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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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Training & Courses - 30 April 2015
Certificate Programme in Policy Analysis
The Institute of Public Policy and Administration (IPPA), Graduate School of Development at the University of Central Asia (UCA) together with the Institute of Public Administration (IPA) under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan announces its Certificate Programme in Policy Analysis (CPPA) for new participants. The programme will be offered at IPA in Dushanbe beginning 18 May 2015. 
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Press Release - 26 March 2015
Kyrgyz Minister of Education and Science Visits UCA's Naryn Campus Site
 “I am delighted to see the impressive progress made on the construction of the Naryn Campus of the University of Central Asia (UCA) in nine months. The buildings are of the highest quality using international standard materials and I am looking forward to its launch next year,” noted H.E. Elvira Sarieva, Minister of Education and Science, during a visit to the campus site on March 26, 2015.
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Press Release - 18 March 2015
University of Central Asia Celebrates Afghan Graduates of Certificate Programme in Policy Analysis
The University of Central Asia’s Institute of Public Policy and Administration (UCA IPPA) marked the achievements of the first Afghan graduates of its Certificate Programme in Policy Analysis (CPPA) at a ceremony at the Ministry of Finance in Kabul on 18 March 2015. The course was offered through a partnership between UCA and the Ministry.
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Training & Courses - 15 March 2015
Certificate Programme in Policy Analysis
The Institute of Public Policy and Administration (IPPA), Graduate School of Development at the University of Central Asia (UCA) announces its Certificate Programme in Policy Analysis (CPPA) for new participants. The programme will be offered at UCA in Bishkek beginning 6 April 2015. Developed in collaboration with Carleton University’s School of Public Policy and Administration, the Certificate programme is targeted to civil servants, independent analysts and staff at think-tanks and non-governmental organisations who wish to acquire skills essential to advancing evidence-based policy analysis. Taught by a team of highly qualified staff, it is the first of its kind in the region.
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Training & Courses - 15 March 2015
The 'Life in Kyrgyzstan' International Summer School on Impact Evaluation Methods in Central Asia
The ‘Life in Kyrgyzstan’ International Summer School on ‘Impact Evaluation Methods in Central Asia’ is being offered in 2015 to promote the capacity of researchers, practitioners and policy makers in the region to commission, conduct and interpret rigorous impact evaluations and increase their role in evidence­‐based policy making. The School is being offered by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), the Institute of Public Policy and Administration of the University of Central Asia, International Security and Development Center (ISDC) and the United Nations University Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-­MERIT).
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Press Release - 09 March 2015
University of Central Asia Organises Financial Literacy Training for Youth during Global Money Week
From 9 to 17 March 2015, the University of Central Asia (UCA) joined Child and Youth Finance International in engaging youth in Global Money Week (GMW). GMW is an annual international money awareness celebration to engage children and youth worldwide in learning how money works, including saving, creating livelihoods, gaining employment and entrepreneurship. GMW is a growing international initiative; in 2014, three million children and youth in 118 countries participated in 2,000 activities organised by 490 organisations. 
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