Developing Mountain Societies with a World Class Undergraduate Education

  • UCA’s Institute of Public Policy and Administration has published a working paper on 'How Forced Marriages Differ: Evidence on Assortative Mating in Kyrgyzstani Marriages". The paper provides a novel source of evidence on the non-consensual nature of bride capture in Kyrgyzstan, adding further weight to those arguing that it is damaging in many aspects to women.

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  • Ten-year-old Amina Orozobekova was born in Naryn town and enrolled in mental math courses at the University of Central Asia’s (UCA) School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE) in December 2017. Six months later, in June 2018, she won first place at the International Mental Arithmetic Competition in Dubai.

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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, by offering an internationally recognised standard of higher education, and enabling the peoples of the region to preserve their rich cultural heritage as assets for the future. [ Watch more ]


  • 20 July
    CHHU Public Lecture, July 20th: Naryn Archaeological Sites: Mountain Society Heritage
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  • 11 July
    Investing in Education in Kyrgyzstan
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  • 10 July
    AKHP Holds Training of Trainers in Tajikistan
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  • 09 July
    SPCE Students Receive Gold Certificates in University Entrance Exams
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  • 07 July
    UCA Students at Central Asia Youth Network
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