L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University, an acknowledged academic, research, social and cultural centre, was founded in 1996 by the Decree of N.A.Nazarbayev, the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The core reason for establishing this higher education institution was the idea of Eurasian Union. The university, which plays an important role Eurasian academic area, has itself initiated the process leading to the achievement of this goal.
Today the ENU is a university with special status acquired under the Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and with sufficiently high international authority; it is an implementer of academic innovative technologies and continuer of the best research traditions.
At the moment, the Eurasian National University is one of the leading academic universities in Kazakhstan. Educational activities at ENU, named after L.N. Gumilyov, are given according to the three-level academic educational system: Bachelor’s Degree , Master’s Degree, and PhD in Russian and Kazakh languages only in full-time, which allows to ensure high quality of education. Admission to ENU. L.N. Gumilyov is carried out on the basis of state educational scholarships and on a contractual basis.