About AIU


«Gateway to the world»


 The state governing body of the university is the Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic.

      The founder of Ala-Too International University is Sapat International Educational Institutions.
     Ala-Too International University (AIU) was established in 1996 and it is located in Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic.
    AIU is a legal entity, carries out its activities in accordance with the legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic.

The governing bodies of the university are:
- the supreme management body  - Founder;
- executive body - Rector - Sanzharbek Erdolatov;
- collegial body - academic council of the university.

Our university consists of five blocks, where there are classrooms and laboratories equipped with the Internet and modern interactive whiteboards. Our "Campus" is an educational center with a library, a conference hall, 3 stadiums, 1 tennis cord, 1 gym, 6 computer classes, 1 Internet club, 1 research center, 2 cantinas, 1 medical center.
     There are 4 faculties, 3 institutes, and 16 departments in AIU.

     The main language of instruction is English. Russian, Kyrgyz and Turkish are auxiliary languages. In addition, students of individual faculties can choose a second foreign language, they can choose from Japanese, German, Chinese, French. For those who do not speak English, there are preparatory courses. Upon graduation, the graduates of the University have given a State higher professional education diploma of the Kyrgyz Republic.
     Students from more than 20 countries study at the university.

     To strengthen its position on market of education, the university is working on the opening of new educational programs that are in demand in the new information and competitive job market.

      From 1996 to 2017, some changes had been made to the  structure of the university - new educational technologies were introduced and their applications were expanded.

      The staffing of the AIU is composed of highly qualified, experienced, young, active teachers from Kyrgyzstan, Turkey,  the USA, China, India, and other countries. Undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate programs are conducted in a multicultural and democratic atmosphere of mutual respect. Our university has bilateral agreements with some universities in Europe, China, America, Turkey, and Cyprus.

     We carry out the exchange programs for students and teaching staff in the following programs: Mevlana, Erasmus. Such programs would allow students and teachers an opportunity to continue their studies for 1-2 semesters at various universities and to share their experiences.

    Having received  higher professional education, computer knowledge, confidence and life experience, and mastering foreign languages and features of etiquette, 80% of our university graduates can easily enter into modern, informational, and competitive working life.

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