About Us


Summer Schools

Summer schools, as a rule, can offer an intensive academic and rich cultural program. It is a great opportunity to gain new learning experience, get acquainted with peers from other countries and see the world. The duration of a summer school can vary from a couple of days to several weeks during a summer vacation period

The benefits of participating in a summer school

New knowledge

In summer school you will learn new subjects or deepen your knowledge in a known field. In addition, many summer schools assign credits that can be used as proof of education and experience.

Good try out

If you want to try your hand at a new field and understand your preferences, or if you want to get to know a particular university before you enroll, summer school is a unique opportunity.

New cultural experience

It is a chance to discover new cities and countries, enjoy sightseeing and learn about culture and traditions of other people around the world.

New friends

Participating in a summer school you will make new friends and learn about life of your peers abroad.

Annual Summer Academic Program at Nazarbayev University

SSRES (Summer School in Russian and Eurasian Studies) is an academic program that offers students an opportunity to immerse themselves into the Russian/Kazakh languages and to experience true Kazakh and post-Soviet culture in the very heart of Eurasia.


Important info:


Call for application will be announced by Schools or the Department of International Cooperation in due time, 2-3 months prior to Summer school start. Usually, summer schools are run during mid June – mid August period.

Students will be informed via emails.


All Summer schools offered by NU or partner universities are free of charge. 

Contact persons:

Mr. Nurzhan Nakhanov

Наханов Нуржан

Senior Manager, Office of Global Relations

Тел.: +7 7172 706116

Email: nurzhan.nakhanov@nu.edu.kz