19-26 September 2016


Almatı - Astana


20 Students



About Summer School

Between the dates of 19 September 2016 and 26 September 2016 in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Presidency for Turks Abroad and Related Communities and the Eurasian Research Institute together with International Turkic Academy are planning to hold "Eurasian Summer School in Kazakhstan" for master and doctoral students who study in Turkey and different parts of the world in the field of Central Asia and Eurasia. The courses will be delivered in Russian, English and Turkish, translation facilities are available during summer school. Students who successfully complete the summer school will be able to increase knowledge and experience in their specialist fields, develop scientific thinking skills during research activities, reach local and foreign sources, learn at first-hand by visiting some public institutions that show the direction of Kazakhstan's foreign and domestic policy. The summer school program participants are expected to achieve the following objectives as a result of technical and physical conditions and corporate experience provided by the Eurasian Research Institute.

Summer School candidates need to fill in completely an application form via this website by clicking "REGISTER" button.


1. To discuss key issues related to the economy, politics and foreign policy of Eurasia, identify common problems and seek common solutions to these problems;

2. To provide academics candidates working on Central Asia and Eurasia with the opportunity to gain experience by visiting the region and ensure access to primary sources;

3. To bring together young researchers working on economy, politics and foreign policy issues of Eurasian region and ensure the internationalization of the academic world;

4. To provide an opportunity to issue better quality data and qualified publications in the studies of Eurasia in Turkey;

5. To encourage studies on the region by creating awareness and exchange views on possible joint projects;

6. To acquaint participants with the summer school institutions operating in the field of foreign policy of Kazakhstan.

Who Can Apply?

Master and PhD students in the following areas related to the Eurasian region can apply for Summer School program.

What Areas Students Can Apply For?

• International Relations
• Security
• Political Science
• History
• Sociology
• Economics
• Finance
• Energy

Is Summer School Paid?

Summer school does not charge any fees. Hotel and transport costs related to summer school, as well as food costs will be covered.

Where will Summer School be Held?

Summer school will be held in Almaty and Astana, Kazakhstan. Lessons will be given in the Eurasian Research Institute in Almaty. Visits to various institutions that shape Kazakhstan's internal and foreign policy and the introduction/information meetings will be held in Astana.

How to Apply?

Summer School candidates need to fill in completely an application form via this website. The applications via e-mail and mail will certainly not be taken into account. The application deadline is 6 July 2016.


The Eurasian Research Institute and The Presidency of Turks Abroad and Related Communities together with The International Turkic Academy are glad to announce the Eurasian Summer School in Kazakhstan for 2016. This year, we are offering courses through one week period (total of 36 hours). Our courses will take place at the Conference Hall of The Eurasian Research Institute in Almaty and visits to various institutions shaping Kazakhstan's internal and foreign policy will be held in Astana between 19-26 September 2016.

The details of the Eurasian Summer School in Kazakhstan for 2016, course details, course requirements and the application procedure could be found in our website The organization is open to both master and PhD students who have been studying in Turkey and in different parts of the world in the field of Central Asia and Eurasia.

It is very much appreciated if you could also pass this information to your colleagues, researchers or students, who you believe that may be interested in. We hope to see you in Almaty this September.

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