Eurasian Law Academy named after D.A. Kunayev is a well-known Kazakhstani ,
higher education institution with rich traditions and many years of teaching and
research practice. Academy has been preparing legal personnel since 1993. Over
the 23 years of successful activity the Academy has trained more than 40
thousand highly qualified specialists.
The Academy holds strong position on the country’s education market and
continues to make significant contributions into the training of competitive and
qualified specialists for the various fields of the national economy.
Private higher education institution “Kunayev College” was established at the
General Meeting of the founders on May 5, 1993. College was registered as a
business entity in akimat of Kalinin district of Almaty on June 3, 1993. Certificate
In 1994, new Kazakh Humanitarian Institute named after D.A. Kunayev was
founded on the base of Kunayev College. Institute was registered by the Ministry
of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan on October 11, 1994 as a limited liability
In 1995, “Kazakh Humanitarian Institute” was reorganized into the newly formed
foundation – “D.A. Kunayev Humanitarian Institute”. Kunayev Humanitarian
Institute was registered by the Justice Department in Almaty on December 18,
1995 as a private institution of higher education.
Upon the decision of the General Meeting of the institute founders on July 7,
2000, Kunayev Humanitarian Institute was renamed into “Humanitarian University
named after D.A. Kunyaev”.
In 2013 University merged with Kazakh University of Railways and formed a new multidisciplinary educational and scientific-industrial complex – “Humanitarian University of Transport and Law named after D.A. Kunayev”.
2015 has been a significant year in the history of the University. Based on the decision of General Meeting from April 4, 2015 the University chose to shift
towards a “skilled labour” and an “occupationalised” educational system with entire focus on preparation of legal specialists. The university received a new
name, which reflects it’s narrow focused educational orientation – “the Eurasian Academy of Law named after D.A. Kunayev”.
Our Academy is a continuous educational system, including Undergraduate, Graduate and Doctoral PhD programs. Over 60% of faculty are well-known Kazakhstani scientists,
Doctors and Candidates of Sciences. Faculty potential allows realization of a special mission of the Academy through the integration of science and educational process,
which is the basis of the dynamic development of the Kazakhstan society.
Academy has gained the status of well-known scientific centre, as it conducts the training of undergraduates, graduates and PhD students in legal sciences, International Law and Customs Administration.
Academy has its own educational and administrative buildings, hostels, modern sports complex. In 2012, the new 12-storey unique building was commissioned.
The building provides students the opportunity to obtain advanced knowledge in various areas of undergraduate and postgraduate education in comfortable environment.
The founder of the Academy is Kopabayev Omraly Kazhibayevich – a famous scientist, educator, public figure, Academician of Higher School of Republic of Kazakhstan, Corresponding member of Petrov Academy of Sciences and Arts (PASA) of the Russian Federation, member of the Legal policy Council under the President, the President of Criminological Association of Kazakhstan (CAK).