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Education System Overview

In the 2019-2020 academic year, 31 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in Kyrgyzstan, a dramatic increase when compared to recent years. 

Learn more about Kyrgyzstan

Academic calendar year: September - June

Major holidays/breaks: Early November, early January, early May, and July - August

Major exam period: May and June

Structure of the University System

Years of study required to earn a bachelor's degree: 4 - 6 years

Language of instruction: Generally Russian and Kyrgyz languages, but there are few private universities that instruct in English or Turkish languages.

Degrees offered: Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate