About the university


Semey State University named after Shakarim qualitatively differs from all the universities of Semey region, because of being multidisciplinary classical European university. It was found on the basis of animal health, technological and financial institutions in 1995, SSU managed to preserve and increase the traditions of higher education, becoming a cultural, educational, methodological and scientific center of the North-Eastern region of Kazakhstan.
Specialists in a wide range of the most popular professions in the field of natural, social, human, technical, agricultural sciences, veterinary medicine, business and law, including 44 bachelor, 2 higher special education majors, 28 master’s specialties, 5 specialties doctorate are prepared here.
In order to improve the management of the university the certified quality management system, which has twice been tested for compliance with the international standard ISO 9001:2000, carried out by the Swiss company «SGS International Certification Services» is implemented and successfully works here. The university is working to control the quality of educational services. It uses both internal and external evaluation.

According to the results of the evaluation of the educational activities of universities of Kazakhstan, held by the National Accreditation Centre of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the ranking multidisciplinary universities Semey State University Shakarim ranked 7th.

The growth of the authority of the university in public life, not only of the Republic, but also abroad, its high international status, as well as the recognition of competencies Rector indicated by such awards:
“For high quality business practices”
“Effectively developing enterprise”
“Gold Certificate for the promotion of global quality” (Geneva, Switzerland)
“The best system of governance”
“Education and Science of the XXI century” (Astana, Kazakhstan)
Honor the “Leader of the national economy in 2007” (Moscow, Russia).

The University cooperates with universities in the U.S., Germany, UK, Japan, China, Turkey, Hungary, Slovenia, Poland, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Baltic States and Kyrgyzstan. Our students continue their studies in different countries through the “Bolashak” program (USA, Germany, China, Czech Republic, Turkey and Russia).

Semey State University Shakarim originally based at institutions that have technical profile, continues developing this direction, which coincides to the development of science and education.

The credit system implementation allows to combine electiveness of courses, improving of the organization of independent work of students, the use of interactive teaching methods, improvement of professional skills of the teaching staff, which ultimately takes the preparation of the specialist to the new levels of quality, which in turn can give chances to students to apply for a government-sponsored program “Bolashak”.

All the conditions for the realization of creative abilities of students: Student Assembly of People of Kazakhstan, Akyns Debate Club, KVN, Fashion Studio, Youth Public Association, student construction team, “Zhasyl El” squad, the Alliance of Kazakhstan students were created.