General information


  • Number of State licence: 12015198
  • Pattern of ownership: state
  • The organizational-legal form: the Republican state establishment on the basis of economic control rights.
  • State administrative body: Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan
  • Rector: Azamat Tirzhanovich Yedrissov, Corresponding Member of the National  academy of sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Doctor of Chemistry, Professor
Year of Foundation Educational establishment The Constituent Documents
1 1938 Institute of Teaching The Decision of Council of National Commissioners of USSR (№ 40-200-1 from 7.05.1938 ) and Council of National Commissioners of Kazakh USR (№ 454/12 from 9.05.1938)
2 1952 Pedagogical Institute The Decision of USSR Ministry Council (№ 716)
3 1972 Karaganda State University The Decision of the Central Committee of Communistic Party of Kazakhstan and Ministry Council of Kazakh USR (№ 73) “About Karaganda State University Foundation”
4 1992 Academician E. A. Buketov Karaganda State University The Decision of Ministry Council of Kazakh USR from


  • Membership in international educational and scientific organizations:

    • International Association of University Presidents (IAUP);
    • International Higher Education Academy of Science (IHEAS);
    • Central Asian Foundation for Management Development (CAMAN);
    • Magna Charta Universitatum;
    • Economic Education and Research Consortium (EERC);
    • Business and Economical Education (B&EE);
    • Eurasian Association of Universities (EAU);
    • International Association of Universities (IAU);
    • European Commission – Education and Culture TEMPUS;
    • European Commission – Education and Culture ERASMUS MUNDUS
    • International Association “Open University of Siberia”
    • Association of Global Universities In Distance Education/GUIDE;
    • British Council
    • Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA);
    • International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
    • International Agency SGS
    • Association of Educational Establishments «Education Network» Kazakhstan – Kyrgyzstan;
    • American Councils for International Education (ACTR/ACCELS);
    • Regensburg University (Germany);
    • University of Arizona (USA);
    • University of Trento (Italy);
    • Yonsei University (Republic of Korea);
    • Central-European University (Hungary);
    • Cambridge University (Great Britain);
    • Exeter University (Great Britain);
    • Saint-Istvan University (Hungary, Budapest);
    • Chukur University (Turkey);
    • Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov;
    • Tomsk State University;
    • Moscow Academy of Economics and Law;
    • Tomsk Polytechnic University;
    • Moscow State Academy of Law;
    • “Bilim-Central Asia” center of Consulting and Education;
    • Commercial and industrial chamber of Karaganda region.
  • The the fund of library
    In 2018-2019 academic years – 11422 students, including 3200 budget-funded students
  • Contingent of BD students
    In 2018-2019 academic years – 716 students, including 609 budget-funded students.
  • Contingent of MD students
    In 2018-2019 academic years – 169 students, including 103 budget-funded students.
  • Specialities:
    • BachelorDegreestudents – 80
    • MasterDegreestudents – 53
    • DoctorofPhilosophystudents – 12
  • Scientific Centers
    Scientific research institutes – 6 (Sary-Arka archaeological institute, scientific research institute of technical physics and ecology problems, scientific research institute of chemical problems, scientific research institute of market relations, scientific research institute of molecular nano-photonics, Institute of studying of the Kazakh people heritage).
    Scientific centers – 4. (Scientific and research center “Ion-plasmatic technologies and modern instrument engineering”; the center of ethnocultural and historical-anthropological research; technological incubator “Chemical material engineering and nanoscopic chemistry”; Research park of biotechnology and ecological monitoring). Laboratory of an engineering profile «Physical and chemical methods of research»;
  • Scientific editions
    Periodic scientific magazine “Bulletin of the Karaganda state university”, entering into the list confirmed by Committee on supervision and certification in the sphere of education and science, for publication of the main results of dissertations (series: “Mathematics”, “Physics”, “Chemistry”, “Biology. Medicine. Geography”, “Economics”, “Pedagogics”, “History. Philosophy.Law”, “Philology”); – the international magazine “Eurasian Physical Technical Journal”
  • Participation in educational and scientific programs
    • Laureates of the state scientific grants for the scientific specialists who have brought the outstanding contribution to development of a science and technicians – 24
    • Laureates of the state scientific grants for talented young scientists – 57
    • Winners of competition for the best teacher of high school – 158
    • Laureates of nominal awards for young scientists in the field of a science – 3
    • Holders of the award for youth “Kaynar” – 13
    • Holder of the award of the Ministry of education and science of the Republic of Kazakhstan – 1
    • Holder of the State award for youth “Daryn” – 1
  • Material-industrial recourses of the University
    • Academicbuilding – 10
    • Dormitories – 6
    • Student’ shouseholdservicescentre – 1
    • Publiccatering – 21