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WHAT are TEMPUS International projects of M. Dulatov Kostanay Engineering and Economic University?   TEMPUS (Trans-European mobility programme for university studies) – one of the programs of the European Union, aimed at supporting the process of modernization of higher education in the partner countries from Eastern Europe, Central Asia, the Western Balkans and the Mediterranean region, mainly through implementation of the projects of interuniversity cooperation. Within the TEMPUS projects consortiums consisting mainly of universities or their associations, as well as non-academic partners are supported.


The main objective of Tempus program is a creation of cooperation area in the sphere of EU countries and the partner countries higher education.

  • To achieve this objective, within the program specific aims are solved:
  • Promoting reforming and modernization of higher education in the partner countries ;
  • Improving the quality and relevance of higher education by the world of work and society in the partner countries;
  • Capacity building of educational institutions of the EU and the partner countries , particularly in the area of international cooperation , modernization and openness to the world of work and society;
  • Promoting the development of human resources;
  • Improving mutual understanding between European and the partner countries people and culture.

National Tempus Office in Kazakhstan


M. Dulatov Kostanay Engineering and Economic University International Tempus projects

511347-TEMPUS-1-2010-1-DE-TEMPUS-JPCR Development of the undergraduate educational program Energy management based on blended (combining classroom and online) learning in Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan universities. »

Coordinator: Fachhochschule des Mittelstands (Germany)


Kazakhstan (3 partners)

  • M. Dulatov Kostanay Engineering and Economic University. ;
  • S. Seifullin Kazakh Agro-Technical University,  Astana;
  • Administration of (regional management) Kostanay.

Turkmenistan (2 partners)

  • Turkmen Polytechnic Institute, Ashgabat;
  • Turkmen State Energy Institute, Mary.

Participants from EU countries:

  • ASIIN Consulting GmbH (Germany),
  • Kreis Lippe (Germany)
  • FH JOANNEUM (Austria)
  • Kaunas University of Technology (Lithuania)

“Development and implementation of study program “Energy management” based on e-learning in Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan universities”

Implementation of this project will increase the capacity to create the necessary conditions for quality education in the field of energy, with the effective use of distance learning technologies that will facilitate the rapid adaptation of vocational education to the changing needs of society and the labor market. Applied distance education technologies in its content contribute to create stronger links between learning, on-the-job training and labor market needs and help all people to use their personal potential in society, based on the acquired knowledge. Also allow to empower the university in a more active role in the world educational space. Implementation of the new specialization will allow training a new Managerial Human Resources generation for Kostanay region who are able to combine the principles of organization of high energy production with maximum economic benefit and taking into account the environment protection. To some extent, this project is consistent with the Kyoto Protocol, the main directions of which are: the introduction of renewable energy sources, the introduction of energy saving technologies and actions that lead to a reduction in consumption of fuel and energy.

Global objectives of the project:

  • Scientific long-term support of the regions in solving long sustainable energy questions;
  • Assistance to the development and dissemination of ecological and economic way of thinking and actions in the electricity sector.

Specific objectives of the project:

  • Development and implementation of undergraduate study specialty “Energy Management” (EM) in the curricula of partner universities in Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan;
  • Development and promotion of distance education through the introduction of electronic technology.

To achieve the goals of the project:

  • Disciplines for specialization “Energy Management” are defined;
  • Curriculum of the specializations “Electrical Power Engineering”, “Energy Management” are developed, approved by the decision of Kostanay Engineering and Pedagogical University Academic Council from October 31, 2011;
  • Framework conditions for learning are defined;
  • Methodical- didactic concept;
  • Marketing strategy.

During project implementation series of activities conducted under the dissemination of the project results, in accordance with the marketing plan were organized.

Past Meetings

From 26 to 28 of October 2010 the official opening of the project at the Graduate School of Entrepreneurship was in Bielefeld (Germany).

In January 26, 2011 Kaunas University of Technology welcome European experts from the field of energy saving, e-learning who represent partner universities from Lithuania, Germany and Austria. The purpose of the workshop was to exchange views on the implementation of best European practices to the concept of a new educational program “Energy management”.

From 25 to 26 of February 2011 Turkmen State Energy Institute in Mary, welcome European, Kazakh and Turkmen project participants within the international conference at which representatives of the energy sector and Turkmenistan Ministry of Education participated. In early May 2011, Professor of Graduate School of Entrepreneurship (GSE) in Bielefeld, Germany, Dr. Stefan Biletske accepted an invitation from the Ministry of Education of Turkmenistan and took part in an international conference in Ashgabat dedicated to the introduction of modern electronic devices in the learning process. As an expert in the field of e-learning, prof. Biletske introduced the concept of virtual classes to the conference guests and organizers which can be successfully implemented in the educational process within this project.

On May 20, 2011 students and teachers from partner universities of Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Germany and Lithuania attended and actively participated in the international premiere of the first virtual online lectures organized by Graduate School of Entrepreneurship in Bielefeld.

From 2 to 4 of August 2011 in M. Dulatov Kostanay Engineering and Economic University (KEEU) (Kazakhstan) hosted a workshop on the theme “Development of the competence -oriented model of the curriculum”. The seminar was conducted by the German Agency colleagues for Quality Assurance of the educational programs ASIIN Consult GmbH Prof.  Manfred Hampe and Dr.Lina Ressler. During the two-day seminar Turkmen and Kazakh participants were presented with the principles of curriculum drafting and related documentation in accordance with the Bologna Declaration , and also offered practical exercises aimed at independent formulation of learning objectives according to the competence -oriented model of education.

At January 15, 2012 in three European partner universities on the project of the Graduate School of Entrepreneurship (Bielefeld), at the University of Applied Sciences Joanneum (Graz) and Kaunas University of Technology – started two-weeks training courses for teachers.

From 20 and 21 of August 2012 guests for a working meeting of S.Seifullin Kazakh Agro Technical University (KATU) in Astana were international project participants from Germany, Lithuania, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan.

From 22 and 23 of April 2013 in Ashgabat last working meeting on the project with the participation of international partners from Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Germany and Turkmenistan was held.   Turkmen State Institute of Architecture and Construction (TSIAC) the successor of the Turkmen Polytechnic Institute received guests.  Motive for working sessions became the sustainability of the project results. Each partner university presented an overview of the actions already taken by the project realization to ensure its sustainability, and also pointed to the development of the project potential   in the future. Important indicators of the stability Turkmen and Kazakh colleagues recognized the new national development strategies of both countries. EXPO -2017 in Astana under the motto ” Future Energy” and widespread initiatives to improve energy efficiency in Kazakhstan , a national strategy to promote the development of renewable energy sources in Turkmenistan, the final transfer of the higher education system of Kazakhstan to Bologna standards from January 2013, the Kazakh government regulations on the development of norms and standards on the use of e-learning methods in higher education and school – all together are the evidence that the project is in step with the trends of development in Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan and in future will be able to pick up and implement innovations based on accumulated experience and openness to new partnerships and achievements.

544601-TEMPUS-1-2013-1-DE-TEMPUS-SMGR Внедрение менеджмента качества в системе E-Learning в вузах Центральной Азии »

Coordinator Fachhochschule des Mittelstandes (FHM), Germany


  • S.Seifullin Kazakh Agro Technical University.
  • Humanitarian-Technical Academy, Kokshetau
  • M. Dulatov Kostanay Engineering and Economic University.
  • Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan