Ranks and decorations

Academic degrees and titles

In addition to official positions and posts, Nursultan Nazarbayev, has a number of academic degrees and titles.

Natural curiosity, constant desire for new knowledge and self-improvement helped the President to achieve considerable success in the life. According to his extensive experience, today the Head of State attaches great importance to the education development in Kazakhstan. Every year more considerable funds from allocated the budget to this area. New modern schools are opened in our country, including those for gifted children, world-class universities, equipped with the most advanced equipment.

Wherever the President of Kazakhstan, on trips throughout the country and abroad, Nursultan Nazarbayev regularly holds meetings with university students, lectures them and shares his knowledge and experience with the youth.

Progress in reforming the country's economy, political system, global initiatives of the President now recognized by many leading educational institutions in the world. In this regard, during his visits to schools Nursultan Nazarbayev is often assigned to honorary titles and academic degrees.

Thus, our Head of State is an honorary professor at the University of Cambridge (UK), Honorary Doctor of the Lomonosov Moscow State University and many other famous institutions. In addition, Nursultan Nazarbayev is a Honorary President of the Eurasian Economic Club of Scientists Association.


Academic degrees and titles of Nursultan Nazarbayev

Honorary Doctor of Al-Farabi Kazakh State University (Kazakhstan), November, 1992.

Honorary Professor of Khoja Ahmed Yassawi International Kazakh-Turkish University (Kazakhstan), April, 1993.

Academician of International Academy of Engineering (Russia), April, 1993.

Academician of Academy of Social Sciences (Russia), February, 1994.

Certificate of Columbia University on recognizing outstanding achievement (USA), February, 1994.

Honorary Professor of Al-Farabi Kazakh State National University (Kazakhstan), March, 1994.

Academician of National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Kazakhstan), June, 1995.

Foreign Member of Academy of Sciences of Belarus (Belarus), January, 1996.

Honorary Professor of Lomonosov Moscow State University (Russia), May, 1996.

Honorary Doctor of Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economics and Strategic Research (Kazakhstan), October, 1996.

Honorary Academician of Nuri Khujand People's Academy (Tajikistan), February, 1997.

Academician of International Informatization Academy (Russia), May, 1997.

Honorary Member of National Academy of Applied Sciences (Russia), December, 1997.

Academician of International Academy of Information Technologies (Belarus), June, 1998.

Honorary Doctor of Political Studies of Bilkent University (Turkey), June, 1998.

Honorary Doctor of Economics of Academy of Economic Studies of Romania (Romania), September, 1998.

Honorary Doctor of Asfendiyarov Kazakh State Medical University (Kazakhstan), March, 1998.

Honorary Academician of International Academy of Art (Russia), January, 1999.

Member of International Informatization Academy (Russia), March, 1999.

Honorary Professor of Institute of Economics Management (Russia), April, 1999.

Honorary Member of Tsiolkovsky Academy of Cosmonautics (Russia), April, 1999.

Academician of International Academy of Technological Sciences (Russia), October, 1999.

Foreign Member of International Academy of Technological Sciences (Switzerland), October, 1999.

Honorary Professor of Kazakh State Agrarian University (Kazakhstan), November, 1999.

Honorary Doctor of Mongolian State University (Mongolia), November, 1999.

Honorary Member of International Academy of Art (Russia), April, 2000.

Honorary Doctor of Belarusian State University (Belarus), May, 2000.

Honorary Doctor of Gumilev Eurasian State University (Kazakhstan), June, 2000.

Honorary Doctor of Russian Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation (Russia), May, 2000.

Honorary Doctor of Yerevan State University (Armenia), May, 2001.

Honorary Professor Kyrgyz State National University (Kyrgyzstan), July, 2001.

Honorary Member of Islamic World Academy of Sciences (Jordan), April, 2002.

Honorary Doctor of Peking University (China), December, 2002.

Honorary Doctor of Lomonosov Moscow State University (Russia), February, 2003.

Honorary degree in Applied Technology (Canada), June, 2003.

Honorary Professor of University of Cambridge (United Kingdom), April, 2004.

Honorary Professor of Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys (Russia), April, 2005.

Honorary Doctor of Tajik State National University (Tajikistan), September, 2007.

Honorary Doctor of Dimitrie Cantemir Christian University (Romania), November, 2007.

Honorary Doctor of Moscow State Institute of International Relations (Russia), December 20, 2007.

Honorary President of Eurasian Economic Club of Scientists Association (Kazakhstan), April, 2008.

Honorary Doctor of Okan University (Turkey), October, 2009.

Honorary Professor of Kazakh National University of Arts (Kazakhstan), May, 2010.

Honorary Professor of Nazarbayev University (Kazakhstan), June, 2010.

Honorary Doctor of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (Ukraine), September, 2010.

Honorary Doctor of Korea University (South Korea), April, 2010.

Honorary Doctor of Vietnam National University (Vietnam), November, 2011.

Academic degrees and titles