Rector of Astana IT University

Hello, dear guest!

I am sincerely glad to welcome you to the site of Astana IT University, the future of Digital Kazakhstan!

Our University has innovative educational programs, classrooms equipped with the latest technology, laboratories of world IT companies, coworking centers, highly qualified teachers – graduates of leading universities in the United States, Great Britain and Germany.

We work closely with domestic and international companies in the IT industry. Astana IT University students are interning on the basis of our partners – Huawei, Microsoft, Kaspersky, CISCO, Lenovo, HP, etc.

Also, we offer the opportunity to study under the mobility programs at foreign universities-Green River College, IGlobal University (USA), University of Latvia, Dortmund University of Applied Sciences and Arts (Germany), Weihai Professional College (China), etc.

We clearly monitor the market needs, which helps us correctly shape the content of our educational programs, apply innovative educational technologies and strategies, and attract the most qualified IT specialists.

Our principle: “talented students-talented teachers- successful country!”.

Astana IT University is not accidentally based on the territory of “EXPO”. This is where the international IT-Technopark is located. It means that students will be able to develop their Startup projects in the field of IT technologies in the ecosystem with “Astana Hub”.

We will give every applicant who wants to become one of the students of Astana IT University a chance to realize their full potential and become the most successful specialist in the field of IT industry in just 3 years of education. Therefore, every student of Astana IT University should make every effort to achieve this goal.

Students of our University get the best conditions for studying and generating innovative Startup projects in the field of IT technologies. 

Astana IT University is called upon to be the leader in training for the digital transformation of Kazakhstan.

We are waiting for You at our University.


Sincerely, rector of Astana IT University

Akhmed-Zaki Darkhan Zhumakanovich

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where do nonresident students live?

Astana IT University creates the best conditions for its students, so nonresident students live in one of the residential complexes, which is a 5-minute walk from Astana IT University.
Number of residents: 2 people per room
Cost of accommodation: 25,000 tenge/month

How do I pass the English exam?

Registration of applicants for the English language exam is carried out online in the period from June 1 to July 16 of the calendar year on the AITU platform

Еntrance exams in English are held from 6 to 19 July of the calendar year

Do you only accept IELTS?

Persons who have the following valid international certificates (originals) confirming their proficiency in English in accordance with the pan-European competencies (standards) are exempt from the English entrance exam:
– International English Language Testing System (IELTS), threshold score – not less than 6.0;
– – Test of English as a Foreign Language Institutional Testing Program (TOEFL ITP) – not less than 460 points;
– Test of English as a Foreign Language Internet-based Test (TOEFL IBT), threshold score – 46-59;
– – Eaptls certificate, with the result corresponding to level B1;
– – B1 level certificates issued by the InterPress language centers in the cities of Nursultan, Almaty and Karaganda in 2020.

How do I win a grant?

State educational grants are awarded on a competitive basis in accordance with the UNT certificate scores.

The competition for awarding state educational grants can be attended by persons who have scored passing points based on the results of the UNT held in the period from June 20 to July 5 of the calendar year.

To participate in the competition for the award of a state educational grant, the applicant submits documents to the University’s admissions Committee.

Applications for participation in the competition for awarding state educational grants are accepted from 13 to 20 July of the calendar year