The Development of Doctoral Education and Research Capacities of Kyrgyzstan Academia (DERECA)

Coordinator: International University of Kyrgyzstan

Aims and Objectives:
Support eligible Partner Countries to address the challenges facing their higher education institutions and systems, including those of quality, relevance, equity of access, planning, delivery, management, governance.
Support the modernisation, accessibility and internationalisation of the higher education field in the eligible Partner Countries.

Project Summary:
In Kyrgyzstan, low budget of research led to massive outflow of highly qualified scientists & lowering their prestige.
The quality & potential of scientific research expertise has declined leading to the mismatch of the existing scientific & innovation potential and production needs in the use of promising technologies, to the rupture of links between science & industry.
The project is aimed at the strengthening research and innovation capacities in Kyrgyzstan through promotion of PhD degrees.
The project consortium includeds 4 EU Universities with big expertise in research methodology and running PhD studies and 7 Kyrgyzstani Universities. The KG partner universities are the core of the active working network established during cooperation started in the project piloted by the Kyrgyz Ministry of Education & Science to
introduce first PhD programs.
To achieve the aim, the project consortium will conduct the following activities:
1. Modernisation of existing PhD studies and development of new innovative PhD program compliant with EU standards on specialties that are priority for the socioeconomic development of the country and meet society’s needs.
2. In order to enhance research competences of academic staff and to build innovative research expertise in Kyrgyzstan, the EU partners will provide comprehensive training trainers sessions PhD supervisors and teaching staff on needed topics covering Renewable Energy Technology, Agroeconomics, Public Health, Food Technology & Safety and others.
3. Improvement of administration of PhD programs by training administrators of local PhD programs
4. Promotion of PhD culture amongst academic & non-academic stakeholders and wider society in Kyrgyzstan.

Partners from Kyrgyzstan:
– International Higher School of Medicine (Kyrgyzstan)
– Kyrgyz State Technical University named after Razzakov I. (Kyrgyzstan)
– Kyrgyz State University of Construction, Transport and Architecture (Kyrgyzstan)
– Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic named after K. Dikambaev (Kyrgyzstan)
– Kyrgyz National Agrarian University (Kyrgyzstan)
– Osh State University (Kyrgyzstan)

Foreign partners:
– Brunel University of London (UK)
– Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (Germany)
– ECM space technologies GmbH (Germany)
– Vilnius Technical University named after Gediminas (Lithuania)


Establishment of training and research
centers and Courses development on Intelligent BigData Analysis in CA (ELBA)

Coordinator: University of Santiago De Compostela

Aims and Objectives:
Contribute to the cooperation between the EU and the eligible Partner Countries (and amongst the eligible Partner Countries)
Support the modernisation, accessibility and internationalisation of the higher education field in the eligible Partner Countries

Project Summary:
Project “Establishment of training and research Centers and Courses development on Intelligent BigData Analysis in CA”, ELBA is aimed in improving academic capacity of professionals through developing and implementing multidisciplinary package of module based courses for bachelor, master students and professionals of engineering
on Intelligent Big Data Analysis (IBDA) in Central Asia countries via collaboration with the industry.
During project multidisciplinary package of the module based courses on IBDA for bachelor and master programs in 10 universities and industry companies in Central Asia will be developed. IBDA Centres in each of the partner countries’ Higher Educational Institutes and academic and professional network of IBDA specialists of Central Asian partner Higher Education Institutes will be established as well.
Consortium of the project consists of partners from 3 EU and 10 CA countries’ universities and 11 nonacademic partners from the industry and education.

Partners from Kyrgyzstan:
– Kyrgyz State Technical University named after I. Razzakov
– Osh Technological University

Foreign partners:
– Turin Polytechnic University (Italy)
– University of Primorska (Slovenia)
– Turin Polytechnic University in Tashkent (Uzbekistan)
– Bukhara Engineering and Technology Institute (Uzbekistan)
– Al-Khorezmi Urgench State University (Uzbekistan)
– Tashkent Institute of Design, Construction and Operation of Roads (Uzbekistan)
– International University of Information Technology (Kazakhstan)
– Kostanay State University named after A. Baitursynova (Kazakhstan)
– Technological University of Tajikistan (Tajikistan)
– Kulyab Institute of Technology and Innovation Management (Tajikistan)