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The department of History of Kazakhstan and Social-humanitarian Studies

Manager of department
Kanafiyeva Kulanda Kabilseitovna 
Candidate of pedagogic sciences, Associate professor the head of the department of History of Kazakhstan and Social-humanitarian Studies

Dear friends!

We are pleased to welcome you to the web page of our Department " The History of Kazakhstan and Social-humanitarian Disciplines"!

Today the Department of the History of Kazakhstan and Social-Humanitarian Disciplines represents a unique, holistic, complex system, comprising professionals in different directions, which is able to independently solve its tasks.

Our Department is to deal with an important task to work with students of all courses and training areas. It is our department who gives a good foundation on the theoretical and practical levels for future specialist. Also our department participates in the formation of a creative personality, which has its own style of work and representation of the outside world.

Realizing this responsibility in the preparation of the relevant skilled specialist in proper level and profile, we help each student to organize himself, to bring self-discipline. Each teacher takes into consideration the different initial level of knowledge of students in the organization of individual work, as only high-quality work of the teacher implementing their professional duties which contributes to the development of intelligence, competence and creativity of the future specialist.

We hope that on our site you will find a useful and interesting information that is useful to you in school or work.

With regards

Head of Department,

Ph.D. Kanafieva K.K.

The department of "History of Kazakhstan and Social-humanitarian Studies" is a structural subdivision of JSC "Kazakh University of Technology and Business".

The department was established in 2000 as a result of the transformation of the department of social and general historical studies. It was known as the department of “Social and Humanitarian studies" until 2013. In accordance with the Strategy "Kazakhstan-2050" and the specific instructions of the State Secretary of the Republic of Kazakhstan Marat Tazhin made on the basis of the extended meeting of the Interdepartmental Group (on the Study of the History of the Republic of Kazakhstan at the Academic Council of the University) it was decided to rename the department as “the Department of History of Kazakhstan and Social-humanitarian Studies” (protocol No. 8 dated August 29, 2013).

Our mission is to form a humanistic world view, social consciousness, patriotism, elements of critical thinking, students' personal and professional culture based on an individual approach.

Realization of the goal of the department today is achieved in areas such as:

  • updating of content and teaching methods of the humanitarian and social disciplines;
  • preparation and implementation of innovative educational programs;
  • maximum use of creative potential of the teaching staff;
  • using the capabilities of the academic staff in the process of forming professional competencies;
  • increase of the spiritual and moral level and intellectual potential of the staff and students.

Erasmus + project seminar at KAZGUU University

On October 7-10, a 4-day seminar was held at KAZGUU University within the framework of the Erasmus+ project for teachers of secondary schools and higher education institutions in Nur Sultan on the following topics:
1-“Professional development for inclusive education”,
2-“Content and Language Integrated Learning”,
The lecturers were Dan Roman MSc - Head of the education group of the Department of Higher Education of the Higher School of Pedagogy of the University of Leiden, the Netherlands and Henk Frencken MSc-senior consultant in education at the University of Leiden, the Netherlands. The seminar was held within the framework of the Erasmus+ project with the issuance of a certificate to the course participants. The seminar was attended by senior lecturer of English Language Aizhan Bazarbekovna Turdina.




Language Forum

On October 24, 2019 the Committee on language policy of the Ministry of Culture and Sports of Kazakhstan together with the "Til-Kazyna" national scientific and practical center named after sh. Shayakhmetov held a forum "Significance of the Kazakh language in the process of globalization and nationalization" in the "Kazmedia ortalygy" in Nur-Sultan.

The purpose of this event: to identify ways to improve the significance of the Kazakh language, revived on the basis of the new alphabet, in accordance with modern needs.

This forum was attended by teachers of the Department "History of Kazakhstan and social and humanitarian disciplines": S. M. Sapina, G. K. Kamieva A. K. Abdirasilova, B. Zh. Jumamukhambetova, L. M. Orazgalieva.


On October 9, 2019 Senior teachers of the Department Orazgalieva L. M. and Dzhumamukhambetova B. Zh. organized an art-crawl of students to the "Atameken" open-air museum .

Round table on President`s of the Republic of Kazakhstan Address to the people of Kazakhstan "Constructive public dialogue – the Basis of Stability and Prosperity of Kazakhstan" dated September 2, 2019

24 September 2019 on the 7 floor in the meeting room a round table was held, which organized by the "History of Kazakhstan and socio-humanitarian disciplines "Department, faculty of Economics and conducted as part of the President`s of the Republic of Kazakhstan Address to the people of Kazakhstan "Constructive public dialogue – the Basis of Stability and Prosperity of Kazakhstan"on September 2, 2019. Moderator of the round table was Tunteev Nazarbek Satarovich - Professor of the "History of Kazakhstan and socio-humanitarian disciplines" Department, Ph. D. The speakers of the round table were Muhambetzhan Abylai Zhortabayvich, Zhubaev Saparbay Duszhanovich, Bektenov Samat Zhaksylykovich. The following topics were discussed: The lesson of continuity of the development, Socio-economic policy of Kazakhstan, Prospects of tourism development in the Republic of Kazakhstan. The University staff, faculty and students of 2-3 courses were participated.






Meeting with Kabibolla Shayakhmetov

On October 23, 2019, a meeting with Kabibolla Shayakhmetov, a researcher of the life and work of Baubek batyr, an associate of Khan Kenesary, in the conference hall of the Kazakh University of Technology and Business was held. The meeting was very interesting and eventful. The students asked questions and shared their opinions. Participants of the meeting thanked the guest for the interesting conversation and wished him success. 






The department is fully engaged in teaching students of all specialties of full-time and distance learning in more than 18 disciplines of humanities and social cycles as following:

Bachelor program:

1. Contemporary history of Kazakhstan.

2. Philosophy.

3. Cultural studies.

4. Political studies.

5. Legal system of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

6. Legislative and regulatory framework in information technology.

7. Basics of social sciences.

8. Kazakh language.

9. Russian language.

10. Foreign language (English).

11. Professional Kazakh language.

12. Professional Russian language.

13. English for specific purposes.

14. Business English.


Master program:

1. History and Philosophy of Science;

2. Psychology;

3. Pedagogy.

4. Foreign Language.

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