The special course was developed thanks to a grant provided by «Eurasia Foundation (Japan). Support for such courses is one of the activities of the fund. Similar in name, but, of course, different in content courses are taught with the support of the fund in hundreds of universities in Japan, Korea, China, Singapore, Indonesia, Taiwan, the USA, Spain, Estonia, Russia, Kazakhstan and other countries.

Turan university is the fifth Kazakhstan university to receive a grant from the fund to develop such a course of lectures.


The aim of the course “Eurasian Community: Leadership and Innovation” is to analyze the process of integration in EurAsia, the role of leadership and study the conditions for the successful implementation of innovations within the Eurasian community. The course will provide students with interdisciplinary ideas and knowledge of the history, economics and culture of Eurasian countries. The course promotes the use of innovation in the development of leadership qualities of students.

The course offers an introduction to the theory and practice of integrating EurAsia. It is also aimed at acquainting students with the key ideas, historical significance, goals and objectives of “EurAsia”, disseminating and facilitating the very idea of ​​creating an Eurasian community, the dissemination of common values ​​and goals, through academic training, public discussions and exchange of thoughts.

This course aims to help students focus on the positive aspects of a peaceful, prosperous and safe Eurasian community.

The program of the special course is designed for 15 lectures. The course of lectures will be multidisciplinary in content and international in composition of lecturers.

The special course will be read between January 25 – May 7, 2021.

The lecture lasts 100 minutes.

Lectures will be delivered in Russian or with translation into Russian.

Upon completion of the special course, all students will receive a Eurasia Foundation certificate.


The special course is designed for 1st year economics students.

Those who are interested in the special course “Eurasian Community: Leadership and Innovation” can contact the project coordinator, professor of the Department of “Tourism and Service” Saulesh Kalenova (room 607, e-mail: s.kalenova@turan-edu.kz; eurasia@turan-edu.kz ).


Every Friday from 14.30 to 15.50 hours, online, remotely

Lecture schedule


Date Name of lecturer Topic of lecture
1. 29.01.2021г. Irina Yugay,

Turan university

The historical foundations of the Eurasian community.
2. 05.02.2021 г. Prof. Myong Soon-Ok,

Al-Farabi KazNU

Cooperation mechanism of human, and Asian Community
3. 12.02.2021 г. Prof. Chun Byong-soon,

Al-Farabi KazNU

Paradigm shift of the world and Asia under  US-China conflict
4. 19.02.2021 г. Prof. Chung Joon Kon,

Eurasia Foundation, Japan

Asian Community in a Era of Globalization and Changing World Order
5. 26.02.2021 г. Prof. Georgiy Kan,

Narxoz University

Central Asia in the context of the Eurasian Community.
6. 05.03.2021 г. Prof. Zomart Simtikov, Abay KazNPU Integration processes in a pandemic in the Eurasian community
7. 12.03.2021 г. Docent Olga Zaluchenova, Turan university The innovative leaders of the Eurasian economic Union: new opportunities and ideas.
8. 19.03.2021 г. Docent Gulzhan Yerubayeva,

Turan university

Eurasian community: security and sustainable development
9. 26.03.2021 г. Docent Anna Buzelo,

Turan university

Sociolinguistic landscape and intercultural communication
10. 02.04.2021 г. Docent Dina Razakova,

Turan university

Formation of the country brand «Kazakhstan» on the Eurasian space
11. 09.04.2021 г. Saya Boltayeva,

Narxoz University

Features of Western and Eastern Culture
12. 16.04.2021 г. Prof. Gulnara Nurmukhanova,

Turan university

Communicative interaction of partners in the development of cooperation
13. 23.04.2021 г. Prof. Asuncion Lopez-Varela,

Complutense University, Madrid

Obstacles of intercultural communication, and Asian Community
14. 30.04.2021 г. Prof. Ali Abishev, Association of universities of Kazakhstan Greater Eurasia: History, Culture, Economics
15. 06.05.2021 г. Prof. Saulesh Kalenova, Turan university Commonality and features of business etiquette of Asian and European states


Project Director, Candidate of Historical Sciences Irina Yugay (e-mail: eurasia@turan-edu.kz).

Project Coordinator, Professor of the Department of Tourism and Service, Doctor of Economics Saulesh Kalenova (room 607, e-mail: s.kalenova@turan-edu.kz).



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