Our Vision and Strategy

Internationalization of a university is considered as the most important indicator of the competitiveness of a university, and indicators of internationalization, in particular, determine the effectiveness of its activities.

Internationalization strategy Kokshetau University named after Sh. Ualikhanov is aimed at increasing the recognition and prestige of the university in the international arena. Determination as partners of leading foreign universities, invitation of foreign scientists to teaching and management activities at the university, the implementation of two-degree educational programs, the development of academic mobility of students and faculty, etc. d. - all this will contribute to improving the quality of education and science at the University.

The Strategy of Kokshetau University of Sh. Ualikhanov reflects the mission, purpose and main directions of the internationalization of the University. In accordance with the goals and objectives, measures for their implementation and expected results by 2025 are defined.


become a center for training highly qualified personnel, including multilingual, in demand on national and international labor markets


The main directions of the internationalization of the University until 2025

Positioning of Sh.Ualikhanov KSU in the international educational market

  • Establishing contacts and organizing meetings with representatives of the World Association of Kazakhs;
  • Engaging private organizations to cooperate to promote the University brand at international educational exhibitions;
  • Placement of the "Brandbook" on the official websites of partner universities, portals of educational centers;
  • Attracting compatriot scientists living abroad and affiliated with foreign educational and scientific organizations;
  • Promotion of the best scientists of the University in the international educational market in order to increase the recognition of the university.

  1. Increasing the recognition of the University in the international educational and scientific space.
  2. Establishment of partnerships with national accreditation agencies, leading international organizations.
  3. Implementation of interuniversity educational projects and scientific research.

Qualitative internationalization of the content of education and research

  • Implementation of educational programs in demand in the global labor market in English;
  • Introduction into educational programs of aspects of global citizenship, human rights, gender equality, social responsibility, values of a culture of peace;
  • Involvement in teaching and research of Kazakhstani young scientists - graduates of international programs;
  • Publication of scientific publications in co-authorship with foreign authors;
  • International accreditation of two diploma educational programs;
  • Participation of teachers and researchers in Horizon Europe grant programs;
  • Invitation of foreign doctoral students and post-doctoral students for scientific internships;
  • Attracting compatriot scientists
  • Participation of undergraduates and doctoral students in the Erasmus + program.

  1. Mobility of educational programs. Credit transfer.
  2. Development of teachers of the University on the job, improvement of the quality of teaching, exchange of professional experience.
  3. Expansion of cooperation between teachers and researchers of the University with foreign partners.
  4. Improving the quality of training of students at all levels of education.

Image marketing

  • Organization of summer language schools for foreign students and teachers;
  • Participation in international educational exhibitions;
  • Functioning of the official website of the University in English;
  • Placement of the University Brandbook on the websites of foreign partners;
  • Placement of educational programs in specialized Internet portals;
  • Brand promotion through presentations at international economic forums.

  1. Strengthening information and image work.
  2. Increase in the number of foreign partners.
  3. Increase in the number of existing contracts.
  4. Increase in the number of students, teachers and researchers participating in mobility programs.

Favorable learning and research environment

  • Creation of the International club for foreign students;
  • Organization of language courses for foreign students;
  • Organization of work to secure the students of the University as mentors for foreign students;
  • Organization of tours for foreign students and teachers to historical places of the Akmola region;
  • Organization of meetings of administrative staff and faculty with foreign students. Conducting surveys.

  1. Creating an attractive and learning-friendly infrastructure.
  2. Increase in the rate of attracting foreign students.