Kazakhstan - a country with a young, educated and highly skilled population
Kazakhstan is included in the category of countries with a very high level of human development. Very High Human Development, UN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT INDEX 2018
Adult Literacy Rate (at the age of 15+)
Literacy Rate young population (between the ages of 15 and 24)
Source: UN Human Development Index 2018
Thousands of specialists in various industries are graduated annually.
Graduates of universities of Kazakhstan in 2018 in the following specialties:
Service, economics and management14,9%
Medicine and pharmaceuticals14,4%
Communications, telecommunications and information technology9,3%
Agriculture, veterinary and ecology6,8%
Oil and gas and chemical production2,4%
Metallurgy and mechanical engineering1%
Average monthly salary by type of economic activity for 2018
Agriculture, forestry and fisheries
Financial and insurance activities
Information and communication
Health and social services
Employed population by main types of economic
activities for 2018 *
activities for 2018 *
Information and communication1.9%
Financial and insurance activities2.1%
Professional, scientific and technical activities2.8%
Health care social services5.7%
The purpose of the program - training of personnel and specialists to the priority sectors of the economy. The program includes the passage of academic studies (master's and doctoral studies), as well as scientific and industrial internships at leading companies and universities in the world
To date, trained professionals
2 858 Undergraduate
5 098 Magistracy
136 Graduate School
1 875 Internship
Fellow students were trained in the following countries:
- UK and Ireland – 48,8%
- USA and Canada – 37,1%
- Countries of Europe – 4,7%
- Asia and Oceania – 4,8%
- Russian Federation – 4,6%.
In June 2010, a unique international-level educational project “Nazarbayev University” was launched in Astana. The university is intended to become a national brand of Kazakhstan. The strategic development model of Nazarbayev University is based on partnership with leading universities that are in the ranking of the best universities in the world.
Each school and university center is created in collaboration with leading universities and research centers in the world, such as: University College London, iCarnegie, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Pittsburg, Duke University, National University of Singapore, University of Pennsylvania, University of Cambridge and etc.
State Standard for Technical and Vocational Education (TaVE)
Kazakhstan has approved a state standard for technical and vocational education. The main approach to the preparation of competent and qualified professionals - the introduction of dual education, ie the production of both theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the workplace.
This approach is used primarily in the training of specialists in technical and agricultural educational institutions with the active support of enterprises.
Dual training is being introduced in more than 300 colleges in Kazakhstan and covers 22,000 students, including in priority sectors and specialties.