World universities meet at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

The large-scale events of world significance were held as part of the Global University Summit at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University. They were aimed at improving the competitiveness of higher education in Kazakhstan and the export potential of educational services and transforming Kazakhstan into a Central Asian Educational Hub:

- QS World Wide Conference and Exhibition «Towards Excellence Based on the Harmony of Human Heritage and Advanced Technologies», organized by KazNU jointly with the internationally recognized and reputable QS international rating agency;

- Meeting of the General Assembly of the University Alliance of the Silk Road (SUN), uniting more than 130 universities in the world;

- Workshop of the worldwide Network of Socially Responsible Universities (USRN), which includes leading HEIs from different continents;

- Global Congress «The Role of Youth in Realizing the Sustainable Development Goals – 2030» in support of the «G-Global» initiative.

        The events were attended by over 800 academic leaders - University Rectors; scientists and experts from more than 50 countries; including representatives of the UN, UNESCO and other international organizations; world famous companies Microsoft, BBC, Elsevier, Springer Nature, YODAK, and AKSON; Heads of Universities, which are included in Top 800 of international QS ranking of «World University Rankings»; members of the SUN, USRN, the IREG Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence; experts of the European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education (ENAEE).

They participated in the discussion and development of a new model for the future development of HEIs in the framework of the integration of education, science, advanced technologies and spiritual values. The organizers are confident that the joint holding of events on one platform will give a synergistic effect in enhancing the role of universities in the formation of human capital and solving global problems.

The events included plenary meetings, panel discussions and business meetings, the signing of memoranda of cooperation, and the exhibition of the achievements of the world leading universities.


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