Today is the 85th Anniversary of the country's leading University, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University. The official opening of the first University in Kazakhstan took place on January 15, 1934, when the Order on the Faculty and Student Enrollment was signed.
At the military Department of the Kazakh national University named after al-Farabi was held a solemn event to mark the day of creation of the Institute of deputy commanders for educational and socio-legal work of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Al-Farabi Kazakh National University was included in the group of 201-250 best Universities of developing countries in the Times Higher Education (THE) authoritative world ranking.
Within the framework of the implementation of the President’s program «Rukhani Zhangiru» and the article «Seven Facets of the Great Steppe», Al-Farabi Kazakh National University has launched Al-Farabi Scientific and Educational Center at Cairo University, with the support of the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Arab Republic of Egypt.
According to the results of the outgoing year, the World Congress of Turkic Peoples awarded Al-Farabi KazNU the title of «The Best University of the Turkic World», and honored Rector, Academician Galym Mutanov with a nominal Gold Medal of this International Organization.
The Head of State in his program article «Seven Facets of the Great Steppe» emphasized the need for the spiritual revival of the Turkic peoples. He proposed the Turkic Council to implement the project entitled «100 prominent figures of the Turkic world» in order to preserve the heritage of the bright names of the Turkic peoples and pass it on to future generations.
According to the study of the global rating «UI Green Metric Ranking of World Universities», Al-Farabi KazNU has strengthened its position in the top 200 most environmentally friendly Universities in the world. Compared to last year, Kazakhstan's University has risen 16 places in this prestigious and authoritative ranking 172 among 700 HEIs from 78 countries.