2016 Student Essay Contest: Europe As I See It

EU Delegation to Kazakhstan and L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University announces the student essay contest entitled “Europe as I see it” to give tomorrow’s leaders the opportunity to demonstrate analytical skills on EU-Kazakhstan cooperation assessment on the eve of the Enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreement anniversary and 25th Anniversary of Kazakhstan’s Independence.

A panel from the EU Delegation staff and the Eurasian National University will select three winners, who will be awarded and the essays to be published on the EU Delegation website.


How do you see the content and scope of cooperation between the European Union and Kazakhstan? In your essay, please make an assessment on the issue you address.


Open to all undergraduate and graduate students of Astana and Almaty universities.


Submissions should not exceed 1000 words. Essay languages: Kazakh, Russian or English. All quotations or uncommon facts should be appropriately cited. Entries must be original, unpublished work written by the contestant.


Only one essay is allowed per participant.

Deadline for essay submission: 17 November 2016 COB

Please send your essays to delegation-kazakhstan-pic@eeas.europa.eu or jumadilova82@mail.ru with letter subject: “Europe as I see it”.

For more information please contact:

+7 7172 70-95-00 ext. 31-447 (International Relations Department)

+7 705 871 3338 Zhumadilova Gaukhar

+7 701 807 7562 Batisheva Bolgan