19 December 2014. on the basis of the Karaganda Economic University Kazpotrebsoyuz held the constituent assembly of the Central Asian Association of Distance Teaching Universities.
At the heart of the Association's activities on the concept of creating a single Central Asian Higher Education, a policy in accordance with the new trends in the field of open and distance education, increase competence in these areas, innovation in the field of e-learning and teaching with the use of information technology.
The founders of the Central Asian Association of Distance Teaching Universities were:
- Karaganda Economic University Kazpotrebsoyuz,
- North-Kazakhstan State University named after M. Kozybaev,
- Kokshetau University named after Abay Myrzahmetova,
- Karaganda State Medical University,
- Karaganda State Technical University,
- Karaganda State Industrial University,
- Innovative University of Eurasia,
- Pavlodar State University of S.Toraigyrov,
- Kazakh Economic University,
- Kostanai Social-Technical University Zulkharnai Aldamzhar,
- University "Turan"
- Almaty Academy of Economics and Statistics.