We are pleased to announce that AIFC Academy of Law has designated M. Narikbayev KAZGUU University (KAZGUU) as a Strategic Knowledge Partner. KAZGUU has been a valued academic partner since the inception of the AIFC Academy of Law, as demonstrated in several successful collaborative initiatives between our organizations, including:
✔️ TOLES Legal English program designed non-native English speaking legal professionals
✔️ Cross-training KAZGUU’s faculty in AIFC law & practice, and common law teaching methodologies
✔️ Participation of KAZGUU students in the Academy of Law’s International Internship Programme
✔️ Participation of KAZGUU students and faculty in AIFC Foundations and Certificate short courses
David Gallo, member of the Board of Directors of the AIFC Bureau of Continuing Professional Development, noted: “KAZGUU University is a leading higher education institution in Central Asia, with a full range of bachelors and post-graduate law, business and liberal arts programmes. The AIFC Academy of Law is pleased to build on this valuable relationship by supporting KAZGUU’s mission of preparing its students for professional success in multi-jurisdictional settings.”
Sergey Pen, KAZGUU Provost, stated: “KAZGUU was a first Kazakh university, launched initially separate courses and then an independent minor-programme in English Law. We have a strong background of teaching common law to national students and lawyers and a very good joint projects with the Academy of Law. It’s time to join forces. We believe in our collaboration and joint strategic initiatives in order to implement best practices and improve national legal system and legal education”
The parties have agreed to develop common law and practical skills courses for inclusion in KAZGUU’s degree programmes.
We are soliciting academic research papers and articles from KAZGUU’s faculty and students for distribution in the Academy’s DISCOURSE online channel
The Academy of Law looks forward to a long and mutually rewarding collaboration with a view toward ongoing legal system and professional competencies development in Kazakhstan and across the CIS.