Aktobe University named after S. Baishev is one of the leading educational Institutions in Western Kazakhstan. The University was established as Aktobe branch of the Kazakh State Academy of Management (license №0000399) in August 1996. In 1997 the University was transformed into West-Kazakhstan Institute of Economics and Finance. In June 2001 the University received the status of Aktobe University named after S.Baishev. Training of specialists had begun in 1996, and also nowadays the University is a leader in training the high qualified specialists in the fieldof economy, management, finance, informational technologies and philology which meet the requirements of the labour market.