KazNU Became the Best Central Asian University in THE International Ranking

9/28/2018

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According to research results of the British Agency «Times Higher Education» (THE), Al-Farabi KazNU was the first and only among Central Asian universities to join the group 801-1000 of the best universities in the world «THE World University Rankings-2019». In total, the list of this rating includes 1,250 universities from 86 countries.

THE is one of the most influential global university ranking, which was developed in 2010 by the «Times Higher Education» jointly with «Thomson Reuters» within the framework of the global project Global Institutional Profiles Project.

A distinctive feature of the THE rating is that a significant proportion of evaluation criteria falls on the research and innovation components of universities. To ensure the most complete and balanced comparison, 13 indicators in five areas are used: research and educational activities, knowledge transfer and contribution to innovation, internationalization, citation of scientific publications of scientists, and international interaction.

Traditionally, THE rankings are headed by HEI's from the USA and the UK. KazNU is dynamically moving in international rankings, this is facilitated by its successful transformation into a world-class research university. New achievements of the country's leading HEI shows high competitiveness of the University as well as the higher education system of Kazakhstan in the global scientific and educational space.

It should be noted that Al-Farabi KazNU ranks 220th in the International «QS World University Rankings», and it is among top 50 of the most technologically developed universities of the world according to the international organization «Great Value Colleges» as well as the top 200 «green» universities of the world in the rankings of the «UI Green Metric Ranking of World Universities».