International activity


International cooperation of the department: The department has close scientific contacts with a number of foreign universities and scientific centers of 25 countries of Europe, America, and Asia.  Forms of cooperation are different: academic internships for teachers, invitations of foreign professors to lectures, joint scientific research, conferences, co-supervision of doctoral students. Foreign universities partners from: USA, Great Britain, Germany, France, Switzerland, India, China, Russia, etc. 

Cooperation with international organizations: successfully developing scientific and practical cooperation with foreign embassies, representative offices of international and regional organizations – UN, OSCE, NATO, the European Union, the SCO Committee of the red cross, as well as with international foundations and educational centers: DAAD, Foundation F. Ebert Foundation, Konrad Adenauer Foundation, British Council, etc. International cooperation of the Department promotes international scientific and educational mobility of students and teachers.

Students of the Department of IR with the Head of the EU Delegation A. van der Meerö
and with the Head of the UN Office, V. Samek



"Ambassadorial hour": the Faculty conducts its work in close cooperation with the embassies of foreign countries, foreign representations and companies, cultural centers. The faculty regularly conducts "ambassadorial hour" – lectures of the representatives of the diplomatic corps. Open lectures are given by Russian and foreign diplomatic personnel and representatives of various international organizations such as the UN, European Union, OSCE, NATO Institute. Goethe, DAAD, USIS, British Council, French Center, F. Ebert Foundation and etc.

The Ambassador of the Netherlands in Kazakhstan K. Tempel at ambassadorial hour with the students and teachers of the faculty  

The Ambassador of the USA in Kazakhstan R. Hoagland at ambassadorial hour with the students and teachers of the faculty  


Meeting with Consul General of France


Ambassadorial hour in the club "Talleyrand" with the Ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania


Meeting with the Ambassador of the Republic of Latvia

Meeting with the Ambassador of Chile



Meeting with the Ambassador of Germany Dr. G. Hersom in NATO Resource center 



Every year on the 24th of October, the faculty holds the UN Day, within the framework of which the UN round table is hold.

The round table involved the first Plenipotentiary representative of Kazakhstan to the UN Arystanbekova A. Kh., Director of the UNESCO office in Almaty S. Lazarev, Director of UNFPA subregional office Botev N., representatives of other UN agencies in Almaty.