18 months
293 EUR/credit 17580 EUR/year
293 EUR/credit 17580 EUR/year
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The MA in Economics at Kimep University is unique with courses that are unrivalled in the region. The program consists of theoretical and applied subjects in economics, finance and statistics.


Members of the Economics program faculty team are professionals with international experience who actively conduct research and publish in international journals. 

Program faculty hold PhD’s from leading international universities in Germany, the US, Sweden, the UK and the Russian Federation.

Program graduates are highly qualified and skilled professionals who apply their knowledge in many different areas: they successfully work in banks, the financial industry and national and international financial institutions as financial analysts, data scientists and managers. They also work in other private sector firms, in government, in academia or they run their own businesses.

The Master of Arts in Economics program at Kimep University offers contemporary knowledge in the areas:

  • Management of investment projects in the public and private sector
  • Governance of organizations
  • Financial analysis and corporate finance
  • Macroeconomic policies and international financial markets
  • Design of strategies for organizations
  • The handling and analysis of data

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Professional Foreign Language
  • Management for Social Sciences
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Research Methods for Social Sciences
  • Advanced Econometrics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed higher education
  • Complex Test (CT)
  • Entrance examinations by specializations
  • KIMEP University accepts international certificates of GMAT and GRE tests for the appropriate graduate programs, which are considered on an individual basis by departments.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17580 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 293 EUR per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    17580 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 293 EUR per credit during 18 months.
  • 137 430 tenge per credit

Living costs for Almaty

140000 - 200000 KZT /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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