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Dear Students!

Please follow these steps:
1. Select a university. Check out their website, the list of subjects. Ask your advisor to help you decide if any of these universities match your curriculum at KAZGUU.
2. Notify your parents.
3. Fill in the form and collect all the required documents.
4. If you have any further questions, please contact the International Office via e-mail mobility@kazguu.kz.

Below you can see the list of partner universities for the spring semester 2021 where you can get an Erasmus + scholarship: GPA 3.0 and above, B2 English level, strong motivation; you receive a monthly scholarship (600-800 euros / month). Students of all majors can participate; check the university websites and their curricula.

1. European Humanities University –1 student.

2. University of Córdoba, Spain – 1 student;

3. University of Dunaújváros, Hungary – 2 students.

Below you can see the list of partner universities for the spring semester 2021. All students are eligible to participate, but all the costs are covered independently (round trip, accommodation for the whole semester, visa fee, insurance, meals and personal expenses):
Russia:
Faculty of Law, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow – 5 students;
Spain
University of Jaen, Jaen – Translation Studies, Business and Management – 5 students.
Germany:
Rhein Waal Hochschule, Kleve – Law (2 students);
Hof University, Hof – Business and Management, IT (3 or more students)
European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder) – Economics (2 students);
Czech Republic:
Mendel University, Brno – International Law, Economics, Tourism – 3-4 students;
Faculty of Law, Charles University, Prague – Law – 1 student (online);
Italy:
Bologna University, Bologna – International Law – 1-2 students;
Georgia
Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University – Tourism, Psychology – 2 students;
Eligibility criteria: depends on the university, but in general 2nd-3rd year students, GPA – 2.5, B2 English level.

Deadline for applications: October 23, 2020.
Please bring the completed documents on paper and in electronic format to office 222. To submit documents to the International Office, you should register in advance using the following link:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Eia6msWOt7P5aKDlJMfo0xr2Go2ZfgUemn2jCqNKpfc/edit#gid=0.
After submitting the documents to the International Office, you should register an application for participation in the competition for academic mobility on the PSC website by the link before the expiration date.

You can see the list of required documents below:
– Student application form – do not forget to sign it in the Dean’s office (the form is attached);
– Application form of a citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan (form in the attachment);
– 2 photos 3×4.
– Parents’ permission to participate in the academic mobility program (a copy is enough to participate in the competition, the original will need to be brought after the selection) (the form is attached);

– Transcript in two languages – order at the Public Service Center.
– A copy of your ID and passport.
– Two letters of recommendation in a free form – from current teachers, or from those teachers who know you well – from the last semester, scientific advisors, etc.
– Application to the PSC (form in the attachment);
– copies of diplomas, certificates in the chosen field of study, received for participation in an event of the republican or international level (if any);
– copies of documents confirming the fact of belonging to the following categories of persons, if any: a certificate of family members to confirm the multi-child parenting, a certificate confirming the student’s absence of parents (for the category of students, related to orphans or students left without parental care), a certificate confirming the student’s disability.
Students who were nominated for the Fall 2020 semester and confirmed the mobility transfer were automatically qualified for the Spring 2021 competition.
Note: we remind you that there is a possibility that academic mobility will be suspended for the spring semester 2021 if the situation with the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) worsens and under the relevant orders of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan

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Despite the pandemic, we managed toprovide a platform for teachers’ professional and personal development and enable them tosharetheir experiences and knowledge in education.

This year, more than 50 teachers from different parts of our country have joined us. These are the teachers from Almaty, Karaganda, Turkestan, Shymkent, Atyrau, Aktau, Pavlodar, Aktobe, Petropavlovsk, Kokshetau, Nur-Sultan, Semey, and even Osh (Kyrgyzstan).

