Scientific and educational
departments HHS

«Tourism»
«Social sciencies» 
Dear friends!

“Tourism” SED is a team of professionals and practitioners who have extensive experience in academic and practical work in the tourism and hospitality market.


The department oversees the training of professionals in the tourism business, hotel business, restaurant business, event industry in two educational programs (EP): “6B111006-Tourism and hospitality” and “6B11107-Restaurant and hotel business”. As well as for educational programs of master’s degree: “Tourism and sustainable development” and “Restaurant and hotel business”.

Training is in three languages: English-Kazakh-Russian.


A dual approach where theory is combined with practice and students have the opportunity to undergo summer practices and internships in large hotels and travel agencies in Almaty, Nur-Sultan, Moscow and resort cities in Turkey, is being actively introduced.

Teach to look, think and act.

To look - identify problems of modern society and ecology; changes in social structure and sustainable development.

To think freely, demonstratively, openly.

To act for the benefit of society by carrying out their professional projects.


The "baggage" of knowledge, skills, competencies and moral principles acquired during the training period will affect your future and they will stay with you for life. That is the reason we pay special attention to anti-corruption education, awareness of everyone responsibility for the consequences of their decisions.


To achieve this, we strive for excellence in teaching and research, by creating a favorable working environment for the experience and knowledge exchange between teachers and students. Educational programs of the Social Sciences SED prepare students for successful careers in the field of ecology, sociology, psychological counseling and social work.


The Department of Social Sciences employs a highly qualified teaching staff whose educational activities are aimed at improving the quality of educational services - ensuring the quality of the result (knowledge, skills, and graduates' skills) and the quality of the processes for achieving results (their compliance with international quality standards).


You will gain the skills and knowledge that will help you to become highly educated people and top-ranking professionals.

Our mission
Teaching staff of the department
Ozikhan Zhanysbekovna Ustenova
Candidate of Economic Sciences, Associate Professor of Narxoz University.

Specializes in tourism, excursion activities, hotel industry. She has over 40 years of academic and tour guide experience. She has published about 20 academic and methodological textbooks. She was awarded: “Y.Altynsarin” medal, Badge of the tourist market “For merits in Tourism industry”

Makpal Muratbekovna Nurpeisova
Candidate of Economic Sciences, Professor at Narxoz University.

Candidate of Economic Sciences, Professor at Narxoz University. Specializes in commodity science, management and examination of the quality of food and beverages in the hospitality industry.

She has over 40 years of academic experience.

Honorary Worker of Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Honorary diploma of Akim of Almaty

Gold medal for the 50th anniversary of Narxoz University

Dinara Erikovna Nurmukhanbetova
Candidate of Technical Sciences, Associate Professor of Narxoz University

Specializes in commodity science, management and examination of the quality of food and

beverages in the hospitality industry. She has more than 15 years of academic experience, more

than 10 articles in high-ranking scientific journals, Q2-3.

Letter of Appreciation from “KazInMetr” RSE “For active work and contribution to the

development of state system for ensuring unity and measurements”

Roza Kenzheevna Alimkhanova
PhD, Associate Professor of Narxoz University

Specializes in economics, management and entrepreneurship of tourism. She has over 20 years of academic experience.

Nazgul Zhanibekovna Suleimenova
Master, senior lecturer of “Tourism” Scientific and Educational Department

Specializes in tourism, development of the event industry, hotel industry.

She has over 15 years of academic experience.

Gratitude from the Rector of Narxoz University for the 50th anniversary

Sabirzhan Zikhrullamovich Saidullayev
Master, senior lecturer of “Tourism” Scientific and Educational Department

Specializes in tourism, excursion, and active types of tourism, information technology and

booking systems in the hospitality industry. He has 15 years of academic and practical experience and worked as the director of a travel

agency. The best teacher of Kazakhstan in the field of tourism in 2016 according to the Kazakhstan Tourism Association.

