Foreign students are an integral part of the modern education system in Kazakhstan. They are the conductors of the Kazakh language and the traditions of Kazakh culture in their countries. The presence of foreign students in our university demonstrates the demand for our university, increases its rating. For more than 10 years, foreign students have been educated at KATU. The contingent of foreign students consists of students from 13 countries of the world: Armenia, Afghanistan, Germany, Georgia, China, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Turkey, Uzbekistan and Ukraine.
Students from the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan at the Museum of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan
The university creates favorable conditions for obtaining a decent education: there is a scientific library, a faculty of social professions, various development clubs, sports sections. KATU provides foreign students with places in dormitories. Almost all student dormitories have gyms, hairdressers, sewing workshops, and payment terminals.
Foreign students take an active part in the social and cultural life of the university. Various events are held at the university with the participation of foreign students: meetings, round tables, Olympiads, conferences and seminars.
To improve the knowledge of languages, the university conducts courses, if necessary, in Kazakh, Russian, English and Chinese.
Foreign students take an active part in the social life of the university
Education at the university is conducted according to the credit system for undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs in Kazakh and Russian languages. Also, a system of multilingual education has been introduced at KATU since 2012 and training is carried out on 12 educational programs (EP) for bachelor's degree and in all EPs for master's and doctoral studies in Kazakh, Russian and English.
Basic visa and migration rules for foreign citizens staying on the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Upon arrival in the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan (RK), all foreign citizens, regardless of the reason, the presence or absence of a visa, must notify the Migration Police Department of their arrival within 3 working days. The notification is written by the inviting party, i.e. upon arrival to study, this is the responsibility of the university. You must inform the person in charge at your university in advance of your arrival.
Upon notification, a foreign citizen is given permission to stay on the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan from 30 to 90 days from the day of crossing the border of the Republic of Kazakhstan, i.e. the day of arrival is included. If a foreign citizen has a visa of the Republic of Kazakhstan, then with the notification, permission is given to stay in the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan for the duration of the visa.
Foreign citizens from countries with whom Kazakhstan has a visa-free regime, who are going to stay in Kazakhstan for more than 30-90 days, must go through the registration process. Foreign citizens from countries with whom the Republic of Kazakhstan has a visa regime, who have entered without a visa, and who are going to stay on the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan for more than 30-90 days, must go through the process of obtaining a visa. Both processes are carried out by the inviting party.
Some useful links (can be changed or updated):
Foreign citizens studying at KATU on various issues can contact the Department for International Relations at 62 Zhenis Avenue, main building, floor 3, office 1310, telephone: 8 (7172) 31-77-19.
Почетный профессор Казахского национального аграрного университета. Карьера. 1979 г. — Кайрат Айтуганов начал работать оператором цеха перевозки Кокчетавского почтамта. 1984-1985 гг. — ассистент кафедры почвоведения Целиноградского сельхозинститута. 1987-1989 гг. — агроном, старший агроном, главный экономист совхоза Карабулакский Зерендинского р-йона Кокчетавской обл.