We are very pleased to welcome the teachers of the following educational institutions: International University of Tourism and Hospitality, Atyrau University named after Kh.Dosmukhamedov, Gumilyov Eurasian National University, Kyrgyz State Academy of Physical Culture and Sports, Yessenov University, Nazarbayev Intellectual School of Chemistry and Biology in Atyrau, Karaganda Technical University, Asfendiyarov Kazakh National Medical University, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Kazakhstani branch of Lomonosov Moscow State University, Kazakh Academy of Sports and Tourism, University “Turan-Astana”, Eurasian Institute of Humanities College, lyceum “Bilim-Innovation”, Maulenov School – Lyceum # 37, Ecological school-gymnasium №13 “ECOS”, Academy “Bolashaq”, KSU Gymnasium №40 of the city of Taraz, school – gymnasium #51, school-gymnasium #20, secondary school # 6, school – lyceum #59, KSU “SHG 68”, # 2 Koschinsky high school.

The winter school has three separate sections in three languages.

In sections in the Kazakh and Russian languages they:

➡️- study all the peculiarities of organizing online training,
➡️- discover educational platforms and tools they can use when creating online content,
➡️- expand their knowledge of academic integrity, academic writing and are able to teach their students to prevent plagiarism.

The section for English teachers provides a unique opportunity to deepen their professional competencies and prepare for internationally recognized Cambridge TKT – Teaching Knowledge Test in a short period of time.

Participants who attended all sessions of the seminar and completed additional practical tasks, along with handouts and presentations will be issued certificates in the amount of 72 academic hours.

We wish the participants of the Winter School good luck and success!

Students of Bachelor in Business and Management (Finance) are taking steps to career success through preparation for the CFA Program

[Nur-Sultan, 14 January, 2020]
M. Narikbayev KAZGUU University has become the latest university to be welcomed into the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program.
Bachelor in Business and Management (Finance) has been acknowledged as incorporating at least 70 percent of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) and placing emphasis on the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice within the program. This program positions students well to obtain the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation, which has become the most respected and recognized investment credential in the world.

Entry into the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program signals to potential students, employers, and the marketplace that KAZGUU University curriculum is closely tied to professional practice and is well-suited to preparing students to sit for the CFA examinations. Through participation in this program, KAZGUU University is eligible to receive a limited number of student scholarships for the CFA Program each year.

Bachelor in Business and Management (Finance) is based on the international standards with the focus on the local content. The goal of the program is to train highly qualified and competitive specialists for a business environment that meets international market requirements. The program can be completed in 4 years. Our program prepares students for career in investment banking, financial planning, corporate finance, financial market institution, and more.

Dr Saule Kemelbayeva, Dean of Higher of School of Economics, says:

“We are extremely proud and happy that our Bachelor in Business and Management (Finance) is recognized under the CFA Institute® University Affiliation Program. Since we are the first and the only university in Kazakhstan recognized as an affiliated university under the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute University Affiliation Program (UAP) for an undergraduate programme. Financial markets and intermediaries are a very fast developing and promising industry in Kazakhstan; therefore, we believe that the future graduates of this programme will be highly demanded by labour markets and will pursue successful careers.”

About CFA Institute

CFA Institute is the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and administers the industry gold standard CFA charter. The organization is a champion for ethical behavior in investment markets and a respected source of knowledge in the global financial community. The end goal: to create an environment where investors’ interests come first, markets function at their best, and economies grow. CFA Institute has more than 176,000 members in 166 countries and territories, including 164,000 CFA charterholders. For more information, visit www.cfainstitute.org.

About the CFA Program

The CFA Program sets a standard for developing the skills, standards, competence, and integrity of financial analysts, portfolio managers, investment advisers, and other investment professionals worldwide. It is widely considered the investment profession’s most rigorous credentialing program. Administered in English, the CFA curriculum and examinations are identical worldwide. Fewer than one in five candidates who begin the program successfully complete it and go on to earn the coveted CFA charter, the “gold standard” for investment professionals.