Category 3 mountain tourism infrastructure, member of the Sports Tourism Federation of Almaty. Awarded with the Medal for the 50th Anniversary of Narxoz University

Samat Karshigaevich Sagyndykov
Master, senior lecturer of “Tourism” Scientific and Educational Department

Diploma of ANADOLU University, Eskisehir, Turkey. He is fluent in English and has experience

in conducting classes in English.

Specializes in tourism, information technology and booking systems in the field of hospitality,

hotel industry. He has over 10 years of academic and practical experience and worked at the Dostyk Hotel in Almaty.

Participant of the professional Olympiad “The best specialists of the tourism industry in 2019”

according to the Kazakhstan Tourism Association, has a Certificate of Honor in the nomination

“For creativity and novelty of ideas”.

Namazbayeva Zaure Yesenkulovna
Senior Lecturer of the “Tourism” Scientific and Educational Department

Specializes in tourism, development of the event industry, hotel industry.

She has over 20 years of academic experience.

Gratitude from the Rector of Narxoz University for the 50th anniversary of the university

Adelya Abayaevna Kuandykova

MSc Degree course in International Hotel&Tourism Management, Oxford Brookes University -

Oxford, Oxfordshire, senior lecturer of “Tourism” Scientific and Educational Department.

Participant of the Bolashak program, Speaks English, IELTS 6.5 (2019)

She lectures and conducts classes in English. Specializes in management and marketing of

tourism and hospitality. She has experience in the practical field: hotels in Greece (2015), hotels in Almaty (2021). Coordinator of the dual program - Hotel business together with Narxoz Hotel Rixos Borovoe.

Guest lecturers-practitioners
Clara Mamutova
Manager of the Kazakhstan Tourism Association (KTA), Master of Tourism, PhD

Specializes in tourism, management, marketing, branding of tourism and hospitality, CBT, rural

and ecological tourism

She has more than 15 years of practical experience in KTA and tourism, Fluent in English.

She was awarded the Certificate of Honor of the Ministry of Tourism and Sports of the Republic

of Kazakhstan, the Badge “Excellence in tourism”

Anton Mitin
Executive Director of the tour operator "Almaty city tour"

He has more than 10 years of practical experience in the field of tourism. Specializes in strategic

management, operational management, optimization of existing business processes, the

introduction of know-how and wow-services, the development of tourism products, the

development of a system and multi-level quality control. HR, direct sales to key clients and other issues of tourism business development. Participant of significant tourism projects of the

republican level.

Fluent in English.

Yerkin Tikenov
Director of Incide Travel, Master of Tourism, PhD

He has more than 15 years of practical experience in the field of tourism and participation in

tourism projects

Specializes in sustainable development of tourism and hospitality, smart tourism, information

technology in tourism, marketing and promotion of tourism services, etc.

Speaks English at an advanced level, IELTS 6.5

Meruert Baideshova
Director of the tour operator "BAI GROUP KZ"

She has over 20 years of practical experience

Speaks English and Chinese

Specializes in the development of a tourist product and its promotion, CBT, issues of sustainable development of the tourism sector, etc.

Irina Ifanova

She has more than 25 years of practical experience in the field of hospitality: manager of the

restaurant of the hotel Kazakhstan, director of the Minegorye rest house (Turgen) and other areas of activity

Specializes in personnel management, operational management in hospitality, procurement and management of purchases and products for catering and hotels, etc.

Participant of the program “Tourism Hotel Management” organized by UNESCO together with

the Turkish Ministry of Education, Turkey

The teaching staff of the department
Raushan Baltabaevna Italmasova
Doctor of social sciences, professor

Awards and merits: grant from the Foundation of the First President, as a young scientist, 2012; Letter of appreciation from the Rector of Narxoz for professionalism, 2020; Diploma of the

AAES Rector, 2015

Teaching disciplines: History and Theory of Social Work, Case Technologies in Social Work,

Social Work with Family and Children, Social Work with People with Disabilities

Kaliyash Utenbekovna Stamkulova
Doctor of Economics, Professor

Awards and merits: Author of more than 100 scientific papers, including 2 monographs, as well as 6 textbooks, diploma “Golden Department” within the framework of the Golden Fund Program 2013, Anniversary gold medal “H. A. Yasawi IKTU”, 2007

