IV Annual Eurasian Forum on Quality Assurance in Higher Education, October 28-29, 2021

Independent Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (IQAA), with the support of the Committee for Control in the Sphere of Education and Science of the MES RK, on October 28-29, 2021, holds the IV Annual Eurasian Forum on Quality Assurance in Higher Education on the topic: "Internal Quality Assurance System of Higher Education Institutions in the Changing World".

The purpose of the forum is to develop a culture of quality in higher education institutions among university leaders, administrators, faculty, students and stakeholders of higher education institutions by discussing and developing an effective internal system for ensuring the quality of higher education.

The program of the forum will feature rectors, vice-rectors and representatives of leading Kazakh universities, as well as foreign accreditation agencies and universities from Austria, the United Kingdom, Germany, Spain, Lithuania, Belgium, Estonia, Azerbaijan and Russian Federation.

We invite international and national experts from among university employees, heads of higher education organizations, heads of divisions and departments for accreditation and quality assurance, deans, heads of departments, teachers, students and all interested persons to participate in the IV Annual Eurasian Forum.

The forum will be held remotely on the ZOOM platform. The link, the forum program and additional materials will be sent after registration.

The working languages of the international forum are Russian and English (simultaneous translation).

Participation in the forum is paid, for 1 (one) participant – 10 400 tenge.

Payment can be made using the methods listed below:

For individuals

  • Method 1: through online payment by credit card (during registration);
  • Method 2: at any bank using the following details:
    1. Requisites: Independent Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (IQAA)
      BIN: 081240015369
      Current account (IBAN account) KZT: KZ7896503F0007389599
      Bank: ForteBank JSC
      SWIFT code: IRTYKZKA
      Kbе: 17
    2. Attach a payment receipt at registration.

For legal entities

  1. Download agreement (in Russian)
  2. Fill in the agreement and details of the participants according to the appendix to the agreement.
  3. Attach a scanned agreement (signed and stamped) during registration.
  4. Send the original of the agreement (in 2 copies) to the address: Kazakhstan, Nur-Sultan, Dostyk Street, 20, Office 801.

At the end of the forum, participants are issued certificates of participation and the materials of the forum will be available.

The deadline for registration and payment is October 27, 2021.

For additional questions, please contact us by e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and by phone: +7 (7172) 27-24-91.

Gulzat Kobenova
Chairman of the Committee for Quality Assurance in Education and Science of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Zhaksybek Kulekeev
Chairman of the Board of the National company "KazMunayGas"
Oliver Vettori
Dean, Accreditation & Quality Management, Vienna University of Economics and Business
Lucien Bollaert
Professor, University of Ghent
Sholpan Kalanova
President of the Independent Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (IQAA)
Alison Felce
Partnerships and Policy Manager at the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (UK)
United Kingdom
Yerkara Aimagambetov
Rector of the Karaganda Economic University of Kazpotrebsoyuz
Antonio Serrano González
Директор, Director, Aragon Agency for Quality Assurance and Strategic Foresight in Higher Education
Petra Pistor
Quality Manager, Münster University of Applied Sciences
Darkhan Bilyalov
Rector of the Abai Kazakh National Pedagogical University
Aida Sagintayeva
Dean, Graduate School of Education, Nazarbayev University
Jason Sparks
Vice-Dean, Graduate School of Education, Nazarbayev University
Askar Nametov
Rector, West Kazakhstan Agrarian and Technical University named after Zhangir Khan
Zhanar Temirbekova
Rector of the Khoja Akhmet Yassawi International Kazakh-Turkish University
Gulzada Shakulikova
Rector, Atyrau Oil and Gas University named after Safi Utebayev
Serik Irsaliyev
President, Astana International University
Ulviyya Hasanova
Head, Internal Quality Assurance System, Department of Chemistry, Baku State University
Talgat Doskenov
Labor Ombudsman of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of the Republic of Kazakhstan "Atameken"
Nora Skaburskiene
Director, Academic Affairs Office, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University
Aurelija Valeikienė
Deputy Director at the Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education (SKVC)
Sergey Udartsev
Head of research projects on legal policy and public administration of the University of KAZGUU named after M.S.Narikbayev
Maiki Udam
Quality Manager, University of Tartu
Nikolay Makarov
Vice-Rector for Educational and Methodological Work, D. Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology of Russia
Russian Federation