Al-Farabi Kazakh National University is the leading institution of the system of higher education of the Republic of Kazakhstan, which was the first to pass the state certification and which has justified its right to realize academic activity on all specialties and at all levels. It is also the leading university of the General rating of the universities of Kazakhstan, which was the first laureate in the history of the country of the Presidential award of the Republic of Kazakhstan “For achievements in the area of quality”, a laureate of the Award of the CIS for achievements in the area of quality and services.
Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, being a member of the International Association of universities and the Co-founder of the Eurasian Association of universities, was the first among the universities of Kazakhstan and countries of Central Asia which has signed the Great Charter of Universities in Bologna; it has successfully passed the international certification on the correspondence to the system of quality management (SQM), the requirements of international standards ISO 9000:2000 and has obtained the certifications from the largest global certification centers – the International Certification System IQNET.
The University has an enormous educational, scientific, spiritually educational, innovative and production potential which is aimed to the training of specialists of the highest qualification, further integration into the global educational space, development of fundamental and applied research, their implementation into production.
Today al-Farabi KazNU offers you a wide range of specialties.
The university consists of 16 functioning faculties, 67 departments, 32 scientific research institutes and centers, a techno-park; more than 2000 professors, doctors, scientific candidates and PhD’s, more than 100 academicians of the largest academies, about 30 honored figures of the Republic of Kazakhstan, more than 30 laureates of State and nominal awards of RK and 40 laureates of the young scientists’ awards, 45 fellows of state scientific fellowships. More than 18000 students and masters at the multilevel system of higher professional education study in the university. We cooperate with 418 largest international universities of the world on the realization of joint international educational programs, exchange programs for students and internship.
Al-Farabi Kazakh National University is grounded in the heart of the community and strives to make a lasting contribution to society as a whole. Renowned for its world-class teaching, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University aims to transform lives, stretch minds and develop the skills required by a growing economy. The outcomes of our research have global significance with local relevance, and contribute to the social, economic and cultural betterment of our region.
Although the University can trace its roots back to the Victorian era, our sights are set firmly on the future. Our students are at the centre of everything we do, and each of our faculties provides a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses that will engage our students and give them the skills they need to carve out their careers.
This is a new era for Al-Farabi Kazakh National University as we are embarking on an ambitious plan for the next five years with a strategic vision that will take us to our eighteen fifth anniversary in 2023. At Al-Frarabi Kazakh Ntional University we want to build on our successes and leave a legacy that is strong and dynamic.
International relation department and its Civic Contribution
At Al-Farabi Kazakh National university of International Relation faculty, we have a strong sense of civic responsibility. We have the opportunity to fully participate and deliver meaningful impact across the wider community. We support our students and give them the necessary skills so they can build a better future for those around them.
Our University has an outstanding reputation for teaching and research; this can be seen in the QS international world ranking and listed at 220 place. Academic excellence permeates every aspect of our endeavours. We have an outstanding reputation for teaching as well as world-class teaching facilities, coupled together, this creates an educational experience that develops skills, raises ambitions and prepares future leaders.
At Al-Farabi Kazakh National university of International Relation faculty, our research is world-leading and globally relevant, we work with other universities around the world to deliver ground-breaking research that can help future generations. At University we are proud of our multi-cultural community, we have many international students and staff, and promote a strong, internationally-relevant curriculum.
Throughout our international Relation faculty branch, we have a vibrant community of staff members, all talented and skilled individuals, that inspire our students and prepare them for life after university. We encourage integrity and diversity allowing our University to reflect the makeup of the global society we serve.
Italian President Sergio Mattarella has awarded the Head of Department of International Relations and World Economy of the Faculty of International Relations, Al-Farabi KazNU, Yermek S. Chukubayev, the Order of the «Star of Italy».
The high state award was presented by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Italian Republic in Kazakhstan, Pasquale D’Avino at the University Academic Council, in recognition of his great contribution to strengthening Kazakhstan-Italian relations in the field of science and education, popularizing Italian culture and language.
In awarding the Order, the Ambassador highlighted that Yermek Chukubayev, as a scientist, makes a significant contribution to the study of the history and culture of Italy. Under his leadership, the Center for Roman Studies has been established and successfully operates at KazNU, which is aimed at developing fruitful cooperation between Kazakhstani and Italian scientists, implementing joint research projects and academic mobility programs.
Our distinctive approach to research, education and innovation will further inspire our community of staff, students and partners to transform how the world is understood, how knowledge is created and shared and the way that global problems are solved.