Research activity in the al-Farabi Kazakh National University aimed at expanding and completion knowledge about objectively existing laws of phenomena and processes occurring in the social and natural environment.
In the al-Farabi Kazakh National University research activities include the research projects, commercial contracts and implementation of research results in the form of publications and reports on international and regional educational and scientific markets.
One of the most important areas of research activities is research work of students. This is a powerful factor in improving the quality of training of specialists with higher education who can creatively use achievements of scientific and technological progress in the practice.
Enhancing the quality of fundamental, applied and innovative research will improve the image of the university and raise its rating.
Policy of research activity
The al-Farabi Kazakh National University has sufficient education, research, innovation and industrial potential to become one of the world leaders in the field of higher education. It has real possibilities to train high qualified specialists, integrate into the world educational system, develop fundamental and applied investigations, apply the achievements of research into production. One of the priorities of the al-Farabi Kazakh National University is the development of fundamental and applied investigations, which can transfer a new knowledge.
The improvement of conditions for conducting modern research on the base of the al-Farabi Kazakh National University allows compete with the best international universities. The university contributes to all-round support and improvement of existing successful research directions, where there is a chance to meet high standards in research, training specialists, which are able to be competitive in today's market conditions.
The effectiveness of research and innovation should also be estimated by level of targeted funding and the number of executed scientific and technical projects. In addition to the state grant funding the al-Farabi Kazakh National University develops also joint scientific research conducted with industry and business organizations. Cooperation with business partners allows the University to use new funding sources.
One of the objectives of research policy of the al-Farabi Kazakh National University is the training of highly qualified scientific and teaching staff capable to increase social and economical contributions in development of the country. In the al-Farabi Kazakh National University is paid special attention to the development of fundamental research as a basis for the creation of new knowledge, the combination of fundamental and applied research with competitive commercial development, development of new technologies, preservation and development of scientific schools in the important areas of science, training technical and scientific staff in the field of innovation, support of innovation activity in the education system and the commercialization of research results.
Thus, in the al-Farabi Kazakh National University stets targets on implementation of cycle promotion of innovative products and technologies to market - from idea to final commercial product. This significantly contributes as in science and in society and the economy.