Oct 30

Victories of KSMU at the fair of Erasmus + СBHE projects results


On October 25, 2018, there were held an fair of the results of Erasmus + СBHE projects and Information Day of the Erasmus+ programme in Kazakhstan at the L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University with the participation of about 170 representatives of universities of Kazakhstan, national authorities, embassies of EU member-countries and other interested organizations. The event, organized by the National Office of Erasmus+ programme jointly with the Delegation of the European Union to Kazakhstan and Ministry of Education and Science were attended by the Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Kazakhstan Mr. Sven-Olov Carlsson and Vice-Minister of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan Askhat Aymagambetov.


KSMU together with the partner universities presented five projects, of which four projects won places: WELCOME and ProInCa – 1st place, project TAME – 2nd place, project TUTORIAL – 3rd place. TRUNAK project team awarded a certificate for efficiency and professionalism.
Congratulations to KSMU and all participants of the projects!


Oct 22

Master Class “Leadership in Nursing” in Lahti, Finland (09.29-08.10.2018) in the framework of the ProInCa project “Promoting the Innovation Capacity of Higher Education in Nursing during Health Services’ Transition”

From 29.09.2018 to 08.10.2018 as part of the ProInCa project “Promoting the Innovation Capacity for Health Services’ Transition”, a workshop were held in the cities of Helsinki and Lahti (Finland). From our university in the workshop and master class was attended by the dean of  SPH B. Serik, the teacher of the department of nursing, I. B. Meyermanova and master student of “Public Health” Zh.M. Kuanysh.

On the first day, the seminar on the topic “Scientific research in the field of nursing” (NRF; HOTUS) was held in Helsinki. There was also an introduction to the strategic management of nurses at HUS. At Lahti University of Applied Sciences on 02.10.2018 were the intensive seminar and master class on the theme “Leadership in Nursing”.

The purpose of the intensive workshop was to develop educational materials for managers of guidelines, nurses and university professors to help strengthen leadership capacity in healthcare organizations.

Also during the master class lectures were heard on the following topics:

1. PhD doctorate in Finland.

2. Nursing Management of health care in the Pajjät-Häme Social and Healthcare centre.

Lectures were delivered by Risto Raivio, MD, Chief Physician of the Clinical Knowledge Support and Primary Health Care, and by Pirjo Orr, Director of Nursing at Pyayat-Häme Central Hospital.

On the last day, the participants visited a simulation center for bachelor of nursing students.

At the end of the master class, all participants were awarded certificates.МК1 МК5

мая 29

TUTORIAL in EU projects fair in Astana

Kazakh National Medical University together with Karaganda Medical and Semey Medical University presented materials of TUTORIAL and CANERIEH projects in EU projects fair on 31.05.2017. Altogether more than 12 projects funded by EU were represented. The event brought together more than 20 000 people all over the world, incl coordinators of joint projects of EU Council and Kazakhstan, UNICEF and EU Delegations, Ministry of Education and Science as well as participants from Kazakhstan Universities.


For more information:
Delegation of the EU to Kazakhstan

мая 29

Summer school in Italy, Estonia and Germany

Summer school on occupational and environmental health and learning methods will be held from 3-21 July 2017. First week in Milano-Gargnano students will focus on occupational health, second week in Tartu on environmental health and third week in Berlin on blended learning.


In June all Asian Centres will send 3-5 candidates and committe of European partners will select 2-3 participants from each centre based on their professional, and language skills and motivation.

мая 29

English courses have started 01.04.2017

English courses have started in all Central Asian centres. The student have been devided into different groups based on their earlier language level. The courses will be intensive and will focus based on the level either on more general or specific language topics. Courses will end with online examinations through Skype with independents examinator from Italy.


English examinations 
At the end of English courses all particpants will have online oral exams through SKYPE with prof Winter Beatty. She is independent examinator, who has had no earlier relationship with students or project consortia.

