Nazarbayev University signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)

On July 19, 2017, Nazarbayev University hosted a visit of the delegation from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University headed by the President of PolyU, Professor Timothy W.Tong.

As a result of the meeting, Nazarbayev University and PolyU concluded the Memorandum of Understanding to promote further cooperation in sharing best practices, mobility, joint research, and projects.

The two universities already have a joint summer school held on July 2-27 in China and Kazakhstan with a three-day part in Astana. Other collaborative projects are under development and discussion. 

Likewise Nazarbayev University, PolyU is a member of the University Alliance of the Silk Road (UASR), promoting development and collaboration among universities from countries along the Silk Road.

Over 80 years PolyU has evolved alongside the economic and social development of the region and the world. PolyU’s innovative education and groundbreaking research place it among Top 30 Asian universities and Top 100 World universities by QS university ranking.

Today PolyU offers more than 160 study programs in Engineering, Construction and Environment, Applied Sciences and Textiles, Design, Business, Health and Nursing, Humanities and Social Sciences, Hotel and Tourism Management.