Turan University

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Turan University
Тұран Университеті
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MottoTuran for those who believe in themselves and strive for success
TypePrivate
Established1992 (1992)
ChairmanSeidumanov S. T.
RectorAlshanov R.A.
Students3200
Undergraduates3000
Postgraduates2000
LocationAlmaty, Kazakhstan
LanguageKazakh.Russian.English
Websiteturan-edu.kz

Turan University[change | change source]

Turan University (Kazakh: Тұран Университеті, Russian: Университет Туран), is a university in Almaty, Kazakhstan. It is the country’s first private university, founded in 1992.Turan University was registered in 1992 in Almaty.The system of specialist training at the university is conducted on 3 levels of education: basic higher education (Bachelor's programme, the Master's programme and Philosophiae doctor). Turan University offers 25 undergraduate majors,15 master specialtiesand 5 Philosophiae doctor specialties .The most popular fields are in three departments: economic, humanitarian and legal, Academy of Cinema and Television faculty. Education at the university of Turan is held in three languages: Kazakh, Russian, English.

The main goal of the Turan educational corporation is to create a unique environment for obtaining knowledge,competencies and skills to prepare specialists. Turan University adopted a new academic policy towards innovation and entrepreneurship. Admission to Turan University is carried out on the basis of state educational grants. The university also gives its own grants to students who had good marks from school.

The university employs 361 full-time teachers, including 55 doctors of science, professors, 215 candidates of science and associate professors, 1 philosophiae doctor. In addition to them, the educational process provides more than 49 practitioners,scientists, teachers and on the basis of staffing and hourly wage. Rector of the university of Turan is Alshanov R.A. Chairman of the university of Turan is Seidumanov S.T.

Campus[change | change source]

The university has its own campus with a total area of 35 000m². The main building is 7 storey tall and hosts the administration and the Economics, Humanities and Law faculties.There are 3 football pitches, 3 sports halls and a dormitory on campus.

Academics[change | change source]

Educational Corporation "Turan" is a holistic system that provides the principle of continuity and multi-stage education, and includes:

Faculties[change | change source]

Bachelor’s Programs Master’s Programs Philosophiae doctor's Programs
Faculty of Humanities and Law:
  • Law
  • International Law
  • International Relations
  • Region Studies
  • Psychology
  • Translation skills
  • Public relations
  • Tourism
  • Social-culture service
  • Journalism

Faculty of Economics:

  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Hotel and hospitality management
  • Logistics
  • World economy
  • Economy
  • Accounting and audit
  • Finance
  • Information systems
  • State and local governing

Department of Academy of film and Television:

  • Computing and Software
  • Radio engineering, electronics and telecommunications
  • Stage direction
  • Cinematography
Faculty of Humanities and Law:
  • International Relations
  • Law
  • Psychology
  • Tourism

Faculty of Economics:

  • Economy
  • Management
  • Accounting and audit
  • Marketing
  • Information systems

Department of Academy of film and Television:

  • Computing and Software
  • Stage direction
  • Cinematography
Faculty of Humanities and Law:
  • Law
  • Psychology

Faculty of Economics:

  • Economy
  • Management
  • Finance

Partner universities[change | change source]

Student life[change | change source]

Turan university has an active academic, scientific, sports life, where the initiators of creative ideas are the students themselves. Students who during the year showed the best results in studies and conducted active scientific work are awarded the honorary title of "Student of the Year".The most active students receive the nomination "The Activist of the Year”. Students can join these organizations to improve their skills of team work:

  • University Students Government
  • Sirius Debate Club
  • Enactus
  • Sport life
  • “Turan’s Trumps” Dance Club

Plans[change | change source]

On May 3, 2017 Turan University organized a training on journalism and press freedom for students from Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan.The World Press Freedom Day theme will be promoted among participants and Turan University partners.Organizers will train young reporters to cover general news,finance and business,governance,corruption,elections,women and gender equality,climate change and the environment,health,sport,culture of peace.

References[change | change source]

Other websites[change | change source]

  1. Unesco
  2. Official homepage
  3. Triplehelix association
  4. University Rankings
  5. University Directory worldwide