Admissions

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.

Attention!

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. 

Apply HERE

Admissions requirementsImportant NoteDates and deadlinesFAQContacts
AN UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE
GPA
ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY CERTIFICATE
GRE or GMAT
TWO LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION
ESSAYS
RESUME/CV
IDENTITY CARD
LABOR CARD
APPLICATION FEE
  • 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?
e-mail: msf.admissions@nu.edu.kz 

Arailym Magauina
Manager for Admissions
e-mail: arailym.magauina@nu.edu.kz
tel. +7(7172) 709174
 
Gulmira Koisoimasova
Specialist for Admissions
e-mail:gulmira.koisoimassova@nu.edu.kz
tel. +7(7172) 70 90 28

In the Press

You are worth exactly as much as your connections. It has long been known - the more people have great connections, the easier it is for them to solve problems.
The main task of modern business is to be aware of new trends and respond quickly to changes. And this applies to all aspects of business, including personnel development. Why it is important for businessmen to get new knowledge in a timely manner and why companies need to invest in human capital, in Forbes.kz interviews said Erken Turganbayev, Director of programs for executives of NUGSB.
A university professor should not only be demanding and able to explain his subject, but also have relevant information. Publications in well-known scientific journals are considered to be the main indicator of this relevance in the scientific community.
NU School of Business started admission for the year 2019 for MBA program, MBA program for managers and MSc in Finance (Master of Science in Finance) program. The correspondent of Zakon.kz looked into their peculiarity and applied orientation.

Last News

Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business invites you to Research Seminar “Africapitalism, MNEs, and the Sustainable Development Goals in Africa” by Kenneth Amaeshi, Chair in Business and Sustainable Development and Chair of the Sustainable Business Initiative, The University of Edinburgh
On April 25, 2019 NU Graduate School of Business hosted a BUSINESS TALK & COFFEE networking workshop: “How to develop creativity and innovation in organizations?” by Dr. Cinzia Colapinto.
On April 20, 2019 Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business held the GSBNU Alumni Reunion. This year Alumni Reunion was represented by a 1-day weekend program (Official part and Dinner).
Finance Research Symposium features discussions and talks by academics, practitioners and policy makers in Finance and Economics around a three  different themes «Financial Econometrics and Statistics; Behavioral Finance and Economics; and Capital Markets and Monetary Policy» held at Nazarbayev University on 18-19 April, 2019. The Financial Research Symposium aimed to bridge the gap between the […]

Upcoming Events

A two-day Research Symposium about Finance and Economics will take place at Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business on April 18-19, 2019.
We invite you to the master class “How to develop creativity and innovation in organizations?” by Dr. Cinzia Colapinto on April 25 at 6:30 pm
Come to NUGSB on February 16, 2019 to attend free master classes during the Open House Day! The registration is closed.
Decision makers are surrounded with concepts and terminology from financial accounting: gross profit margin, operating cycle, liquidity, solvency, and numerous others. This course provides an applied introduction to the key topics in financial accounting and financial statement analysis. In the process, we will also introduce concepts and terminology of finance. As a result, program participants […]