Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

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Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (KazNU)  is the leading institution of the system of higher education of the Republic of Kazakhstan and one of the top university of Central Asia. As the oldest university in the region, KazNU will celebrate 85 years anniversary in 2019. Today, KazNU counts not only the best Kazakh academics as its alumni, also counts great number of ministers, governors, top managers, members of Parliament, CEOs of National corporations and Olympic Champions. Several world-renowned scholars including Nobel Prize winners – such as John Forbes Nash, Finn E. Kydland, Roger D. Kornberg, Christopher Pissarides and Murray Gell-Mann – gave a series of lectures to KazNU students.

Al-Farabi KazNU is the leader of the National Rankings among the universities of Kazakhstan. The university was the first laureate of the Presidential Award of the Republic of Kazakhstan “For Achievements in the Area of Quality” and laureate of the Award of the Commonwealth of Independent


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