KIMEP UNIVERSITY is the leading independent North American-styled academic institution in the CIS. Currently, we have approximately 4,000 students enrolled in our six academic units, studying business, law, journalism, the social sciences and English pedagogy.  KIMEP University’s world-class curriculum is based on international standards, and all of its classes are taught in English.  Utilizing a strong support system that features a first-rate Language Center, the largest English-language library in the CIS, a modern Sports Center and much more, KIMEP University strives to provide an invaluable academic experience for all of its students and faculty.

A non-profit joint-stock company, KIMEP University’s is overseen by an independent Board of Trustees that are elected by its shareholders.  Day-to-day operations are led by Chan Young Bang Ph.D, KIMEP University’s President, KIMEP University’s Executive Committee and a dedicated administrative staff composed of both Kazakhstani and international staff. KIMEP University is entirely student-financed and features student representation on all management committees. This focus on students and their well-being is the foundation for all of KIMEP University’s operations.

KIMEP University has an outstanding reputation throughout Kazakhstan and the region.  We have active links to the business community, with support from PricewaterhouseCoopers, Citibank, the state oil company KazMunaiGaz, ExxonMobil, Kookmin Bank and many others. Our programs are consistently rated by the Kazakhstani Ministry of Education as the first in their class, and a recent independent assessment by Kazakhstan’s business and legal community awarded KIMEP University with the best MBA and Executive MBA Programs in the country.