The Natural Resources Institute at the Kazakh-German University is focused on:

  1. the development of natural science researchers in Central Asia and Afghanistan;

  2. promoting the development of scientific and practical potential on the problems of managing natural resources in the countries of the region;

  3. strengthening cooperation with international, regional and Kazakhstan scientific organizations.


To achieve its objectives, the Institute has taken the following actions:

  • Creating platforms for scientific research in the field of natural resources and maintaining a scientific and professional network (teachers, young researchers, experts and graduates of the IWRM Master Program);

  • Study of issues of regional cooperation of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Central Asia and foreign countries;

  • Organization and holding of scientific conferences, round tables, seminars, master classes on water management (WRM), including political, socio-economic, environmental, geographic information and technical aspects;

  • Improving the qualifications of teachers of higher educational institutions, industrial specialists and representatives of state bodies through trainings involving international and regional experts in the field of water resources management;

  • Issue of scientific publications based on the Central Asian electronic journal on water research.


You can read the Regulations on our Institute here.