The Silk-Road University Network (SUN) is an organization created with the aim of restoring and uniting universities located on the land and sea routes of the Silk Road, and to contribute to world peace and the creative development of civilization by training future leaders. The “Spirit of the Silk Road” is a symbol of the bridge between East and West.

The Silk Road University Network includes 81 universities from 28 countries of the world. Since 2015 KazNU has been the founder of this organization and is a member of the Board of Directors of SUN.