One of the main priorities of the School of Liberal Arts of M.Narikbayev KAZGUU University is the improvement of educational programmes in accordance with the demands and views of employers which are shared during annual meetings of the Advisory Council of the School of Liberal Arts.

On November 28, 2020, the second annual meeting was held in which the representatives of employers and partners of the School of Liberal Arts participated. The Advisory Council examined and discussed potential areas for development of the following Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes:
– ‘Translation Studies’;
– ‘Tourism and Hospitality’;
– ‘Kazakh-English languages and Linguistics’.

1. Translation Studies:

Learning pathways in Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes, currents trends in interpretation and translation and strengthening the position of learning second foreign languages to improve the profile of graduates studying the Translation Studies programme were discussed.
Yelena Tselenko, Programme Coordinator, provided an overview of the changes made to the Translation Studies programme in accordance with the recommendations of the Council members received at the previous meeting held on February 18, 2020. Members of the Council and invited experts in the field of linguistics and translation further discussed the updated training pathways for the programmes at the undergraduate and graduate levels and the possibility of obtaining international certificates in second foreign languages, in particular in French.

The following recommendations were proposed during the meeting:

– At the undergraduate level, to divide the programme into two areas: interpretation and translation;
– To indicate the area of training in audio-visual translation at the Master’s degree level;
– To include disciplines for the development of editing skills;
– To provide the possibility of obtaining an international certificate in French DELF/DALF on completion of the course of the second foreign language.

2. Tourism and Hospitality:

The central issue of the meeting was the improvement of the content of educational programmes‘Tourism’ and ‘Hospitality’.
During the meeting, partners noted the uniqueness of the programme, the components of which meet all the requirements of the main sectors of the tourism industry. In addition to the fact that the training is conducted entirely in English, much attention is paid to the study of a second foreign language. There is also a certificationprogramme for an internship.

The following recommendations were proposed during the meeting:

– To increase the number of hours and credits for student internships in enterprises;
– To introduce components on tourism destinations of Kazakhstan in educational programmes;
– To enhance graduates’ digital competence skills, in particular through the courses as Digital Marketing and IT in Hospitality.

3. Kazakh-English languages and Linguistics:

The programme ‘Kazakh – English languages and Linguistics’ aims to train language professionals in Kazakh and English languages with the skills of modern teaching methodology, translation in a language pair of Kazakh and English languages and media writing skills.
The partners discussed the training pathways in the Bachelor’s degree programme ‘Kazakh-English languages and Linguistics’, as well as the possibility of student internship within the programme. During the Advisory Council meeting, the participants emphasized the relevance of the programme in the labour market and offered the following recommendations:

– To include the discipline ‘Comparative Grammar’ in the programme;
– To include new disciplines which would reflect the uniqueness of the minors ‘Media Linguistics’ and ‘Language and Translation’.

The partners also expressed their readiness to accept KAZGUU University students for pedagogical and industrial practices.

In general, the meeting was practical and productive; the participants agreed that these programmes are in demand and have a practical significance in the development of linguistic, social and humanitarian areas in Kazakhstan and abroad.

KAZGUU School of Liberal Arts expresses its gratitude to all the partners for their cooperation and active participation in the Advisory Council which is focused on the development of educational programmes of the School of Liberal Arts:

