Admissions

Foundation Year Program

NU’s Foundation Year Program (NUFYP) is a one-year, full-time program of Center for Preparatory Studies.

Nazarbayev University provides an intensive academic, scientific, and language proficiency preparation to NU’s undergraduate study programs. Students are given the tools to successfully complete NU’s degree programs.

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Undergraduate Programs

NU’s undergraduate students receive a comprehensive education. This is achieved through a combination of classroom research with hands-on projects. All our graduates are expected to become subject matter experts who can apply their skills to real-world situations throughout their careers.

Undergraduate study is offered by the four schools of Nazarbayev University:

  1. School of Sciences and Humanities
  2. School of Engineering and Digital Sciences
  3. School of Mining and Geosciences
  4. School of Medicine
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Doctoral Degree Programs

Doctoral Degree programs give students a path to create and defend a dissertation to earn a Ph.D. This is the most prestigious degree bestowed by universities. It requires a high level of demonstrated aptitude and passion for the subject matter.

Six schools of Nazarbayev University offer Ph.D. programs:

  1. School of Sciences and Humanities
  2. School of Engineering and Digital Sciences
  3. School of Mining and Geosciences
  4. School of Medicine
  5. Graduate School of Education
  6. Graduate School of Public Policy
 

Ph.D. candidates must meet strict requirements to qualify, as determined by the school’s administrative board.

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Advanced Training Programs

In addition to education and research, we also offer executive leadership courses.

These courses give working professionals marketable skills to help advance their careers. NU offers four short professional programs:

  1. Executive training program for senior public servants
  2. Executive training program for top managers of medium-size enterprises
  3. Professional Development Program for Higher Education Leaders of Kazakhstan
  4. Nursing Professional Development Program (PDP)
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All programs A-Z

NU offers a variety of higher education options. Discover all the courses available in our deep catalog to find the right ones for you.

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