The International Information Technology University
«Within the FEZ framework favorable conditions are being created for productive development of higher educational institutions, including the International Information Technologies University, vocational educational institutions, research institutes» (Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated August 18, 2003 № 1166 «On Establishment of Information Technologies Park as a Special Economic Zone».
The International Information Technology University was established in April 2009 on behalf of the President of RK (Resolution № 881 of the Government of RK dated 24 September, 2008.) for promoting the industrial-innovative development of Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan's first IT University is a Central-Asian leader in training highly skilled, internationally recognized IT experts for the region.
International University of Information Technologies was created in close cooperation with iCarnegie – an affiliate of the Carnegie Mellon University (USA), highly reputed world-wide for its top-quality educational programs.
Сarnegie Mellon University is a recognized global leader in such areas of education as algorithms, computer networks, distributed computing, programming languages, robotics, computational linguistics, software engineering.
International IT University is provided with grants from the RK government and the major national IT companies that cover the costs of student training under Kazakhstani and American educational programs.
The University partners are leading IT Universities in Malaysia - University Kuala Lumpur, Limkokwing University, University Tenaga Nasional, and other universities around the world.
The University is distinguished by its state-of-the-art technical equipment: the most modern computers and licensed software.
The International IT University forms a new generation of professionals with specialized knowledge not only in technology but also in advanced management, economics, communication, with extended knowledge of English. Standing high on the IITU agenda is the development of outstanding personal qualities, leadership skills and creative abilities of students.
The International IT University has a highly qualified teaching staff fostering free scientific inquiry, fully realizing their intellectual potential in the field of information technologies.
Students of the International IT University – the champions of Kazakhstan of the programming! In 2015 the Olympic team of IITU took the first place in 1/4 of the world championship of sport programming ACM ICPC 2015! ACM ICPC 2015-2016, NEERC, Kazakhstan Subregional Contest is the most prestigious programming competition in Kazakhstan, where our students take part every year. In 2014, among 122 universities, IITU was in the top-20 in the final of the programming world championship contest ACM ICPC 2014!
Students of the International IT University take part in ABU ROBOCON contest. Robocon competition has been conducted since 2002 by Asia-Pacific broadcasting union (ABU). For the first time, on behalf of all Kazakhstan, students of the International IT University successfully presented development of robotics on the international level in Hong Kong in 2012. In 2015 in Indonesia, our team developed two robots, which demonstrated a real game of badminton: supply and reception.
Since 2012 students of the International IT University actively have taken part in Microsoft Imagine Cup event, the biggest technologic contest in the world. Two year our university is among the winners of Imagine Cup. In 2014 our students took the first places in three nominations. In 2015, IITU team also took the 1st place in Game development nomination! Students developed the project Rock Against Invaders prototype of mobile game on android and windows phone platform.
The IT University pays special attention to sports. Our teams participate and win prizes in various in basketball, football, table tennis, and chess urban competitions.
The International IT University seeks to support talented young programmers. For this reason, the IT University has initiated the local HackDay innovative ideas festival, which is held annually around the world. As an effective platform for talents’ search and identification, HackDay established itself from the first year of its appearance as the event in which the participants generate ideas and implement them as team projects in a matter of days.
The International Information Technologies University positions itself as a socially responsible University of Kazakhstan through launching a computer-literacy project for senior citizens. Initially the project participants’ range was limited to the Bostandyk district residents, but in the future such courses will cover the entire city of Almaty.