мая 29

Monitoring “Strengthening network education, research and innovation in Environmental health in Asia”

On the May of 25, 2018 on the basis of Kazakh national medical university named by S.D. Asfendiyarov, was monitoring within the Erasmus+ project in Kazakhstan, participants of meeting were represented by working groups:

  1. Karaganda state medical university (Kalishev Marat Guzairovich, Serik Bahtiyar, Erdesov Nurbek Zharkinovich)
  2. Kazakh national medical university named by S.D. Asfendiyarov,
  3. State medical university of Semey city.

The members of the project working group prepared presentations to familiarize the audience with the progress of work.

Project Coordinators:

Sh. U. Tasbulatova – Coordinator of national office program (Kazakhstan)

Claudio Colosio – associated professor of Occupational Health at the Department of Health Sciences of the University of Milan (Italy)

Dzhusupov Kenesh – Coordinator of the project in Central Asia, International School of Medicine, (Kyrgyzstan)

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At the end monitoring results, the presentations of the working groups were assessed positively.

мая 18

Final meeting of the Erasmus Mundus “CASEU – Central Asian and European Universities” project


From May 9 to May 11, 2018 the Final meeting of the Erasmus Mundus “CASEU – Central Asian and European Universities” project was held at the University of Porto (Portu, Portugal). There were participated the representatives of the Karaganda State Medical University (Kazakhstan), Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (Kazakhstan), Samarkand Agricultural Institute (Uzbekistan), Urgench State University (Uzbekistan), University of Barcelona (Spain), University of Poitiers (France), Radboud University (Netherlands) and Polytechnic University of Valencia (Spain).


Karaganda State Medical University joined to the project in 2014 year. Grant holder and coordinator of the CASEU project is University of Barcelona (Spain).

In the framework of the project, there were realized academic mobility of the Master, PhD students and administrative and academic staff from the partner universities of Europe countries to the Central Asian partner HEIs.

On the first day of the meeting, representatives of all universities made a report on the work done within the framework of the project. The coordinating team of CASEU presented the results of the third report of the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA).


Our university presented a report on the visit of professors from the University of Poitiers – Paul Seit and Brigitte Vannier. Within the framework of the CASEU project, the professors visited our university twice: in the period from November 20 to December 4, 2017 and in April 2018. During the stay at the KSMU, Professors held lectures and practical classes, master classes on various topics, round tables and discussions with the academic staff of KSMU, laboratory classes – to the KSMU students. One of the important results of the work of the Professors was the organization of a scientific internship for 5 academic staff of the biological profile departments and 3 students of the master’s degree in the specialty “Biology” at the University of Poitiers.

The second day was devoted to the discussion of selection and recognition issues, master classes were held on the themes: Executive & Quality group and Communication and promotion group. Based on the results of the work in the groups, the final report was prepared, the flyers and brochures of the CASEU project were approved for dissemination.

During the visit, also there was held a meeting between representatives of the Karaganda State Medical University and the School of Public Health of the University of Porto, where issues of further cooperation in the framework of academic mobility and potential joint scientific researches were discussed.

Apr 06

Master class “Epigenetics” was conducted by Professors of the University of Poitiers (France) Paul Seite and Brigitte Vannier in the framework of the Erasmus Mundus “CASEU” project

Master class “Epigenetics” for teaching staff and researchers in the framework of the “Central Asian and European Universities” (CASEU) project was held from March 27 to April 5, 2018 at Department of Biology of Karaganda State Medical University by professors of the University of Poitiers (France) Paule Seite and Brigitte Vannier.

the topic of this master class was the concept of epigenetics and its importance for personalized medicine, what role epigenetics plays today.

Professors Paul Seite and Brigitte Vannier presented demonstrations on the basic concepts of epigenetics, genome organization, histone modification and remodeling of chromatin, therapy and personalization of the drug. listeners took an active part in discussions.

Professors of the University of Poitiers (France) Paul Seite and Brigitte Vannier together with university teachers, at the Department of Biology and in the Laboratory of Collective Use, conducted a PCR experiment to determine MycN-gene in human cell lines. During the work the professors and listeners discussed the problematic issues of the mechanism for conducting and technical analysis of the work.

Also, a lot of attention was paid to reading and writing of articles, publications in journals with high impact factor.

