Research work of students is one of most effective remedies of improvement of quality of preparation and education of experts with the higher education, capable creatively to apply in practical activities of achievement of scientific and technical innovations. Attraction to research work of students allows to use also their creative potential for the decision of the actual problems standing in practice and before high school.
Achievement of this purpose was carried out by the decision of following problems:
§ assistance to formation and development of scientific potential of Institute, to creation of a professional basis of scientific divisions in it;
§ the organisation of scientific researches on the most actual problems of the modern scientific world;
§ creation of conditions for mastering by students of the general methodology and a private technique of scientific researches, to development of skills of the scientific analysis, a critical estimation of the general-theoretical and special literature, possession of receptions of reception and accumulation of an empirical material and its ordering;
§ contribution to development of abilities to be guided in the modern scientific and technical information, effectively to use it for the decision of problems of theoretical and applied character;
§ development of creative thinking, expansion of a scientific outlook and formation of scientific outlook of the future expert;
§ inculcation of steady skills of independent research work;
§ education of requirements and ability constantly to improve the knowledge;
§ popularisation and distribution of positive experience of scientific creativity of students through an exit in external scientific actions of various level.
The traditional university student's scientific conference spent in April, gives the chance to students to approve the first scientific experience. Our students - active participants and frequently winners of the interuniversity and international language Olympic Games spent by embassies of the countries of the East, on purpose to reveal owners of grants on foreign language training.
Currently, the research work of students of the faculty is an important part of the educational process, as well as activities in this direction helps to improve the quality of future graduates. In the research work of students participate in scientific circles faculty participation in university, national and international conferences and competitions, set various round tables and debates, take part in overseas educational programs.
There are 7 scientific circles at the faculty: “Zhas galym”, ''Nihongo salon'', “Sin Side”, “Arab alemi”, “Zhas kytaytanushy”, “Zhas turkolog”, “Gulstan”. The purpose of scientific research circles - to raise interest of students to the knowledge of science through lectures and meetings with senior representatives of embassies, consulates, cultural centers, business and banking institutions of foreign states, scientists at research institutes of the National Academy of Kazakhstan, the various intellectual games, debates, roundtables and other events. At the meetings of scientific groups students discuss current issues and problems of the East countries. As a result of these meetings, the works of scientific value, are published in journals included in the list of the Controling Committee in the field of education and science. In addition, students with tutors take part in competitions and research projects of the Foundation of the First President of Kazakhstan and the winners are student projects RK.
Toenhancethe interests ofstudents of the facultytothe research workcarried outvariousactivities, includinground tables,meetingsandconferences. EachyearinApril,the Departmentof Scienceof Kazakh National University named al-Farabiinallfaculties heldan annual international conferencefor students andyoungscientists.
Aspart ofthis conference,Faculty of Oriental Studieshas been workingitsconferencein threefields:
1) Thehistory, politics and economyof the East;
3)CultureandReligionof the East.
Students, whowon firstplacein thesefields, receivecertificatesandcash prizes. In addition, the bestscientificworkof studentsand youngscientistsare publishedinthe “Bulletin ofthe KazNU: A series ofOriental Studies”, and may alsoparticipate inotherstudentresearchprojects.
Faculty studentsmay alsoparticipatein theannualcompetition for thescholarshipsthe Fundof the FirstPresidentof RK, which takes placein October.