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The University of Central Asia (UCA) was founded in 2000. The Presidents of Tajikistan, the Kyrgyz Republic and Kazakhstan and His Highness the Aga Khan signed the International Treaty and Charter establishing this secular and private University, which was ratified by the respective parliaments and registered with the United Nations. Find out more

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News - 16 August 2015
University of Central Asia-Badakhshan University Partnership Honours First Graduates
The University of Central Asia’s (UCA) partner, Badakhshan University (BU) celebrated the first 147 graduates of its jointly-developed new Continuing Education Unit at a ceremony in Faizabad on 16 August 2015.
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News - 14 August 2015
Prime Minister Sariev Visits University of Central Asia's Naryn Campus

Kyrgyz Prime Minister His Excellency Temir Sariev visited the University of Central Asia’s (UCA) campus site in Naryn on 14 August 2015. He was accompanied on a tour of the campus facilities by UCA Director General Dr Bohdan Krawchenko.
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Press Release - 13 August 2015
UCA Fellowship Continues to Build Mountain Research Capacity
From 6 to 10 July 2015, 15 researchers from Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Afghanistan came together in the picturesque Chong Kemin Valley of Kyrgyzstan for a workshop on scientific writing and publishing.
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Press Release - 10 August 2015
University of Central Asia Delegation Visits Higher School of Economics, Moscow
A high-level delegation from the University of Central Asia (UCA), including Mr Shamsh Kassim-Lakha, Executive Chairman of  UCA’s Board Executive Committee and Aga Khan Development Network Diplomatic Representative for Kyrgyzstan, and Dr Ariff Kachra, UCA Dean of Academic Affairs visited the Higher School of Economics University (HSE) in Moscow on 23 July 2015.
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News - 03 August 2015
Roza Otunbayeva Visits University of Central Asia's Naryn Campus
Former Kyrgyz President Mrs Roza Otunbayeva visited the University of Central Asia’s (UCA) campus site in Naryn on 22 July 2015. She was joined by Naryn Vice Governor Ms Chinara Abdraimakunova and accompanied by UCA’s construction team. 
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Press Release - 30 July 2015
Constructing World Class Universities: Lessons for Central Asia
“The perfect recipe for a world class university combines lots of talent, plenty of resources, a touch of governance and a plan to simmer for a long time,” summarised Mr Jamil Salmi, Global Tertiary Education Expert, during a public lecture on The Challenge of Constructing World Class Universities in Emerging Countries at the University of Central Asia (UCA) in Bishkek on 27 July 2015.
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