Since 2010, Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business (NUGSB) has established a strategic partnership with Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business with the goal of creating a world class business school in Astana.
In 2012, a long-term agreement was signed with Duke University to establish a business school in Nazarbayev University.
In May 2017, a contract will be signed between Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business on further development of partnership cooperation.
Within the framework of this agreement, the following work will be carried out:
– Strategic cooperation with the participation of management and administrative support of the Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business;
– consultation and admission of students to MBA programs;
– joint work in the following areas: career orientation of students; marketing; recruiting; IT / Technology; mentoring of staff; accreditation.
Also, the main activities of the cooperation: hiring and mentoring faculty of the Graduate School of Business, as well as teaching at the Graduate School of Business programs.
This cooperation between the two schools also gives an opportunity to exchange students of the GSB programs and to invite the best faculty for seminars and conferences. Students of the Full-time MBA as well as the Executive MBA programs will be able to attend a two-week residency on campus of our strategic partner.