DEPARTMENT MISSION: to provide high-quality and affordable education for masters and PhD programmes.

DEPARTMENT VISION: By 2020, 100% of Masters and PhD programmes’ graduates will be employed on the leading positions of public service in the best national and international companies.

DEPARTMENT HISTORY: Since 2002, the Department has started to prepare Master’s degree students at the KAZGUU University acting in parallel with the traditional period of preparation of post-graduate students, candidates and Doctors of Science. From 2002 to 2008, the Department of Masters programme prepared Master’s degree students.  In 2009, PhD Department was transformed into the Center for Master and PhD programmes. Since July 2012 Center of PhD and Masters programme and the Center for International Relations of “KAZGUU University” were merged into the Department of Postgraduate Programs and International Relations.