The opening of the first al-Farabi Center in the "Land of the Rising Sun" was a significant event in the development of cooperation between Japan and Kazakhstan in the framework of the celebration of the 1150-th anniversary of the great thinker al-Farabi. The ceremony was held with the support of the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Japan at one of the most prestigious universities - the University of Tsukuba.
Al-Farabi Kazakh National University has made a phenomenal breakthrough, advancing in the QS global ranking to 165 place. Thus, the leading Kazakhstani University has successfully completed the task set by Elbasy N.A.Nazarbayev, as well as laid down in the State Program on Development of Education and Science of the RK, on entering by 2020 at least of two Kazakhstani Universities in the top-200 best HEIs of the world. KazNU has confirmed its compliance with the high level in the world scientific and educational space.
Chair of the Middle East and South Asia of Al-Farabi Kazakh National University and the Swami Vivekananda Indian Cultural Center held an online conference in honor of World Hindi Day, which was attended by all teachers, as well as students, undergraduates and doctoral students of the Indian Studies branch of the Faculty of Oriental Studies.
On the eve of the Independence Day of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Associate Professor of the Department of Mechanics of the Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics of the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Candidate of Technical Sciences Nutpulla Kamalovich Dzhamalov was awarded a letter of gratitude from the Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan A. Aimagambetov for his contribution to the development of national science.
The Faculty of Journalism, within the framework of the UNESCO International Program for the Development of Communication (IPDC), is implementing a project to integrate data journalism curricula in Central Asian universities.
International Journal of Mathematics and Physics, published by Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, has been accepted for indexing in Emerging Sources Citation Index of Web of Science Core Collection database (Clarivate Analytics).
KazNU took part in the International Scientific and Practical Conference "Global Forum Al-Farabi", which took place in Islamad (Pakistan) and became one of the final events of the 1150-th anniversary of the outstanding scientist and thinker in the outgoing year.