Teaching disciplines: Environmental Economics, Green Economy and Sustainable Development, Ecological Culture and Education

Saltanat Dzhumadilovna Usubaliyeva
Candidate of Chemical Sciences, Associate Professor
Teaching disciplines: "Eco-management", "Waste management", "Ecological biogeography"
Rasima Amenovna Salimbayeva
Candidate of Economics, Associate Professor

Awards and merits: she is the author of more than 40 scientific papers, including 2 textbooks

and 1 monograph, the title of “The best teacher of T. Ryskulov KazEU” - 2013, Nomination and

grant “Best Researcher of 2017” of Narxoz University, Certificate of honor of the Akim of the

Auezov district of Almaty 2020

Teaching disciplines: Ecology and sustainable development, Eco-market and food security,

Integrated water resources management, Environmental project management.

Elmira Sartaikyzy Boribay
PhD, Associate Professor

Teaching disciplines: Landscape science, Ecology of plants and animals, Environmental

monitoring.

Gulbarshin Satanovna Satbayeva
Ph.D., Associate Professor
Awards and merits: “The best author” after А. Baitursynov, 2012

Teaching disciplines: "Ecology and Sustainable Development", "Environmental Management",

"Economics of Natural Resources", "Green Economy and Sustainable Development", "Environmental Journalism", "Environmental Design, Regulation and Expertise".

Moldagaziyeva Zhanar Yspanovna

Candidate of Chemical Sciences, Associate Professor of the Educational Program “Ecology”,

chemist-ecologist

Awards and merits: author of more than 40 scientific papers, including 15 publications

recommended by the authorized body, in scientific journals included in the Web of Science Core Collection-1, Scopus - 2, 4 patents, creative works 4 including textbooks and 1 monograph

Teaching disciplines: "Computer technologies in ecology", "Expert activity in ecology",

"Environmental regulation, design and expertise", "Environmental chemistry"

Kulzada Adbrakhmanovna Abenova
PhD, Associate Professor
Awards and merits: honorary diploma of the Minister of MES RK 2017

Teaching disciplines: Family demographic policy and social practice, methods of preparing

social projects, social policy and social welfare, social work with families, children and the elderly.

Roza Orynbaevna Kenzhetayeva
PhD

Major: psychology

Teaching disciplines: General Psychology, History of Psychology, Psychodiagnostics, Conflictology and Deviantology, Technology Case in Social Work, Psycho-Social Counseling, Social Gerontology, Psychology of Business Communication, etc.

Aigul Seitzhanovna Beimisheva
PhD in Sociology, Associate Professor
Teaching disciplines: Methods of analysis of socio-political data, history of sociology
Almira Nurlanovna Daulbayeva
PhD, Associate Professor

Awards and merits: she is the author of more than 35 scientific papers, including 2 textbooks.

Over the past 2 years, she has completed 5 international courses and advanced trainings. She is a member of the dissertation council “Conservation of Natural Resources”. She participated as a speaker at the World Urban Forum -10 (Abu Dhabi, 2020)

Teaching disciplines: Soil Science, Applied Climatology, Ecology of Animals and Plants,

Biogeochemistry and Ecotoxicology, Social Ecology and Sustainable Development

Orynbasar Bakenovna Tleuberlina
Senior teacher

Teaching disciplines: "Soil Science", "Soil Ecology", "Ecology and Sustainable Development",

"Economic Market and Food Security", "Industrial Ecology", "Biogeochemistry and

Ecotoxicology"

Anar Umirzakovna Satybayeva
Master of Sociology, Senior Lecturer

Teaching disciplines: History of Sociology, Theory of Social Work, Social Work with Youth,

Management, Organization and Administration in Social Work, CASE Technologies in Social

Work, Methods and Technologies of Social Work

Nagima Sagidolda
Master of Science in Social Work

Education: higher, Al-Farabi KazNU

Major: Social work, completed her doctoral studies in the specialty “State and local government”

Teaching disciplines: Social policy, Employment of the population and its regulation, Fundamentals of social medicine.