International activity of al-Farabi KazNU
Today al-Farabi KazNU successfully cooperates with more than 300 largest universities of the world, the university is a member of International, European and Euroasian Associations of universities, the World Universities Consortium, etc.
KazNU continues activity within the Consortium of two International Universities Network - the University of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (USCO) and Open Network University of Commonwealths of Independent States.
The international academic mobility became the important direction of the international activity of higher education institution, gained high-quality and dynamic development in recent years. Annually over 2000 students of KazNU take training and passing of language internships, and also scientific training in foreign establishments of science and education . The university annually organizes foreign business trips for more than 600 faculty members and the administrative staff of the university to the international conferences, meetings by invitations of foreign higher education institutions and organizations to the CIS countries, Europe, North and South America, the Middle East and Asia.
KazNU actively promotes increase of positive image of Kazakhstan abroad. The centers, chairs are created in foreign partner higher education institutions with active support of university in different years. Also courses of the Kazakh language are organized where students are acquainted with history, culture, art, life of the Kazakh people among which it should be noted the Moscow state linguistic university (Russia) and University of Adam Mickiewicz (Poland).
Al-Farabi KazNU in cooperation with the international partners carries out a number of large International scientific and educational projects, such, as "Green Bridge through generations" which has the dialogue platform of www.greenbridge.kaznu.kz
KazNU is the first among universities of Central Asia which presented the platform on conference Rio+20: joined the Declaration of the UN on a sustainable development of RIO-20, headed RIO+20 conference section, developed and presented the Green Bridge through Generations platform for realization of idea of the President of Kazakhstan: "Global power ecological strategy of a sustainable development in the XXI century" and "Green Bridge".
In November, 2013 within “the X Forum of interregional cooperation of Russia and Kazakhstan” the display at the exhibition of al-Farabi Kazakh National University took place in "Yekaterinburg — the EXPO", in Yekaterinburg. In January, 2014 al-Farabi KazNU was entrusted to head a global hub of United Nation Academic Impact (The academic influence of the UN) concerning a sustainable development. the Central Asian regional hub of UNESCO on a sustainable development is created on a base of KazNU according to the UNITWIN program offered by UNESCO.
"The Euroasian Variety and Role of Universities for a Sustainable Development" the III Forum of Asian universities was held within the events devoted to the 80 anniversary of KazNU, and also advance of activities of the university for a sustainable development which took place within the VII Astana economic forum in 2014 in Astana and in Almaty.
KazNU is chosen as the basic organization for carrying out the international conference on a subject "A new paradigm of sustainable human development. G-Global – a format of global dialogue" together with the World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS) and the World Universities Consortium of (WUC) with participation of representatives of leaders international the organizations, recognized scientists with a world name, eminent public figures.