Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, also known as KazNU, is one of the largest and oldest universities in Kazakhstan, named after the country's renowned philosopher and scholar, AL-FARABI, established in 1934.
Originally founded to provide medical education to students, KazNU has evolved into a classical university, offering a broad range of academic programs. Following Kazakhstan's declaration of independence in 1990, the university's name was changed to Al-Farabi Kazakh State University. With its international standard of education and emphasis on practical studies, KazNU offers many advantages to international students, making it an attractive destination for many Indian students. This approach helps students to enhance their medical abilities and gain valuable hands-on experience in addition to theoretical knowledge.
Al Farabi Kazakh National University is a leading public university in Kazakhstan, which is renowned for its ongoing efforts to transform from a classical university to a research-focused institution. The university is committed to improving its scientific and pedagogical potential through the consolidation and redistribution of specialties and has experienced steady growth in the number of postgraduate students enrolled in its Master's and Ph.D. programs.
As a result, the university has gained a reputation for offering affordable education with global exposure and was ranked 18th among countries of the emerging Europe and Central Asia region in the QS EECA University Rankings of 2020 and 207th worldwide according to the QS World University Rankings in 2020.