Nazarbayev University
Graduate School of Education

School of Mining & Geosciences

About us

It is my privilege to welcome you to School of Mining and Geosciences (SMG) at Nazarbayev University.

Nazarbayev University School of Mining and Geosciences (the School) was established in 2016, and currently runs programs in mining engineering, petroleum engineering and geoscience at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The mission of the School is to educate tomorrow’s earth science leaders for Kazakhstan, the region and the world. The school aims at expanding knowledge and technology through teaching and research with the vision to be recognized by our peers as a national and international leader in earth science education and research. We will apply knowledge and technology to benefit society domestically and internationally by extracting the earth natural resources in a safe, economic and environmentally responsible manner. The School partners with local and international universities and companies, including Colorado School of Mines in the USA. Please join us to achieve these goals.


With Best Regards,

Professor, Fidelis T. Suorineni (Ph.D, FIMMM)

Dean, School of Mining and Geosciences