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Information on Admission of Foreign Students

The procedure for admission to the university 

  1. Submission of documents.
  2. Admission tests.
  3. Signing the contract for education, tuition fee.
  4. Provision of medical documents.
  5. Enrollment of the students.
  6. Statement on the migratory account.

Submission of documents and admission tests

Foreign citizens that arrived to the Republic of Kazakhstan with an official invitation from the Ministry of Education and Science of the RK and those who came by themselves with a visitor and tourist visa can be admitted for tests.
Foreign citizens who came to the RK individually with the purpose of being admitted to the university should comply with the law, with the rules of staying for foreign citizens, the passport and visa requirements, and the requirements of immigration service in the city of Almaty.

Acceptance of documents is carried out within the time frame, stipulated by the annual admission rules and admission requirements for freshmen students depending on their specialty. When applying (in Russian) for admission to the university's admission office, a foreign citizen should provide the following documents:

  1. a copy of the identity document of the incoming student or identity document of a foreign citizen in the Republic of Kazakhstan;
  2. The original state document about education (or its certified copy); or the original document of a foreign citizen about the level of education and (or) qualification that is recognized in
  3. the Republic of Kazakhstan as a state document about education (or its certified copy);
  4. The document of a foreign country about the level of education and (or) qualification should have certified translation.
  5. Copies of documents or other evidence that prove the affiliation of a compatriot that is living abroad to groups specified by legislation;
  6. Copies of visa for the entrance to the Republic of Kazakhstan, if a foreign citizen arrives to the Republic of Kazakhstan with a valid entrance visa.
  7. 2 (two) colored photos (+ 8 photos for the time of admission). 

When its necessary, the document about education issued by a foreign country is subject to nostrification.


Nostrification – The procedure of recognizing the foreign documents about education on the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The translation text of the documents about education can be certified (optional, depends from the owner's preference)


A foreign applicant should pass entrance requirements in accordance with annual admission rules and requirements for incoming students for the chosen specialty.

The fundamental condition to become admitted to the Kazakh National Academy of Arts named after T.K. Zhurgenova

Foreign citizens should be able to speak Russian language fluently, if they wish to be accepted to the university, and this is the fundamental principle. The level of their Russian should correspond with «the 1st certified level of general knowledge of Russian» defined by the «State education standard for Russian as a second language». The applicant should provide the admission office the certificate.

If there is no certificate, an applicant will write an entrance exam for Russian language in the form defined by the Academy.
If a foreign applicant provides the results of «ЕГЭ» (United State Exam), the university will consider its result to fulfill the Russia language admission requirement.

After successful completion of entrance requirements and signing a contract about provision of paid educational services, a foreign citizen should provide the student's department office the following documents:

  1. The original medical report, certified by the official health authority, which proves that an applicant does not have any socially dangerous diseases and contradiction for studying and living in the climatic conditions of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
  2. The certificate that proves the absence of HIV infection, certified by official authority;

The procedure of migration registration

The department of international communications at KazNAA named after T.K.Zhurgenova assists foreign citizens (applicants, student) with preparation of documents required for:

  • Visa support;
  • Registration with the authorities of the Federal Migration Service

In order to have an official invitation (visa support), a foreign citizen should provide the international department the following documents:
- a photocopy of the passport page with photo, date of birth, number and expiration date;
-Information about the place where visa is issued

  • Residence address
  • Extract from the letter of acceptance at the KazNAA named after T.K.Zhurgenova;
  • Contact information of the recipient of the original invitation

For migration registration and multiple student visa renewal a foreign citizen should submit to the international department the following documents:

  • National passport;
  • Migration form with the stamp of crossing the border of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
    visa (for the citizens of foreign countries with which there are visa requirements);
  • The proof of paying a registration fee for a multiple entrance visa
  • Extract from the letter of acceptance at the KazNAA named after T.K.Zhurgenova/ the letter of enrollment at KazNAA named after T.K.Zhurgenova;
  • Visa application form;
  • original registration form;
  • 1 photo with the size 3х4 cm. 

The student is obliged to submit the documents within 5 days to the department of international communications at KazNAA named after T.K.Zhurgenova upon his arrival to the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The student should register in migration and passport/visa department of «МС» RK.
Also, the student should submit the documents to the department of international communications at KazNAA named after T.K. Zhurgenova for registration and visa (Multiple) extension, no later than 25 days before it is expired.

When the student want to leave the Republic of Kazakhstan, he should personally visit the department of international communications, submit an application form to request departure from Kazakhstan, and thus should obtain dean's resolution to do so.

KazNAA named after T.K.Zhurgenova has a right to terminate the contract unilaterally and expel the foreign student for non-compliance with rules of staying in the Republic of Kazakhstan for foreign students, for non-compliance with the requirements of migration authorities (Almaty) , and for unauthorized departures.

The department of international communications VGIK
the office №9
the phone: +7(727)261-15-72  
e-mail: kaznaa@bk.ru

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