International Relations

5В020200 - Major “International Relations”

Teaching on major "International Relations" at the Kazakh-American University began in 1997.
Major is actively cooperating with foreign universities, institutions and organizations in the form of scientific contacts and exchange of information, participation in scientific and practical conferences, meetings and mutual consultations and practical training, internships of students and teachers on exchange programs. Under the program of student mobility, students are trained at the universities of South Korea, Spain and others. Students of category "A" have an opportunity to complete the studying in one of the American universities - partners and receive a diploma of the American university. Studying is conducted in English in accordance with Kazakhstan educational programs, including programs partner universities. Cooperation between the IEC and the foreign partner universities is carried out on the basis of the contract of articulation.
Students of major are active participants in the Model United Nations games in Kazakhstan and abroad (Kiev, Rome, St. Petersburg).
High qualified professors take part on the teaching, trained in top universities abroad, as well as prominent diplomats of the country:
• Kurmanguzhin S.A. - Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan, Kazakh Ambassador to Hungary and Turkey, Chairman of SAC, public lectures
• Azerbaev S.G. First Deputy Chairman of the Fund for Peace and Harmony, Kazakh Ambassador to Uganda. Chairman of SAC, public lectures
• Dzhamburshin A.Şh. The first Kazakh Ambassador to the United States of America. Chairman of SAC, public lectures
• Kamalov A.K. Director of the Center for Policy Studies at Central European University (Budapest, Hungary). Chairman of SAC, public lectures.
Graduates are involving in foreign policy in the MFA, the US Embassy, British Council, Center for International Programs "Bolashak", Fund development of youth policy of Kazakhstan, "Managing the maintenance of the diplomatic corps in Astana", Spanish cultural and educational center, visa center VF Services, etc.

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