Faculty of Kazakh Philology and World Languages was found in Kazakh State Women’s Pedagogical Institute in 1944. The faculty, which has more than 70 years of history, has made a significant contribution to the training of highly-qualified national specialists. For this historical period, the faculty was ruled by prominent academic pedagogues as K. Barmankulov (1944-1946, 1947-1951), G. Akabova (1946-1947), H.U.Ishanov (1951-1959) and N.A. Yeremina (1952), B. Iskakov (1959-1967), G. Isakova (1967-1968), Z. Akhmetov (1969-1975), S.I. Isaev (1975-1987), K. Tulikov (1987-1988), H. Sadykov (1989-1990).
The faculty was divided into two in 1992: Kazakh Philology and Russian Philology. Russian Philology was held by K.Zh.Mynzhasarova (1990-1992), B.H.Ismagulova (1994-2000), Kazakh philology was held by B.Sh. Abylkasymov (1992-2000), B.O.Smanov (2000-2004), A. Satbekova (2004-2008, 2010-2014), G.Zh. Piraliyeva (2008-2010). From 2015 to the present the faculty is run by the Professor A.O. Tymbolova.
In order to organize and optimize the educational process on the basis of the credit system of education, the faculty of Foreign Languages was incorporated into the Faculty of Philology and was renamed as the Faculty of Kazakh Philology and World Languages on October 14, 2011.
Numerous outstanding scientists, honored citizens of the country worked at the historic period of the faculty, such as M. Auezov, N. Sauranbayev, S.Amanzholov, M. Balakayev, Z. Akhmetov, T. Kordayev, S.Isaev, D.Tursunov, Y.Mamanov, V. Esenaliyeva. The Faculty is always proud of its graduates, such as hero of labour R. Nurtazina, honored worker of Kazakhstan, Professor Sh.Berkimbayeva, Parliamentary deputy of the Republic Z.Kadyrova and M.Zhuyuriktayeva.
Among the graduates of the faculty there are scientists who made a great contribution to the development of Kazakh literary science, such as Ushkoltai Subkhanberdina, A.S Ismakova, A.K Bopezhanova, famous Kazakh poets and outstanding graduates of the faculty are Akushtap Baktygereeva, Asiya Berkenova; Kazakh composer, chair of the association «Respect for the state language» Assyly Osmanova.
The owners of the state grant «The best teacher of the university» are: Doctor of Philology, Professor B.Hassanuly (2006), Doctor of Philology, Professor V.I. Zhumagulova (2007), Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor Zh.N.Suleimenova, Doctor of Philological Sciences, Professor G.Zh.Piralieva (2008), Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor T.N.Yermekova (2008), Doctor of Philological Sciences, Professor R.Z.Zaikenova, Doctor of Philological Sciences, Associate Professor R. G. Seidakhmetova (2010), Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor A.A. Satbekova (2010), Candidate of Philological Sciences, Associate Professor Zh. Otarbekova (2010), Candidate of Philological Sciences, Associate Professor A.E.Tazhimuratova (2011), Doctor of Philological Sciences, Professor S.B. Yerzhanova (2012), Doctor of Philological Sciences, Professor K. Zhanuzakova (2015), Candidate of Philological Sciences, Associate Professor K.Abdykhalik (2015), Candidate of Philological Sciences, Associate Professor S.Odanova (2016), Candidate of Philological Sciences, Associate Professor L.Adilbekova (2016), Doctor of Philological Sciences, Professor A.O Tymbolova (2017), candidate of philological sciences, Associate Professor B.D.Dzhumakayeva (2017).
There is a laboratory named by the great instructor of our nationality A.Baitursynov. Lecture rooms and methodic departments are named by other distinguished literary writer, journalist Z. Akhmetov, S.Isaev, A.Kurishzhanuly, A.Ablakov, well-known teacher, honored worker R. Nurtazina. There are equipped and outfitted studies of Kazakh folklore, history of Kazakh literature and methods of teaching literature, as well as fully equipped classes of Chinese, Turkish and Persian languages.
The faculty pays much attention to the development of the scientific and creative potential of students. For this purpose, the theater «Enlik» was organized for creative students in 2015. In addition to this, students are given literary and scientifically-methodical consultations on the following topics: «Izdenis», «Inzhu-marzhan», «Nazkonyr», «Umit», «Iranist» cognitive club, «Soz zergeri», and «Zhas Adisker, Masterskaya Philologa, «English club».
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Mission and Strategy
The mission of the faculty is to facilitate preparation of qualified, competitive, creative, tolerant teachers who are able to teach and educate the younger generation at a high level, deal with the topical issues of education and science; ready for self-development.
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The faculty employs highly qualified professionals: more than one hundred famous scientists (11 doctors of sciences, 27 candidates of science, associate professors, 5 PhD-doctors, 27 senior teachers, 8 graduates), including holders of the awards as «Honored Education Employee of the Republic of Kazakhstan» as well as the state grant «The best teacher of the university».
Within the framework of two-diploma education program, the faculty cooperates with Mississippi Valley State University (USA), students can also study under the academic mobility program at the following foreign universities:
Shynzhan pedagogical University, China
Yangtze University, China
Hubei pedagogical Institute, China
China Central University, China
University of Silesia, Poland
Perpignan University, France
University named after Halis Omer Demir,Turkey
University Nigde, Turkey
The faculty trains specialists in the following specialties:
5В011700 – Kazakh language and literature
5В011800 – Russian language and literature
5В011900 – Foreign languages: two foreign languages
5В012100 – Kazakh language and literature in schools with non-Kazakh language of instruction
5В012200 – Russian language and literature in schools with non-Russian language of instruction
5В020500 – Philology
5В020700 – Interpreter
6М011700 – Kazakh language and literature
6М011900 – Foreign languages: two foreign languages
6М012100 – Kazakh language and literature in schools with non-Kazakh language of instruction
6M012200 – Russian language and literature in schools with non-Russian language of instruction
6М020500 – Philology
6D020500 – Philology
6D011700 – Kazakh language and literature
Almaty, Gogol Street 114, academic building № 1 Kazakh State Women’s Teacher Training University, office number 208.
Contact number: 87272370027