One of the leading higher educational institutions in Central Asia, the No.1 technical university in Kazakhstan according to the annual National rating of universities of the Independent Kazakhstan Quality Assurance Agency in Education (IQAA) 2015. KBTU is also recognized as a leader in international publications of scientific works.
KBTU is proud of its British quality of education. Main university partner is the British Embassy in Kazakhstan. Consultation services are provided by the University of Aberdeen and Robert Gordon University – both situated in Aberdeen, the "oil capital" of the UK; Heriot-Watt University (Edinburgh); and the University of Westminster (London). This universities are world leaders in education for the oil-and-gas industry.
The University has an excellent reputation and is focused on three strategic objectives: to develop highly qualified specialists, to conduct research, and to introduce research results in priority sectors of the economy of Kazakhstan.
KBTU sponsors include KazMunaiGas, KazTransOil, Kazakhstan Chinese Pipeline, Tengizchevroil, BG, BP, HSBC, PetroKazakhstan, KazEnergy, and the others largest companies in Central Asia.