American University of Central Asia - AUCA - For students from Afghanistan

For students from Afghanistan

Every year American University of Central Asia  welcomes up to 40 new students from Afghanistan. The educational opportunity for international students, including citizens of Afghanistan is considerably increased by and international donors' support.

Donors annually provide AUCA Afghan applicants with merit-based scholarships, thus AUCA closely cooperates with US Embassy in Kabul, OSI Foundation and  USAID organizations.

Nowadays, Afghan community is considered to be the largest international students' group at AUCA. 


Scholarship opportunities for students from Afghanistan are announced annually in a period of March 1- April 30. The information about the scholarship are  announced accordingly.

New Generation Program 

Most students receiving Afghan Scholarships are required to attend preparatory New Generation Academy program. This program is aimed to improve students' knowledge, prepare them to admissions exams and help to adjust to the life in Bishkek and in University community.


Scholarship-recipients from Afghanistan re required to live their first year in International AUCA Dormitory. Experience of living in the gathering place like the Dormitory helps students to be involved to events and social life of AUCA, adjust to life in Bishkek and the demands of an AUCA education.


American University of Central Asia
7/6 Aaly Tokombaev Street
Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic 720060

Tel.: +996 (312) 915000 + Еxt.
Fax: +996 (312) 915 028
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