Bird's Eye View of the Campus
Graduates Rejoice at the Convocation
Labs Provide Hands-On Experience
Classrooms Have Flexible Layouts
Spacious Student Lounges
Student Study Rooms
Research Focus on Mountain Communities
Vocational Training at SPCE
UCA On Top of the World
New Publication - Reclamation in Kyrgyzstan: Causes of Conflict After Cessation of Mining
Since independence, there has not been a single mine in Kyrgyzstan that has worked without conflict between investors and the local population. The main cause of friction is environmental pollution. Field studies conducted in in 2019 in Naryn, Ala-Buka and Chatkal regions of Kyrgyzstan showed that local resistance, often leading to serious conflicts, was caused by poor management after the cessation of mining, and unclear and outdated laws,
A Development University
The University of Central Asia (UCA) was founded in 2000 as a private, not for profit, secular university through an International Treaty signed by the Presidents of the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, and Kazakhstan, and His Highness the Aga Khan; ratified by their respective parliaments, and registered with the United Nations.
"My academic journey at UCA was indeed a lifetime experience. I am very lucky to get an opportunity to pursue Global Economics at a world-class university, allowing me to contribute to the development of my region. The guidance and support of my faculty members along with the resources offered at UCA and internship opportunities with international organizations have served as a great start for my professional development."
Jonbegim Mukhtor, Global Economics, Alumna, Class of 2021
"UCA's Communication and Media degree is uniquely designed to broaden your horizons. It gives you a wider perspective of life in challenging environments. One of the important factors, which contributes to your success, is the residential campus. The presence of faculty not only in office-hours but otherwise is a blessing."
Sehar Naz Janani, Communications and Media, Alumna, Class of 2021
“I feel accomplished and grateful for my five years at UCA in terms of academic excellence and commitment to the development of community. My degree in Earth and Environmental Sciences (EES) has equipped me to understand the phenomenon of a sustainable world, and how we can use the available resources to attain one."
Saif Ur Rehman Mughal, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Alumnus, Class of 2021
"What is special about studying Computer Science at the University of Central Asia is the support of faculty. Professionals, who dedicate their lives to academia as well as those who came from the industry taught us courses and helped us develop our skills."
Karlygash Kussainova, Computer Science, Alumna, Class of 2021