PhD / Post-Graduate Program

General information
  Ala-Too International University was established in 1996. The university provides students with modern education at the international level with the issuance of state-standard diplomas.
  Currently, Ala-Too International University is one of the leading universities in the Kyrgyz Republic. Every year, students achieve a number of successes in the field of education and science. The university is well-known in Kazakhstan, Turkey, Cyprus and other countries.
  In accordance with modern requirements, the Institute of Social and Natural Sciences was established in 2006. The institute provides education in master's and postgraduate programs, taking into account national and international standards of education.

Postgraduate study
Duration of the program
3 years

140 hours

Postgraduate study is the highest level of professional education after the master's degree, that allows to deepen professional knowledge and skills on the chosen topic.The graduate course integrates core competencies graduate or professional, allowing to develop short-specialized research areas or PhD, under the guidance of the supervisor on a fixed topic.
Program description
The academic degree "candidate of science" is awarded after successful completion and defense of the PhD thesis by a graduate student in the Dissertation Council of the Kyrgyz Republic or abroad.After the defense, the degree of candidate of science is awarded by the Higher Attestation Commission of the Kyrgyz Republic.
The organization of postgraduate studies is mainly aimed at developing scientific thinking, research approach, and the use of new methodological principles in the study of the chosen topic. The scientific research is based on a modern view of the studied and implemented topics from a critical point of view.The topic of the candidate's dissertation should be relevant, meet modern requirements and bring scientific and practical benefits to the country.
The postgraduate schedule includes scientific seminars, research conferences, round tables with the participation of leading experts, as well as master classes on writing scientific articles.

The post-graduate school trains highly qualified specialists in programs developed on the basis of international standards for teaching the PhD format in the field of Economics in the following specialties:
08.00.01 - " Economictheory»
08.00.05 - "Economy and management of national economy".
The program consists of advanced subjects in economic theory, economic analysis, and economic development. The program includes:
High professional level of scientific guidance for the preparation of research work;
Co-leadership from foreign researchers;
Interactive lectures and seminars necessary for modern disciplines in Economics in Russian and English languages;
The possibility of research internships at foreign universities and research centers;
Publication of scientific articles on the topic of research work;
Participation in international scientific conferences,
Organization of debates on global problems of the world economy.
The main goal of research on the above-mentioned economic specialties is to identify stable, sustainable relationships in socio-economic phenomena and processes, their structural characteristics, patterns of functioning and trends in the development of economic relations. The research aims to explain the basis of existing facts and processes of socio-economic life, understand and forecast economic and political events by identification and understanding the facts and trends that characterize the formation, evolution and transformation of socio-economic systems and institutions, national and regional economies in historical aspect.Finally it covers the analysis of trends and stages of development of economic thought in relation to the socio-economic conditions of the relevant periods and the characteristics of various countries and peoples.

Compulsory & elective modules

Semester 1 semester

Entrance exams:
- History of the philosophy of science;
- State language (Kyrgyz);
- Foreign language;
Semester 2 / 2nd semester
Candidate’s minimum requirements:
- State language;
- Foreign language;
2 year
Semester 3 / semester 3

Candidate’s minimum requirements:
- History of the philosophy of science;
- Conducting seminars on writing research papers and PhD dissertations;
- Conducting seminars on the preparation and publication of scientific articles;
Semester 4/ 4 semester
- History of the philosophy of science:
- Report on the research work of graduate students;
- Report on the scientific publications of graduate students;
3-years / 3 years
- The final stage of post-graduate theses and preparatory work for the defense;
- Passing a subject in the specialty of a post-graduate student before the defense in the dissertation Council.
4 Semester/ 4 semester
Dissertation work;
Publication of scientific articles ( in scientific journals in the Kyrgyz Republic and abroad);
Ability to be employed.
Specialists and teachers with a scientific degree make up the scientific potential of the country's universities.
Age average:
International students:
Languages of instruction:
Program Coordinator
Documents for admission to graduate school:
1. Application form;
2. The university, department for postgraduate study review protocol;
3.  The list of employments’ records;
4. Autobiography;
5. Recommendation;
6. Copy of university graduation diploma;
7. Copy of the diploma attachment;
8. Copy of passport;
9. Translation of the passport into Russian language, certified by a notary or a translation firm;
10. Abstract or list of published works, information about inventions;
11. Official photo 4x6 -1 piece. 3x4-2 pieces;
12. The copy of the employment record (a copy with a seal);
13. Certificate of passing the candidate's exams in form # 3.2;
14. The contract;
15.Medical form (form #86);
16. The protocols on passing state examinations for master's degree graduates.
 Note to foreign citizens!
Translation of passport, diploma and its attachment into Kyrgyz or Russian (the translation must be confirmed by a certified notary or translation company).
The required period of education:
Postgraduate studies – 3 years.
Documents for admission to the graduate school of Ala-too International University are accepted from August 1 to November 1, 2020.
The address: Bishkek, Tunguchmicrodistrict, Ankara str., 1/8
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