Online application to the undergraduate program at the Nazarbayev University for the 2021-2022 academic year is open now!

Online application to the undergraduate program at the Nazarbayev University without completion of the Nazarbayev University Foundation Year Program (Direct Admission) is open from October 26, 2020 until April 19, 2021 (inclusive).

Following Nazarbayev University Schools offer Bachelor’s degree programs:

In order to apply follow the steps below:

STEP 1: Register on the and create your Personal account;

STEP 2: Complete your application form and attach the required documents:

  • Scanned copy of the National ID card or passport;
  • Scanned copy of secondary school or higher education institution certificate (Attestat/Diploma) with final academic performance or certificate from the school (spravka);
  • Personal Statement in English;
  • Copies or/and valid official test reports of IELTS/TOEFL and/or SAT/ACT, SAT Subject (if required). The results of standardized tests (IELTS, TOEFL, SAT, ACT) must be sent directly to the University through test Administrators;

STEP 3: Pay the application fee (application fee is non-refundable).

Application fee is paid online via your Personal account in «My Application Forms» section with a bank card authorized for online/internet transactions;

STEP 4: Finish the registration process pressing the “Submit application” button.

After submission applicants can’t change their applications;

Further steps:

Check your email for notifications from the NU Admissions Department and your personal account to learn about your application status. If you faced any difficulties with registration or online application, please contact referring to your IIN and/or Applicant ID while sending us your requests.

For any questions on application, please contact the Admissions Department.

Call centre: + 7 (7172) 64 25 84


Additional information:

The first virtual day of Nazarbayev University took place in September this year. On the website, you can find helpful videos from NU professors and staff. Videos are available until March 2021.

Nazarbayev University offers preparatory courses for English language and international standardised tests (IELTS, SAT, TOEFL, GRE). More detailed information is available here.