Chancellor signs partnership linking UW–Madison with Kazakhstan

A newly created partnership will increase cooperation between the University of Wisconsin–Madison and a new university in Kazakhstan.

Aslan Sarinzhipov, CEO of JSC New University of Astana, and additional members of a Kazakh delegation joined UW–Madison Chancellor Biddy Martin in signing a contract for partnership today (Thursday, March 4) in Bascom Hall.

The contract pledges that UW–Madison, through the Division of International Studies in cooperation with the College of Letters and Science, will undertake a feasibility study to develop models for a School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the New University of Astana. Uli Schamiloglu, chair and professor of Central Asian Studies, will head the study that will include other UW faculty and staff.

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