American University of Central Asia - AUCA - About the Program

About the Program


The Psychology Program is the first in the Kyrgyz Republic to follow the rigorous Psychology academic standards of psychology programs in the United States and is guided by the priorities of applied psychology and informed by local needs and conditions.

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be able to:

  • provide professional assistance within the field of social/organizational behavior,
  • counsel specific mental health problems,
  • conduct psychological research into individual and social behaviors, and
  • continue graduate studies in psychology at local and overseas universities.

The program offers innovations to the regional model of professional education, based on the principles of critical thinking and academic freedom. In addition, you can gain practical experience in the Psychological Research Center, which assists in teaching psychology and conducts scientific research in psychology.


Your possibilities

  • Explore the mysteries of the human mind and brain chemistry in a course on neuropsychology.
  • Understand what factors help shape and define who we are in a course on the psychology of the personality,
  • Find out what motivates the behavior and decisions of individuals and groups in a class on organizational and social decision making,
  • Gain keen insight into the dynamics of human communication in a class on neuro-linguistic programming,
  • Volunteer in the Psychological Research Center and assist faculty with a variety of research projects.

The curriculum allows you to obtain theoretical knowledge and practical skills in a broad range of sub-fields, which will allow you to continue your education in a particular specialization and will give you an immediate advantage in any profession, from mass communications and marketing to business management and law.



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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