Scientific life. There are three doctorate dissertation councils, the academic council to solve organizational matters, the scientific and methodical council and the young scientists’ union functioning at the faculty. The faculty has several research laboratories: the laboratory of the history of Kazakh language and folklore laboratory, the Russian folklore laboratory, the international laboratory of the Kazakh language carrying out psycho- and social linguistic research. The faculty annually holds scientific conferences for young scientists and students. The faculty of philology is the centre of organizing and conducting international and republican scientific and theoretical conferences dedicated to the important problems of Kazakh and Russian philology.