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Astana, Kazakhstan • 02 April, 2024 | 17:35

KAIST Shows Interest to Open Branch in Kazakhstan

On April 1, the Minister of Higher Education met with KAIST President in Daejeon, South Korea

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Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) expressed interest in opening a branch in Kazakhstan, QazMonitor reports citing the press service of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education.

What happened: On April 1, Kazakhstan's Minister of Science and Higher Education Sayasat Nurbek met with the President of KAIST Kwang Hyung Lee in Daejeon. The Kazakh delegation and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Republic of Korea Nurgali Arystanov, initiators and coordinators of this project Dana Moldakulova and Daniyar Anuarula took part in the meeting.

Photo: Ministry of Science and Higher Education 
Photo: Ministry of Science and Higher Education 

Agenda: The parties discussed joint strategic cooperation and opening a branch of KAIST University in Kazakhstan. KAIST President Kwang Hyun Lee expressed interest in opening a branch in the country and offered to conduct a feasibility study to evaluate the project. The participants confirmed readiness to cooperate further and actively work on the project in the near future.

Why it’s important: The Ministry reports that opening a branch of KAIST in Kazakhstan will be a significant step in the development of education and science in Kazakhstan, as well as strengthening international scientific and technological ties.

Photo: Ministry of Science and Higher Education 
Photo: Ministry of Science and Higher Education 

About the university: KAIST is widely known for its innovative research and development in electrical engineering, computer science, and mechanical engineering. The university is recognized as the most innovative university in the Asia-Pacific region, ranked as the third-best university in the world by Times Higher Education.

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