Graduate School of Development
The Graduate School of Development (GSD) is the home for multidisciplinary research on Central Asia's social, economic, and cultural development. GSD is comprised of five entities, each of which has achieved a significant presence in the Central Asian knowledge landscape. They have forged regional networks of universities, researchers, and communities of practice and established international collaborations. With over 150 publications on its website available for free download, GSD is a singular storehouse of knowledge.
The Graduate School of Development has five divisions: Institute of Public Policy and Administration, Mountain Societies Research Institute, Civil Society Initiative, Cultural Heritage and Humanities Unit, and the Aga Khan Humanities Project.
UCA Supports First National Museum Forum in Kyrgyzstan
To strengthen the role of museums as independent social and cultural institutions, the Cultural Heritage and Humanities Unit (CHHU) of the University of Central Asia (UCA) supported the first National Museum Forum "Sustainable Museum: Driver of Regional Development" held in Kyrgyzstan. The forum organised in the Issyk-Kul region from 8-11 September 2021 was attended by more than 50 museum specialists from all around the country along with several other international participants who connected online.