Almaty Office

In April 2014, the University of Tsukuba Almaty Office was established at the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University in the city of Almaty, Kazakhstan. Together with  the Tashkent Office in the Central Asian region, the mission of the Almaty Office is to promote research in the fields of Japanese language education, Central Asian Studies, and other interdisciplinary areas, to support the publication and dissemination of scholarly articles, and to organize international conferences, symposia, as well as cultural events  in both Japan and Kazakhstan.

What's New

May 2018: KazNU Entered the Top 220 World Universities

                 Summer School 2018 on Japanese Language and Culture held in Almaty

 Mar 2018: Oriental Studies Olympics 2018 held in Kazakhstan

                Japan Week 2018 in Kazakhstan

                 4th International Student Forum Held in Kazakhstan

                 2018 Russian Language Training in Kazakhstan

Jan 2018: 2nd Online Conference Held between University of Tsukuba and Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

Dec 2017: Delegation from  Al-Farabi Kazakh National University visits University of Tsukuba

Oct 2017: Study in Japan Fair 2017 Held in Kazakhstan

                 Study in Japan meeting held in Kazakhstan

                 Special Japanese Classes Held in Kazakh High Schools

                 Japanese Speech Contest for International Students Held in Moscow

Jul 2017:  Proceedings of the Central Asia-Japan Research Conference held last February 2017 are now available online.

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  • Masaki Ono : Director
  • Takashi Ninomiya : Coordinator, University of Tsukuba Almaty Office, Kazakhstan
  • Yuko Akita: Coordinator, University of Tsukuba, Japan