General information

Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University named after Boris N. Yeltsin

The Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University was opened in 1993 in accordance with the Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance between the Kyrgyz Republic and the Russian Federation (Moscow, June 10, 1992), with the Decree of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic (Bishkek, September 28. 92) and the Agreement between the Governments of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Russian Federation on the conditions for the establishment and activities of the Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University (Bishkek, 09.09.1993 ), with the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation (Moscow, No. 149 dated 23.02. 1994), with order No. 326-128 / 1 dated 02.14.1994 by the Chairman of the State Committee of the Russian Federation for Higher Education and by order of the Minister of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic.

In 2004, by the Decree of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic, the University was named after the first President of the Russian Federation Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin as a sign of special gratitude and respect for the enormous personal contribution to the creation of the Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University. The Boris Yeltsin Foundation provides the University with significant financial support, allocating annually personal scholarships to 50 best students, helping to equip the University with modern educational equipment. With the assistance of the Foundation, student and school Olympiads in the Russian language, international scientific and practical conferences on the preservation of a single educational space in the CIS are held. Thanks to the Boris Yeltsin Foundation, the University is provided with high-speed Internet access.
In September 2008, in the days of celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University, a bronze bust of the first President of the Russian Federation Boris N. Yeltsin was installed and solemnly opened in the foyer of the main building.

The “Agreement on the conditions of activity of the Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University”, signed by the Ministers of Education and Science of the Russian Federation and the Kyrgyz Republic on April 30, 2008 in Moscow, defines the vector of the University’s development for the future.

Mission of KRSU

Preservation and enhancement of educational and scientific knowledge, economic potential, cultural and moral values of society on the basis of qualityth competitive professional education in the context of economic, political and cultural globalization of society, taking into account regional specifics; the development of the Russian language and culture, the promotion of Russian-language education and integration processes in the field of education and science, the creation of a linguistic and cultural environment conducive to the mutual enrichment of cultures, languages, the preservation of the historical and national traditions of the peoples of Kyrgyzstan and Russia.

University today

The university is a modern, dynamically developing scientific and educational complex, which includes all levels of professional education, a system of additional education, a highly professional staff, a developed scientific and innovative infrastructure based on interaction with industry and academic science, with the business community, government authorities and local government in the interests of the development of the state and society.

The University implements 24 enlarged groups of directions and specialties (UGNS) at all levels of higher education: bachelor’s, master’s, specialty, postgraduate and residency. There are 7 faculties, 92 departments; out of 1263 people of the teaching staff, 53.4% have a candidate’s degree and 15% – a doctor of science. The total number of students enrolled in all forms of education is 9 110 people.

Among the professors and staff there are laureates of state awards of the Russian Federation and the Kyrgyz Republic, laureates of the State Prize of the Kyrgyz Republic, honored workers of education, culture, science and technology of the Kyrgyz Republic, excellent education workers of the Kyrgyz Republic, holders of the title “Honorary Professor of KRSU”, awarded with the KRSU medal “For services to university “.

Every year, employees and students of the university are sent for internships and training in countries of near and far abroad (England, Germany, Italy, Poland, USA, etc.). Students from Belarus, Israel, India, Kazakhstan, China, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, South Korea and other countries are studying at KRSU. Lecturers from Germany, China, Poland, France, Switzerland, Japan, etc. are invited to lecture at the university.

For a huge contribution to strengthening peace and friendly ties between peoples, for the development of science, education and spirituality, by the decision of the Academic Council, 45 famous scientists, political and public figures of Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Germany, South Korea and Japan became Honorary Doctors of KRSU.

In 2017, in the international ranking of universities (according to the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities), KRSU took the first place among the universities of Kyrgyzstan.

Awards and incentives


September 5, 2003 by the
Decree of the President of the Russian Federation V. V. Putin “On the encouragement of the staff of the Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University” “for the great contribution to the development of Russian-Kyrgyz cooperation in the field of education” to the staff of KRSU announced gratitude.


Dostuk Order 

On August 30, 2017, by the
Decree of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic A. Sh. Atambaev “On rewarding with state awards of the Kyrgyz Republic” “for a special contribution to the development of the socio-economic, spiritual and intellectual potential of the Kyrgyz Republic”, the Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University was awarded the order.



June 29, 2018
By the order of the President of the Russian Federation V.V. Putin, the staff of the Interstate Educational Institution of Higher Professional Education “Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University named after BN Yeltsin, the First President of the Russian Federation, “a gratitude was announced” for the great contribution to the preservation and development of the Russian language and culture in the Kyrgyz Republic and Central Asia. “