American University of Central Asia - AUCA - Extracurricular Activities and Events

Extracurricular Activities and Events

The Department organizes various extracurricular activities aimed at further development essential learning and civic skills of its students.

  • Annual International Crisis Games
    • annually students have a possibility to play various actors in a 2-day game which models some ongoing crisis situation in the world
    • the following games were held in the recent past - Afghanistan (2012), SouthEast Asia (2013), Central Asia (2014). Ukraine (2015), Syria (2016)
  • ICPeers
    • this is an informal forum where more mature ICP students advise their peers about academic (and not only) life at AUCA
    • it meets regularly as a group, have informal chats on social media and uses other channels to discuss issues faced by students
    • the Facebook (closed) group address for this forum is at
  • ICP students research forum 
    • it is held annually in early spring where students can present their research in progress and get peer feedback
    • it is aimed at ICP seniors primarily, but any political science student in Bishkek can take part in i
  • "Life After ICP" series of talks
    • it aims at broadening understanding of students about their professional perspectives after graduation
    • invited ICP alumni give talks about their life paths and what has helped them at ICP/AUCA

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

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