“The quality of higher education must meet the highest international requirements and the country’s
universities must strive to enter the ranking of the world’s leading universities”
N.A. Nazarbayev

«Internationalization is a strategy of the University to respond to the needs caused by globalization, as well as a way to train specialists for engagement in the global world»

Philip Altbach, 2010 

International cooperation

Foreign partners

International projects

Foreign specialists

International students

Mission – Promoting the internationalization of the university through the development of international relations and partnerships, positioning it in the global educational space.

Purpose – Improving the efficiency of educational and research activities, expanding the mobility of teaching staff and students in accordance with international quality standards of educational services.

CONTACT INFORMATION

 

International Office

Address: Aktau, 32 microdistrict, Yessenov University, 12th floor, A12-08


Head of the International Office Malika Elkhan
+7 (7292) 788 788 (260)
Yelkhan.malika@yu.edu.kz


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Priorities for the development of the University's internationalization strategy:

Priority № 1 «External internationalization of the University»

  • Development of external academic mobility.
  • Participation in international educational programs and research projects.
  • Organizing guest lectures, webinars, and online conferences.
  • Participation in international conferences and events.
  • Participation in international ratings.

Priority № 2 «Internal internationalization of the University»

  • Attracting foreign students and foreign teachers.
  • Invitation of foreign personnel to the position of university top manager.
  • Development of a trilingual education program at the university.
  • Internationalization of scientific research through the international conferences.

Priority № 3 «Development of international cooperation»

  • Development of partnership with foreign research centers and institutes, organizations.
  • Joining global international associations, networks, and consortia.
Study abroad
Erasmus+
DAAD
Mevlana
News

Study abroad

Studying abroad offers exceptional opportunities for students to get an elite education, test themselves in another educational system, gain additional knowledge and new professional experience. It also expands students’ access to high-quality educational programs, high-demand technologies and scientific research. In the end, it becomes one of the keys that open the way to the formation of a unified educational space with a high intellectual capital, allowing the specialist to take a rightful place in life.

Erasmus+

The program involves second-year students of university and older who are engaged in scientific research of their specialty. You can only undertake an internship at the university with which your university has concluded an agreement on the Erasmus+ program. Specific information about the internship related to your specialty within the framework of Erasmus+ check in the Dean’s office, International office at the university or on the Erasmus+ program website.

Also, the period of study must correspond to the curriculum that you are studying at the university.

A stay in a foreign university under the Erasmus + program lasts from 3 (one academic semester) to 12 months. You can use the program several times: either as a student or as an intern. But the time spent abroad during one cycle should not be more than one year.

Education at the host university is free of charge. A program participant can receive an Erasmus+ grant that compensates for expenses.

DAAD

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) – is the largest German support organization in the field of international academic co-operation which unites higher education institutions in Germany and provides assistance in international academic exchange of students and scientists. DAAD organizes and finances academic exchange of students and scientists, informs about opportunities for study and research in Germany, and contributes to increasing the internationality and prestige of German universities. DAAD offers Kazakhstan students, young scientists and specialists, teachers and scientists more than 10 scholarship programs available in both German and English.

Requirements of the DAAD program

How to apply?

Mevlana

“Mevlana” academic exchange program provides for the exchange of students and academic staff between Yessenov University and Turkish partner universities * (in specific areas), with partial funding from the Turkish Higher Education Council.

Mevlana exchange program conditions

 – The applicant selects the university and completes the protocol (learning protocol) with the help of the department advisor or the international cooperation coordinator of the faculty.

– The applicant should search for accommodation himself, neither the program, nor university guarantees housing.

– Students and academicians must obtain visa or residence permit for stay in Turkey for more than one month.

– Students and academicians should have insurance policy valid in Turkey. Neither the university nor the program provides insurance. Insurance is required to obtain a residence permit.

News

 

Вузам РК
IEF 2021 Презентация

 

THE ACADEMIC MOBILITY PROGRAM HAS BEEN TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED.

According to the order of the Minister of education and science of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated 22.04.2020, №156, order of the Minister of education and science of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated January 28.01.2020, №39 “On approval of the Plan of implementation of academic mobility program” is cancelled. For more information, please contact International office (office A12-04, A12-08; tel.: +7(7292) 788 788, int. 260, 261).

