Study in KIMEP University: Admission, Tuition, Courses, Scholarships, Ranking


KIMEP University: Admission, Tuition, Courses, Scholarships, Ranking

Kazakhstan is one of the fast developing  countries in Europe. The Country stretches their hands to reach as many International Students as possible.

KIMEP University is one of Kazakhstan Finest University. Here is a latest Updates on KIMEP University Admission, Tuition, Courses, Scholarships, Ranking.

KIMEP University is an institution of higher education in Almaty, Kazakhstan and is formerly known as the Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economics and Strategic Research. It is is a private, non-profit university and offers credit-based, North American-style bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree curricula. Most classes in this tertiary institution are taught in English.

 KIMEP University Ranking

KIMEP was ranked as ‘Excellent’ in Annual multi-dimensional ranking of 1200+ HEIs from about 80 countries.

KIMEP University is included into Business Studies Programmes Ranking and Research together with  Research Linkages Ranking.

KIMEP University was named the best humanitarian-economic university in Kazakhstan in 2012 by the Independent Quality Assurance Agency of Kazakhstan (IQAA)). Afterwards, it recorded a strong showing in rankings from the National Accreditation Center of the Ministry of Education and Science of RK, where four KIMEP programs came in first, and one came in second. It came 1st in Accounting and Audit, Economics, Public Administration and Governance, 1st in International Relations and 2nd place in Journalism

Classified as an Accounting and Audit program in the rankings, KIMEP’s BSc was one of the three highest-rated programs in Kazakhstan, receiving 929 out of a possible 1000 points.


 KIMEP University Admission

The Admissions Department of this institution accepts applications to all its academic programs on a rolling basis. KIMEP entrance exam is held throughout the year in cities across Kazakhstan and Undergraduate admissions decisions are based on it. Students‘ academic performance at previous institutions and the results of the KIMEP English Examination Test is considered by the Admissions Department. Also, a decent level of English is required for admissions, though most students do not obtain full proficiency until after kicking off their studies.

Financial aid is made available to undergraduate and graduate students and merit scholarships are made available to students in all degree programs.


 KIMEP University Online Application

New applicants that have interest in schooling at KIMEP University are to log on the school site and provide their e-mail and password. For validity, they are to confirm their password an select the degree they wish to apply for, either Bachelor or Master and then submit. For existing applicants, they are to provide their email and password too.


 KIMEP University Tuition

At KIMEP, Tuition payment is based on the number of courses registered by a student in any given semester.  Depending on student’s personal preference and study, students are to choose between one and six courses per semester.

Students make payment on an almost monthly basis hence,  tuition can be paid in three installments for the Fall and Spring semesters. Before the start of any semester, tuition for Summer semesters and non-degree studies must be paid in advance. The academic calendar is to be seen for more information about payment deadlines.


 KIMEP University Salary

With regards to KIMEP University Salaries, lots of questions are asked on much KIMEP University employees make. The answer to this question is that employee reports and estimates are based on salaries, wages, tips, bonuses, and hourly pay that Glassdoor has.

For instance, For Human Resources Officer, the salary says 3,000,000 /yr with a range of 2,881K – 3,146K, $81k for Assistant Professor salaries and $34k for Research Assistant salaries.


 KIMEP University Contact

KIMEP’s University contact by post says 2 Abay Ave., Office 115 Dostyk bld. Almaty 050010 Republic of Kazakhstan

For each of these, Department of International Academic mobility, Library, Accounting office, sports center, Bang College of Business, Language center, College of social science, School of Lea and et cetera, there are contact persons, Telephone & E-mail, office number and office hours available.


 KIMEP University Faculties

Over 200 faculty members are part of  KIMEP coming from more than 40 countries. Amongst 84 instructors with terminal degrees that KIMEP has, 77 have PhDs. In the CIS, this is the highest such concentration of any institution. The professors if  KIMEP professors come from a wide variety of background and their combined research output has steadily increased over the past few years.

