Created in 1998 by the merger of Southern Kazakhstan Technical University (Iužno-Kazahstanskij Tehnieeskij Universitet) (1943) and Southern Kazakhstan Humanities University named after M.Auezov (Iužno-Kazahstanskij Gumanitarnij Universitet im. Auezova)(1968).
Accreditation: Ministry of Education and Science
- Academic year: September to July
- Requirements: Secondary school certificate
- Students allowance: Co-ed