How can I enroll to SDU?

Admission to SDU is no different from the admission to other universities of Kazakhstan. Applicants with passing score on the UNT can enroll to SDU. Passing score is 50.


What subjects should I choose in order to enter the faculties of SDU?

Physics + Mathematics:

  • 5В070400 Computer systems and software;
  • 5В070300 Information systems;
  • 5В010900 Mathematics (pedagogical);
  • 5В060100 Mathematics (science);
  • 5B012800 Physics - Informatics (pedagogical).

Geography + Mathematics:

  • 5В050900 Finance;
  • 5В050800 Accounting and auditing;
  • 5В050600 Economics;
  • 5В051100 Marketing;
  • 5В050700 Management.

English + History:

  • 5В011900 Foreign language: two foreign languages;
  • 5В020700 Translation studies;
  • 5В021000 Foreign philology;
  • 5В020200 International relations.

History + Human. Society. Right:

  • 5В030200 Internationa law;
  • 5В030100 Jurisprudence.

История + География:

  • 5В020300 History.

Language and literature + Geography:

  •  5В011700 Kazakh language and literature;
  •  5В020500 Kazakh philology.

Biology + Chemistry:

  • 5B012500 Chemistry - Biology (pedagogical)

Creative examination:

  • 5В050400 Journalism.


Is it possible to enroll to SDU on the state scholarship?

You can enroll to any specialty on the state scholarship.


How can I get the internal grant of SDU?

Suleyman Demirel University provides internal grants for 4 years of study to winners of the internal “SPT” olympiad and prizewinners of international olympiads, republican olympiads, “Zharkyn Bolashak” olympiad, "Zhautikov" olympiad.


What discounts are available to students?

Learn about grants via link: SDU discounts


When does the admission committee start receiving documents?

• Reception of documents on competition of the grant starts from July 23 to 31.

• Reception of documents on paid education is from June 20 to August 25.

• Acceptance of documents for MA and PhD programs is from July 1 to 31.


Are there any preparatory courses in SDU?

Yes. SDU has one-year preparatory courses and students who complete the course will be able to master English at Intermediate level. Also three-month accelerated summer courses in English are available (starting from June).


Tell me about the teaching staff in SDU?

The teaching staff of SDU is very different. Majority of the teachers are from Kazakhstan. There are also teachers from Turkey, Azerbaijan, USA, India and Europe.


What is the level of employment of SDU graduates? In which companies are they employed?

Virtually all graduates find employment CDS. They are employed in such companies as Qazkom, Turkuaz Group of Companies, Halyk Bank, Kcell, Air Astana, Alma TV, BTA, Turkuaz, Coca-Cola, Deloitte &Touche, Agip KCO, Bank Pozitif, Ericsson, Ernst and Young, HENKEL, Kazakhtelecom, Kazpack, KKB, ABN AMRO-Credit Card Department, P & G, Philip Morris, Price Water House, Schlmberger, SEHA, Tengizchevroil, Texaco, Ankara Hotel, Ahsel Holding, Kazakh-Turkish Liseums, Ramstore, Parsons FluorDaniel, Parker Drilling, Eurasian Bank , Cisco Kazakhstan Specialist, Center Credit Bank.


How can I transfer to a different specialty?

Students cantransfer to another specialty only after the first semester under the condition that the result of students' academic achievement (GPA) does not have F-grades.


How can I be transferred to SDU from another university?

In order to transfer from another university to SDU you need to provide a transcript with grades and subjects completed. According to this transcript the difference in subjects is determined. Only then the opportunity to transfer can be identified. According to the Law on Education the difference in subjects should not exceed 5 items.The transfer period is the end of semester, i.e. the end of the semester and summer period. Transfer cannot be made during the study period.


Can I transfer to SDU and keep my state scholarship?

You can be transferred to all specialties of SDU, but under the condition that you are transferred to the same specialty. If you want to transfer to another specialty, you lose the scholarship.


Can I transfer from paid education to the state scholarship in SDU?

Yes, you can. Students transferring to another specialtyand leaving to study in foreign universities lose their state scholarships. The students with high achievement are recommended for the vacant scholarships. The University submits the application and the student’s GPA to the MES RK.The decision is made by MES RK.


What diploma is issued to graduates of the SDU?

SDU graduates receive a diploma approved by the MES RK.


Where do SDU students pass their internship?

The students pass their internship in Kazakhstani and foreign organizations.


Do you have an extramural department?



How much does the students house cost?

The cost of the students house is 200,000 tenge per semester. The price includes dinner, room cleaning, bedding and other services.


How much is tuition fee?

The cost of training is from 400 000 to 1 225 000 tenge depending on the specialty. Tuition fee


When there will be open days?

Anyone who wants to see the university can pre-register at the number whatsapp +7 702 000 11 33 and visit SDU on working days at a convenient time from 10.00 to 17.00. In the SDU there are special groups that will meet, show and tell.


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