International university of tourism and hospitality may be opened in Astana
The university will allow to form an innovative educational model.
The Ministry of Culture and Sports of Kazakhstan proposes to open an International university of tourism and hospitality in Astana. It was said by head of the Ministry Arystanbek Mukhamediuly, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
“An important task is to train highly qualified personnel in tourism following the best experience of relevant international schools. To this end we propose to open in Astana the first in Central Asia international university of tourism and hospitality of a world class with the diploma recognized around the globe. The university will allow to form an innovative educational model and prompt transfer of new knowledge by the means of the integration of educational programmes and practices with the best world education institutions,” said the Minister at the opening of the International Ski Base Burabay in Shchuchinsk.
In particular, according to Arystanbek Mukhamediuly, to date the advanced level of Austria (the Tourism Schools Salzburg), the USA (the George Washington University), the UAE, Switzerland has been studied, as well as a memorandum with the School of Hotel and Tourism Management in Hong Kong has been signed.
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