Satbayev University

The oldest and one of the most prestigious technical universities in Kazakhstan, known for the developments in the fields of mining and oil business. For more than 80 years, the university has been synonymous with technological progress and leadership in Kazakhstan. Although Satbayev University’s business card is dominated by technical specialties, it is an interdisciplinary university where architecture and management are taught, too.





Higher School


military institute






teaching and research


scientific laboratories


research and educational


language of instructions


training landfills


cosmic rays




in the hostel


in the military department


partner companies


sports sections


student organizations

As part of transforming related to higher education in Kazakhstan K.I. Satbayev University was assigned “National Research University” category in 2014 that resulted in collaboration with outstanding scientists of the world. Satbayev University comprises National Technology Center “Parassat” and 8 research institutes as well. The university cooperates with 174 leading higher educational institutions from 25 countries of the world (including the USA, England, Germany, Italy, France, China, Korea and Poland).

Currently, Satbayev University conducts cooperation with the largest industrial organizations of mining metallurgy and oil-gas industry to implement research projects and personnel training. One of the key areas of Satbayev University is project development in the field of "green technology" and extraction of hydrocarbons from alternative sources.
The university includes international educational and production centers, subsidiaries that were opened jointly with Kazakhstani and foreign enterprises.

 Scientific and innovative activities of NJSC "K.I. Satbayev KazNRTU ”aims to develop fundamental and applied research in five priority scientific areas of the republic, as well as to create technical innovations focused on scientific and technological support of economy priority sectors with the attraction of private investment and the use of public-private partnership tools. Satbayev University meets all international requirements for scientific and technical support of large state projects in the sphere of subsoil use and other areas.

Leading positions in the national and international rankings



1 in Kazakhstan


405 in the world


1201+ in the world


4 in Kazakhstan


Satbayev University – research university

The implementation of the principle of “learning through research” is the main task of Satbayev University. The University conducts a wide scientific work, monitoring and analyzing of domestic and world trends in the development of science in the specialized fields of the university, and searches for resources of funding for basic and applied research in the specialized research and educational areas. Satbayev University conducts contract research with such well-known private and state enterprises as “Kaztsinc”, “Kazchrome”, “PetroKazakhstan Kumkol Resources”, “Tospa Su”, “Kazatomprom”, “Parasat”, and “Pavlodar Petrochemical Plant”.

Along with the contract research on the production problems and extensive work on the commercialization of the scientific discoveries, the university conducts search and selection of ideas, promotes the formation and implementation of innovative projects, the creation and development of start-up companies, the attraction of grants and investments. Organizes and provides legal protection of the results of intellectual activity.

The main goal of Satbayev University in modern world is to unite specialists and students from different countries of the world, to strive for the sustainable development with the help of innovations, to become a significant international research university recognized by the world scientific community.

The university curriculum introduces the teaching of modern specialties, in which currently there are no specialists in Kazakhstan. The cooperation with the industry is expanding; much attention is paid to the practical importance of the university projects. The research innovation activity is intensified, and the number of start-ups and research for production increases.

In 2015, the University-2025 road map was adopted for 2016-2025 years. The new course of the university development guarantees students the highest quality of education and ample opportunities in the field of employment and career, both in Kazakhstan and abroad.


Satbayev University

Institute of digital equipment and technologies

The leading organization in Kazakhstan in the field of industrial automation, big data and machine intelligence. She conducts research in the field of IT and 3D technologies, develops, implements and implements innovative technologies in the field of industrial automation, digitalization and instrumentation. The Institute has an Automation Center, an experimental design bureau and a supercomputer modeling laboratory that provide services for processing large data arrays, designing and developing software. The institute team is the author of the only in the CIS system of integrated planning of business processes for large enterprises.

Science & Technology Solutions JSC


Scientific-technological and educational center, created in order to provide the economy with popular and competitive innovative scientific developments in priority areas of activity. The holding develops and implements technologies for the hydrocarbon and mining and metallurgical sectors and related service industries, conducts projects in the field of enrichment and metallurgical processing of ore and industrial raw materials, the production of metals, alloys and composite materials, conducts research in the field of solar and hydrogen energy, develops educational multimedia products. The Center was established on July 3, 2008, and 12 organizations with a wide field of activity in the field of science and production are united in the structure of the company. Entered Satbayev University on December 19, 2014.

Physics and technology institute

“Physicotechnical Institute” is one of the leading research institutes of Kazakhstan in the field of materials science, high energy physics and cosmic rays. The Institute has a modern scientific, technological and analytical infrastructure for conducting fundamental and applied research, performs a number of innovative projects, the implementation of which will be of great importance for the organization and development of high-tech innovative industries in Kazakhstan. The results of scientific research conducted at the Institute have received international recognition and have been published in leading publications of the United States, European Union countries, and Japan.

Institute of hydrogeology and geoecology of Akhmedsafin

The only scientific organization of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the development of fundamental and applied problems of hydrogeology, geo-ecology and rational integrated use of water resources of the subsoil of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The Institute conducts major fundamental and regional applied research in the field of establishing patterns of formation and placement of various types of groundwater, identifying groundwater resources, developing new methods for their assessment, hydrogeological stratification and mapping, forecasting man-made hydrogeological processes using modern methods of chemical analysis of water. The developments of the Institute are widely known all over the world. Created in 1965 on the basis of the Department of Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology of the Institute of Geological Sciences. K.I. Satpayev.

Institute of geological sciences of K.I. Satpayev

The leading geological research center, which has highly qualified specialists and a modern laboratory and analytical complex, allowing a wide range of research in the field of regional geology, stratigraphy, mineralogy, geochemistry of solid, liquid and gaseous systems, the study of mineral deposits and oil geology. The Institute takes an active part in international geological forums, commissions on stratigraphy and carbon geology, paleontology, and geochemistry. The Institute for International Geological Correlation of UNESCO is actively working at the Institute’s base Conducts joint scientific and applied research on programs and projects with companies and institutions from far and near abroad (Russia, China, Serbia, Germany, USA, England, Japan, Turkey, Belgium). Created in 1940 by Kanysh Imantayevich Satpayev.

Institute of Metallurgy and Ore Beneficiation

A large world-class research institute carrying out fundamental and applied research and the development of new technologies in the field of mineral processing, metallurgy and materials science. It is engaged in the development of theoretical foundations for the enrichment of mineral raw materials, metallurgy and materials science and the development on their basis of competitive technologies for the mining and metallurgical industries of the republic. The achievements of the Institute in the field of development of metallurgical science and practice were highly appreciated and recognized at symposia and conferences abroad (USA, Canada, Switzerland, Germany, England, China, Spain, Korea, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Japan, Hungary, Yugoslavia, Turkey, Russia). Since 1978, the institute has been publishing “Complex use of mineral resources” international scientific and technical journal that deals with state-of-the-art issues of mining and metallurgical complex as well as scientists’ accomplishments in the science sphere.

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