History department

Dear applicants!

For 70 years, the Faculty of History has been a center for training highly qualified specialists in the field of domestic and foreign history, archeology and ethnology, museums and the protection of monuments, archival studies and librarianship.In the first years, 300 students studied at the faculty and 10 teachers gave them knowledge. Today the faculty has three departments: history of Kazakhstan, world history, historiography and source study, archeology, ethnology and museology. The staff potential of the faculty is 125 professors and teaching staff, who provide knowledge to 800 students, undergraduates and doctoral students. Also, at the Faculty of History there is an opportunity to exchange knowledge with leading higher educational institutions of the world, through double-diploma, joint educational programs, foreign internships and student mobility.At the same time, the faculty has scientific schools of T.O. Omarbekova, K.T. Zhumagulova, B.B. Karibaev, V. Seibert, K.S. Karazhan, Zh.K. Taimagambetov, K.M. Atabaeva, U.Kh. Shalekenov, A.T. Toleubaeva, which contributes to an increase in the role of students, undergraduates and doctoral students in the scientific life of the university.Faculty graduates are in demand in science and education, also in the field of diplomacy, administrative work, the armed forces, the Ministry of Internal Affairs, and the National Security Committee. In the process of training, great attention is paid to conducting practical exercises directly in production, which contributes to their successful employment after graduation.Dear Applicant! If you want to achieve a successful career and take place in life, choose the Faculty of History of KazNU named after al-Farabi.


Dean of the Faculty of history Associate professor

Baygunakov Dosbol Suleimenovich