Pavlodar State University named after Sultanmakhmut Toraighyrov is a higher education institution with a great and glorious history: for more than half a century, it has been training highly-qualified specialists working all over the country. Nowadays, PSU is a multi-disciplinary innovative university, the leading university of the region, the largest research center, widely known for its innovations and achievements in the Republic of Kazakhstan and abroad.

S. Toraighyrov PSU is an undisputed leader among educational institutions of the Pavlodar region not only in the number of students, but also in the quality of educational services. The University trains specialists in different areas, it offers 65 Bachelor's degree programs, 47 Master's degree programs, and 4 Doctoral programs. The courses are taught in the state and Russian languages by 567 lecturers, including 57 Doctors of Sciences, Professors (including 11 PhDs), 234 Candidates of Sciences, Associate Professors, 145 Masters. The scientific and research work of the University is carried out at 36 departments and 16 research centers, Yertis Scientific and Technological Park, Regional Center for Innovations and Technology Transfer, and Student Research Center.

S. Toraighyrov Pavlodar State University has achieved international recognition in the process of integration into the world educational space, it is a full member of the European educational process. PSU was awarded the European Quality prize at the Oxford Summit of Leaders in the Field of Business, Science and Arts.

According to the annual general ranking, S.Toraighyrov PSU is among top five best multidisciplinary universities of Kazakhstan.

S. Toraighyrov Pavlodar State University is a member of the Bologna Charter of Classical Universities of the World, a member of the International Association for the Exchange of Student Internships LAESTE, Siberian Open University Association, Association of Universities of Kazakhstan and Shanghai Cooperation Organization. This is the only higher education institution in the region offering programs at all three levels of education: Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate studies.

In 2012 and 2013, PSU successfully passed the International Accreditation of Educational Programs: the work of the University received a high grade from the International Accreditation Agency (ACQUIN) (Germany) and the Accreditation Board of the Independent Kazakhstan Quality Assurance Agency for Education.


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