International students can study at Osh SU either in the short period study stays (Exchange students) or Study Programmes in English.

Short study programmes:

  • Erasmus+

Free mover – You may also apply to undertake a study period at Osh SU as a free mover – i.e. independently, not as part of an established scholarship/exchange programme. In this case you should contact International office and International office will ask the relevant faculty, which will decide whether it will accept you for a period of study as a free mover, and under what conditions (e.g. whether any tuition fees would be charged, etc.).


Step 1 – Nomination (contact your home university Erasmus coordinator)

If you wish to come to study at University of Osh State University as an Erasmus student, your home university must officially nominate you. In the first instance, therefore, you must contact the ERASMUS coordinator at your home university.

Step 2 –Registration

Please download complete the form, send to [email protected]

Step 3 – Application Forms + Learning Agreement (Should be done before mobility)

The students applying for Erasmus study stay at Osh State University has to send us Application form and Accommodation form within the deadlines:

Accommodation form– application form for accommodation at the university residence

 Application form for incoming students within Erasmus programme


It is a list of courses which has to be approved and signed by the three parties – home institution, host institution and student.


Study programmes (позже выложу)

The minimum English language skills requirement for international students coming Osh State University is: grading equivalent- intermediate, knowing Russian is appreciated.

Step 4 – Sending Documents via email

The scan of the forms, please, send via email to Erasmus coordinator:

Nurzhamal Sheranova, email:[email protected][email protected]
tel.+996322220997, +996553828207

Academic Calendar


Prior to starting your studies you have to enrol in the University. Your enrolment consists of Registration at the Faculty study department and International office.Your registration will be arranged during the Orientation Week Programme or other meetings with the Faculty coordinator. You will get further important information about your studies at Osh State University .

Orientation Week
The Orientation week is always held one week before the semester starts. Within the frame of the orientation program, for students who newly join the university is introduced the social, cultural life of the town by having excursions round Osh organized by the presentation team of the Buddy system, students are taken to their departments and helped with setting study programs of their study plans.

Erasmus students meeting

However, the main focus of ESM is placed on current exchange students, who often face problems (and feel abandoned) in their new environments. Therefore, ESM offers help in academic, social and practical integration process. This is mainly done through activities in the local sections, which include cultural and social events such as trips to various places within the country, film nights, language projects, international food festivals and last, but not least, parties. In addition to that, many sections have introduced mentor systems, which help the international students mainly in academic and practical integration.ESM also provides relevant information and encourages the future exchange students to gain the international experience and gain relevant insight to different cultures.

Accommodation at Osh SU student hostels

Accommodation is provided in University student hostels. Students are housed in double or 4 person -occupancy rooms.Single rooms are generally not available.
Accommodation is available for Osh SU visitors and will be provided for the period corresponding to your study stay at OshSU. Dormitory has kitchens with facilities for self-catering. towels and kitchen utensils (such as pans, plates, cups etc.) are not.
Students who do not want to be accommodated in the halls of residence can contact international Office of OshSU for help to find a place in private sector. Prices will be higher.

Halls of residence

200 $ for 1 international students

1) Hostel of Kyrgyz-Chinese facultyll

2) Preventative clinic for students


The university canteens

Each faculty of Osh SU has canteens: dinner about 1 $

Cuisine and Drinks

A wide range of cuisines is available in all major cities and townsTraditional Kyrgyz Cousins can be found in different cafes and restaurants. The most popular meats are uzgen pilov, beshbarmak, lagman, tandyr samsa. Eating places all over Osh city – restaurants, grills, fast food facilities,cafes etcThe opening hours are varied (generally from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.) as well as the prices (from 3$/meal to 40$ /meal in the top hotel restaurants).
A list of restaurants in the whole of Osh city is available on web page:. //


There are several shopping centres in the city: old bazaar where you can find national clothes, souvenirs, dishes gifts;

clothes bazaar: “Kelechek”;

candy market; a lot of modern boutiques around the city with clothes, dishes, shoes.

Shops are usually open six days a week and Monday is off. But mostly bazaars, shops work on Monday too

Money and prices

The basic monetary unit is 1som (Kyrgyz som –KG som). Banks, exchange offices and some travel agencies provide money exchange services. Credit cards (Visa, Master Cards,) are accepted in ATM (automatic teller machines), in a number of hotels, in some shops, in many restaurants and travel agencies.
Coins and banknotes are of the following values:
• coins – 1, 5, 10 soms
• banknotes – 20, 50,100, 200, 500, 1000, 5000 soms
Basic food is relatively cheap as is public transport and cinema or theatre tickets. Restaurant prices are reasonable (the price depends on the category and quality of the restaurant).

Living costs for students are about 50 $/month.

Bank holidays in the Kyrgyz Republic

1st January New Year′s Day
23 February Defenders Day
8 March International woman day
21 March Nooruz
7 April April people’s revolution
1 May Labour Day
5 May Constitution Day
9 May Victory day
31 August Independent Day
7 November October Socialistic Revolution Day