1. Ulan Yerkinbayev, AkhmetBaitursynuly Education Academy;
2. ManshukMukhametkalikyzy, National Testing Centre;
3. NurlykhanAitova,Til-Kazyna;
4. AzatShaueyev, Fund ofState Language Development;
5. RauanKenzhekhanuly, National Bureau of Translations;
6. MeruertBurkitbayeva, Yegemen Kazakhstan;
7. KulshanAliyeva, the Chair of the Association of Professional Translators, Interpreters and Translation companies of Kazakhstan, co-founder of the company ‘Gala Global Group’ and ‘Kazakhstan Translation Academy’, simultaneous interpreter,emilia_world @galaglobalgroup;
8. Anna Loenko, Chairman of the Association of Professional Translators and Translation Companies of Kazakhstan, co-founder of ‘Gala Global Group’ and ‘Kazakhstan Translation Academy’, simultaneous interpreter,loyenko_conference_interpreter @association.translation;
9. Alexey Kozulyaev, Director General, LLC ‘RUFilms’, founder and head of the School of Audiovisual Translation, Moscow;
10. DinaraOrazbayeva, Director of the public association ‘French Alliance’,@afastana and AlmiraTastambekova, French language teacher, @almira_tastambek;
11. MiratNurgazin,Department of Translation,Republican State Enterprise in the capacity of economic conduct ‘Diplomatic Service’ of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, simultaneous interpreter;
12. Stephen Reuter, General Manager, Hotel ‘Hilton Astana’;
13. KairatSadvakassov, Vice-Chairman of ‘Kazakh Tourism’ National Company’ JSC;
14. Anton Mitin, Managing Director ‘Almaty City Tour’ LLP;
15. DaniyarIdiyatov,Managing Director «Turoteka.kz» LLP;
16. YerkinTikenov, Director ‘IncideTravel’ LLP;
17. IldarKatenov, Secretary General of the public association ‘Scouts of the Great Steppe’;
18. Indira Bersugurova, Operating Manager and Deputy General Manager ‘Radisson-Astana’Hoteland ‘Park Inn by Radisson’ Hotel;
19. RystyKarabayeva, President of the Association of legal entities ‘Eurasian Tourism Association’;
20. AsselKarbayeva, Director of the Department of Tourism Development,City Development Centre for Investment‘Astana Invest’ LLP;
21. MelsAbenov, Director of the State-owned municipal Enterprise ‘Centre for Children and Youth Tourism and Regional Studies’ at the Akimat of Nur-Sultan;
22. Director of the HR Department of ‘VIP Клиника’ LLP, ‘Wyndham Garden Astana’ Hotel;
23. MedetAbdreshov, Director of the Department Food &Beverage, ‘Sheraton’ Hotel;
24. David Chavchanidze, Director of the Department ofRooms, Hotel ‘Sheraton’;
25. Tatyana Vernitskaya, Director of the travel agency ‘Gvidon Tours’.

General information

Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAF) announces a local scholarship Sur-Place to support talented young people in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree.

Who can participate?

To be a scholar of Foundation you have to be a citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan, who is studying full-time at one of the universities in Kazakhstan and who passed selection procedure. The award of scholarships in the last year of study is possible in exceptional cases. At the time of applying for a scholarship the applicant must not be older than 30 years.

The advantage in the competitive selection is given to students participating in the socio-political life of the country and having an active life position. Knowledge of a foreign language is welcome, but not required.

Scholarship terms

The scholarship will be awarded for 6 months (with the possibility of extension).

Competitive selection process

Future scholars of the KAF will pass a two-stage competitive selection process: submission of a package of documents and an interview.

How to participate?

Please submit a complete package of documents (presented below) in electronic form to the E-Mail address: sps-kaz@kas.de

Deadline: 31/12/2020

Interview travel expenses

The travel expenses for the interview, which will be held in Nur-Sultan, are covered by the Foundation. The arrival and departure on the occasion of the interview are at the applicant’s own risk.

List of required documents

The complete list includes the following documents (in English or German):

  • 1)a completed application form with actual photo (the application form can be downloaded from the website www.kas.de);
  • 2) CV;
  • 3) motivation letter (max. 2 pages);
  • 4) Transcript of Records (translation is not required);
  • 5) certificate from the place of study (translation is not required);
  • 6) Bachelor’s diploma with an application (for Master’s Students).

Applicants invited for interviews will need to provide original documents.

Additional information is available by e-mail: sps-kaz@kas.de, as well as by phone +7 7172 925 630

We look forward to your participation in our selection process and wish you success!

