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Әл-Фараби атындағы Қазақ Ұлттық Университеті
Country Kazakhstan
City Almaty
Bachelor (foreigners)5,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)5,000 USD/year.
Cost of living $313-604 USD/Month.
Official Website
Rankings
World ranking383
Country ranking1
Academic Reputation251
Employer Reputation354
Quality of teaching73
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking383
QS World University Rankings276
Cost of living in Almaty
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 130 190
Food 97 200
Transportation 15 36
Communications and utilities 31 40
Clothing 20 75
Sports and leisure 22 63
Total313604
Accommodation in Almaty USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre131
Shared room in city centre192
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre187
1 bedroom apartment in city centre264
Alternative title
kk Әл-Фараби атындағы Қазақ ұлттық университеті
Russian Казахский национальный университет имени аль-Фараби
old Al-Farabi University
Al-Farabi Kazakh National University or Әл-Фараби атындағы Қазақ Ұлттық Университеті (KazGU) - public higher education institution in Kazakhstan. KazGU began its activity in 1934. In Almaty the main building of the university is located.

University ranking. According to the international ratings Al-Farabi Kazakh National University is the leading university of Kazakhstan and a desirable place to study for the majority of students. The university has its well deserved place among the top 5% of the world’s best universities. The university is famous for its high education quality ranking in the top 300 in the international rating. Al-Farabi Kazakh National University is respected by employers of Kazakhstan and the world.

Application process and the cost of tuition. A year of bachelor studies will cost you around 5,000 USD. KazGU is considered to be a pricey option when it comes to obtaining a master’s degree - 5,000 USD per year of study. Before starting to plan your education at KazGU read more information on the official website http://www.kaznu.kz.

The composition of the university. Al-Farabi Kazakh National University is average in size with a capacity of 18 thousand students. Foreign applicants are not excluded from the admission process. KazGU has around 7% of foreign students. The academic staff consists of more than 3 thousand specialists. More information regarding the life of the university can be found on its social media pages:Twitter, Youtube, Facebook.

Infrastructure of KazGU. There is a library on the campus. It has a variety of sports facilities.

Al-Farabi Kazakh National University - Official Description

al-Farabi Kazakh National University (al-Farabi KazNU) is one of the oldest and most established universities in Central Asia. Yet, it is young and dynamic, and it is gaining sustainable leadership in providing education services in the region.  Kazakh National University was found in 1934. The university got a new large campus territory (100 h.a.) in 1970. The university started to accept foreign students from different countries in 1985. The university has more than 19.000 students who study at 14 schools in Science, Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences.The university maintains close relations with leading universities from around the world. al-Farabi Kazakh National University joined the Indo-US Collaboration for Engineering Education. The MDP/Global Classroom was launched by the support of ColumbiaUniversity in 2011. Hewlett-Packard opened its first training and research center in the Central Asia Region at the university campus in 2012.  The university is a member of the following international organizations:  the International Association of Universities, European Society for Engineering Education, the international Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience and International Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence. Every year world-leading scholars including Nobel Prize winners such as John Forbes Nash, Finn E. Kydland, Roger D. Kornberg, Christopher Pissarides and Murray Gell-Mann  deliver lectures before al-Farabi KazNU students. More than 500 international professors from 20 different countries teach at the university. The university offers programs taught exclusively in English, at the same time, it provides opportunity to international students to study Kazakh and Russian. It has the biggest campus and sport facilities in the Central Asia.  11 students from al-Farabi Kazakh National University were  members of national team and participated in the 2012 London Olympic Games. Svetlana Podobedova became the gold medal winner of weight lifting. 

Bachelor - Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

al-Farabi Kazakh National University (al-Farabi KazNU) is one of the oldest and most established universities in Central Asia. Yet, it is young and dynamic, and it is gaining sustainable leadership in providing education services in the region.  Kazakh National University was found in 1934. The university got a new large campus territory (100 h.a.) in 1970. The university started to accept foreign students from different countries in 1985. The university has more than 19.000 students who study at 14 schools in Science, Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences.The university maintains close relations with leading universities from around the world. al-Farabi Kazakh National University joined the Indo-US Collaboration for Engineering Education. The MDP/Global Classroom was launched by the support of ColumbiaUniversity in 2011. Hewlett-Packard opened its first training and research center in the Central Asia Region at the university campus in 2012.  The university is a member of the following international organizations:  the International Association of Universities, European Society for Engineering Education, the international Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience and International Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence. Every year world-leading scholars including Nobel Prize winners such as John Forbes Nash, Finn E. Kydland, Roger D. Kornberg, Christopher Pissarides and Murray Gell-Mann  deliver lectures before al-Farabi KazNU students. More than 500 international professors from 20 different countries teach at the university. The university offers programs taught exclusively in English, at the same time, it provides opportunity to international students to study Kazakh and Russian. It has the biggest campus and sport facilities in the Central Asia.  11 students from al-Farabi Kazakh National University were  members of national team and participated in the 2012 London Olympic Games. Svetlana Podobedova became the gold medal winner of weight lifting.   

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