COUNTRIES WITH WHICH THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN CARRIES OUT THE EXCHANGE OF STUDENTS IN THE FRAMEWORK OF INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS:

  1. The Republic of Azerbaijan. Within the framework of the Agreement between the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Azerbaijan on cooperation in the field of education dated April 3, 2017, the parties provide up to 10 grants on an equivalent basis (bachelor’s degree – 5, master’s degree – 5).
  1. Hungary. Within the framework of the Agreement between the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Ministry of Human Resources of Hungary on cooperation in the field of education and science, dated 19 November 2013, the Hungarian side provides 250 grants for citizens of Kazakhstan (bachelor’s degree – 110, master’s degree – 90, PhD – 50), the Kazakhstan party provides 45 grants for citizens of Hungary (bachelor’s degree – 20, master’s degree – 20, PhD – 5).
  1. China. Under the Agreement between the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Ministry of Education of China on cooperation in the field of education dated June 3, 2003, the parties provide up to 100 grants on an equivalent basis.
  1. Kyrgyz Republic. Within the framework of the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic on cooperation in the field of education dated July 4, 2006, the parties provide up to 5 grants on an equivalent basis (bachelor’s degree – 3, master’s degree – 2).
  1. The Republic of Latvia. Under the Agreement between the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia on cooperation in the field of education, science and youth policy of June 3, 2013, the parties on an equivalent basis provide 6 grants (bachelor’s degree – 2, master’s degree – 2, PhD – 2).
  1. Mongolia. Within the framework of the Agreement between the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Ministry of Education,
    Culture, Science and Sports of Mongolia on cooperation in the field of education of 6 August 2008, the Kazakh side provides 25 grants to citizens of Mongolia (bachelor’s degree – 15, master’s degree – 5, PhD – 5), the Mongolian side offers 5 grants for citizens of Kazakhstan for undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs.
  1. The Republic of Belarus. Within the framework of the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the Republic of Belarus on cooperation in the field of higher and postgraduate education dated June 10, 2009, the parties provide up to 6 grants on an equivalent basis (bachelor’s degree – 3, master’s degree – 2, doctorate/postgraduate – 1).
  1. The Republic of Poland. Within the framework of the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the Republic of Poland for cooperation in the field of education dated 15 September 2014, the parties on an equivalent basis provide up to 11 grants (bachelor’s degree – 3, master’s degree – 4, PhD – 4).
  1. The Republic of Tajikistan. Within the framework of the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan on cooperation in the field of education dated June 13, 2000, the parties provide up to 50 grants on an equivalent basis (bachelor’s degree – 40, master’s degree – 10).
  1. Slovak Republic. Within the framework of the Memorandum between the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Ministry of Education of the Slovak Republic on cooperation in the field of education dated November 3, 2009, the parties provide up to 4 grants on an equivalent basis (master’s degree – 2, doctorate – 2).
  1. The Socialist Republic of Vietnam. Under the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and The government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam on cooperation in the field of education dated September 15, 2009, the parties provide up to 3 grants on an equivalent basis.
  1. Ukraine. Within the framework of the Agreement between the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine on cooperation in the field of education and science dated September 14, 2010, the parties provide up to 40 grants on an equivalent basis (bachelor’s degree – 30, master’s degree – 10).
  1. Within the framework of the Agreement between the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs of the French Republic on the implementation of the “Abay-Verne” program, 100 grants are provided for the education of citizens of Kazakhstan in French universities (master’s degree – 90, doctorate – 10).
  1. Republic of Korea. Under the Memorandum of understanding between the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Korea on cooperation in higher education dated April 22, 2019, an equivalent exchange of students up to 20 people is held.
  1. The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Within the framework of the Memorandum of understanding between the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Ministry of Education of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in the field of education and science dated 18 August 2017, the Kazakh side provides unilaterally for 30 grants to citizens of Afghanistan (bachelor’s degree – 16, master’s degree – 12, doctorate – 2).

Why academic mobility?

The introduction of academic mobility in the educational system of Yessenov University will allow young professionals to get relevant education and be in demand in the labor market. For the teaching staff, this is an opportunity for research and pedagogical growth. For university – it is a mechanism of integration into the world educational space.

To date 70 students of Yessenov University have studied abroad within the framework of academic mobility