“Epigenetics proves that we are responsible for the integrity of our genome. We used to think that only genes predetermine who we are. Today we know for sure: everything we do, everything that we eat, drink, our way of life has an effect on the activity of our genes and genes of future generations.

Epigenetics offers us a new concept of free choice. “

Randy Jirthl

The Department of Biology and the International Cooperation Department.

Nov 20

Visit of the Professors from University of Poitiers (France) to the Karaganda State Medical University in the framework of the “CASEU – Central ASian and European Universities” project

Within the period from November 20 to December 4, 2017, Professor Paule Seite and Professor Brigitte Vannier from the University of Poitiers (France) visited Karaganda State Medical University in framework of the “CASEU – Central ASian and European Universities” project.


During their stay at the KSMU, Professors of the University of Poitiers (France), Mrs. Paule Seite and Mrs. Brigitte Vannier, conducted lectures on the topics “Molecular cloning” and “Bioinformatics”, as well as practical sessions on the topic: “Bioinformation tools for cloning” for academic staff and students of Karaganda State Medical University.

Also, there were held meetings with the Departments of Biological profile (Department of Biology, Department of Microbiology, Department of Biochemistry, Department of Medical Biophysics and Informatics, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Chemistry) for mentoring scientific research.


For Professors were organized familiarizing excursion to the International Research and Production Holding “Phytochemistry” in Karaganda, which is one of the leading scientific centers in the Republic

Oct 31

Participation of KSMU in the exhibition of projects of the European Union in the framework of the celebration of Europe Day

May 31, 2017 Karaganda State Medical University took part in the exhibition of projects of the European Union, which was held in Astana.

This Exhibition was organized by the Representation of the European Union in the Republic of Kazakhstan in the framework of the celebration of Europe Day. The Representation of the European Union to Kazakhstan annually celebrates this event since 1999 through a series of events dedicated to a wide range of issues, including issues of culture and education.

The main idea of the exhibition was acquaintance of the Kazakhstan and foreign public with the projects financed by the European Union.

Among the participants of the EU projects represented at the exhibition, the following universities: Kazakh National Medical University named after S. Asfendiyarov, Eurasian National University named after L. N. Gumilev, Kazakh National University named after Al-Farabi, Kazakh Agrotechnical University named after S. Seifullin, “Medical University of Astana”, Kokshetau State University named after Sh. Ualikhanov, Kostanai Engineering-Economic University named after M. Dulatov, KIMEP University, Kokshetau University named after Abai Myrzakhmetov.


The exhibition of projects of the European Union was opened with a welcoming speech of the Head of the EU Representation in Kazakhstan, Ambassador of the EU to the Republic of Kazakhstan – Traian Laurentiu Christine.

Within the framework of the exhibition, guests were presented with presentation materials on each of the projects.

After the exhibition, all participants and guests were invited to a concert.

Among the presented projects of KSMU (TAME, PEOPLE, TUTORIAL) the project WELCOME: “Towards Incoming International University Communities” was presented in the exhibition. The aim of this project is Internationalisation of Kazakhstani and Chinese universities by the implementing strategic and marketing methodologies in order to increase incoming foreign students, professors and researchers. The objectives of the project are:

  • Study of Universities’ Internationalisation;
  • Creation of the Portal of Kazakhstani and Chinese Universities for Internationalisation;
  • Development and implementation of the Strategic and Marketing Plans for Internationalisation at the institutional level;
  • Creation of Service Oriented International Relations Offices in the universities.

The duration of the project is 3 years – till 2016 to 2019.

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The project partners are:

  • Polytechnic University of Catalonia (Spain);
  • KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden);
  • Tallinn University of Technology (Estonia);
  • Superior Technical Institute of Lisbon (Portugal);
  • University of Rovira and Virhiliy (Spain);
  • University of Perpignan – Via Domitia (France);
  • N. Gumilev Eurasian National University (Kazakhstan);
  • Narxoz University (Kazakhstan);
  • Karaganda State Medical University (Kazakhstan);
  • Kazakh University of Economics, Finance and International Trade (Kazakhstan);
  • Beihang University (China);
  • Tongji University (China).

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