University of Central Asia
The University of Central Asia (UCA) was founded in 2000. The Presidents of Tajikistan, the Kyrgyz Republic and Kazakhstan and His Highness the Aga Khan signed the International Treaty and Charter establishing this secular and private University, which was ratified by the respective parliaments and registered with the United Nations. The Presidents are the Patrons of UCA and His Highness is the Chancellor.
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The University of Central Asia provides formal, university-based, non-degree educational programmes. Since 2006, it has engaged 74,000 youth and adults in vocational and professional development courses.
Over 2 million students benefit from AKDN education programmes annually. Programmes range from early childhood development to primary and secondary schools, from vocational studies to university degrees.
As part of its commitment to ensure the quality of instruction, the University of Central Asia offers the smallest student faculty ratio in Central Asia of just nine students to one faculty.