Academy of Public Administration held first intake to National School of State Policy

ASTANA. October 9. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ A ceremony of admission of the candidates for a master's degree has taken place today in the Academy of Public Administration under the President of Kazakhstan.

This year the number of candidates for a master's degree amounted to 163 people. The intake was held on such disciplines as institute of diplomacy, state and local management and justice.

"Taking into account the high role of the academy and its status a conscientious study and adhesion to the traditions of the academy are the debt of each its student. Study in the academy is not a promise for further career advancement and professional development but it is firstly a big responsibility", - Rector of the Academy Aryn Orsariyev underlined.

The peculiarity of the current intake is in the fact that in accordance with the Decree of the Kazakh President the Academy held the first intake into the National School of State Policy. The contingent of the School attendants was formed from the number of administrative public servants, heads of large national companies and business structures.

The educational program covers three trimesters in one of which students will study in Singapore. After graduation students of the School will receive two diplomas including that of Li Kuan Yew School of Public Policy of the National University of Singapore which ranks the seventh in the world rating of educational institutions specialized in public administration.

In addition 20 representatives of the regional administration bodies will study in the Academy with a grant of Hanns Zeidel Foundation (Germany).

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