Spatial analysis and environmental management in Central Asia | Master's Degree Program | Altai State University

The program is aimed at training experts in the sphere of spatial analytics, nature management, environmental protection, assessment and forecasting and carrying out organizational and managerial and expert-analytical work at the enterprises specializing in the spatial analytics, nature management, geoinformation analysis, marketing strategy of territory, assessment of natural resources potential, sustainable development of the region. These are state authorities, research institutes and private enterprises related to the management of natural resources in Central Asia. The advantages of the program are additional opportunities for students, including the possibility of building an individual educational trajectory. As part of the educational process, students can choose one of the modules, taking into account their future professional interests (Module "Territorial and Sectoral Structure of Central Asian Countries", Module "Spatial Development of Regions", Module "Sectoral Management and Territory Planning").


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Spatial analysis and environmental management in Central Asia

Double Degree Program

The program is unique with the possibility of obtaining two diplomas. The program is implemented by the Scientific and Educational Center of Altai and Turkology of the Altai State University "Great Altai".


  • Serikbayev East Kazakhstan technical university
  • Al-Farabi Kazakh National University
  • Gumilyov Eurasian National University
  • Institute of Water and Ecological Problems of Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Ministry of economic development of Altai krai
  • Ministry of Nature and Tourism of Altai Republic
  • Department of Altai krai for development of tourism and health resorts
  • Eastern-Kazakhstan regional AKIMAT
  • Geos LLP
  • JSC "Belokurikha resort"

Learning mode

2 years, full-time education

State-funded places


Employer-sponsored places


Fee-paying places


Tuition fees per semester in 2023 / 2024 academic year

66 040 ₽

Entrance test

Geography major exam

Passing score in 2022


What training you get

Find and make environmentally relevant management decisions that ensure sound environmental management and long-term sustainable development of the Central Asian region.

Core disciplines

  • The spatial approach in strategic regional development
  • Modern technologies in development and making management decisions
  • Financial analytics software tools
  • Digital technologies in development of agroindustrial complex
  • Global problems and development in the countries of Central Asia
  • Legal and Regulatory Frameworks of International Cooperation in the Region
  • Geomarketing analysis of the territory
  • Assessment of innovation and investment potential of Central Asian regions

Career opportunities and graduates

Specialists-experts in the field of territorial development on both state and municipal and corporate levels who possess the tools of spatial analysis, taking into account the analysis of natural resource potential of Central Asia and the skills of monitoring the socio-economic situation.

Program Heads

  • Olga Anatolyevna Latysheva, Ph.D. in Agricultural Sciences, program manager (Altai State University)
  • Nurgul Esenovna Ramazanova, Associate Professor, Program Manager (L.N. Gumilyov ENU)

Additional information


Print version Modified 27.06.2023