The historic information about Frontier Guard Academy of the Republic of Kazakhstan
On December 26, 1931the Frontier Guard Academy of the National security committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan was established in Harkov, as the Second school of Frontier Guard.
In October, 1941 after beginning of the II World War the educational institute was moved to Tashkent, and in August, 1944 it was placed in Almaty. In July1945, Harkov cavalry frontier collage of People’s Commissariat of Internal Affairs named after Dzerzhinsky was renamed to Almaty collage of NKVD forces.
On January 22, 1960 the Almaty frontier military collage of the KGB USSR under the Council of Ministers became the Frontier commander college of KGB under the Council of Ministers.
On April 30, 1975 for the great work in preparing highly qualified officers the collage was awarded with the Order of the Red Banner, and on December 26, 1981 - with the Order of the October revolution.
On October 31, 1992 after the NSC and the Frontier Guard of the RK had been established the frontier collage was renamed as the Almaty frontier command collage of the NSC of the RK.
In March, 1997 the Military Institute with the frontier forces joined the Ministry of Defense of the RK. In July 1997 the Military Institute was renamed as the Frontier command collage of armed forces of the RK.
In August, 1997 the collage was awarded with the fighting banner of honor and with the President’s certificate. The banner was presented by the Commander of ground forces lieutenant-general F.I.Sherbakov on behalf of the Minister of Defense of the RK.
In the middle of 1999 the frontier forces were returned to the NSC system. On July 15, 1999 the Frontier command collage of the NSC of the RK was renamed again as the Military Institute of the NSC of the RK by the Chairman’s order (the NSC of the RK).
On May, 2001 the educational institution got the license which gives it right to the educational activity among educational institutions. In September, 2001 the Dissertate Soviet of dissertate study protection started its work. The Military Institute prepared the first candidates of military sciences, Kazakhstan science made the first step to the creation of a new branch of studying – military sciences, law enforcement agencies got the first highly qualified specialists of the patriotic military school.
The Academy has educational programs of higher education of “the service-military activity management of FS NSС RK agencies” qualification “управление служебно-боевой деятельностью подразделений ПС КНБ РК”, as well as postgraduate Master and PhD programs.
According to the agreements between the Government of the RK and Governments of Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Afghanistan students from these countries study at the Academy.
During 80 years of history of the Academy 1000 highly qualified officers of frontier forces graduated from the Academy. 50 students and workers of the educational institution were awarded with the rank of the Hero of the Soviet Union and Russian Federation. About 300 were awarded the higher officer rank – “General”.
In March, 2011 the Military Institute of the NSC of the RK has been transformed to the Frontier Academy of the NSC of the RK by the Decree of the President of the RK.