Nazarbayev University

Nazarbayev University

Brief Description

Nazarbayev University is a modern and rapidly developing university located in the heart of Eurasia – Nur-Sultan City, the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The University aims to be a world-class research university combining quality education, influential research and visionary innovation in service of the country and society. Throughout its history, NU has established values and standards to achieve educational and research excellence, meet both the local and global community’s expanding needs and challenges, and prepare graduates ready for the future.

The University enables students to discover their talents beyond the classroom. There are more than 200 clubs and societies on campus. Academic life is further enhanced by various campus facilities, such as our 6,000 square meter sports complex, Olympic-sized swimming pool, music and art rooms.

Opportunities for international students

Nazarbayev University offers merit-based scholarships for top international candidates recommended by the Admissions Committee. International students are also provided with accommodation on campus.

Campuses and Locations

53 Kabanbay Batyr Avenue, Nur-Sultan City, Kazakhstan

Number of Academic Staff

514 faculty members as of August 24, 2022

Library Collections

178,749 print books, 34,633 ebooks in permanent use, more than 700,000 ebooks in subscriptions, 259 subscribed collections (119 databases)