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Program Description

The New Generation Academy (‘NGA’) is a bridge program at the American University of Central Asia (‘AUCA’) in Bishkek that offers an intensive one-year course of study that aims to prepare its graduates for university education.  The program seeks to fill the gaps in the public school system to help high school graduates to enter a university of their choice. Participants would complete a rigorous program in English, Kyrgyz, Russian languages, and College Math that are oriented towards developing critical and analytic thinking. The academic year is divided into four quarters; each consecutive quarter building on the outcomes of the previous one.  NGA students receive over 600 hours of instruction per year plus language labs and practice tests. Additionally, NGA students are offered a range of workshops, trainings, and field trips as co-curricular activities. 

Mission Statement

The Mission of the NGA is to assist students in acquiring necessary skills, confidence, and motivation to engage in and benefit from university-level studies.


In order to fulfill the mission of the Academy, the following objectives must be met:

  1. Establish and maintain the application process to select deserving students who would benefit from the NGA and can be expected to successfully complete the course study.
  2. Provide NGA students with the information and skills necessary to make informed, sound decisions about their course of study and career choices.
  3. Prepare NGA students to meet the general university entrance requirements and to be competitive in applying for scholarships and financial aid.
  4. Prepare students to succeed in a university setting by excelling academically and being actively involved in all aspects of student life.


American University of Central Asia
7/6 Aaly Tokombaev Street
Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic 720060

Tel.: +996 (312) 915000 + Еxt.
Fax: +996 (312) 915 028