Brno  Business Administration  4 
Metropolitan University, Prague  International Relations  2 


Sciences Po Toulouse, Toulouse  International Relations, International Law (Political Science)  3 


Kiel University, Kiel  Business Administration  4 
Rhein Waal Hochschule, Kleve 


Business Administration, International Relations  4 
Hof university, Hof  Business Administration  2 
Nordhausen University of Applied Sciences, Thuringia  Business Administration  2 
Schmalkalden University, Thuringia  Business Administration  10 


University of Jaén, Jaén   

Translation studies 

Business Administration 



Turiba University, Riga   

Tourism, Hospitality, Business Administration 








Vilnius University, Vilnius  International Law, Law Enforcement, Law  5 


University of Dunaujvaros, Dunaujvaros  Business Administration  2 


University of Humanities and Economics, Lodz  Business Administration  15 
WSB University, Dabrowa Gornicza  Management, BBA in Information Technology, International Relations  5 




Northwest University, Xi’an  Journalism: Analytics and Investigations  2 
International Law, Law Enforcement, Law  2 


Fenerbahçe University, Istanbul 

International Relations  2 

Altinbas University, Istanbul 

International Relations  5 


Caucasus International University, Tbilisi  Business Administration  4 
Georgian Institute of Public Affairs, Tbilisi  International Relations, International Law (Political Science) Journalism, Marketing, Economics, Psychology  2 
Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi  Psychology  2 
Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University, Batumi International Law, Law Enforcement, Law, Tourism, Business Administration, Translation studies, Applied Linguistics 5


Pertamina University, Jakarta  International Relations, Management, Economics  5 
Airlangga University, Surabaya  International Relations (GPA 3.0)  5 




Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation, Kuala Lumpur  BBA in Information Technology  1 




Daffodil International University, Dhaka  Business Administration, 

Tourism, Hospitality  (GPA 3.0) 





Tashkent State University of Law, Tashkent  International Law, Law Enforcement, Law  5 


University of Liège, Liège  International Relations, International Law (Political Science)  2 





The School of Liberal Arts held the public lecture on “Fair Trade in Northern Kazakhstan in the XIX and Early XX Centuries” within the research project AP14871281 “The Role of Merchants in the

Transformation of Social and Cultural Space of Kazakhstan in the Second Half of XIX and Early XX Centuries”.

Speaker: teaching professor Lepuda Mukatayeva Karimovna.

The lector presented the materials obtained from the studies in public archives of Almaty, Astana, and Petropavlovsk.

A group of researchers from the Department of Liberal Studies is involved in this scientific project. The SLA held the offline lecture with an online broadcast.

The historians from Almaty, Astana, and Kostanay participated in the discussion.


Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan calls for foreign applicants, including persons of Kazakh nationality who are not citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan for full-time studying under Bachelor, Master and PhD educational programs.

Scholarships allocation:

1. Bachelor degree program – 490

2. Master degree program – 50

3. PhD degree program – 10

Admissions operator is Higher Education Development National Center MSHE RK. Applicants can submit documents online from March 30 to June 30, 2023. Use link for more information

We welcome the new Associate Professor of the KAZGUU School of Library Arts – Shulman Ekaterina Mikhailovna!

Ekaterina Shulman is a well-known political analyst, opinion writer, and expert in lawmaking. She is a Candidate for Political Science and the author of many academic papers.

Since 2023, Ekaterina Mikhailovna has been employed as an Associate Professor and Methodological Supervisor of the Minor programs in Political Studies and Political Analytics for Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree students.

We are confident that Ekaterina Shulman will make a great contribution to the education of our students!


February 10, 2023 at 17.00 at M. Narikbaev KAZGUU University will take place the dissertation defense of Kuzhatov Bagdat Gizzatovich for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD, “8D042 – Law”) on the topic: “Revision of balance between regulatory rights and investment protection under fair and equitable treatment: The Energy Charter Treaty framework”.


• Maulenov Kasym Syrbayevich – Doctor of Law, Professor of the Department of Economics and Business of the International University of Information Technologies:
• Tuyakbayeva Nazgul Sabyrovna – PhD, Associate Professor of the Faculty of Law of the Kazakh National University named after Al-Farabi.


• Nogaibai Z., PhD, Counsel in White & Case Kazakhstan LLP;
• Dr. Borzu Sabahi, Prof. of International Investment Law, Georgetown University (USA), Partner in Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP.

Non-permanent members of the dissertation council:

• Horace W.H. Yeung (Wai Ho YEUNG) – PhD in Corporate Finance Law (University of Oxford, 2010), Associate Professor in Commercial Law, University of Leicester.
• Abylaiyuly Abay – PhD, Adjunct Assistant Professor, KAZGUU International Law and Competition Law Programmes’ Director;
• Tussupov Adilbek – PhD, Adjunct Assistant Professor, KAZGUU Law School.

The defense will take place offline in English at the Dissertation Council (“8D042 – Law”, “8D04201 – Law”) of the M. Narikbaev KAZGUU University at Conference Hall, Korgalzhyn highway, 8, Astana.

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