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Global Engagement

Kazakh Agrotechnical Research University (KATRU) named after a famous Kazakh national hero Saken Seifullin is located in Astana, the Capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Astana is a young dynamic and vibrant city situated at the crossroads of historical caravan routes of the Great Silk Road. The architectural innovations used in the city buildings and infrastructure catch visitors’ attention and imagination. Young people and professionals from across Kazakhstan and Central Asia have been moving to Astana to build new life and careers.

Our Global Engagement Strategy

Kazakhstan is known for its peaceful, balanced, and progressive policies and harmonious relations with all nations and countries. Being Astana’s oldest University, the S. Seifullin Kazakh Agrotechnical Research University (KATRU) is a symbol of modern, peaceful, stable, and scientifically and technologically advanced Kazakhstan.


KATRU is a globally engaged modern Research University contributing to the creation of a “knowledge society” in Kazakhstan and building knowledge bridges in the Eurasian region and beyond through the creation, exchange, and transfer of knowledge & expertise in the fields of food, agriculture, and sustainable development using the work, achievements, and contributions of our scientists, teachers, and students.


Strengthen KATRU as a global hub of research, innovation, and technology connected with the rest of the world through collaborative and inter-disciplinary research, academic exchanges, and partnerships beneficial to local, national, and global economies and societies.


KATRU is among the world’s top entrepreneurial research universities by 2030 offering global education, cutting-edge research, and scientific and technical solutions to global and national challenges. 

Strategic Objectives