Location

  • Bishkek, the capital of the Kyrgyz Republic

Area

  • Central Campus – 0.88 hectares
  • Chingiz Aitmatov Campus – 84,14 hectares
  • Total area of buildings – 123 525 square meters

Academic Divisions

  • Faculties – 11
  • Vocational Schools – 1
  • Graduate School of Natural Sciences – 1
  • Graduate School of Social Sciences - 1
  • Departments – 41

Scientific Laboratories, Workshops, and Studios

  • Laboratories, workshops, and studios – 81

Faculty and Staff (2020/2021 Academic Year. 11.01.2021)

  • 447 (full time – 295; part time – 155) International instructors – 136 (30.4%)
  • Preparatory language course 100 (full time – 88; part time – 12) International instructors – 52 (52%)
  • Total – 547 (full time – 380; part time – 167) International instructors – 188 (34.3%)

Educational Programs

  • Vocational school – 10
  • Undergraduate – 41
  • Graduate – 27
  • Doctorate (PhD) – 12

Students (2020/2021 Academic Year. 11.01.2021)

  • Undergraduate – 4334
    International students – 573 (13.2%)
  • Graduate (MS/MA) – 334
    International students – 91 (27.2%)
  • Graduate (PhD) – 98
    International students – 46 (47%)
  • Preparatory language course students – 1388
    International students – 200 (14.4%)
  • Total – 6138
    International students – 910 (14.8%)

Tuition

  • Tuition is free

Research Centers

  • Center for the Study of Turkic Civilizations
  • Biodiversity and Biotechnology Research Center
  • Central Asian Studies Research Center
  • Project Coordination Center
  • Center of Distance Learning

Research Projects (2017/2018 Academic Year)

  • Financed from the university's budget – $34,832
  • Financed from the budget of the Kyrgyz Republic – 2 445 800 KGS
  • Financed from international sources – $73,220 and 152,500€

Libraries

  • Books and printed materials - 83530 items
  • Electronic sources - 554 items
  • Maps - 85
  • Databases - 55

Internet

  • 24/7 free internet access with a speed of 380 mb/sec

Graduates (2020/2021 Academic Year)

  • 9576 graduates, working in 43 countries

Student Dormitories

  • Modern student dormitories with spaces for 1,380 students with all amenities for studying, relaxing, socializing, and more. 

Athletics

  • 3,180 square meter covered sports complex
  • 2 football fields
  • Tennis court
  • 2 basketball courts
  • Volleyball court
  • Gymnastics hall
  • Weight room
  • Athletics stadium
  • Boxing ring
  • Wrestling ring

Student Clubs

  • 35 student clubs, including Photography Club, Alpinism Club, Poetry Club, Cooking Club, Ecology Club, and more. 

Food

  • Quality food served three times a day, with 692 seats at the student cafeteria and 400 seats at the faculty cafeteria;
  • One meal costs 110 som for students;
  • Free meal cards for students in need;
  • Total of five cafeterias and cafes in campuses and buildings.

Housing for International Faculty and Guests

  • 80 comfortable apartments
  • 9 guest rooms

Transportation

  • Free shuttle between the Central Campus and Aitmatov Campus
  • Free transportation between campus and Manas International Airport, upon request