Announcements

2016

18 March 2016 | ANNOUNCEMENT
Scholarship Opportunity: Candidate from Central Asia to Pursue a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science Abroad
UCA is seeking to select and sponsor up to 3 qualified Central Asian candidates to pursue a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an accredited university in Canada, the USA or the UK. The candidates will be expected to commence the Master’s degree in September 2017 and complete it within the period stipulated by the admitting university or by May 2019. Upon successful completion of the degree, the candidates will be required to assume a library position at UCA and serve for at least 5 years at one of its campus libraries. 

01 March 2016 | ANNOUNCEMENT
Inaugural Life in Kyrgyzstan Data User Workshop

The University of Central Asia (UCA) and the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) are hosting a Life in Kyrgyzstan (LiK) Data Users workshop in Bishkek on 1 March 2016, 15:00. The workshop features presentations on the LiK survey’s evolution across its 2010-2013 waves, the panel matching structure, and the practical aspects of data access and use, followed by a discussion with participants. 
 
Other languages: Русский язык |

26 February 2016 | ANNOUNCEMENT
Progress Workshop on Social Cohesion Through Community-Based Development Project
The University of Central Asia’s Institute of Public Policy and Administration (UCA IPPA), the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) and ISDC - International Security and Development Center (ISDC, Berlin) are holding a progress workshop on the Social Cohesion Through Community-Based Development project, which is financed by the World Bank State and Peacebuilding Fund and the Aga Khan Foundation USA, on 26 February 2016.

2015

01 December 2015 | ANNOUNCEMENT
Call for International Conference “Rethinking Resistance: The 1916 Uprising in Central Asia”
The year 2016 marks the centenary of the 1916 Uprising in Central Asia. We seek contributions from emerging and established scholars that put the uprising in a broader historical and cross-disciplinary perspective.

18 November 2015 | ANNOUNCEMENT
Exploring the Notion of 'Sunna': A Reading of Malik's al-Muwatta on Evidence (Arabic and English)
The seminar will offer a taster session for prospective students who are interested in studying at postgraduate level and will encourage attendees to actively participate, debate and challenge. The seminar is open to students and the public. AKU's ISMC works to illuminate the historical and contemporary aspects of Muslim societies and to create a platform for fresh thinking about their futures through research, publications, public events and an interdisciplinary Masters of Arts that attracts students from around the world to its London campus.

2014

05 September 2014 | ANNOUNCEMENT
PhD Scholarship to Study Central Asian Economics in Europe
The Institute of Public Policy and Administration (IPPA) of the University of Central Asia (UCA) and Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) are pleased to announce a partnership to develop Central Asian scholars in the field of Economics. UCA’s Central Asian Faculty Development Programme (CAFDP) is designed to ensure that Central Asian scholars with top international academic credentials are strongly represented among the faculty of the University. CAFDP is now accepting applications for a SIPRI-UCA Scholarship for PhD studies. This scholarship is made possible with support from the World Bank.

2013

18 December 2013 | ANNOUNCEMENT
Change the World Around You! - Social Entrepreneurship Contest

The University of Central Asia, Coca-Cola Company,  and Coca Cola Foundation announce the second “Change the World Around You!”competition. We are seeking youth in the Kyrgyz Republic and Kazakhstan with an original idea, who can contribute to solving social problems in their communities. In the Kyrgyz Republic, the six best proposals will receive grants of up to $2,450 to implement their ideas. In Kazakhstan, the top five proposals will receive up to $2,015 to implement their projects. 
Other languages: Русский язык |

2012

18 October 2012 | ANNOUNCEMENT
UCA scholar at Annual Conference of Central Eurasian Studies Society
Dr Duishon Shamatov, UCA Senior Research Fellow, will be at the Annual Conference of Central Eurasian Studies Society (CESS) from 18 – 21 October 2012. Dr Shamatov will present on “Issues of Financing and Quality of Higher Education in Kyrgyzstan” in a panel called “Purposes and Perceptions of Education and Empowerment” (Session 1).

29 September 2012 | ANNOUNCEMENT
Interdependence and discrepancy of formal and informal institutions: on the example of child health development projects in Kyrgyzstan by Baktygul Tulebaeva
University of Central Asia Graduate Fellow Baktygul Tulebaeva will present at the Second Annual Conference; Formal and Informal Central Asia: Institutions, Identities and Discourses at the American University of Central Asia, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic on 29 September 2012.

26 September 2012 | ANNOUNCEMENT
German Leibniz University Students visit UCA
Eighteen undergraduate Geography students from Leibniz University Hannover visited the University of Central Asia Administration Office in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic on 26 September 2012.

21 August 2012 | ANNOUNCEMENT
Economic Interaction of Russia with the countries of Central Asia: Trends and Prospects
Report - 2Mb
Economic Interaction of Russia with the countries of Central Asia: Trends and Prospects
Irina Sinitsina
Working Paper No. 5, August 2012, 96 p.
Available in Russian only. English will be available soon.
Institute of Public Policy and Administration, University of Central Asia

04 August 2012 | ANNOUNCEMENT
Change the World - Social Entrepreneurship Contest
The University of Central Asia, Coca-Cola Company, the Aga Khan Foundation and Coca Cola Foundation announce the contest. We are seeking Kyrgyz youth (16 - 30 years old) with an original idea, who can contribute to solving social problems in your community. The 10 best ideas will receive grants of up to US$3,000 to implement their proposals.

Other languages: Русский язык |

01 June 2012 | ANNOUNCEMENT
Keynote Address by UCA Director General at Opening the Doors of Policy-Making Networking Conference
University of Central Asia Director General, Dr Bohdan Krawchenko, will present a keynote address  promoting public policy as a defined function in government, and activity of civil society organizations at the Opening the Doors of Policy-Making Networking Conference on 1 June 2012 in the Kyrgyz Republic.

Other languages: Русский язык |

18 January 2012 | ANNOUNCEMENT
University of Central Asia Central Asian Faculty Development Programme
The University of Central Asia (UCA) is pleased to announce its Central Asian Faculty Development Programme’s (CAFDP) PhD scholarship programmes at its partner institutions – University of Montana (UM), United States and University of Alberta (U of A), 

Other languages: Русский язык |

2011

22 February 2011 | ANNOUNCEMENT
UCA Researcher, Dr Kochumkulova presents a case study of Kyrgyz funeral customs
Re-Islamization in Post-Soviet Kyrgyzstan: A Case Study of Kyrgyz Funeral Customs

18 February 2011 | ANNOUNCEMENT
University of Central Asia, Central Asian Faculty Development Programme PhD scholarship programmes for the 2011-2012 academic year
The University of Central Asia (UCA) is pleased to announce its Central Asian Faculty Development Programme’s (CAFDP) scholarships for PhD studies in Ethnomusicology and in Mountain Tourism at its partner institution, the University of Alberta (Edmonton, Canada).

16 February 2011 | ANNOUNCEMENT
Mountain Research and Development: Call for Papers on "Central Asian Mountain Societies in Transition"
Mountain societies in Central Asia have experienced systemic economic, political and environmental changes and have demonstrated varying degrees of resilience and capacities to transition.

2010

30 September 2010 | ANNOUNCEMENT
MPhil/PhD scholarship programmes for the 2011-2012 academic year
University of Central Asia, Central Asian Faculty Development Programme - MPhil/PhD scholarship programmes for the 2011 - 2012 academic year

Other languages: Русский язык |