From the very beginning KSTU named after I. Razzakov plays a leading role in forming the common scientific technological and educational space of Kyrgyzstan. In the strategy, policy and plans developing on providing innovation economics, creating favorable environment for transmission of knowledge and technologies. During this period it has given a professional start for almost 100 thousand engineers, underwent a number of transformations and has become the largest educational and scientific complex and has had a leading position among the Universities of Kyrgyz Republic.
KSTU named after I.Razzakov is a center of science, education and culture integration. It conducts fundamental and applied researches in all priority areas of science in Kyrgyzstan, trains personnel for scientific and technological activities in a wide range of fields and specialties.
Frunze Polytechnical Institute (now KSTU) was founded in September 1954. That time there were 350 first-and the se- cond-years students, who were trained by thirty lecturers, four of them were candidates of sciences.
The first Rector was Professor Georgyi Akimovich Suhomlinov. A success deve- lopment of Frunze Polytechnic Institute (FPI) is associated with the name of this true follower of engineering education and science, endowed with great human qualities. Being a talented leader and a perfect organizer he was the head of the Institute for more than twenty years. At that period he managed to involve scien- tific technical elite of Kyrgyzstan into Insti- tute activity.
1957-1958 – first forty six certified engineers were graduated from FPI, the first collected scientific institute teachers papers were published.
1962 – a new building of the Insti- tute was presented. Even nowadays it decorates one of the main roads of our capital.
1992 – Institute got an official status of the University.
1995 – the University was given the name of Iskhak Razzakov. He was the initiator of establishing a higher edu- cational establishments in Soviet Kirgizia.
Iskhak Razzakov was an outstan- ding politician, a great son of Kyrgyz nation.
During a long time Frunze Polytechnic Institute was one of the leading technical Universities in the USSR.
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