Dear Students!

Please follow these steps:
1. Select a university. Check out their website, the list of subjects. Ask your advisor to help you decide if any of these universities match your curriculum at KAZGUU.
2. Notify your parents.
3. Fill in the form and collect all the required documents.
4. If you have any further questions, please contact the International Office via e-mail mobility@kazguu.kz.

Below you can see the list of partner universities for the spring semester 2021 where you can get an Erasmus + scholarship: GPA 3.0 and above, B2 English level, strong motivation; you receive a monthly scholarship (600-800 euros / month). Students of all majors can participate; check the university websites and their curricula.

1. European Humanities University –1 student.

2. University of Córdoba, Spain – 1 student;

3. University of Dunaújváros, Hungary – 2 students.

Below you can see the list of partner universities for the spring semester 2021. All students are eligible to participate, but all the costs are covered independently (round trip, accommodation for the whole semester, visa fee, insurance, meals and personal expenses):
Russia:
Faculty of Law, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow – 5 students;
Spain
University of Jaen, Jaen – Translation Studies, Business and Management – 5 students.
Germany:
Rhein Waal Hochschule, Kleve – Law (2 students);
Hof University, Hof – Business and Management, IT (3 or more students)
European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder) – Economics (2 students);
Czech Republic:
Mendel University, Brno – International Law, Economics, Tourism – 3-4 students;
Faculty of Law, Charles University, Prague – Law – 1 student (online);
Italy:
Bologna University, Bologna – International Law – 1-2 students;
Georgia
Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University – Tourism, Psychology – 2 students;
Eligibility criteria: depends on the university, but in general 2nd-3rd year students, GPA – 2.5, B2 English level.

Deadline for applications: October 23, 2020.
Please bring the completed documents on paper and in electronic format to office 222. To submit documents to the International Office, you should register in advance using the following link:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Eia6msWOt7P5aKDlJMfo0xr2Go2ZfgUemn2jCqNKpfc/edit#gid=0.
After submitting the documents to the International Office, you should register an application for participation in the competition for academic mobility on the PSC website by the link before the expiration date.

You can see the list of required documents below:
– Student application form – do not forget to sign it in the Dean’s office (the form is attached);
– Application form of a citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan (form in the attachment);
– 2 photos 3×4.
– Parents’ permission to participate in the academic mobility program (a copy is enough to participate in the competition, the original will need to be brought after the selection) (the form is attached);

– Transcript in two languages – order at the Public Service Center.
– A copy of your ID and passport.
– Two letters of recommendation in a free form – from current teachers, or from those teachers who know you well – from the last semester, scientific advisors, etc.
– Application to the PSC (form in the attachment);
– copies of diplomas, certificates in the chosen field of study, received for participation in an event of the republican or international level (if any);
– copies of documents confirming the fact of belonging to the following categories of persons, if any: a certificate of family members to confirm the multi-child parenting, a certificate confirming the student’s absence of parents (for the category of students, related to orphans or students left without parental care), a certificate confirming the student’s disability.
Students who were nominated for the Fall 2020 semester and confirmed the mobility transfer were automatically qualified for the Spring 2021 competition.
Note: we remind you that there is a possibility that academic mobility will be suspended for the spring semester 2021 if the situation with the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) worsens and under the relevant orders of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan

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Dear students,
World Bank Country Office in Kazakhstan organizes On-line meeting with students on the topic ‘KAZAKHSTAN: STATE OF ECONOMY AND HUMAN CAPITAL’.

The meeting will be held in Wednesday, October 14, 2020, at 15:00 – 17:00 pm (GMT+6)
The purpose of the on-line meeting with students (BS, MS, PhD) and the faculties of Kazakhstani universities is to present the recent research by the World Bank on the state of the country economy and human capital in Kazakhstan 2020.
Meeting ID: 990 7395 8054
Passcode: *=mV6#Kvk.
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