What we offer

Master in Public Policy

This program is aimed at students who want a rigorous training in public affairs which will prepare them for jobs in regional and international public, state-affiliated and NGOs organizations.

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Master in Public Administration

This program is aimed at in-service public and third sector professionals with a career trajectory aimed at the most senior levels in government, state affiliated and NGOs organizations.

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Executive Education

We offer bespoke courses to meet the needs of regional organizations in the public and NGO sectors. Often this in response to short-term training needs which draws on the research expertise of our Faculty.

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Thank you for your interest in the PhD program. The program is being developed at the moment.

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Why choose GSPP?


Our Faculty combines international scholars and Central Asian experts who engage in scholarship and research informed teaching to graduate students who will raise the quality of public administration and policy in the region and internationally

Focus on Central Asia

The immediate hinterland for the Graduate School of Public Policy is Kazakhstan but we are increasingly attracting international students with an interest in Central Asian public sector studies. Kazakhstan is also seen as an innovator for its neighboring countries

Partnership with the Lee Kuan Yew School (NUS)

The Graduate School of Public Policy has an established partnership with Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore which offers exchange opportunities for faculty, staff and students as part of their programs and professional development

Graduate School of Public Policy arranged and hosted a two-day Executive Education program for the “Samruk-Kazyna” Sovereign welfare fund and the biggest national companies of the country – Kazpost, Kazakhtelecom, Kazatomprom, KEGOC and others.

The MPA Project Presentations of GSPP (first MPA cohort) took place on 25 November, 2016. This is the last step towards graduation. There were six presentations on different thought-provoking topics.

On November 23-25 2016 GSPP Vice Dean for Academic Affairs Dr. Riccardo Pelizzo and Assistant Professor Dr. Saltanat Janenova participated in a workshop "Formation of State Apparatus: current status and prospects"