University of International Business
University of International Business

University of International Business

About University of International Business

Founded in 1992, the University of International Business (UIB) is a higher education institution in the Republic of Kazakhstan. Founded in 1992, the University of International Business (UIB) is a higher education institution in the Republic of Kazakhstan. University of International Business is a private higher education institution. UIB is located in the city of Almaty, which is largest metropolis, set in the foothills of the Trans-Ili Alatau mountains. Almaty served as the country's capital until 1997 and remains Kazakhstan's trading and cultural hub.


ACCREDITATION AND RECOGNITION - The University was accredited by the Kazakhstan Ministry of Higher Education and Austrian Quality Assurance agency.University of International Business offers courses and programs leading to officially recognised higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. The number of degrees and their level gives UIB full university status.

INTERNATIONAL PROFILE - In the next 3 years UIB is focusing on developing its English-lingual programmes with a focus on: Management, Economics, Finance, Accounting, International Relations, Marketing, Information Systems, at Bachelor and Masters level, with a specific strategy to increase recruitment of English-lingual students from within Kazakhstan and abroad. These programmes form the core of UIBs international academic agenda.

A LEADING UNIVERSITY- Being a leader in its sphere, UIB occupies a place of honour among the 60 leading universities of Kazakhstan. After 25 years of offering higher education, its programs have developed in such a way as to combine the best traditions of academic study with advanced technology in contemporary business education

DISTANCE LEARNING - The university has successfully implemented credit and distance learning technology that enables it to comply with international educational standards.

INTERNATIONAL LINKS - The University has tie ups with twenty foreign universities and conducts students exchange, double degree programs, exchange of documentation and analysis materials in fields of mutual interest, exchange of educational employees, coordination of such activities as joint analysis, lectures and trainings etc.Due to the introduction of innovations in its educational activities, the university maintains extensive links with the largest higher education institutions of Russia, the USA, Europe and Asia, implementing joint projects and exchange programs for students and lecturers.

UNIQUE PROFILE - UIB is a leading higher education provider in Almaty and across Kazakhstan with unique profile incorporating international educational standards and knowledge with a localised practical orientation allowing its graduates to pursue desired careers in government and industry.

INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC STAFF - As part of its internationalisation strategy, UIB continuously invites foreign lecturers to teach on its English-lingual and Russian-lingual programmes. Staff for the former come from around the world, while for the latter from Russian-speaking countries or Western Europe. On average, seven foreign professors are present at UIB in each semester.


  • 24 Bachelor degrees;
  • 11 Masters degrees;
  • MBA degree;
  • 3 PhD programmes.

The programmes are operated in Kazakh, Russian, English. Bachelor degrees are 4 years in length, while Masters programmes have two modes: 1-year (“profile”) for students progressing from the same Bachelor degree and a 2-year (“pedagogic”) for student changing degrees and those wishing to pursue an academic future.


  • Located in a large city.
  • University graduates are in demand among employers.
  • Unisex hostels both for the boys and girls with the mess facilities
  • Specialties in demand by the labour market.
  • Offers a wide range of programs.
  • International collaboration.
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