Schools

The Nazarbayev Graduate School of Business is a promising academic institution established for business leaders. The School offers new approaches to education in the field of business management in one of the most dynamic regions in the world. Our programs offer students the opportunity to get high quality education in the field of business administration, expand their business contacts and apply their knowledge and skills to their work as much as possible. Please have a look at the Graduate School of Business website.

The Graduate School of Education is dedicated to becoming a world-class center for teaching and research in the field of education with a focus on the issues of education reform in the Republic of Kazakhstan and Central Asia, while maintaining a broad international approach. The School aims are the implementation of cutting-edge research in the field of education, from pre-school through university levels. Please have a look at the Graduate School of Education website.

Nazarbayev University School of Engineering aims to be the leading school of engineering in Kazakhstan as well as in the Central Asian region. The School’s objective is to ensure that its graduates are well-prepared to meet the growing demand for flexible professional practitioners in the fields of chemical, mechanical, civil and electrical engineering, to work as the good inventors, scientists, managers and advisers. Please have a look at the School of Engineering website.

Nazarbayev University School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) is one of the University’s largest Schools offering degree programs and concentrations in seven different subject areas spanning the breadth of a liberal arts education. In addition, SHSS offers three graduate programs, an MA in Political Science and International Relations, an MA in Eurasian Studies and an MA in Economics. Our vision and mission rest upon a value system which places learning and scholarship, local and global engagement and service and social responsibility as core values. Please have a look at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences website.

The goal of Nazarbayev University School of Medicine (NUSOM) is to train physicians to become skilled and compassionate science-based clinicians focused on bettering the human condition, advancing the fundamental understanding of medical science, and are prepared to make a major contribution to the development of medicine and medical science in Kazakhstan. Please have a look at the School of Medicine website.

The School of Mining and Geosciences aims to be a world-class institution which develops new knowledge, talent and leadership within the area of natural resources. We plan to do this by educating highly qualified professionals and undergraduates with up-to-date knowledge and skills in earth science and related subjects, conducting world class research and producing venerable research outcomes in the fields of prospecting, extracting and processing of natural resources in safe, sustainable, and economical ways. Please have a look at the School of Mining and Geosciences website.

Graduate School of Public Policy (GSPP) is aimed at training future leaders who will provide good governance in their specialized areas, such as regulatory reforms and natural resources management. GSPP students are public sector professionals from international and Kazakh governmental agencies, managers of non-governmental organizations, and decision makers in private sectors. Due to the GSPP's partnership with the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP) at the National University of Singapore, one of the leading educational institutions in Asia, we are able to provide top-notch education for those seeking public policy knowledge, skills, research, and practices. Please have a look at the Graduate School of Public Policy website.

Nazarbayev University School of Science and Technology offers innovative and relevant degree programs in the areas of Mathematics (BSc, MSc), Physics (BSc, MSc), Chemistry (BSc), Biology (BSc, MSc), Computer Science (BSc, MSc) and Robotics (BSc, MSc, PhD). These programs are built upon a common core foundation of the sciences, mathematics and computing, targeting those who will lead and provide crucial technical expertise in Central Asia and beyond. The curricula are designed according to best international practices and accreditation standards and aim to improve competitiveness in science and technology development, with the ambition to serve as possible models for higher education reform in Kazakhstan. Please have a look at the School of Science and Technology website.