Manash Kozybayev North Kazakhstan State University is one of the oldest educational institution in the Republic of Kazakhstan with 80 years of its existence.
The North Kazakhstan University is formed according to Order № 584 issued by the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Kazakhstan on June 2, 1994 on the basis of Petropavlovsk Pedagogical university named after K.D. Ushinskiy keeping traced history from 1937.According to Order № 163 issued by the government of the Republic of Kazakhstan on January 31, 2001, the North-Kazakhstan state university was given the status of a state university.According to Order № 497 issued by the government of the Republic of Kazakhstan on May 30, 2003, the North Kazakhstan state university was named after Academician Manash Kozybayev. The NKSU named after M.Kozybayev has the State license which gives the right to provide educational services: №12016901 issued on November 19, 2012 by the Committee for control of education and science of the Ministry of education and science of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The NKSU named after M.Kozybayev has passed the institutional accreditation (сertificate №12016901 issued on May 24, 2019 by the Independent agency for accrediatation and rating).