April 10

Dear students, 

This document incorporates your most frequently asked questions we received over the first ten days of online learning as well as some updates on those matters we covered in the Student Manual available here.  Please read this file very carefully as you might find answers for many of your questions and greatly help the faculty and staff in their work.

Please note the information listed below supersedes previous guidance from AUCA, and that all information is subject to change in this very fluid environment.


April 3

Dear students,

You can find a template of the Route Sheet  HEREPlease remember that you are obliged to have it whenever you leave your home.

Please also get acquinted with the penalties imposed by the government for breaching the quarantine rules.

Take care of yourselves!


March 25

Dear students,

Here you can find some tips that might help you to transfer to online learning:

8 Tips for Effective Online Learning

Student online Learning Success

Tips for online learning


March 24

Dear students, 

We prepared this manual to address the most frequently asked questions we have received from you over the last week. As you already know, we will re-start our spring semester on March 30 in the online learning mode. We will be using the term “online learning” in this document and further communication with our community to define the mode we will be working in. You will find in this Manual important information about academic continuity, online learning, remote access to AUCA services such as WARC, advising and library, exchange programs and many other things you might be interested in knowing. Please read this file very carefully as you might find answers for many of your questions and greatly help the faculty and staff in their work.   

AUCA faculty and staff are making every effort to ensure this transition for all of you is as smooth as possible. We are glad to be serving a learning community of such intelligent, tech-savvy and creative students, and we appreciate your commitment during these challenging times. 

Here is the link to the Student's Manual.

Take good care of yourselves!  


March 16

Dear Students,

As many of you are aware, for the purposes of prevention of spread of coronavirus, the Security Council of the Kyrgyz Republic has decided to close universities and schools for quarantine. And the Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic issued order No. 282/1 of March 14, 2020 on early vacations in schools and universities. With regard to the above, we inform you that starting from March 16, 2020, AUCA will be closed for quarantine for a period of 3 weeks.

We also inform you that spring break is extended until March 28, 2020. Starting from March 30, 2020, the University will move to a distance learning mode until subsequent notifications.

Classes will be conducted online according to the schedule set for the current semester without the presence of students and teachers on campus.

At the moment, preparations are undergoing to switch to the distance learning mode. Detailed information and instructions for the transition will be provided shortly.

We also inform you that AUCA employees are ready to provide you with all kinds of support:


Elmira Amandykova


Doctor for Afghan Students

Djamila Dilsuz



Aida Parpieva



Diana Pohilko


Students Life Officer

Bermet Ismailova


Afghan and Tadjik Students Coordinator

Ekaterina Sanamiants


Head of International Students Office

Asel Umetalieva


Registrar Office

Jibek Toichubekova


All contact information of AUCA employees is listed on the website:

You can find the lists of the measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection attached.

In the conditions of an unstable situation in the world, we ask students not to leave the territory of the country and the city, to cancel non-urgent and optional trips. When a student or an employee crosses the border, if the relevant requirements are established, the citizen must comply with the quarantine regulations. In the case of home quarantine, the conditions set by the Ministry of Health must be observed:

All international students should be in close contact with academic departments, program coordinators and embassy representatives located in Bishkek in case of any questions or need for assistance

We will notify you of all changes and necessary measures.

We wish all and your families to stay safe and healthy!


AUCA Administration

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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