International University of Kyrgyzstan
The young Kyrgyz republic, in the first year of reaching its independence, due to both its insightful governors and its glorified history, is marching towards its future with sure steps. With the aim of educating the people force that is necessary for the country’s cultural, economic and social development and to develop the friendship between the two brotherly nations, Turkey and Kyrgyzstan, our university was established in 1996-1997. In its first year, it taught the preparatory class, and the next year the regular education was started. We moved to our new campus for the 2002-2003 semesters with the aim of becoming a world class educational institution.To educate a generation that is tolerant to individual differences for the common well-being of the world, and able to use latest technological and communicational means for bringing the country’s economical and cultural level at a stage, where it is competitive in the world; and a generation which accept and internalize universal human values. In this capacity, the vision of our university is to be an institution, which provides education, instruction, and research at universal level, which is conducive to molding leaders that will serve both at national and international level. To attain these goals International –Ataturk- Alatoo University aims; - To realize a broad educational program that will nurture the intellectual and personal development of students who are beneficial to both their country and the world.
Jalal-Abad State University
In 1991, when the republic of Kyrgyzstan received its independence from the Soviet Union, the Jaial-Abad region was also breaking away from its former administrative capital, the Osh region to the south. The need for trained specialists to develop resources and maintain existing technology became evident. On April 2, 1993, Jaial- Abad State University was opened in response to this growing need. The Jaial-Abad oblast has new boundaries, but an ancient history. Similarly. JASU itself is actually five well-established institutions, each with its own academic strengths and unique traditions. The primary campus of the University is located in the town of Jaial-Abad, the oblast's cultural and administrative center, and a modern town of 70,000. The main campus contains three of the University's five faculties, and 18 departments. The other faculties are in the towns of Kara-Kul and Tash- Kumyr. In addition, there are two colleges, in Mayluu-Suu and Kochkor-Ata. More than 4,300 students and 250 faculty members study and work together at Jalal-Abad State University. Each campus of JASU reflects the character and history of its town. In Jaial-Abad itself, the University was built on the foundations of the old Jalal-Abad Pedagogical School, and the Zoological- Veterinary Technical School.
Kyrgyz Turkish Manas University
Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University was founded in accordance with an agreement signed on September 30, 1995 in Izmir, between the government of the Turkish Republic and that of the Kyrgyz Republic. Now the university, opened in a small building for rent on Belinskaya Street of Bishkek, carries out its educational and administrative services in its Main Building, including Rector office, having 11 800 square meter space where 1200 students can be taught (Tynchtyk Street, 56 Bishkek) and in the buildings of Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences and Faculty of Communication (Jal district, Bishkek).
Osh State University
Osh State University (OSU) was established in 1992 upon the reputation and foundation of Osh Pedagogical Institute, which was organized in 1951. From 1951 to 1992 the Institute was responsible for educating over 25,000 teachers in a wide range of academic specialities, including 2000 teachers of English. In the 1994-95 academic year, OSU had 6,642 graduate and undergraduate students enrolled. The student body of OSU includes Kyrgyz, Uzbeks, Russians, Tadjiks, Tartars, Turks, Ukrainians and students of many other nationalities and ethnic groups studying together. At present, there are also a number of OSU students studying at overseas institutions, including some in the United States. The city of Osh provides a unique setting for the urban campus of OSU. At the heart of this picturesque city lies the OSU administrative services and humanities departments, with the remaining departments located throughout the city. OSU is the leading educational, cultural and scientific center of southern Kyrgyzstan. The faculties of the University prepare specialists to respond to all the region's needs. The University sows the seeds of science and domocracy that will bloom throughout the country.
International Ataturk Alatoo University
International Atatürk Alatoo University aims at being the best model for higher education depending on the highest education standards and norms in newly reshaping Central Asia. The University has an education mentality motivating free thinking and personal skills in a world in which paradigms are rapidly changing. In spite of such short period of time from getting independence Kyrgyz Republic, thanks to its experienced guides and to its rich historical background, tries to go further. And people who work for the development of country in economic, cultural and social spheres should have such characters: And in order to bring up a generation with all those characters by the agreement between two countries, Kyrgyzstan and Turkey, in 1996-1997 our university was opened, and in 1998 after getting a license university began its functioning by using appropriate world standards. Turkish educational system Sebat with 30 years of experience in education sphere, is contributing in developing of Kyrgyz youth in XXI century. On 7 March 1997 and 30 May 1998 out university got licenses of the Ministry Justice and the Ministry of Education of the Kyrgyz Republic, 201, and on 15 April 1998 was made an official opening of university with participation of two countries heads of governments Mesut Yilmaz and Kubanychbek Jumaliev. In 2002-2003 academic years new building of our university was opened. All world educational standards and new technologies are performed here. Our university by becoming larger every year, by providing world standards of computer technologies, by teaching on four foreign languages (English, Turkish, Russian and Kyrgyz), by providing qualified specialists in education process, and by offering comfortable dormitory is ready to serve for Kyrgyz youth and the youth of all world. There are several kinds of nationalities studying in our university (Kyrgyz, Turks, Russian, Uzbeks, Kazakhs, Korean, Uygur, Azerbaijanis, and representatives of African nations) and all of them create friendly environment which is very important in getting excellent education. In 2001 year our university let to go the first graduators
American University of Central Asia
We are American in our love of critical thinking, our dedication to the breadth of subject matter and approaches to knowledge, and our commitment to the individual learning experience of every student. We are Central Asian in our profound appreciation of the fascinating cultural crossroads where our students learn and where many will dedicate their lives to critical social change. We are Russian in that we provide courses in Russian, treasure the study of foreign languages, and value rigorous, disciplined learning.
KRSU - Information about the university
The opening ceremony took place on the 9th of September 1993. On this day president of the Kyrgyz Republic A.A. Akaev together with Ministers for Foreign Affairs and Education of Russia and Kyrgyzstan handed over a symbolic key from the university to the rector V.I. Nifadyev. Members of governments of both countries, representatives of Russia's diplomatic corps, accredited in Kyrgyzstan, and delegations of Russian enterprises also took part in the ceremony. Intergovernmental agreement was signed. As per contract Kyrgyzstan and Russia had shared with each other their "patronizing duties" concerning the university. The decree "About founding of the Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University in Bishkek" signed by president of the Kyrgyz Republic A.A. Akaev defined major activity lines: job training of youth of Kyrgyzstan and Russia in humanities, science, economics and law as well as satisfaction of language and cultural needs of Russian-speaking population in Kyrgyzstan. The decree was aimed at close bilateral collaboration of both states and at participation of outstanding scientists and teachers of Russia in educational activity of the country. They could render their assistance to the development of scientific and technical potential of Kyrgyzstan, creative contacts and mutual enrichment of both Kyrgyz and Russian cultures.