Applying to SSRES


Option 1 (Recommended for American Students)

American students are strongly urged to apply to the program through our partner institution, The University of Arizona Global Initiatives, and earn US-based academic credits.

The University of Arizona (UA) offers full health insurance coverage, pre-departure orientation and advising sessions, and 24/7 counselling services to all program participants. For more information, visit the program’s website at

With any question about how to apply though the University of Arizona and about the benefits of applying though them, contact the Director of the Arizona in Kazakhstan Program, Dr. Liudmila Klimanova (

The AU Application Deadline is February 25, 2019.


Option 2 (Recommended for Non-American Students)

Students may also apply by filling out our online Application Form. To do so, please arrange for one letter of recommendation to be sent and follow the instructions on the Application Form.

The NU Application Deadline is February 25, 2019



SSRES 2019 is open to graduate and undergraduate students as well as working professionals. Students must be eligible to obtain a visa to live and study in Kazakhstan. Nazarbayev University will provide visa information and support (included in the cost of the program).

We accept FLAS and most other scholarships.


Questions about the program can be addressed to:

Amanda Murphy, Program Director (