The University of Central Asia (UCA) is a private, secular University whose charter has been signed by the Presidents of Tajikistan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Kazakhstan, and His Highness the Aga Khan, ratified by the parliaments of the founding states and registered with the United Nations. UCA is the first internationally chartered university in the world. UCA’s mission is to foster the socio-economic develop¬ment of Central Asia, particularly its mountain societies, while helping the peoples of the region preserve and draw upon their rich cultural heritages as assets for the future.
The Undergraduate School of Arts and Sciences will offer five-year Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees, including a one year preparatory programme, interdisciplinary core and prerequisite courses, and major and minor programmes of study. Six majors will be offered across the University’s three campuses including Computer Science, Economics, Communications and Media, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Business and Management and Engineering Sciences. Minors will include Development Studies, Central Asian Studies and Globalisation Studies.