For Graduate Students

Welcome to Graduate Studies at Nazarbayev University!  These pages will provide useful information and links to help keep you on track to achieve your academic and career development goals.

Graduate Student Academic Advising

Help and information on course selection and online registration is available here.

Graduate Program Directory

  • Graduate programs
  • Program Academic Directors
  • Advisors and Staff

Essential Guide to Your Graduate Programs

You can find Program Requirements and Handbooks here and for specific questions and more details you can request information from the Program Director or the School manager

Funding and Financial Assistance

This section will include information on Grants, Stipends, and types of Financial assistance and the reference to the Graduate Assistantship (GA) engagement

Graduate Assistantships (GA) at NU 

GA Assignments will be offered for

Spring 2022, Summer 2022, and Fall 2022 Semesters

Contact for information


School Manager Contact List 

SEDS Zura Shodorova 

Yenlik Molgozhdarova

SSH  Assel Zhakibayeva

SMG Altynay Kazhkenova

GSE Elmira Tukanayeva

GSPP Karina Khalilova

NUSOM Anuar Arykbayev

Office of the Associate Provost for Graduate Studies

GA Application for Summer 2022 will be available during 10 days between May 15  and 25 


February 2024




August 11, 2020 

The Graduate Assistantship update session hosted by the Office of the Associate Provost for Graduate Studies for all PhD students is scheduled for August 18, 2020  by 6 PM. Invitations will be emailed to all active PhD Students

July 22, 2020 

Dear newly admitted students, please attend Orientation Meetings  during the week commencing August 10