International Atatürk-Alatoo University

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International Ataturk-Alatoo University
Международный Университет Ататюрк Алатоо
Building B of IAAU.jpg
Building B, International Atatürk-Alatoo University
Established 1996
Location Bishkek, Chuy Province, Kyrgyzstan
Website International Ataturk-Alatoo University

The International Atatürk-Alatoo University (IAAU) (Russian: Международный Университет Ататюрк Алатоо) is a private university in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. While English is the main medium of instruction at the university, some classes are taught in Russian and a few other classes are taught in Turkish.


Main campus of IAAU

The International Atatürk Alatoo University is one of the first private universities established in the Kyrgyz Republic. It started its educational activity in 1996. The school's first students were graduated in 2001. The International Atatürk Alatoo University was established in 1996. In 1996, the Ministry of Education and Culture and the Sebat Educational Organization signed a cooperative educational agreement supporting the educational endeavor. In the fall of 1997, the university opened its doors to students. Full official name of university: - In the Kyrgyz language: "Эл Аралык Ататүрк-Алатоо Университети" - In Russian: "Международный Университет Ататюрк-Алатоо" -In turkish: "Uluslararası Atatürk-Alatoo Üniversitesi" -In English: "International Ataturk Alatoo University"

International Ataturk Alatoo University is a private, nonprofit institution of higher education in Kyrgyz Republic. IAAU consist of 3 faculties and 17 departments and one college. Located in Bishkek, the capital city of Kyrgyz Republic, IAAU offers affordable, flexible, up-to date education with a full-time student body of approximately 2000 students from around the world. The language of instruction for major is English in addition; IAAU offers intensive selective Russian, Turkish and Kyrgyz Language courses. With local and international students and academicians IAAU offers friendly multinational and multilingual learning environment. Students of IAAU learn not only in the lecture rooms but also from each other. Even though the language of instruction is English, IAAU students have opportunity to learn Russian, Kyrgyz and Turkish Languages. In addition to undergraduate programs, IAAU offers graduate programs with education in areas such as Business Administration, International Relations, Finance and Banking, Computer Engineering, English Language and Literature, Turkic Studies, Simultaneous Translation.


The International Atatürk Alatoo University has the following faculties:

Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences[edit]

  • International Relations
  • Management
  • Finance and Banking
  • International Economy
  • Law
  • Journalism

Faculty of Social Sciences[edit]

IAAU Graduation Ceremony, Class of 2011
  • English Language and Literature
  • Turkology
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Simultaneous Translation
  • Psychology
  • Pedagogy

Faculty of New Technologies[edit]

  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics and Computer Science

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