Department of Recreation Geography and Tourism (RG&TD)

 

Post address: Republic of Kazakhstan, Almaty, 050040, Al-Farabi avenue, 71,

Al-Farabi KazNU Campus, Main educational building No. 6 (MEB 6).

 

Contact details

Contact Center of the Al-Farabi KazNU:

7(727)3773333, 7(727)3773330

Room 230 (RG&TD): 1484

Room 228 (RG&TD): 1228

Office of the Head at the RG&TD: 1404

E-mail: rgit.kaznu@gmail.com

 

Head at the Department of Recreation Geography and Tourism

Aktymbayeva Aliya Sagyndykovna

Candidate of Sciences in Geography, Associate Professor

Phone: 7(727)3773333 or 7(727)3773330

(internal 1404)

E-mail: Aliya.Aktymbayeva@kaznu.kz

 

Deputy Head at the Department for Academic Affairs and Educational Work

 

Moldagalieva Aitolkyn Esenkulovna

Candidate of Sciences in Geography, Associate Professor

Phone: 7(727)3773333 or 7(727)3773330

(internal 1228)

E-mail: Aitolkyn.Moldagaliyeva@kaznu.kz

 

Deputy Head at the Department for Scientific-Innovative Activities and International Relations

 

Plokhikh Roman Vyacheslavovich

Doctor of Sciences in Geography, Associate Professor

Phone: 7(727)3773333 or 7(727)3773330

(internal 1228)

E-mail: Roman.Plokhikh@kaznu.kz

 

List of training areas

 

Codes and names of educational programs  Duration of study Awarded degrees and qualifications 
Bachelor’s Programs 

6B11101 Tourism

4 years Bachelor in Sphere of Services 

6B11103 Restaurant and Hotel Business

4 years  Bachelor in Sphere of Services 
Master’s Programs 
7M11101 Tourism 2 years Master of Sciences in Sphere of Services 

7M11102 Tourism (double-diploma program with the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, Moscow, the RF) (http://www.rudn.ru/)

2 years Master of Sciences in Sphere of Services 

7M11103 Tourism (double-diploma program with the Belgorod State University, Belgorod, the RF) (https://www.bsu.edu.ru/bsu/)

2 years Master of Sciences in Sphere of Services 

7M11104 Restaurant and Hotel Business

2 years Master of Sciences in Sphere of Services 

7M11105 Tourism

1 year Master in Sphere of Services 
PhD Program 

8D11101 Tourism 

3 years Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) 

 

Opportunities for study at foreign universities

 

The best students are sent on free of charge to semester studies within the framework of academic mobility in the Kazakhstan and foreign universities based on the international exchange programs and interuniversity agreements.


Within the frameworks of the International Educational Program “University of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO University or SCO)”, a double-degree master's program has been implemented since 2012 in cooperation with the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (RUDN, Moscow, the RF). Every year for applicants from the Kazakhstan are allocated the 2–3 grants for training in this program. Master's students have the opportunity for 2 years of study to receive two state diplomas – the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation.

Within the framework of Interuniversity Agreements, since 2015, a joint master's program has been implemented in cooperation with the Belgorod State University (BelSU, Belgorod, the RF). Every year, up to 4 undergraduates enter this program on a parity basis. Entering one of the universities – Al-Farabi KazNU or BelSU, a master's student at the second university studies for free. Master's students have the opportunity for 2 years of study to receive two state diplomas – the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation.

PhD students, as a rule, undergo foreign scientific internships in accordance with the place of work of the foreign scientific supervisor. Total duration of internships: at least 90 days in neighboring countries; not less than 75 days in foreign countries; 60 days in the UK, Japan, USA, Canada, Mexico, Australia and countries of the Oceania.

 

 

Students' practices and internships 

 

For students during the study for Bachelor’s programs, the following educational and professional practices are provided:

1) after the 2nd semester: the educational-training practice in the form of an exciting, multi-day, mountain hike;

2) after the 4th semester: the professional, international, tourism internship;

3) after the 6th and 8th semester: the internship at the enterprises and organizations in the service sector;

4) in the 8th semester: the pre-diploma practice at the enterprises and organizations in the service sector.