AIU History


April 21, 2018 - Astana International University (AIU) was established.

June 11, 2018 – the License allowing Astana International University to implement educational activity was obtained.

June 25, 2018 - primary institutional accreditation was obtained successfully.

Astana International University (AIU) was established by the unique project of the N.A.Nazarbayev - International Science Complex «ASTANA» (ISC “Astana”). The complex is directed to the creation of the innovation research, including international universities of a new generation in Nur-Sultan.

International Science Complex «ASTANA» centers and institutions:
  • 01Institute of Geography and Environmental Management

  • 02Caspian Institute

  • 03Institute of International Relations and Safety

  • 04Institute of Information Technology and Safety

  • 05Center of Fundamental and Applied Scientific Research Moscow State University and International Science Complex «ASTANA»

  • 06Center of Research China and Central Asia of Fudan University and International Science Complex «ASTANA»

September 2018 – the beginning of training 200 teachers: Biology, Physics, Chemistry, IT specialties, for teaching STEM subjects in English of the grants of the Ministry of Education and Science of Kazakhstan.

In a partnership with the Kazakh branch office Moscow State University, Master programs: Regional Economics, Ecology and Environmental Management were organized. Programs are adapted for real Akimats’ requests; the tasks of third modernization and digitalization were taking into account.

AIU in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Science of Kazakhstan, Suleyman Demirel University, “Bilim” Innovation Lyceum, Humanitarian College of Astana are planning to prepare teachers of Elementary Schools and teachers of Preschool Education.