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Vision, mission and strategy

S. Seifullin Kazakh Agrotechnical Research University has developed a new Development Program for 2024-2029, that is approved by the Academic Council of the university.
January 25, 2024, protocol No. 8.


The mission of KATRU is to become a leader in the quality and accessibility of education, a center for interdisciplinary research and scientific development.

The goal is to form a modern academic and research ecosystem at KATRU, integrated into the global and regional context.

The main components of KATRU development will be:

- an academic system based on research activities and the production of new knowledge,

- accessible, high-quality, and multi-age education,

- maximizing impact on society and the economy.

Vision: A leading research university providing accessible education that combines the highest academic standards, research leading to the generation of cutting-edge knowledge, and responsibility to the surrounding social, cultural and environmental environment.

The combination of the above components in KATRU Mission will allow it to become a regional hub realizing its social progress and socio-economic development.

Principles reflecting the strategic mission of KATRU:

1) Actively respond to your cultural, socioeconomic, and physical environment,

2) Act as a factor of social transformation,

3) Profess the culture of academic enterprise and intellectual entrepreneurship,

4) Conduct utilitarian-oriented research,

5) Focus on the individual and the culturally diversified environment,

6) Overcome disciplinary limitations in order to achieve intellectual synthesis (trans-disciplinarity),

7) Integrate the university into its social environment, thereby directly contributing to the development of its social component,

8) Expand global contacts.

Key conditions for achieving the mission:

1) Location: KATRU will incorporate the characteristics of its cultural, socioeconomic, and physical environment - the Target Region,

2) Transformation: KATRU will serve as a catalyst for social change based on the needs of society,

3) Entrepreneurship: KATRU will apply the results of knowledge and encourage innovation in the Target Region,

4) Targeted research: KATRU research will solve practical problems and give a tangible effect in the Target Region,

5) Student success: KATRU will be interested in the success of each of the students (students, including master’s students, doctoral students),

6) Trans-disciplinarity: KATRU produces new knowledge by overcoming disciplinary boundaries,

7) Social involvement: KATRU is connected with local communities on the basis of mutually beneficial partnership,

8) Globality: KATRU cooperates with coverage of local, national, and international problems.

Until 2029, KATRU sees its development as a high-level research university with academic, financial, and institutional autonomy, with high educational standards, significant scientific results, and recognized influence on the agro-industrial complex of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Internationalization strategy of the Saken Seifullin Кazakh Aagrotechnical University for 2020-2024