The research carried out by KIMEP focuses on issues critical to Central Asia’s long-term development. In the course of its existence, KIMEP faculty members have attended more than 100 conferences and published more than 110 articles and books.


 KIMEP University Accreditation

A large group of experts in academic quality assurance, from a German accreditation agency Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA) was hosted by this institution and undertook an overview of all academic programs at the University from April 11-13 KIMEP

In official parlance, this procedure, accreditation of an academic institution aims at recognizing compliance of educational services with established standards. It makes available objective information on the quality of said services and confirms that efficient mechanisms of improving operations are in place.

Accreditation has two categories – institutional – implying the accreditation of the University as a entity; and program-based – structured for given accreditation to  each specific academic program (specialization).

Stated simply, accreditation is evidence of the quality of an institution’‘s academic programs and the research produced there; of their educational infrastructure, financial sustainability, students’ social life, and the whole university community; just to mention but a few.


A commission of external experts from the Independent Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (IQAA) came to the University after the visit by the German experts, on April 25-27. They consisted of International experts from the Accreditation Organization of the Netherlands and Flanders; the Polish Accreditation Committee l Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences (Germany); as well as national experts from Zhetysu State University named after I. Zhansugurov, the National Agrarian University and the Chamber of Entrepreneurs of Astana. At the institution level, the commission evaluated the characteristics of KIMEP University as a whole.

The accreditation as a lengthy process , took KIMEP university 7 months. The contract with IQAA was firstly signed, and then the Self-study Report kicked off. The Self-study report gave description to  the university’s mission, strategic development plan, management, academic programs, faculty qualifications, facilities and informational resources, data on graduates’ employment, partnership with employers, their feedback about KIMEP’s graduates, and et cetera

The enormous task of collecting information for this report and preparing it was performed by the team of faculty and administrative staff

After establishing familiarity with the Self-study Report, IQAA sent a team of experts with the assignment of checking the reliability of what was written in the report, and most importantly,  giving further improvement to university operations via formulating recommendations.

At IQAA expert group, being through with the visit , they prepared their report, on the grounds of which the Accreditation Council of IQAA, on June 11, 2018, made the decision to grant KIMEP University accreditation for the period of five years .

On July 6, the FIBAA Accreditation Committee for Programmes  met and decided to accredit all 25 KIMEP University programs for the period of five years under conditions.


 KIMEP University Courses

This tertiary institution offers 22 English-language degree programs, including 10 undergraduate programs in Accounting and Audit, Marketing,  Finance, Management, Law, International Relations, Public and Municipal Administration, Economics, Journalism; and 10 graduate programs in Business Administration, International Relations, Public and Municipal Administration, International Journalism, Economics, International Law, and Foreign Languages. Added to this, It offers an Executive MBA program and a DBA program, as well as short professional courses and a wide range of certificate programs..

The various capacities in which students may take classes here in various capacities include a Degree or Dual Degree student; through an exchange program; or for short-term Non-Degree, language, or other courses at KIMEP.


 KIMEP University Scholarship

KIMEP University scholarships are available to students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs. Furthermore, these scholarships does not support  enrollees alone,  but also supports current students with high academic  achievements, enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs.

In accordance with specified criteria, all scholarships are distributed on competition basis.  will be considered in the allocation of scholarships. To be put into consideration in the allocation of scholarships are the academic achievements of students and academic awards of national and international levels for the last 3 years.

The allocation of this scholarship comes in the form of Financial Aid. Set rules and availability of funds of the university determines  the allocation and size of the financial aid. There’s no guarantee from KIMEP University that all applicants will receive the financial aid.  Also, the institution reserves a right to amend the criteria,  conditions, and order of allocation and distribution of financial aid.

 KIMEP University Jobs

Certain positions are available and one is to  choose the vacancies he/she has interest in. If the company’s contact are not provided, applicants are to copy and send their CV to [email protected]. A cover letter that is well written and thoughtful can give one an advantage and form a lasting positive impression in the mind of hiring managers.

Author: Noble Akujobi

Noble is an Education and Scholarship Consultant, Topnotch Blogger and a Graphics Designer.


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