Nazarbayev University hosted a meeting of the University Alliance of the Silk Road (UASR) delegation
On July 26, Nazarbayev University senior management hosted University Alliance of the Silk Road (UASR) delegation. The delegates made a visit to Nazarbayev University to learn about its recent developments and discuss collaboration within the Alliance. The participants came from the University of Liverpool (UK), Bauman Moscow State Technical University (Russia), Moscow Power Engineering Institute (Russia), Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (Russia), Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Hong Kong), Benha University (Egypt) and Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (Kazakhstan).
The University Alliance of the Silk Road unites higher education institutions from the countries located on the historical route of the Great Silk Road. The Alliance was created in 2015 by the initiative of Xi’an Jiaotong University (China) to promote cooperation in the field of higher education, student exchange, enrichment of their educational experience, intercultural communication, as well as development of joint projects and research. Today the Alliance has 134 members from 34 countries. The two Kazakhstani institutions: Nazarbayev University and Al-Farabi Kazakh National University are the members of the UASR Executive Council.