Faculty of Geography,Kazakh National university named by al-Farabi was openned in 1948.Then he had the title of Geology and Geographyandwas represented by twodepartments-a geological andgeographical.Duewith the closingof the geologicaldepartmentin 1960was renamed intoDepartmentof Geography.
The faculty consists of 5 departments:
Department of Geography and Cadastre
Department of Cartography and Geoinformatics
Department of Hydrology and meterologii
Department of Energy Environmental
Department of tourism
Educational and laboratoryMeteorological Center. Head.laboratariey-Shishkin, TP Faculty of Geography provideseducational serviceslicensed byin accordance with theJIand meet the needsof consumers.At the facultybya three-leveltraining:undergraduate, graduateand doctoralPhD.
Sincefrom2010-2011 school yearat the Departmentexpertsare preparingforthe pilot program, wherein the learning processthe number ofelectivesubjectsbrought60% of thetotal number ofsubjectslistened to. In additionto thenew academic yearat the Facultyopened newspecialty5V090300-Land(4 years)and5V090700-Inventory(4 years). At the Department ofEconomic and Social Geographydevelopedtraining programs andcurriculumworkersin these fields.
In such a wayfrom the experimentalprogram of studycredit systemfrom2010-2011 academic yearat the Facultytrainingis carried outinthree-level systemin the following fields:>>
At the facultyis being preparedprofessionalsonlyfull-timeeducation. Amount of studentsatthe Faculty of Geographyin the 2009-2010academic year (inyear-end) is abachelorin 1134people., 53master'sperson.anddoctoralPh.D -7 people., including 943students are enrolled(83.2%)and 191 ofthe grantunder the agreement (16.8%). The number of employees at the FacultyofPPPs- 99people.Staff complementthe Faculty ofPPSis 81teachers, among them doctors, professors-12candidates of sciences,senior lecturers -42,Senior Lecturer- 19;teachers -8assistants- 1.Part-time16 people.Of them,twodoctors, professors- 1,and teachers- 10 people. The share ofostepenennyhfaculty membersis 74%.