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New Data Science and Economics (DSE) certificate program.

AUCA recognizes MITx MicroMasters Program credential in Data, Economics and Development Policy and in Statistics and Data Science for credits

OSUN-EDI undergraduate Certificate Program in Public Policy and Economic Analysis

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AUCA Economics Department offers one of the best undergraduate and graduate programs in Central Asia, AUCA-Bard US and Kyrgyzstan accredited dual degree program

Why study Economics at AUCA?

Our students gain the quantitative and analytical skills demanded by employers and required for policy creation in international affairs and development.

Master of Science in Economics ​

Our two-year full-time MSc Program satisfies the highest international standards of education and is similar in content to the Master’s programs of the best American and European economics departments. ​


Our faculty is engaged in making empirical research in different areas. We opened Center for Environment and Development (CED AUCA).

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American University of Central Asia

7/6 Aaly Tokombaev str., Bishkek

720060 Kyrgyz Republic

Tel.: +996 312 915 000 ext. 470

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Zarylbek Kudabaev ​

Head ​

Prof.Kudabaev is well-established Professor at AUCA with long teaching and research track, and he also has a rich experience on serving for the public sector of Kyrgyzstan. Under his leadership as Chairman of the National Statistical Committee (NSC) of Kyrgyzstan (1997-2005) fundamental reforms of the statistical system of Kyrgyzstan were carried out, and also he was Head of the Department on Free Economic Zones FEZ) at the Apparatus of the Government of Kyrgyzstan (1995-1997) and as a such, he is known as one of the main founders of the most successful in Kyrgyzstan FEZ“Bishkek”.

Prof. Kudabaev has led many research project including large international programs and contributed many national policy initiatives. He is often invited by the Kyrgyz Government to consult or advice on the economic issues or policy initiatives. Prof. Kudabaev is author of several monographs and many papers published in the well-recognized international journals.  His research interests are poverty and development, sustainable economic growth of Kyrgyzstan.

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Aikumush Zhakypbekova ​

​Program assistant

​Assistant to BA in Economics and MSc in Economics Programs.

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