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Russian language and literature


 Head of the department::

 Zhumagulova Zhadyra Zhumatayevna
 Candidate of philological sciences, associate professor


Address:  160018, the Republic of Kazakhstan, Shymkent, T.Tazhibayev street, 2 (Building #8), M.Auezov South Kazakhstan State University, Faculty of Philology, department “Russian language and literature”, room 208.

Phone: (7252) 36-72-25
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General information

The history of the department dates back to 1998, when the South Kazakhstan Humanitarian University was created as a result of the reorganization of higher education institutions in South Kazakhstan (since 1998, after the merger of Humanitarian University with the technical university - M. Auezov South Kazakhstan State University.)

Graduates of the department work in all corners of our country and abroad. The department maintains contact with many universities, which enables it be aware of new developments both scientific and educational plans. The demand for young professionals who graduated from the university work in schools, on radio, television and press, so the department considers it as the most important achievement.
The department trains bachelors in the following spheres:

5В020500 - Philology (4 years - the academic degree of the bachelor);

5В011800 - Russian and literature (4 years - the academic degree of the bachelor)

The department trains masters in the following spheres:

6М020500 – Philology

Teachers' staff

There are 19 lecturers, including 1 Doctor of Philological sciences, 6 candidates of sciences, 11 senior lecturers, 6 of them are masters in the department.


The aim of the department is to train highly qualified professionals who work in secondary schools, companies, local, regional and national press agencies, etc. The department provides teaching process using the latest technologies, computer classrooms connected to the Internet, classrooms equipped with an interactive whiteboard.

Scientific sphere of the department

The priorities for the department work areas are training through science and development international cooperation. Invitation of prominent scientists from abroad (Tomsk, Nizhniy Novgorod), improvement of professional skills in Kazakhstan and abroad (in Japan) brought the chair to a new level. Teachers successfully participate in a competition for grant funding (candidate of philological sciences, associate professor Zh.Zhumagulova). In 2013, for the purpose of improvement of qualification senior lecturer R.E.Ermetova visited Portugal Lisbon Technical Institute «IZEL».

Students’ life

Students of the department actively participate in scientific and social life of University. At an annual students’ conference of the University students of the faculty are awarded with letters of honor and diplomas for the best student projects.

Pedagogical practice of students

The bases for practical training of students are school №46 named after Ch. Aitymatov, school №47 named after T.Tazhibayev in Shymkent.

Organization and conducting all types of practices are realized in accordance with requirements “The provisions about the organization of educational process on credit technology. Quality Management System”, SТ SKSU 7.08-2008  “Quality Management System. Organization and conducting practice of students”.

For carrying out of faculty students’ practice concluded agreements with enterprises corresponding to the profile of specialization, as well as with their agreed programs and schedules.

To the Applicant

Dear University Entrants! One of the oldest departments of university guarantee for you fundamental preparation according to the chosen professions and will give a start in life.