қазақша · русский · english
 Begaliyeva Saule Bayazovna
Head of the Chair
Doctor of Education professor, corresponding member of the RAE, Honored Worker of Science and Education
Abai ave. 56 b
 +7 (727) 392-22-50


In 1993, the Kazakh National Pedagogical University named after Abai opened a department of Russian philology for foreigners. Over 25 years, the department has trained more than a thousand foreign citizens in the preparatory faculty, in the bachelor`s and master`s degrees.
In 2017, the department was renamed and became part of the faculty for foreign citizens and pre-university training (Foundation).
At the moment the staff of the department consists of 24 people. Since 2000, the department is headed by the doctor of pedagogical sciences, professor KazNPU. Abay Begalieva S.B.
The department has preparatory language groups (1 year of study), bachelor`s degree (4 years of study), second higher education (2 years, distance learning), master`s degree (2 years), and preparation courses for International Certification (TORFL).
4 years of study: 5В012200 - «Russian language and literature in schools with non-Russian language of training».
Full-time form of education
Awarded Degree: Bachelor of Education
2 years of education - second higher education: 5В012200 - «Russian language and literature in schools with non-Russian language of training»
Form of study: correspondence
Awarded Degree: Bachelor of Education
Postgraduate education: 6M012200- «Russian language and literature in schools with non-Russian language of training» (scientific and pedagogical direction).
Full-time form of education
Duration of training: 2 years
The awarded degree: master of pedagogical sciences.
Students study the history of Kazakhstan, Psychology, Pedagogy, Kazakh literature, Russian as a foreign language (levels В1 - С1), Modern Russian language, Rhetoric, Country studies in Kazakhstan, Kazakh language, Speech culture basics, Russian literature, Foreign literature, Kazakh literature, Difficult cases Russian grammar and many others. Students actively participate in the scientific and social life of the university and the department.
Many graduates of our department receive and successfully study in postgraduate studies in the Republic of Korea, Russia, work as interpreters in various organizations, teachers in embassies, engage in scientific research and successfully defend master`s and doctoral thesis.
The following students studied at the department: Ambassador of Croatia to Kazakhstan, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Kazakhstan, representatives of the international organization OSCE, employees of the Chinese National Oil Company, DAAD employees, Venezuela, Argentina, Vietnam, Singapore, Thailand, Iran, Egypt, Mongolia, India, Poland, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, the Republic of Ghana, Nigeria, Italy, Japan.