License and accreditations

Non-commercial educational institution “International Academy of Business” (IAB) (now Almaty Management University (ALMA University)) operates based on a licence of Kazakh Education and Science Ministry (ESM). In 2012 following the results of Kazakh Education and Science Ministry’s review board  IAB (now ALMA University) was certified for 5 years. The lifetime statutory licence АА 0000165 dated 2 February 2002 года

Lifetime statutory licence АБ 0137321


2013 - IAB’s (now ALMA University) MBA programs have been awarded one of the world’s most prestigious accreditation known as AMBA (Association of MBA's, UK))


January 2010

Awarded CEEMAN European institutional accreditation in quality of business education


Obtained Eduniversal rating’s fourth Palme, making it into the top 300 business schools of the world. In 2008 to 2011 IAB was recognised the #1 school of business in Kazakhstan by the global rating agency Eduniversal with three Palmes.

September 2010

People’s quality mark “Impeccable” by Kazakhstan’s National League of Consumers.

March 2012

Kazakhstan’s best employer among domestic recruiters “Senim-2011”

June 2014 

Certificate of Institutional accreditation #14008551 Dated June 11, 2014