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The University of Tübingen

The University of Tübingen is one of eleven German Excellence Universities. The University of Tübingen is especially known as a center for the study of law, theology and religious studies. The university has a long tradition and enjoys a high academic reputation both nationally and internationally. ES students can take courses which is counted as European Studies and perform their German language skills.


SciencePo Reims Campus

SciencePo Reims Campus is established in 2010, and offers two distinct programs: one focusing on transatlantic relations between North America and Europe, and the other oriented towards Africa, examining the continent’s relations with Europe.

In conjunction with the multidisciplinary program in the social sciences common to the entire Undergraduate College, students have the opportunity to study the political, economic and social issues, international relations and humanities.


Central European University

Central European University is a graduate institution of advanced research and teaching, dedicated to socially and morally responsible intellectual inquiry. European Studies graduate easily admitted to the CEU taking in consideration the ES courses curriculum and their readiness educational program building on the research tradition of the great American universities. One-year Master's degree programs at CEU typically run for 10 months, admitting students who have a four-year Bachelor's degree. They include an orientation session, two 12-week semesters, and a two-month Spring Session where students prepare their thesis or research.


OSCE Academy in Bishkek

OSCE Academy in Bishkek is a regional center for post-graduate education, capacity building, research, and dialogue. The OSCE Academy, created by the Memorandum of Understanding between the OSCE and the Government of Kyrgyzstan, is supported by Norway, Finland, Germany, the USA, Denmark, Canada and other OSCE participating States. Its MA Programs are designed for young people who wish to broaden their education in the areas of politics, security, international relations, conflict prevention, international development, economics and governance. European Studies graduates continued their professional development in OSCE Master programs and shared their knowledge and research skills in Central Asia.



DAAD The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is a joint institution of German universities and the largest organization supporting international cooperation between universities. The main goal of DAAD is to support academic relations with foreign academic institutions, primarily through the exchange of students and scientists. DAAD participated in the European Studies curriculum development. A lot of ES students participated in different DAAD programs, summer schools, conference and exchange programs. DAAD specialists participate in ES activities, events, exams and performances. is the only Franco-German media dedicated to post-Soviet Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan). Based in Paris and Berlin, Novastan was founded in 2011 in Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan). In July 2018, it became an associative media in France and Germany. The exchange students of SciencePo , France, become a leader of the online media. They provide ES students with the opportunity to publish their information in German and French.


French Embassy  and Alliance Française de Bichkek

French Embassy and Alliance Française de Bichkek organize different events like  Francophony weeks, French language courses, seminars of faculty, DELF/DALF exams and other events to spread the French language. ES students and faculty participate in every event.


National Institute of the Strategic research (NISI)

The mission of the NISI is the introduction and development of a system of high-quality scientific and analytical consulting for higher authorities, which contributes to the development of scientifically sound, detailed and balanced government decisions.

The NISI of the Kyrgyz Republic is called upon to play a key role in introducing a scientifically-based approach to political decisions, for the development of which the scientific and expert communities are involved. Thus, the NISI of the Kyrgyz Republic contributes not only to the modernization of the decision-making mechanism but also to the development of the country's intellectual resource, raising the prestige of science and expertise, bringing the standards of scientific work to international standards.

European Studies students and faculty participate in Internships, public lectures, research projects organized by NISI.

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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