Kyrgyz National University named after Zhusup Balasagyn (hereinafter - KNU named after Zh. Balasagyn, National University or KNU) is a legal entity founded by the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic represented by the authorized state body in the field of education - the Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic (hereinafter - MES KR ) General management of KNU J. Balasagyna carries out an elected representative body - the Academic Council, and direct rector - the rector. Currently, KNU is headed by Professor Sadykov K.Zh. Mission KNU them. J. Balasagyna - to be the flagship in training specialists who meet the requirements of national and world standards. KNU is a member of the consortium of the CIS Network University, the Eurasian Association of Universities and the University of Shanghai Cooperation Organization. In accordance with the cooperation agreements, interaction is carried out with the Russian Federation, the People's Republic of China, the Republic of Korea, Japan, the French Republic, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Turkey, etc. Students of KNU within the framework of the above projects have the opportunity to study abroad.
KNU them. Zh. Balasagyna carries out its educational activities in more than 150 educational programs and branches of science, of which: preparation of bachelors in 53 areas; training of specialists in higher professional education in 5 specialties; retraining of specialists of higher professional education in accelerated programs with a standard term of study of 2.5 years in 4 educational programs; training of masters in 43 areas; training of specialists in secondary vocational education in 15 specialties; training of graduate and doctoral students in 15 branches of science and 73 scientific specialties. KNU passed the certification of educational activities for all implementing educational programs.