National rating

Al-Farabi Kazakh National University on the basis of the ranking took 186 place among 619 universities in the world, gaining 5089 points. Green Statistics: Setting and Infrastructure (855), Energy and Climate Change (1441), Waste management (774), Water usage (280), Transportation (912), and Education (827).

Al-Farabi Kazakh National University is the top 10 best universities in emerging Europe and central Asia in 2017/2018 year.

International Ranking agency, Quacquarelli Symonds announced its an annual result of the regional ranking called Emerging Europe and Central Asia University Rankings, QS EECA 2018 on October 17th, 2017. . Al-Farabi Kazakh National University was ranked among the top-10 universities by moving forward.

QS EECA University Rankings highlights the leading 251 universities in Emerging Europe and Central Asia based on the nine performance indicators. These indicators include the following indictors such as academic reputation (30%), employer reputation (20%), faculty/student ratio (15%), papers per faculty (10%), web impact (10%), staff with a PhD (5%), citations per paper (5%), international faculty (2.5%) and international students (2.5%).

In the top 10 universities, there are three universities from Russia(Lomonosov MSU -1, Novosibirsk State University -2, St. Petersburg State University ) , two universities (Bogazici University -7, Middle East Technical University -9) from Turkey and four universities (University of Tartu -3? Charles University -5, University of Warsaw -, Czech Technical University -6) from Eastern Europe Countries along with KazNU.