If you do not speak German, you must know English at Intermediate/B1 level at the time of admission. However, speaking the German language is advantageous.
Yes, the UNT exam is a required condition for admission to our university.
For the full period of study (4 years) on a paid basis, graduates of secondary schools and colleges who have scored a threshold score on the UNT results of at least 50 points, including at least 5 points for each of the subjects, are accepted.
Individuals who wish to participate in the competition for DKU scholarships for study and residence for nonresidents should pass a test. To register, please collect a set of documents and submit it to the admission Committee at least seven days before the start of the competition. More about test here.
The results of the competition are announced in two stages. Applicants who have passed the test from March 11 to August 11, the results will be announced at the end of August this year. Applicants who passed the test on August 18 will learn about the results of the competition in mid-September of this year.
No, the entrance exam is allowed to be taken only once.
You can choose the date of the exam yourself based on how well prepared you are.
All tasks are the same level of difficulty at any period of the exam, so it does not matter when you take it.
— Marketing-Mathematics and Geography
— Finance-Mathematics and Geography
— Management-Mathematics and Geography
— Logistics-Mathematics and Geography
— Information Engineering in Economics-Mathematics and Physics
— Telematics-Mathematics and Physics
— Mobile Computing-Mathematics and Physics
— Heat Power Engineering (Energy and Environment Engineering)-Mathematics and Physics
— International Relations-English or German and History
Yes, there is a student dining room where cheap and tasty food is served.
Documents for admission to the Bachelor's degree
— certificate of secondary General education/professional vocational school diploma;
— UNT certificate;
— a copy of your ID card;
— medical certificate form 086-U (with Results of chest x-ray);
— a copy of the vaccination card;
— 6 photos 3×4;
— copy of military registration card (for boys);
— home address statement (for non-Almaty residents who wish to participate in the scholarship competition)
If you take our entrance exam before the end of school it is necessary to provide a copy of the report card for the 11th grade (both sides) certified by the signature and the stamp of the Director. As far as college students concerned, they need to provide a copy of record book or transcript signed and stamped by the Director.
Tuition fees are fixed for 2 years. From the 3rd year of study payment can rise to a maximum of 20% due to changes in country’s economic situation.
Subjects are conducted in Russian in the first two years. In the 3rd and 4th years of study, lectures are conducted in German and English by professors and associate professors from Germany.
Currently 80 associate professors and professors from Kazakhstan are teaching at DKU. In addition, more than 35 professors from German partner universities, as well as representatives of German companies in Kazakhstan conduct lectures at our university every year.
At the end of the 3rd year, students demonstrating high academic achievements and having a good command of German can study in Germany at one of the partner universities during the last year. Exchange programme is called «Double degree», those students who successfully ended their study within this programme get a German diploma and a diploma of DKU.
Graduates can do a master's programme at one of the German universities or other foreign universities.
Diploma of DKU is a state standard and recognized in Kazakhstan. However, students of our university with good academic achievements and fluent in German can finish the 4th year in Germany at one of our partner universities and get a bachelor's degree from that German university.
DKU maintains partnership relations with Kazakh and foreign companies and enterprises, including German ones, where students of DKU can do internship. The list of companies is increasing every year. Partner companies are invited to round tables, open meetings and an annual job fair at DKU to get acquainted with students.
DKU helps both students and graduates to plan their professional future. We organize excursions to partner companies, open meetings and workshops with representatives of these companies, where students can get necessary and useful contacts in advance. Graduates receive information about current vacancies, as well as current programmes for young professionals.