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Working at NUGSB

Working at NUGSB

Located in Astana, Kazakhstan, Nazarbayev University is a new Western-style, English-language institution, created with the support of leading universities around the world, such as: Cambridge University, Duke University, National University of Singapore, University College London, University of Pennsylvania, University of Pittsburg, and University of Wisconsin-Madison. The University aspires to become a world-class research-based university and provide the highest quality education in Kazakhstan and Central Asia. 

The Graduate School of Business has a strategic collaboration with Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, which is ranked as one of the best business schools internationally. Duke’s Fuqua School of Business is also actively involved in recruiting and mentoring/supporting NUGSB faculty in teaching and research activities.  

Astana, the new capital of Kazakhstan, describes as “brash and grandiose, and wildly attractive” by National Geographic, and “the futuristic frontier of architecture” by the Guardian, Astana “The City of Future” has been chosen as the venue to host the International Exposition EXPO-2017. Rich in natural resources, Kazakhstan has experienced extraordinary economic growth since its independence from the Soviet Union two decades ago. The World Bank has also ranked Kazakhstan as one of the world’s 20 top locations for direct foreign investment. Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, has been described as “brash and grandiose, and wildly attractive” by National Geographic, and “the futuristic frontier of architecture” by The Guardian. Astana “The City of Future” has been chosen as the venue to host the International Exposition EXPO-2017.