The Kyrgyz State Technical University (KSTU) named after I. Razzakov (KSTU) was founded 1954 as Frunze Polytechnic Institution. Today KSTU (http://www.kstu.kg) is a leading state technical higher education institution in the Kyrgyz Republic. There are 1000 teachers participating in the teaching process, including more 60 with the degree of Full Doctor of Sciences and 250 with the degree of Candidate of Sciences (PhD).
At the present time, there are approximately 19.000 students full-time studying and 5000 students part-time studying at the KSTU in 20 engineering/technical and economic fields, including more than 60 majors. There are following faculties, subdivisions, departments and branches at the KSTU:
Teaching is conducted in accordance with the state standards and laws on education in the Kyrgyz Republic with the following terms of completion:
The KSTU has "Doktorantura" and "Aspirantura" (Post Graduated) programs and has 4 specialized councils for evaluating "Doktor's" and "PhD degree" dissertations. Highly qualified training of specialists is possible because of the modern laboratory equipment and computer laboratories connected to Internet. Library/Information Center has approximately 500,000 pieces of educational literature.
Beginning to 1980 have finished our university and have received diplomas in higher education more than 700 foreign students from Bolivia, Germany, China, India, Turkey, Syria, Jordan, Israel, Pakistan, Laos, Senegal, Congo, Tanzania, Sudan, etc. Besides, our students are taking an active part in such international academic programs. Annually 8-10 students leave KSTU for universities of the USA, Europe and Asia in order to continue their education and obtain master’s degree or PhD.
KSTU maintains international relations with many foreign countries. At present KSTU has completed more than 40 treaties and agreements with foreign higher education institutions (HEI) and has been effectively cooperating with such of them as: