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The Independent Agency for Quality Assurance in Education - Ranking (IQAA-Ranking) presents the results of the National Ranking of the leading universities of Kazakhstan 2022, which is published this year for the fourteenth time since 2008. IQAA is the co-founder organization of the IREG Observatory for Academic Ranking and Excellence, which includes the world's leading rating agencies, such as the Shanghai Agency and US News. The advantages of the IQAA ranking are time-tested methodology, credibility, objectivity and reliability, recognition by national and international experts.

The ratings contribute to improving the quality of higher education and ensure transparency of the activities of higher education institutions. IQAA-Ranking presents the National Ranking of the leading universities of Kazakhstan-2022, formed on the basis of the analysis of seven academic indicators. Indicator 1 represents the qualitative composition of the contingent of students, the 2nd indicator - the results of students' studies and the number of educational programs implemented at the university, the 3rd indicator – academic staff: teaching staff and researchers; The 4th indicator is the research and innovation work of the university; the 5th indicator is international cooperation; the 6th indicator is information support; the 7th indicator is the employment of graduates of the university.

This year, 31 universities of Kazakhstan are represented in the National Ranking of leading universities, 10 educational institutions are in the category of multidisciplinary universities, 11 are technical, 5 are humanitarian and economic, 3 are pedagogical, and 2 are medical.

Along with the National Ranking of the leading universities of Kazakhstan 2022, IQAA-Ranking has published two additional ratings of about 100 Kazakhstani universities: 1) on scientific publications, 2) on the quality of information support. The evaluation of the publication activity of the teaching staff and university staff was based on data from international databases, such as: Web of Science, SCOPUS and RSCI. Information support was calculated on the basis of websites of higher educational institutions.

IQAA-Ranking wishes all enrollees and their parents success in admission, choosing the right university, and hopes that the National Ranking of the leading universities of Kazakhstan 2022, as well as ratings on research and information support of universities, will help them in this!


This article has been published in the newspaper "Kazakhstanskaya Pravda" dated July 22, 2022.