|Social Development - Education|
|University of Central Asia|
|9 Oct 2011|
The University of Central Asia was founded in 2000 by the governments of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan, and His Highness the Aga Khan, and is the world's first internationally chartered institution of higher education. UCA was created to offer an internationally recognized standard of higher education in Central Asia and create knowledgeable, skilled and creative graduates who will contribute leadership, ideas and innovations to the transitioning economies and communities of the region. The mission of UCA is to promote the socio-economic development of Central Asia's mountain societies, while at the same time helping the diverse peoples of the region to preserve and draw upon their rich cultural traditions and heritages as assets for the future. UCA operates within a framework of values that espouses academic excellence, individual rights and security, responsibility to community and public service, and is committed to ethical and transparent practices. More information...
UCA recently established the Mountain Societies Research Centre (MSRC), a University-wide research institution that seeks to generate, disseminate and promote the application of knowledge for the development of mountainous regions and their societies. The Centre aims to fulfill five complementary objectives:
The Mountain Societies Research Centre, along with other thematic research centres currently being established, will be the academic core of UCA in the next five-year period during which UCA is developing its undergraduate and graduate-level academic programmes.
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|Senior Research Scientist, Mountain Societies Research Centre||Kyrgyz Republic|