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Kazakhstan Institute of Management Economics and Strategic Research (KIMEP) 2005f
2 Abay Avenue Almaty 480100, Kazakhstan
tel:7-3272 704200/454 fax:7-3272 704338/453

Organizational Status: Joint stock company (since 2004), founded in 1992.

General Description: KIMEP was formally established by presidential resolution with the mission to provide the young people of Kazakhstan with the skills and knowledge necessary to pursue prosperity and stability for the entire nation through competent and ethical leadership in business and government. In order to fulfill its mission, KIMEP offers graduate and undergraduate programs in business administration, accounting, economics, public administration, and social sciences. With the belief that credible research is one of the major vehicles of development, the KIMEP Center for Research and Development stimulates faculty research and consultancy and conducts contract research projects. KIMEP emphasizes the application of the knowledge in collaboration with government, industry, commerce, professionals, and other community groups. Research activities at KIMEP are publicized in the Central Asian Journal, the Student Central Asian Journal, and conference proceedings. KIMEP's International Office was established on January 14, 2002, with the overall objectives of enhancing its image as the leading academic institution in the Central Asian region and CIS and creating awareness of KIMEP in the international arena.

Annual Budget: USD 6.5 million (2003)

Staff: 465 (182 research, 283 administrative/support), 40 visiting

Executive Officers:
Dr. BANG, Chan Young (President)
Dr. RAHMAN, Habib (Vice-President of Academic Affairs)
Mr. BILYALOV, Yerzhan Kaiyevich (Vice-President of External Affairs)

Public Relations:
Ms. MITIKHINA, Anna (Ads & PR Officer)
Mr. KOPISHEV, Daniyar (Deputy Director of Department of Corporate Development)

(As of November, 2004)

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