University of Central Asia (UCA)

The University of Central Asia (UCA) was founded in 2000 by the governments of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan, and His Highness the Aga Khan, with the idea of addressing the unique educational, economic and cultural needs of mountain communities. It offers an internationally recognized standard of higher education in Central Asia and creates knowledgeable, skilled and creative graduates who will contribute leadership, ideas and innovations to the transitioning economies and communities of the region.

Member category Nongovernmental Organizations
Country Kyrgyz Republic
Area Asia and the Pacific
Geographic focus of work Regional
Specific Region(s) Asia & The Pacific
Head Shamsh Kassim-Lakha
Head title Chairman of the Board of Trustees
Focal Point title Dean of the Graduate School of Development
Focal Point Bohdan Krawchenko
Alternate Focal Point title Senior Scientist Research Fellow
Alternate Focal Point Christian Hergarten
Address Mountain Societies Research Institute of the University of Central Asia 138-138A Toktogul Street 720001 Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic
Telephone 996312910822
Fax 9960770822834
Email christian.hergarten@ucentralasia.org
Website http://www.ucentralasia.org
11/05/2005
Electoral Group Asia and the Pacific Major Groups
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