Department of Foreign Philology


Foreign philology department is an excellent gateway to quality studies in your future professional field, the "queen" among the humanitarian areas of training Here you gain new knowledge in a friendly academic atmosphere, where a student is never merely ‘a number’ but rather an individual with one own’s strength and talents. You learn English and another European language of your choice, get acquainted with the subtleties of linguistic and literary sciences, study the history and culture of Great Britain and America, and master the basics of editorial business, intercultural communication. Practically oriented studies, our individual approach towards our students, excellent opportunities for participating in research work to establish contacts with potential employers yet during the study period, will unlock your gateway towards knowledge, professional experience and personal growth. Video

We have always been welcoming international students as well staff from all over the world.


Future profession 


Upon completion of the training, graduates can work as English teachers in secondary and secondary special educational institutions. As translators, editiors, specialists in intercultural communication in state, municipal and commercial institutions, companies. Bureaus and firms having regular contacts with foreign partners or dealing with foreign language materials.



The Department of Foreign Philology is a structural subdivision of the philological faculty of  L.N. Gumilyev Eurasian National University and conducts educational activities in accordance with the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Law of the RK" On Education ", the Law " On Languages ", the Law " On Science ", the Concept of Language Education. The mission and visions of the Department of Foreign Philology are determined by the fact that the priority areas are the preparation of highly qualified and competitive specialists in the field of foreign philology and foreign languages, which is absolutely important for the modern language policy of Kazakhstan. Accordingly, the formation and strengthening of scientific potential, focused on the systematic acquisition of advanced knowledge and technologies based on fundamental and applied research in the fields of foreign linguistics, literary studies and linguodidactics, will be based on creating the conditions for the development of scientific and educational activities of the teaching staff with the aim of quality training competitive and competent specialists with knowledge of several foreign languages.

           Head of the department: Doctor of Philology, Professor A.Ye. Bizhkenova

         The department implements educational programs of different levels in the following areas: 5В021000 - "Foreign philology (English)", 5В011923 - "Foreign language: two foreign languages (German, French)", 6М021000 - "Foreign philology", 6D021000 - "Foreign philology", 8D01719 – "Foreign language: two foreign languages".

        The educational program in the specialty 5В021000 - “Foreign Philology”, 6M021000 - “Foreign Philology” over the past six years are among the three leading in the ratings of IAAR and IQAA in the republic. Rating of IAAR of 2019: 5В021000 - "Foreign philology (English)"-2nd place, 6М021000 - "Foreign philology"- 3rd place, 6D021000 - "Foreign philology"-3rd place. In 2020, the educational program "Foreign Philology" received the 1st place in the rating of educational programs of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs "Atameken".

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         In connection with the transition to distance learning, a call and situational center was created at our department. If you have questions about the distance learning process, you can contact the call-center. You can find more detailed information in the "Announcements" section on the faculty website.

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