Nomination Committee of the European University Association (EUA) proposed the Rector of Al-Farabi KazNU for the post of President of this international organization.
At the Kazakh National University named after al-Farabi, the international school "Kazakh language is the language of international communication" was held in the framework of the International Scientific Conference of Students and Young Scientists "Farabi alemi".
On April 12-13, 2018 at the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Technology al-Farabi KazNU in the frame of the V International Farabi readings the 4th International Russian-Kazakh Scientific and Practical conference “Chemical technology of the functional materials” took place. It was the convenient platform for scientific discussions and discussion of topical issues of further cooperation.
On April 19, 2018 held a press conference on the receipt to the Al-Farabi KazNU status of the UN Global Hub for Sustainable Development until 2020. Handing in the certificate, signed by UN Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications Alison Smile, The head of the UN Department of Public Information in Almaty, Vlastimil Samek noted that Al-Farabi KazNU is deservedly leading education, science, and naturally, that he had the honor to represent Exposure to extreme among thousands of universities around the world authority of the UN Global hub for sustainability.
The Nobel Prize winner Aziz Sancar held an open lecture at Al-Farabi KazNU and invited students to undergo an internship in his laboratory. The Turkish scientist-biochemist lives and works in the USA. Lectures of the owners of the prestigious award in KazNU has become a good tradition. This is the tenth Nobel Laureate, who delivered a speech at the country's leading University.