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Organisation name & acronym: Kazakh Academy of Transport and Communications named after M. Tynyshpaev (KazATC), Kazakhstan
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Role: Partner Institution
Website: https://www.kazatk.kz
Address: 050012, Kazakhstan, Almaty, Shevchenko st., 97
First contact person: Zhanna Beisakhmetova
First contact person (mail): zh.beisakhmetova@kazatk.kz

KazATC named after M. Tynyshpayev is the leading higher technical education institution in Kazakhstan that prepares highly qualified specialists in the sphere of railway (including urban electric transport and subway) and road transport, information technology, finance and economy.  KazATC mission is to achieve a high quality of educational services in the sphere of higher and postgraduate education, leadership in the national educational space on training for the transport and communication sector of Kazakhstan’s economy through the implementation of the Bologna process and the modern international quality standards.

KazATC history begins from 1931 when the educational and counseling centre of Tashkent Institute of Railway Transport Engineers (TashIIT) was set up on the basis of Almaty railway technical school. In 1976 due to the urgent need of staff for railway transport Almaty Institute of Railway Engineers (AIRE) was created on the basis of abovementioned subsidiary.  May 7, 1996 the enlarged higher education institution for transport industry – Kazakh Academy of Transport and Communications was established on the basis of two transport institutes – Almaty Institute of Railway Engineers (AIRE) and Almaty Automobile and Road Institute (AARI).  May 23, 2000 Kazakh Academy of Transport and Communications was named after the first Kazakh railway engineer, prominent social and political figure, one of the project developer and builder of the Turkestan-Siberian trunk line – Mukhamedzhan Tynyshpayev. In KazATC  – 3677 students and teachers and staff are 527 persons. KazATC has got 5 colleges in the different parts of Kazakhstan.  There are 5261 students in 5 colleges.

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