Dear candidates,

Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business announces the Regular deadline for applications for Master of Science in Finance program.

Regular deadline – 15 of May, 2019 (23:59 Astana time inclusive)

Please note there will be no extension for submission of supporting documents including GRE or GMAT test results at this point.


Dear Master of Science in Finance applicants:

Please note the important admissions requirement for the MSF program: GRE/GMAT test is compulsory for admissions to the program.

This year, no alternative mathematical test will be administered. 

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Admissions requirementsImportant NoteDates and deadlinesFAQContacts
  • Admission is restricted to one NUGSB program, which means that individuals interested in pursuing graduate level education in a business program offered by NUGSB must carefully read the program descriptions and decide which program is most suitable for them in helping them to realize their career goals. Upon review of applicant files, the Admissions Committee reserves the right to interview an applicant to explore whether or not another NUGSB program may better fit with his/her profile and career objectives.
  • All documents must be notarized and translated into English.
  • Upon notification, shortlisted applicants must provide original copies of all documents to the Admissions department of the University: 53 Kabanbay Batyr Ave., office # 1127, Nazarbayev University, Admissions Department, Astana 010000, Republic of Kazakhstan.
  • Applicants who obtained their degree diplomas/certificates from foreign educational institutions must request their official transcripts be sent directly to the University.
  • The Admissions Committee may, at its discretion, add additional requirements to the admissions process.
  • Submission of a complete application package does not guarantee admission to the MSc in Finance program.
  • Online application deadline: 15 of May, 2019
  • Application screening: 
  • Interview with the admissions committee: 
  • Admissions decision: 
What are the minimum requirements to apply to MSc in Finance program?
Can I submit an IELTS/TOEFL test score after the application deadline?
Can I request a language test waiver?
How can I prepare for GMAT/GRE test?
How should I submit my transcripts if I have studied outside of Kazakhstan? Can I submit the ones I own?
What is the required format for recommendation letters? Whom should I ask to write them?
Do you require a work experience? Can I apply if I am still an undergraduate student?
Do I need an interview, and if so, how can I arrange one?
Does GSB accept transfer credits from other schools?
Can I apply to another GSB program at the same time?
What types of scholarships and financial aids are available?

Arailym Magauina
Manager for Admissions
tel. +7(7172) 709174
Gulmira Koisoimasova
Specialist for Admissions
tel. +7(7172) 70 90 28

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