City University of International Partnership / State license АБ 0137478
International accreditation ACBSP (USA) / Institutional and specialized accreditation IQAA (Kazakhstan)

KAFU President

Аcademician`s reputation

Erezhep Alhairovich Mambetkaziyev – member: of the National Academy of Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, International Academy of Higher School, International Academy of Creative Work, International Academy of Acmeology, International Academy of Mineral Resources, International Academy of Informatization; honorary professor of University of Kentucky (USA), University of California (USA), Honorary Doctor of Sciences of  Atlantis University (USA); Doctor of Chemistry (defended thesis at Moscow State University, 1981), professor, Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Member of Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, deputy of the Supreme Council of the Republic of Kazakhstan of the 12th convocation (1993-1995), honorary citizen of Ust-Kamenogorsk, Chairman of the “My City” social fund, member of the Assembly of Kazakhstan People, bearer of the “Parasat” order. He developed and initiated many innovations and reforms in education, and science, implemented and approved by the President and the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan. They include: tests, the “Bolashak” presidential program, trilingualism, regional and private universities, third University in Kazakhstan(East Kazakhstan State University, after Kazakhstan State University and Karaganda State University), Kazakh American Free University, 5 regional university (Pavlodar, Akmolinsk, North Kazakhstan, Taldykorgan, Atyrau), giving the statues of national universities to L. Gumilyov Eurasian University, K. Satpaev Kazakh National University; consolidation of universities under the aegis of one Ministry, introduction of the associated professor and professor titles, Bachelor and Masters Degrees into practice, establishment of the eastern brunch of the National Academy of Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, East Academy of Higher School, international relations (“TASIS”, “Tempus”), initiation of interconnection between business and science, and business and education. 

E. Mambetkaiyev is a founder of Kazakh school of electrical chemistry of coordination compounds, wrote 650 scientific works, including monographs, and textbooks. Many of his works were republished in America, Russia, China, and Mongolia.

KAFU President E. Mambetkaziyev is constantly in action. It is not so easy to see the member of the National Academy of Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan just seating in his office. Professor is always heading for new heights. Being a chemist, he doesn`t trust to abstract words, and relies only on successful experiments. He is occupied only with perspective projects. His intellectual potential and creativity are inexhaustible. His new ideas and non-standard decisions always impress people. He pays his attention not to position and titles, but to actions.  For him, lifework is education. He found his mission and stays true to it. If we accumulate all his titles and awards, we can conclude that the best word to define his personality is devotee. Because only real devotee is able to defend doctoral thesis at Moscow State University, rise from the ranks of assistant to the Minister of Education. Dr. Mambetkaziyev lectured at the universities in England, Belgium, America, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, France, Yugoslavia, South Korea, and China.  He created the third state university in Kazakhstan, and the first university of international partnership – KAFU. E. Mambetkaziyev is the author of a number of innovations, dedicated to reformation of higher institutions system, and science, successfully implemented in the whole republic.

Presidence Adress

Ережеп Альхаирович МамбетказиевDear guest of our web-site! Dearfriends!

I am happy to welcome you on the official web-site of Kazakh American Free University – university of international partnership. Since its establishment in 1994 (firstly as Economy and Arts International Higher College) university has leading positions in training leaders, able to renew our nation.

3 state accreditations and certificate of quality of management according to the ISO 9001:2008 standards` requirement (issued by NQA Global Assurance United, Great Britain) confirm that university maintains high level of education. KAFU was one of the first universities in our republic to obtain international certification of business programs from ACBSP, USA. University structure includes: 2 diversified colleges, undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate educational programs, Business Education Center, Personality and Carrier Development Center. All this makes it possible to implement persistent education.

Distinctive feature of Kazakh American Free University, specified by the statues of the university of international partnership, defines wide range of international educational programs, i.e. additional and unique educational opportunities. Students practical training in the USA, summer cultural and linguistic program, the “International Leadership” program refer to them.

Environment of our university favors not only professional training, but also harmonious development of person. Educational work is constantly improving and realized by means of Students Development Center. Life of students’ community is various, full of bright events and creativity. KAFU graduates are confident, and have special autonomy in their actions and way of thinking. Their professional qualities are appreciated by prominent companies in Moscow, Sent-Petersburg and other big cities of CIS. KAFU graduates are recognized in Great Britain, America, Switzerland, Spain, France, Australia, Greece, Bulgaria, South Korea, and China. 

People, who not only have knowledge, but also know, how to apply them, have bright future. That is, what we pay special attention on, at our university. We provide our students with opportunity to be initiative, and fulfill themselves. To conclude, I would like to say the following: our university opens up great possibilities for everyone, who decides to study here. More information about the university you can find on our web-site.


President of Kazakh American Free University,
member of the National Academy of Science,
 Doctor of Chemistry,
Distinguished Educator of the Republic of Kazakhstan,
Erezhep Alhairovich Mambetkaziyev.


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