Participation of the Kazakh-American Free University in the Accreditation of the Two-Degree program “Management-Information Systems” (Master’s Degree)

From November 30 to December 2, 2022, First Vice President Zhasulan Baikenov and Head of Business Department Ilona Bordianu within the framework of the IDEA project (Internationalization through advanced Digital Education in Asia and Caucasus) visited the West-Saxon University of Applied Sciences (Zwickau, Germany).

The purpose of the visit is the accreditation of the double-degree program “Management-Information Systems” (master’s degree) by the Agency for Accreditation of Educational Programs (ASIIN), which involves five universities – the Kazakh-American Free University (Kazakhstan), the West-Saxon University of Applied Sciences (Germany), the International Black Sea University (Georgia), Armenian State University of Economics (Armenia), Kyrgyz-German Institute of Applied Informatics (Kyrgyzstan).

Partner Universities are collaborating on the DAAD-funded project “Internationalization through Advanced Digital Education in Asia and the Caucasus”. As part of this cooperation, the training program will begin in the 2023-2024 academic year.

The double-degree program aims to enable students to connect their professional competencies with knowledge in the fields of computer science, business information systems, management and business administration. In addition, the program will enable students to develop intercultural skills.

The accreditation program included the following activities:

  1. Interviews with program leaders;
  2. Inspection of the university;
  3. Discussion of issues related to the prospects for the development of the university, personnel planning, quality of education with the leadership of the university and those responsible for the program;
  4. Interviews with students;
  5. Interview with the teaching staff.

In conclusion, the group of experts shared their impressions of the work done, provided an opportunity to supplement and clarify some issues.

Department of Business