Sholpan Erbolovna Dzhamanbalayeva

Vice Rector for Languages and Student Development,

Doctor of Sociological Sciences, Professor

Reception room tel: +7(727)377-33-82

Office hours: Wednesday- 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.


In 1993, Dzhamanbalayeva graduated from the faculty of philosophy and sociology of al-Farabi Kazakh State University with distinction. She defended her dissertation for the candidate of science degree in 1996 and for the doctor of science degree in 2003.

From 1993 until 2003, Dzhamanbalayeva worked at KazNU as an instructor, a senior instructor, docent of the sociology department and vice dean of the faculty of philosophy and political science for student development. From 2003 to 2008, she was the vice rector for student development and public relations at M. Tynyshpayev Kazakh Academy of Transportation and Communication.

Since December 2008, she has been vice rector for languages and student development at al-Farabi Kazakh National University.

In 2008, Dzhamanbalayeva was awarded the jubilee medal in honour of ‘10 Years of Astana;' in 2007, she was recognised by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan as an ‘Honorary Education Worker of the Republic of Kazakhstan;' and, in 1997, 2006 and 2007, she was granted honorary charters from the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan. In 2002, she won first prize from the Association of Sociologists of Kazakhstan among young talented sociologists.