Nazarbayev University

  • Kazakhstan

  • Kazakhstan

Organization profile

Organisation profile

Welcome to Nazarbayev University, a modern and rapidly developing university located in the heart of Eurasia – Nur-Sultan city, the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Nazarbayev University (NU) was founded by the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan-Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev. The University aims to develop into a research university of international renown combining education, research and innovation. Nazarbayev University educates the next generation of leaders of the Republic of Kazakhstan in science, public administration and various professions, thus contributing to the future development of the country. Core features of Nazarbayev University include: academic freedom and institutional autonomy,both legally enshrined as Nazarbayev University operates under a special Law; predominantly internationally recruited faculty, English as the language of instruction and research; entirely merit-based admission and progression system; and integrated teaching and research starting at the undergraduate level.

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Kazakhstan Medicine & Life Sciences
Robots Engineering & Materials Science
Sensors Engineering & Materials Science
Memristors Engineering & Materials Science
Cathodes Engineering & Materials Science
Sulfur Chemical Compounds
Composite materials Engineering & Materials Science
Costs Engineering & Materials Science

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Projects 2007 2021

Educating Graduate Students for Industry 4.0

Turkyilmaz, A., El-Thalji, I. & Naghiyeva, L.


Project: Other project

Social mobility in Kazakhstan’s extractive industries, implications for sustainable development

Howie, P., McCarthy, W. & McCollum, D.


Project: Research project

Social Mobility
sustainable development
labor force

Research Output 1975 2020

A Colonial Revolution: The Revolution of 1917 in Semirech’e

Chokobaeva, A., 2020, (Accepted/In press) The Russian Revolution in Asia. Dullin, S., Lin, R., Peyrat, E. & Shimazu, N. (eds.). Routledge

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

A Free and Feudal Government: Civic Republican Mentalities in the Cities of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth

Murphy, C., 2020, The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth: History, Memory, Legacy. Routledge

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

A multi-criteria decision-making framework for building sustainability assessment in Kazakhstan

Akhanova, G., Nadeem, A., Kim, J. R. & Azhar, S., Jan 2020, In : Sustainable Cities and Society. 52, 101842.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

decision making criterion
Solar wind
Sustainable development
solar wind

Activities 2001 2019

Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology (Journal)

Abduzhappar Gaipov (Reviewer)
2019 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

SAGE Open (Journal)

Mehmet Karakus (Reviewer)

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity

International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care (Journal)

Philip la Fleur (Reviewer)

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

Press / Media

Climate Change and Security (in Greek)

Stefanos Xenarios


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurship

Davlat Abduvali


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment