L. N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University or Л Н Гумилев атындағы Еуразия ұлттық университеті (ENU) - public higher education institution in Kazakhstan. ENU was founded in 1996. L. N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University has an urban campus in Astana.

University ranking. L. N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University ranks second in the national rating of Kazakhstan. Despite being one of the youngest universities of Kazakhstan, L. N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University ranks high in international ratings. L. N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University is considered to be one of the most prestigious universities on the planet, securing the place in the top 5% of the world’s best universities.

Application process and the cost of tuition. Кроме результатов экзаменов для поступления в учебное заведение необходимо предоставить информацию о предыдущей успеваемости. More than a half (80%) of the applicants manage to secure their spot at ENU, however, the percentage may change depending on the faculty and the popularity of the course. The academic year is traditionally divided into semesters. A year of bachelor studies will cost you around 5,000 USD. Doing your master’s studies at ENU is not cheap - a year of studies will cost you 7,000 USD. Despite the tuition gees being quite low, the students often participate in scholarship programs. Due to the fact that the tuition fees at ENU may vary depending on the faculty, we advise you to check the official website http://enu.kz for more accurate information.

The composition of the university. L. N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University is medium in scale, teaching no more than 20 thousand students at a time. The university accepts applications from foreign students. The university has about 4% of foreign students. The academic staff of ENU includes more than 3 thousand teachers and professors. Student exchange programs is one of the draws of the university. If you wish to learn more about the university’s life you can follow them on social media: Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of ENU. The library is available to all of the students. The campus dormitories that can be offered to the students upon request.
Ranking   448   2
Л Н Гумилев атындағы Еуразия ұлттық университеті
Country Kazakhstan
City Astana
Bachelor (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
2 USD/year.
Master (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
2 USD/year.
Bachelor (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
5,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
7,000 USD/year.
Living expenses $302 -737 USD/month
Acceptance Rate 80.00%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1996
Abbreviation ENU
Teachers 3,605
Students 19,357
Foreigners 4%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
• Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan
• International Higher Education Academy of Science
• Eurasian Universities Association
• International Research Association of the CIS and the Baltic countries
• European Association of Universities
World ranking 448
Country ranking 2
Quality of teaching 25
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 448
QS World University Rankings 371
Cost of living in Astana
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 130 323
Food 83 175
Transportation 12 47
Communications and utilities 27 33
Clothing 20 74
Sports and leisure 29 85
Total 302 737
Accommodation in Astana USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 131
Shared room in city centre 327
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 216
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 303
Alternative title
English L. N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University
Russian Евразийский национальный университет имени Л. Н. Гумилёва
German Eurasische Nationale Universität
Spanish Universidad Nacional de Eurasia
French université nationale d'Eurasie
Japanese ユーラシア国立大学
Chinese 歐亞國立大學
Ukrainian Євразійський національний університет
ca Universitat Nacional d'Euràsia L. N. Gumiliov
nl Nationale Eurazische L. N. Gumilyov Universiteit
kk Еуразия ұлттық университеті
tr L.N. Gumilev Avrasya Milli Universitesi
he האוניברסיטה האירואסיאתית הלאומית על שם ל. נ. גומיליוב
da Eurasiske Nationale Universitet
az Avrasiya Milli Universiteti
be Еўразійскі нацыянальны ўніверсітэт імя Л. М. Гумілёва
ba Евразия милли университеты
tl L. N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University
old Eurasian National University L N Gumilev
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L. N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University - Official Description

L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University, an acknowledged academic, research, social and cultural centre, was founded in 1996 by the Decree of N.A. Nazarbayev, the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The core reason for establishing this higher education institution was the idea of Eurasian Union. The university, which plays an important role in the Eurasian academic area, has itself initiated the process leading to the achievement of this goal. Today the ENU is a university with special status acquired under the Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and with sufficiently high international authority; it is an implementer of academic innovative technologies and continuer of the best research traditions

Bachelor - L. N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University

L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University is the only young university in Kazakhstan that has entered the QS Top 50 Under 50.  The core values of the university are:leadership, excellence, respect for traditions, diversity, integrity, social responsibility. ENU is located in Astana, the fast growing capital city of Kazakhstan, in the heart of Eurasia. The 13 faculties of the university offer 165 educational programs and more than 180 courses in English taught by highly professional academics:  72% are members of research academies, candidates and doctors of science, Ph.D.’s, professors and associate professors, and recipients of honored prizes.  Annually, ENU invites Presidents of States, Nobel Prize winners and imminent statesmen to deliver lectures to students. ENU offers 23 double diploma programs in the areas of international relations, construction, philology, pedagogy, psychology and physics in conjunction with top universities, including Moscow State University, People’s Friendship University of Russia, Shanghai University, Moscow State Institute of International Relations, etc. The main priority of the university is development of state-of-the-art scientific technologies, including alternative energy, biotechnology, information technology, nanotechnologies and space technologies. Research is carried out in 33 research divisions, and the results of this research have been widely commercialized. The scientific works of faculty members and researchers can be found in international journals indexed by Scopus and Thompson Reuters. Eurasian Mathematical Journal publshed in ENU was included in Scopus.  ENU invites scientists from leading universities and institutes around the world to participate in research projects. We engaged in educational and scientific projects with Harvard University, Berlin Technical University, Middle East Technical University, University of Autonoma de Barcelona, etc. ENU is oriented toward the development of entrepreneurship skills of talented students; thus, the Start-Up Zone was opened especially for those who are ready to make their ideas and projects come true. ENU has become the home of students of more than 20 nationalities from more than 25 countries, including China, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Russian Federation, South Korea, Mongolia, Ukraine, etc. ENU has adapted and actively promotes the Bologna principles of academic mobility among faculty and students.  This open policy of integration into the world educational arena has enabled ENU to send its students abroad for study at leading universities and to host students from Europe, Asia and North America.  ENU is a member of such programs as Erasmus+, Tempus, Mevlana, UGRAD, and the Korean scholarship program. ENU provides a warm and supportive environment for everyone to develop intellectually, spiritually, socially and physically.  The university offers a wide variety of activities allowing students to broaden their horizons and hone their social and leadership skills.  There are more than 30 different organizations and clubs for their participationin the areas of, for example, art, athletics, politics, cheerleading, music, design, drama and choreography. ENU alumni significantly contribute to the development of the Kazakhstan economy.  ENU is a modern dynamic university which is Committed to Excellence in Teaching and Research.

Master - L. N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University

ENU offers 66 Master and 32 PhD programs in Engineering, Natural Sciences, Art & Humanities Social Sciences Physical Sciences The duration for Master Degree – 1, 1,5 and 2 years. For PhD – 3 years.   The classes are taught in Kazakh, Russian, English, Chinese, German and Turkish languages by international faculty from 40 countries. The students practice their skills in well-equipped research laboratories and centers http://www.enu.kz/en/science/nauchno-issled-podr/ . Within the academic programs Master and PhD students have internship abroad in high-ranked HEI like Trinity College Dublin, Lund University, Uppsala University, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Cardiff University etc. For postgraduate students ENU offers double-diploma programs http://www.enu.kz/en/admissions/master-degree/dvudiplomnoe-obrazovanie/. Our students have unique opportunity to attend classes of outstanding professors, including Nobel prize winners, such as Robert John Aumann, Robert Mandell, Sir James Alexander Mirrlees etc, and to hear speeches of famous political leaders Manuel Barosso, Sergey Lavrov, Hilari Klinton. The alumni of ENU are highly demanded in key governmental, business structures of Kazakhstan.    

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