The University of Central Asia’s (UCA) Summer Institute Promotes Pluralism

The University of Central Asia’s (UCA) Student Affairs and Human Resources departments held a Skills for Pluralism Summer Institute at the UCA Khorog campus from August 1-9 2019. The institute was aimed at increasing interpersonal, intercultural, and problem-solving skills in order to deepen personal competence and relationships between departments, campuses and communities. It covered three…

Experts Discuss Industrial and Technological Priorities in Kyrgyzstan — University of Central Asia’s (UCA)

The fourth in a series of development dialogues gathered leading experts, representatives of international organisations, as well as state ministries and agencies of Kyrgyzstan to discuss “Industrial and Technological Development of Kyrgyzstan”. The half-day development dialogue took place in Bishkek on June 24th, and was co-organised by the United Nations system in Kyrgyzstan and the…

‘Going Green in Khorog’ | University of Central Asia (UCA) Green Community Club is a student initiative working towards raising awareness about ecological issues and building environmentally sustainable practices

An enthusiastic group of students at the Khorog campus of the University of Central Asia (UCA) have formed an initiative to promote awareness of ecological issues and encourage participation in environmentally sustainable practices. “We were driving to Ishkashim and passed by a landfill. It was horrible,” said Anisa Abibulloeva (Class of 2021), an economics major…

A world-class University on the Mountains of central Asia | Undergraduate schools are located at Naryn, Kyrgyzstan, and Khorog, Tajikistan | Tekeli campus in Kazakhstan is expected to start classes in 2021/2022 | Watch Videos on the University of Central Asia

About the University of Central Asia РУССКИЙ One University, Three Schools “It is important to know that what we are doing here will be a valuable example of international cooperation for the future not only here in the region, but also for people far beyond the region. -“His Highness the Aga Khan UCA Naryn Campus…

Video: University of Central Asia – A Development University | UCA’s mission is to promote the social and economic development of Central Asia, particularly its mountain communities

The University of Central Asia (UCA) was founded in 2000 as a private, not for profit, secular university through an International Treaty signed by the Presidents of the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, and Kazakhstan, and His Highness the Aga Khan; ratified by their respective parliaments, and registered with the United Nations. The Presidents are the Patrons…

Development Dialogue Tackles Food Security and Nutrition in Kyrgyzstan — University of Central Asia (UCA) | Watch Video

Government representatives, development partners and experts gathered in Bishkek on Friday November 23rd 2018 to share inputs on food security and nutrition in Kyrgyzstan. The half-day Development Dialogue, “Food Security and Nutrition in Kyrgyzstan – Trends, Challenges and the Next Steps”, was co-organised by the United Nations (UN) system in Kyrgyzstan, and the University of…

Prince Aly Muhammad visits the Naryn Campus of the University of Central Asia

Earlier this month, Prince Aly Muhammad completed a five-day, private visit to the Kyrgyz Republic, during which he visited the Naryn campus of the University of Central Asia. Prince Aly Muhammad spent time with students in Naryn to understand more about their backgrounds and aspirations. “I was deeply inspired by the students and faculty I…

Inauguration of Khorog campus furthers University of Central Asia’s work in mountain communities — The Ismaili | Watch Video of the Event

The University of Central Asia’s Khorog campus in Tajikistan was officially inaugurated on 14 September 2018, joining the world-class centre for knowledge and learning, which connects isolated rural communities with the global community. The Khorog campus is the second to become operational after UCA’s Naryn campus was inaugurated in Kyrgyzstan in 2016. In his address…

The University of Central Asia (UCA) Appoint Prof. Dr. S. Sohail H. Naqvi as first Rector | Prior to joining UCA, he was Vice Chancellor of the Lahore University of Management Sciences

The University of Central Asia (UCA) is pleased to announce the appointment of its first Rector. Prof. Dr. S. Sohail H. Naqvi joined the University on August 2nd, and as part of his orientation will be visiting the University’s programmes and activities in the three Founding States of Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Kazakhstan. Prior to joining…

Video: The University of Central Asia in Afghanistan | Satellite Learning Centers in cooperation with Teacher Training Colleges of Darwaz, Ishkashim, Shugnan and Badakhshan University Faizabad

The University of Central Asia’s School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE) established Satellite Learning Centers in cooperation with Teacher Training Colleges of Darwaz, Ishkashim, Shugnan and Badakhshan University Faizabad, Afghanistan in 2014 . More than 5,500 learners (from 2014 to 2018) have been enrolled in high quality entry and intermediate level courses in Applied…

Princess Zahra Aga Khan and Trustees Visit University of Central Asia (UCA)

The Board of Trustees of the University of Central Asia (UCA) visited Naryn and Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan on April 13th and 14th 2018. This was their first official visit to UCA since their appointment to the Board in November 2017. The Trustees bring a wealth of expertise and experience, and include prominent individuals with distinguished…