KIMEP University

Introduction

KIMEP University offers masters programs in:

• Business Administration

• International Law

• Public and Municipal Administration

• Economics

• International Relations

• International Journalism

• Foreign Languages

• Finance

• Accounting and Audit

• Marketing

Also available a doctoral program in Business Administration, an Executive MBA program and a wide range of certificate programs and short courses.

Study for your master’s degree at the foot of the Tien Shan Mountains in beautiful, vibrant Almaty, the former capital of Kazakhstan and the most cosmopolitan city in Central Asia. KIMEP is situated in the center of Almaty, near Republic Square, in close proximity to shops, cafes, major hotels, and the main road to the mountains.

KIMEP University is the leading independent North American-styled academic institution in the CIS. Currently, we have approximately 3,300 students enrolled in our academic programs. The mission of KIMEP University is to develop well-educated citizens and to improve the quality of life in Kazakhstan and the Central Asian region through teaching, learning, community service and the advancement of knowledge in the fields of business administration and social sciences. To fulfill this mission, we offer graduate and undergraduate degree programs at the highest level of international educational standards in business (finance, accounting, marketing and management), law, economics, public administration, international relations, journalism and language pedagogy to outstanding students, who will become equals to graduates of universities anywhere in the world. We seek to select students from among those who demonstrate leadership, talent and language capabilities, irrespective of their financial means, gender or ethnic origin, or any other subjective criteria.

KIMEP University’s world-class curriculum is based on international standards, and all of our classes are taught in English. All of our programs are internationally accredited and are consistently rated by the Kazakhstani Ministry of Education as the first in their class, and a recent independent assessment by Kazakhstan’s business and legal community awarded KIMEP University with the best MBA and Executive MBA Programs in the country. Utilizing a strong support system that features a first-rate Language Center, the largest English-language library in the CIS, a modern Sports Center and much more, KIMEP University strives to provide an invaluable academic experience for all of its students and faculty. KIMEP University has an outstanding reputation throughout Kazakhstan and the region. We have active links to the business community, and a large number of partnerships with esteemed international universities in North America, Europe and Asia.

Internationalization is one of the top priorities at KIMEP University. We are happy to see a growing number of international students at KIMEP University. Currently KIMEP University is home to over 360 international students from 25 countries that study and contribute to the social and academic life on campus. If you are ready to take that next step in your career, we encourage you to apply to KIMEP University now. KIMEP accepts applications throughout the year. This makes it possible to start your studies at KIMEP in any semester: Fall, Spring or Summer semester. All applications need to be sent directly to the Graduate Admissions Office.

All KIMEP University degree programs are taught in English.

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Programmes

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Master

Master of International Relations (MIR)

Campus Full time September 2017 Kazakhstan Almaty

The MIR is a 3-semester, 36 credits program (90 European Credits) that trains students in the theory and practice of contemporary global politics. [+]

Master of International Relations (MIR)

 

Launched in 2002, the MIR program trains students in the theory and practice of contemporary global politics. Critical study of how global engagement affects socioeconomic and political concerns provides a unique background for many professional fields, from foreign service to international companies and education. The MIR has an excellent record of sending graduates to Europe and the United States for further study.

Curriculum

Average duration of the program: 3 semesters of full-time study, 36 credits (90ECTS). The program consists of a set of required courses, elective courses, internship, and a master’s thesis. ... [-]


Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Campus Full time September 2017 Kazakhstan Almaty

The Master of Public Administration is a program for students ready to devote their careers to service in the public sector. This is Central Asia’s best program for the study of government, an [+]

Master of Public Administration (MPA)

 

Accredited by the European Association of Public Administration Accreditation

 

The Master of Public Administration is a program for students ready to devote their careers to service in the public sector. This is Central Asia’s best program for the study of government, an academic discipline that is well-developed in Europe and the United States. Students learn the specifics of management for government, NGOs and other non-profit organizations. They receive a high-level background in policy analysis, taking political, social and economic factors into consideration. It is a multidisciplinary program that focuses on organizational governance, finance, human resources, policy affairs, labor relations and other critical issues. Combined with training in statistics and computer software, the program produces highly employable graduates for the public sector.... [-]


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Master of Arts (MA) in Economics

Campus Full time September 2017 Kazakhstan Almaty

The Master’s of Arts in Economics program delivers a first-class Western education. You will develop: An understanding of a free market economy; Strong analytical reasoning skills; [+]

Master of Arts (MA) in Economics

The Master’s of Arts in Economics program delivers a first-class Western education. You will develop:

 

An understanding of a free market economy; Strong analytical reasoning skills; Effective problem solving skills; A knowledge of the main economic issues of Kazakhstan and Central Asia; A capacity to conduct independent research.

 

The MA in Economics at KIMEP is a 3-semester, 36-credit program that provides students with a deep understanding of global and domestic economies, banking, finance, international trade and other critical areas.

Students without previous background in economics take about two prerequisite courses. The program consists of a set of required courses – core courses, elective courses, internship, and a master’s thesis. Under the close supervision of a professor, all MA students write a significant, high-quality two semesters thesis on an economic topic of their choice.... [-]


Master of Arts (MA) in International Journalism and Mass Communication

Campus Full time September 2017 Kazakhstan Almaty

KIMEP University’s Master of Arts in International Journalism is now celebrating its 10th year as the only Western-style journalism graduate program in Central Asia. It bridges professional and [+]

Master of Arts (MA) in International Journalism and Mass

KIMEP University’s Master of Arts in International Journalism is now celebrating its 10th year as the only Western-style journalism graduate program in Central Asia. It bridges professional and academic education, as well as international and Kazakhstani realities. Most classes are taught as seminars, and include lively discussions. Experienced international faculty and Kazakhstani professionals, who have invaluable local experience and industry connections, support and work closely with students. Internships, an invaluable aspect of professional development, are emphasized. Here, students are treated as valued individuals, each with goals and ideas of their own.... [-]


Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Campus Full time 2 - 4  September 2017 Kazakhstan Almaty

KIMEP’s MA in TESOL prepares its students to become well-qualified, professional educators of foreign language learners across Kazakhstan and beyond. Established in 2007, this graduate [+]

Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

 

KIMEP’s MA in TESOL prepares its students to become well-qualified, professional educators of foreign language learners across Kazakhstan and beyond. Established in 2007, this graduate degree program is based on ideas from applied and educational linguistics. Courses provide theory and practice in the latest methods in general language teaching. Although the program’s emphasis is on teaching English, students are not by any means limited English; the theoretical grounding and practical training applies to all languages.

Graduates of the MA in TESOL program will be prepared to pursue teaching and language research opportunities in:... [-]


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