Sep 19 2011
Being a young capital of Kazakhstan Astana provides a wide choice of higher education insitutions. Young people who strive for success want to get a good education so they come to Astana. In Astana there are 7 leading state universities. One of the newest is Nazarbayev University that was opened in 2009. The principal feature of this university is to acquire knowledge that is not worse than that abroad. Moreover highly qualified specialists who were invited from abroad teach here. The students have an opportunity to study free of charge, on the account of state grants.
Kazakh Agrotechnical University named after S. Seifullin also attracts attention because it is one of the oldest universities in Astana, the history of which began back in 1957. Kazakh Agrotechnical University was successfully accredited and this fact confirms a firm stand among the best universities in Astana.
Eurasian National University named after L.Gumilev is also one of the top universities in Astana, it has 15 scientific institutions, laboratories and centers. It is also one of the biggest universities in Astana where a student can get knowledge in a number of scientific fields.
There are also smaller private universities, institutes and colleges in Astana but the above mentioned ones probably host the majority of students.