City University of International Partnership / State license 0137478 АБ
  • American program
    American program

    American program is a unique KAFU component, which provides the university with competitive advantages. American program graduates can speak English fluently; they have a good experience of cross-cultural communication and a global perception. After graduation they get American and Kazakh diplomas.

  • International partnership
    International partnership

    The history of new international college based on partnership with the USA began in Ust-Kamenogorsk in 1994. Fruitful partnership favour the formation of Kazakh-American Free University – the university of international partnership.

  • International programs
    International programs

    The most talented students can win KAFU grants for participation in unique programs “International Leadership Academy” and “Professional Business Practice”. During completing these programs students get priceless experience of cross-cultural communication. They are also given certificates and recommendation letters from companies.

  • Student life
    Student life

    KAFU students enthusiastically take part in life of their country. They have their own Student Center which combines different clubs according to the interests and activities of all students. Student administration of KAFU orients on foreign universities experience involving in this process talented and active students.

  • International accreditation
    International accreditation

    Preparations for international accreditation of KAFU business programs through International Council for Business Schools and Programs ACBSP began in 2008. KAFU was one of the first universities in Kazakhstan that was accredited by international prestigious organization.


- Today, at the forum I see ex-minister of education and science, Dr. Mambetkaziev, - reveals the head of the south capital Ahmetzhan Esimov. – Dr. Mambetkaziev knows the scope and peculiarities of educational and scientific potential of both Almaty and the eastern region very well. And this is a relevant factor for the development of our effective cooperation.
8th Beremzhanov Chemistry and Chemical Technology Congress took place at KAFU, October 9-10. Representatives of more than 35 research organizations,industrial enterprises and higher educational institutions from Kazakhstan, the Russian Federation, the United States of Ameruca, Germany, Great Britain, Belgium, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey participated in the congress.
Rick Coulson, one of KAFU`s foreign guests, spoke to the students. Being an employee of this well-known company, Mr. Coulson spoke not only about company`s structure, but also about its goals, aims and values. Beside formal information, he shared his experience of work in the company with the audience, and showed some of his secretes. As an IT-technologies expert, he held several guests lectures for KAFU students.

University President Address

eaErezhep Alkhairovich Mambetkaziev


Prospective Students

Here you can find information about our programs, admission policies and unique opportunities.

Current Students

Here you can use our library resources and find information about International Career Development Center and International Education Programs


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