Minimum entry requirement

Applicants must have a first degree from university or institution of higher education, or provide documentation indicating that they will earn such a first degree before enrollment in MSc in Economics program. An undergraduate degree in economics is not required. However, students should have strong quantitative skills and good command of English. Applicants with solid quantitative background (e.g. first degree in Mathematics, Engineering) are highly encouraged to apply.

Required exams

Entry exams include English language proficiency test (can be substituted by official TOEFL or IELTS certificate) and AUCA admission exam in mathematics and essay writing (can be substituted by GRE).

How to Apply

  1. Fill out the ONLINE APPLICATION,
  2. Pass AUCA Admission exams
  3. Send documents
  • AUCA Admission Application Form
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Copy of Passport (original available upon request)
  • Resume (in English)
  • Statement of Purpose (in English)
  • Two Photos (3×4 cm, white background)

Admissions Exam Deadlines

1st Cohort:

Exam registration deadline 18.03.2020
Admissions exam 23.02.2020
Exam registration deadline 24.03.2020
Admissions exam 29.03.2020 
Applications deadline 19.04.2020

2nd Cohort:

Exam registration deadline 12.05.2020
Admissions exam 17.05.2020 

Exam registration deadline 02.06.2020

Admissions exam 07.06.2020

Application deadline 21.06.2020


Scholarship exam:

Exam registration: due 08.08.2020 (preliminary date) (write to

Admissions exam 08.08.2020 (preliminary date)


For questions and further information, contact us:

Aikumush Zhakypbekova

0312 915000 (ext.470)

0556 886854