International relations

The main task of the department is to develop and expand international relations with higher educational institutions, scientific organizations of neighboring and other countries, with leading transnational companies and other enterprises in the field of education, science and innovation.

Department Structure

Salykova Leila
Director of the Department

Tel: + 7 (7172) 645708 (вн.2030)
Email: leila.salykova@astanait.edu.kz
Room: С1. – 3.33

Office hours:
Wednesday: 14:00-17:00
Friday: 14:00-17:00

Tuleuova Gaukhar
Manager

Tel: + 7 (7172) 645708 (вн.2031)
Email: g.tuleuova@astanait.edu.kz
Room: С1. – 3.33

Office hours:
Wednesday: 14:00-17:00
Friday: 14:00-17:00

Functions

  • Formation of international image of the Partnership
  • Collaboration with external organizations and institutions on the basis of contracts, plans and programs;
  • Promoting the integration of the University as a full partner in the world educational system and ensure its participation in the international market of educational services;
  • Establishing contacts with foreign educational and research institutions, foundations, individual representatives of education and science of foreign countries and state organizations;
  • Searching for new international programs, distribution of information and consultations for students, teachers, AITU staff;
  • Organization of admission of foreign students and teachers to various forms of education and professional development in the university specialties.
  • Coordination of external academic mobility program (student consultation) and international educational programs Erasmus+, Mevlana, etc;
  • Consular Visa support for foreigners coming to the university for study, internship, advanced training or study under the student exchange program with foreign universities;
  • Coordination of the process of implementing two diploma programs with foreign educational organizations;

Academic mobility

Academic mobility is an opportunity to spend one trimester in another country as a student of a foreign university, without interrupting your studies at Astana IT University. The task of academic mobility programs is the internationalization of higher education and cultural integration of youth from different countries.

Taking advantage of academic mobility, you get an excellent opportunity to get acquainted with the culture and education system of another country, improve your knowledge of foreign languages, make new friends and gain invaluable experience.

Studying in a strong foreign university will be a good addition to your higher education diploma and will certainly increase your competitiveness in the labor market.

Partner Universities

Green River College, USA

Shmalkalden University of Applied Sciences, Germany

IGlobal University, USA

University of Latvia, Latvia

Dortmund University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Beijing Institute of Technology, China

You can take part in academic mobility in the following forms:

  • On your own initiative, having received an invitation from a foreign university;
  • Within the framework of an inter-university agreement, by taking part in the annual open competitive selection of AITU;
  • Within the framework of international academic mobility programs, having received a corresponding grant from the organizers of the program;
  • Within the limits of intergovernmental agreements, having taken part in annual open competition the Ministry of Education and Science of RK.

A grant from the Getty Foundation for scholars

Take free courses on Coursera

The Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Centre for Human Resource Development in cooperation with Coursera, a leading online education platform, provides Kazakhstanis with the opportunity to receive free online training. Coursera.org platform offers 4.4 thousand online courses in 31 disciplines.

You can study in such areas as IT, humanities, economics, physics, medicine, entrepreneurship, marketing and others. Courses last on average six to ten weeks and include assignments, weekly exercises with the possibility of defending the final project or passing the exam.

To participate in the Project, it is enough to apply through the electronic labor exchange enbek.kz.

· Application acceptance will last until October 15, 2020.

· To participate in the course, it is necessary to have knowledge of English or Russian language.

· Training must begin no later than October 31, 2020.

· To receive a free certificate of completion of the course it is necessary to finish the course not later than December 31, 2020.

Anti-crisis professional development program

On August 3, 2020, the anti-crisis professional development program for the University’s teaching staff starts online. The theme of the program is “Participation in international projects, EU grants in the field of education and research”.

The speaker of the program is a practical trainer who has received a number of EC grants. Each participant will be trained in 72 academic hours and will be accompanied by a coach throughout the training. The program also includes a detailed analysis of the application form in Russian.

The program structure consists of 4 modules, which include:

  • Grants and other EC support tools
  • Analysis of the ERASMUS+program
  • Filling out the application form
  • Analysis of the HORIZON 2020 program

After completing the anti-crisis professional development program, each participant will acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to participate in international projects, EU grants in the field of education and research, as well as a certificate of successful completion of the program.

Academic mobility in Schmalkalden University

Dear Students,

The Department of International Cooperation is delighted to announce an open call for applications to nominate 2nd year students from ICT and ITM programs to Academic mobility program with Schmalkalden University of Applied Science, Germany. You can find a list of all classes in English language offered for exchange students here. The University offers free tuition for one semester, living and travelling expenses should be covered by the students.

Nominated exchange students number: 5

Required documents to apply:

Passport (scan copy)
Transcript (scan copy)

Proof of language proficiency: min IELTS 6.0 (scan copy) or English language certificate from AITU

Approx. expenses per month:

Accommodation: 180 EUR
Health Insurance: 105 EUR
Groceries: 130 EUR
Study materials: 10 EUR
Daily expenses (drinks, clothes, going out, transportation): 100 EUR
Internet/phone: 25

Total: 550 EUR

 

Irregular expenses:

Semester fee+regional train ticket: 130 EUR per semester
Visa and residence permit fees for more than three months: 93 EUR

Deadline to apply: November 15, 2020

There is no need to email the required documents again, if you have applied before to academic mobility program before. You can email to g.tuleuova@astanait.edu.kz and inform that you are interested in applying to Schmalkalden University of Applied Science. If you are applying first time, please email the required documents to Gaukhar Tuleuova g.tuleuova@astanait.edu.kz, the Department of International Cooperation.

The agreement between the KU Leuven University, Belgium and Astana IT University

The Department of international cooperation is pleased to announce the conclusion of an agreement between KU Leuven, Belgium and Astana IT University on the scientific internship of the faculty of our University on the basis of KU Leuven University in the next 5 years under the “Bolashak” program.

In 1425, in the center of Western Europe, the Catholic University of Leuven (KU Leuven) has remained an important center of education for almost six centuries. Today it is the oldest and most quoted University in Belgium, as well as one of the oldest and most famous universities in Europe. KU Leuven is one of the leading research centers in Europe, as well as one of the founders of the League of European research universities (Leru).

According to the main rating tables, KU Leuven is consistently ranked among the top 100 universities in the world. As of 2020, it is ranked 45th in The Times Higher Education ranking, 80th in the QS World University Rankings, and 85th in the Shanghai academic ranking of world universities.

Health Tech & Well-being hackathon

Astana Innovations in cooperation with Astana IT University will hold the first ever HealthTech & Well-being hackathon on November 25-26. About 150 Kazakhstani developers, designers, healthcare professionals and scientists will participate to discuss effective solutions to many health problems including those related to COVID-19. Participants are expected to present groundbreaking ideas using technologies such as...
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The agreement between the KU Leuven University, Belgium and Astana IT University

The Department of international cooperation is pleased to announce the conclusion of an agreement between KU Leuven, Belgium and Astana IT University on the scientific internship of the faculty of our University on the basis of KU Leuven University in the next 5 years under the “Bolashak” program. In 1425, in the center of Western...
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The Roundtable Talk on the topic of “The trinity of languages in the formation of the new essence of the nation”

On November 4th , 2020, the Professors of the program of general disciplines of Astana IT University (Kamiyeva G. K., Orazgaliyeva L. M.) and 2nd year students held a roundtable talk on the topic of “The trinity of languages in the formation of the new essence of the nation” in the online format on the...
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