If you plan to get a high-quality higher education in Kazakhstan, but do not speak Kazakh / Russian or do not speak Kazakh/Russian, we offer you to study at the Foundation department of Turan University.

The best faculty who speak foreign languages ​​(English, Chinese, Turkish, etc.) work at the foundation department, who organize comfortable intensive immersion into the Kazakh/Russian cultural and linguistic environment.

The foundation department gives foreign citizens the opportunity to get a certificate from Turan University on taking language courses.


Disclosure of the individuality of each foreign student in the process of teaching the Kazakh/Russian language as a foreign and general educational discipline.

Socio-cultural adaptation to the social and intellectual environment of the university, Almaty metropolis and Kazakhstan.

Activization of the intellectual and creative abilities of students in order to form a multilaterally developed personality in general and a professional in particular.

Development of a pedagogical system for the integration of foreign students into major faculties in order to implement the continuity of training and preserve the contingent.


– Preparation of foreign students to study at the departments of the University of Turan.

– Preparation includes both language (from scratch), and subject-oriented training of foreign citizens in the necessary disciplines of their future specialty.

– As a rule, studying at the faculty is 9 months (one academic year).

– The number of hours of classroom lessons per week is 8 hours (16 credits per year), 4 hours (8 credits per year), 8-10 students from different countries study in the group.

– The faculty implements a variable learning model that defines flexible educational trajectories focused on the individual needs of students of the faculty.

The main disciplines:

  • Practical course of the Russian, Kazakh language (phonetics, grammar, speech development).
  • History and culture of Kazakhstan.
  • Profile discipline.

Training is conducted in the following areas:

  • Economic.
  • Humanitarian.
  • Technical.


Admission to the preparatory faculty is carried out without entrance exams.

Duration of study: from September 1 to July 1

Vacations: 2 weeks – winter holidays, 2 months (July, August) – summer holidays.

Full-time form of education

Reception of documents: from May 15 to May 31.

List of documents:

  • An application addressed to the rector.
  • Copy of the passport.
  • Certificate with the application, translated into Russian, notarized and legalized.
  • Health certificate.
  • Certificate of foreign language proficiency (TOEFL and others), if available.
  • Six 3×4 photos.

For all questions of interest, you may contact:

  1. d.nurtayeva@turan-edu.kz – dean of the preparatory faculty


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