The strategic direction of the University to fulfill its mission is to further integrate into the world scientific and educational system, create joint double degree programs with leading foreign universities, attract prominent foreign scientists to the educational and scientific process, increase the academic mobility of students and teaching staff.
Academic mobility is important for personal development, it fosters respect for diversity and enables cultural enrichment. Within the framework of the program of academic mobility, South Kazakhstan State University gives its students the opportunity to study at a foreign partner university.
In 2020, SKSU named after M. Auezov and ETS Global entered into a global agreement on ETS preferred associates to open a Regional Center on the basis of SKSU named after M. Auezov to pass international tests to determine the level of language proficiency, having received the right to conduct ETS Global tests in Kazakhstan.
Admission to M.Auezov SKSU for foreign citizens to issue a visa for education on (C9) category in accordance of Ministry of Internal Affairs and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the RK «On approval of Rules for execution of invitations, coordination of invitations to entrance of the noncitizens to the Republic of Kazakhstan, issue, cancellation, recovery of the Republic of Kazakhstan visas, as well as extension and reduction of their validity term» Joint order of the Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 11-1-2/555 dated November 24, 2016 and the Minister of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 1100 dated November 28, 2016. Registered in the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan under No. 14531 on December 15, 2016.
SKSU named after M. Auezova annually establishes and maintains contacts on improving partnerships with organizations of education and science