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Università degli Studi di Padova

Via VIII Febbraio 2
35122 Padova – Italy
Phone: +39 049 827 5111
Call centre: +39 049 827 3131

International Relations Office

Via Roma 38
35122 Padova – Italy
Tel. +39 049 827 3067
Fax. +39 049 827 3917
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Auezov South Kazakhstan State University PDF presentation






Silkroute contact person

Contact person for incoming and outgoing students, staff (Name, email address, phone number)

International coordinator, the head of the centre Academic mobility and Bologna process

Irina Yefimova,

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+7 7252 21 16 97 


General websites

Website of the university

Website of the the centre Academic mobility and Bologna process

Contact person from the International Relations Office

Acting head of the international relations Office Nurzhan Ainabekov

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+7 7252 21 41 54 


General information about SKSU :

M. Auezov South Kazakhstan state University is one the biggest and highest ranked universities in Kazakhstan. Education which is provided in SKSU complies with world standards concerning highly quality of teaching and credit technology, which is confirmed by the fact that in 2009, 13 educational programmes were accredited by the German agency ASIIN. Educational programmes are the European label EUROBACHELOR ®, EUR-ACE ®, EUR- INF®. Management system ISO has been introduced since 2004. Furthermore SKSU is ranked at 2.3 places in the competition of the Ministry of Education and Science for government educational grants.

Please also have a look at the Booklet which summarises the info reported below.


BA, MA and PhD programmes are held at the university 15 faculties:

Faculty of International and Political Sciences

Faculty of Information Technologies (IT)

Faculty of Mechanical and Petroleum Engineering

Faculty of Food and Light Industry

Faculty of Chemical Engineering

Faculty of Civil Engineering and Transport

Faculty of Agronomy

Faculty of Pedagogic

Faculty of Philology

Faculty of Distance Education

Faculty of Culture

Faculty of Sport

Faculty of Military

Faculty for work with foreign students


Facts and Figures about SKSU

Foundation date 1943 year

More than 15,000 students

More than 1,600 students

7 innovative research institutes

9 scientific centers

16 educational buildings

3 sport complexes

6 student hostels


Academic calendar

The academic year in Kazakhstan starts on 1st of September

Academic year contents of two semesters

  • Autumn semester from 1st September till 10th January
  • Spring semester from 20th January till 25th May

Examination period(s):end of semester / continuous (depending on course)


Admission & registration


At the moment of application and during the entire stay abroad, the students must be enrolled at their home institution.

Admission & registration deadline for exchange students

Admission Deadline: 01.06.2014

Registration Deadline: August

Admission & registration contact information / website for exchange BA,MA and PhD students

International coordinator, the head of the centre Academic mobility and Bologna process

Irina Yefimova,

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Language Requirements:
For the teaching/working language, please refer to the information reported in the Academic Offer for each mobility position.


Remarks on the DOCUMENTS REQUIRED for the application:

  • the CV must be written in English or in Russian, Kazakh;
  • passport
  • 2 photo 3x4
  • for PhD/Post-Doc and Staff mobility an English or Russian, Kazakh version of the research/teaching/training proposal must be submitted;
  • ACCEPTANCE LETTER IS NOT REQUIRED. It is warmly recommended only if you already have a contact at SKSU and you want to declare that officially. In all the other cases we will proceed to evaluation of all applications and look for a local supervisor for your mobility.
  • Letter of interests
  • The legalization of the documents(Diploma, transcript with previous marks ) is compulsory ;
  • Certificate language knowledge’s


Academic Requirements:

  • for Full Bachelor (34 months): High School diploma.
  • for Full Master (24 months): Bachelor Degree (in a study field similar to the one you're applying for).
  • for Post-Doctorate: Doctoral Degree and letter of interests or motivation.
  • for Teaching Staff: proved experience in the Study Field you apply for. Letter of support from Host Institution is recommended.


Expenses per month:

  • Accommodation (at the Dormitories) - 70- 100 euro per month for one person
  • Food – 100-120 euro
  • Transport costs – 50 euro
  • Entertainment (cinema, bowling, ice skating, theatre)-50 -70 euro


For Visa support have a look at that link:


Health insurance for incoming students and teaching staff:

Health insurance will be issued in Kazakhstan after arrival at the national agencies.


To get more information about Kazakhstan have a look at that link:


To see SKSU on the map please look that link:


Address and contacts SKSU

Republic of Kazakhstan



Tauke khana avenue 5

Website: www.ukgu.kzКонецформы