85th anniversary of the Korkyt Ata Kyzylorda University
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  • 05 December 2022
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85th anniversary of the Korkyt Ata Kyzylorda University

 In honor of the 85th anniversary of the Korkyt Ata Kyzylorda University, a solemn concert "Ulttyk rukhaniyattyn uly оrdasy" was held. The event was attended by the Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan Sayasat Nurbek, Deputy Akim of the Kyzylorda region Nurymbet Saktaganov, heads of universities, public figures and intellectuals.

 At the solemn event, the Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan Sayasat Nurbek congratulated the staff of the Korkyt Ata Kyzylorda University on its 85th anniversary, noting that the educational institution has made a significant contribution to the development of education in the country.

 - The educational institution has become not only the center of education, science, but also the spiritual and cultural center of the region, its signature has manifested itself in the training of specialists. This, of course, contributed to its strengthening and further development.


 Today, about 9 thousand students study at the university, more than a thousand employees work, including about 500 people of the teaching staff. According to the results of the "QS Asia University Rankings – 2023" rating, which this year included 769 universities, we consider it a great achievement for the university to enter the TOP 551-600 universities in Asia.

 Seoul National University of Science and Technology is planning to open a higher school in the field of IT technologies. This project will contribute to the economic and digital development of the country. In addition, the university has become one of the 20 regional universities where centers of academic excellence are being opened," said Minister Sayasat Nurbek.

 Deputy Akim of the Kyzylorda region Nurymbet Saktaganov noted that thanks to bold initiatives and professional achievements, the university occupies a worthy place among the leading domestic universities.


 Chairman of the Board – Rector of the Korkyt ata Kyzylorda University Beibitkul Karimova noted that the unique educational institution gave a ticket to a bright future to thousands of students.

 The solemn meeting, which began with a video telling the 85-year history of the educational institution "Kasiyet kundaktagan kara shanyrak", turned into a choreographic theatrical production "Tanym Tumary". Great teachers and scientists were honored at the event, and the success of the educational institution over the years of independence was also discussed.

 A number of teaching staff were awarded with a "Certificate of Honor" and letters of thanks from the Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan, a certificate of Honor from the Akim of the Kyzylorda region and a "Certificate of Honor", "The Order of Akhmet Baitursynov", "Bilim zhane gylym kyzmetkerlinin kasipodagyn sinirgen airyksha enbegi ushin belgisi" of the Association of Universities of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

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 Deputy of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Doctor of Political Sciences, Professor Murat Bakhtiaruly, twice laureate of the State Prize, Honored Worker of Kazakhstan, Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor Amankeldy Sadanov, Honored Worker of Kazakhstan, Doctor of Philology, Professor Bagdat Karibozuly was awarded the title "Honorary Professor of the Korkyt Ata Kyzylorda University".

 It is important to note that within the framework of the anniversary of the university, the I Alumni Forum, the I regional forums "Ardagerlerdi ardaktayik", "Mamandygym – bolashagym", the III International "Taimanov Readings" "Modern Mathematics: problems and applications" were held.

 On the eve of the anniversary of the University, the scientific and methodological center of chemical education named after Kulbaram Saduakaskyzy, Honorary Worker of Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Professor, Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, opened the microbiological research center named after Amangeldy Sadanov.


 Foresight sessions "Expanding access to higher education: prospects and opportunities", "Regional universities-2032: Human capital and science" were also held.

 In honor of the anniversary, the books "Korkyt ata atyndagy Kyzylorda Universiteti: damudyn zhana kezeninde", as well as "Kaldyrgan izin mangilik ..." were published. Electronic books "Akparat aidynynda Universitet", "Bizdin tulekter" were published on the official website of the university.

Reference. Korkyt Ata Kyzylorda University was founded by the Korean Pedagogical Institute, which moved in 1937 with the Korean people from the Far East.

At first, the educational institution had only faculties of history, philology, physics and mathematics and natural sciences. 372 students studied at the Institute, 27 teachers worked. The educational institution was located in the building of the former Soviet party school.  In 1937-1941 there was a two-year pedagogical institute and a working faculty at the Institute.

In the period of the thirties and forties, teachers, despite the fact that they experienced political repression and a brutal war, worked immensely, feeding the knowledge of subsequent generations.

In 1952, the Pedagogical Institute was named after Nikolai Vasilyevich Gogol. Another educational institution underlying the modern university was opened in 1976 – the Kyzylorda branch of the Zhambyl Hydro-Reclamation and Construction Institute. In 1990, the branch was independently renamed the Kyzylorda Institute of Agricultural Engineers.

In 1992, the institute was named after two-time Hero of Socialist Labor Ibray Zhakaev.

In 1992, the N.Gogol Kyzylorda Pedagogical Institute was named after the philosopher of the Great Steppe Korkyt Ata and renamed the Kyzylorda Pedagogical Institute. Korkyt Ata. In 1996, the institute was transformed into the Korkyt Ata Kyzylorda Humanitarian University.

In 1998, on the basis of the Korkyt Ata Kyzylorda Humanitarian University and the Ibray Zhakayev Kyzylorda Polytechnic Institute, the Korkyt Ata Kyzylorda State University was established. It was a new historical milestone for the university.

Since 2020, the Korkyt Ata Kyzylorda University has been transformed into a non-profit joint-stock company.

The number of applicants choosing a university that has an 85-year history is increasing every year. Compared to the 2019-2020 academic year, the number of students increased by 70% and amounted to 9014 people.

The University conducts its activities in 4 main areas: education, development of science and innovation, socio-cultural education, strengthening international cooperation.

The University pays special attention to educational programs in the specialties that are necessary for the labor market. Specialists are trained according to 115 educational programs. Of them-66 in bachelor's degree, 36 in master's degree, 13 in doctoral studies. 5 new educational programs have also been developed.

 According to the results of the rating "QS Asia University Rankings – 2023", the Korkyt Ata Kyzylorda University became one of the best universities in Asia.

According to the rating of the National Demand of universities of the Republic of Kazakhstan in 2022 by the "Independent Accreditation and Rating Agency", the University took 8th place.

Over the years of sovereignty, the university has trained qualified specialists and made a great contribution to the socio-economic development of the country.



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