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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 - 25 May 2015
Certificate Programme in Policy Analysis for Afghan Civil Servants
The Institute of Public Policy and Administration (IPPA) of the University of Central Asia (UCA) announces the second cycle of its Certificate Programme in Policy Analysis (CPPA) for Afghan civil servants for new participants. Developed in collaboration with Carleton University’s School of Public Policy and Administration, the CPPA is targeted to civil servants who wish to acquire skills essential to advancing evidence-based policy analysis. Taught by a team of highly qualified experts, the course is the first of its kind in the region.
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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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News - 17 April 2015
UCA News Special Issue: UCA Chancellor Visits Kyrgyz Republic
With the countdown to the opening of our first campus underway, UCA welcomed its Chancellor, His Highness the Aga Khan, to the Kyrgyz Republic in November 2014. This issue features highlights of that visit.
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Press Release - 09 April 2015
UCA Celebrates Policy Analysis Programme Graduates in Dushanbe
The University of Central Asia’s Institute of Public Policy and Administration (UCA IPPA) celebrated the graduates of its Certificate Programme in Policy Analysis (CPPA) at a ceremony at the Institute of Public Administration (IPA) under the President of Tajikistan in Dushanbe on 9 April 2015. The course was delivered through a partnership between UCA and IPA.
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Press Release - 02 April 2015
UCA and IFPRI Launch Kyrgyzstan Spatial - An Online, Interactive Atlas Promoting Food Security and Development
The University of Central Asia’s Institute of Public Policy and Administration (UCA IPPA) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) launched a new online platform on 2 April 2015 that will help policy makers target areas of the country most vulnerable to food insecurity.
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Press Release - 27 March 2015
University of Central Asia Summer Camp to Engage Young Minds

This summer, talented Grade 10 students from across Central Asia will have the opportunity to engage in a unique enrichment programme hosted by the University of Central Asia (UCA). 
The UCA Summer Camp will take place from 17 June to 7 July at Sinegorie Pansionat on the shores of Lake Issyk-Kul in the Kyrgyz Republic. The beautiful setting will provide the stage for a series of activities aimed at preparing students for university admissions. An international team of trained and experienced teachers and camp counselors will facilitate activities, with a staff to student ratio of one to five.

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