Several prestigious world universities are planning to open their branches in Kazakhstan, QazMonitor reports.
During the government meeting, the minister of science and higher education Sayasat Nurbek presented a draft of the Concept of Education Development for 2022-2026. The project focuses on partnerships with foreign science centers.
According to the report, the Berlin Institute of Technology (Germany) will open its branch on the basis of the D. Serikbayev East Kazakhstan Technical University. The Wageningen University & Research (Netherlands) and the University of Calgary (Canada) will also open their branches in East Kazakhstan partnering with Shakarim University in Semey.
Heriot-Watt University (Great Britain) will open a branch on the basis of Zhubanov University in Aktobe, while an unannounced foreign university specializing in the field of agriculture, industry, and tourism plans to open a branch in Taldykorgan in partnership with Zhetysu University.
Additionally, Auezov University in Shymkent plans to develop a strategic partnership with the Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology (South Korea) and the University of California (USA).