Tokayev welcomed initiative of University of Arizona to become a strategic partner of RK MES
Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev met with a delegation from the University of Arizona (USA), Kazpravda.kz reports with reference to the press service of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
During the meeting with the Head of State, issues of strategic partnership between the University of Arizona and domestic universities, scientific and academic development were discussed.
The President noted that globalization has an increasing influence on the educational policy of the states of the world.
“Over the past twenty years, our country has stepped up international cooperation in the field of higher education. Partnerships between Kazakhstan and the United States cover many areas of activity. Cooperation in the fields of scientific research and exchange of students and teachers is especially important,” the Head of State said.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev believes that expanding contacts with leading world universities will allow domestic universities to increase their academic and research potential. He welcomed the initiative of the University of Arizona to become a strategic partner of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan and to help improve the quality of education.
On the basis of regional universities, in cooperation with the American university, joint educational programs will be developed in accordance with international standards.
Representatives of the University of Arizona visited a number of Kazakhstani universities, among which the North Kazakhstan University named after M. Kozybayev is considered as a potential strategic partner.