Scientists from KBTU and Al-Farabi KazNU took part in the 49th International Conference of the European Physical Society Conference on Plasma Physics in France and the 35th International ICPIG Conference on Physics of Ionized Gases in the Netherlands. They met with the leadership and scientists from Sorbonne Paris Nord University and the University of Toulouse and discussed issues of joint research, as well as the launch of a double degree program in nanotechnology and engineering.