University of Shanghai Cooperation Organization

The SCO University operates as a network of already existing universities in the SCO member states:

  • Kazakhstan
  • China
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Russia
  • Tajikistan
  • Uzbekistan

and observer countries: India, Iran, Mongolia, Pakistan.

Training of highly qualified personnel within the framework of the SCO University is carried out in priority areas of cultural, scientific, educational and economic cooperation of the participating countries

Al-Farabi Kazakh National University was the first among universities of Kazakhstan which signed a Memorandum on Cooperation of higher educational institutions of the SCO countries and the Charter of University of SCO.

The purpose of participation of Al-Farabi Kazakh National University in the activity of University of SCO is due to the need to implement the strategic tasks before Kazakhstani universities on the entering into a single global educational environment and enhancing the competitiveness of Kazakhstani higher education on an international standard.