Department of Islamic Studies


  • Established: 2001 year.
  • Staff: 39. Professors – профессор, Associated Professors – 2, 16 (PhD) Doctors of Philosophy, 2 candidates of Science, 8 Senior Teachers, 9 Master’s.
  • 2004-2012 ys – Head Department – Doctor of Sharia Sciences (PhD) Ato аs-Sinbaty;
  • 2013 Head Department – (PhD) Doctor of Sharia Sciences Аttiya Fathi Muhhamed Ali al-Fikhi;
  • 2014-2017 Head Department – (PhD) Doctor of Islamic Studies Adilbayeva Shamshat Amangeldikyzy;
  • Since 2017 Head Department –  Doctor of Islamic Studies (PhD) докторы Anarbayev Nurlan Sailauuli


  • Contribute to professional development;
  • Achieving a level of education that provides quality and competitiveness;
  • Wide introduction of modern scientific achievements and innovative educational technologies in the educational process;
  • Linking theoretical knowledge with practical areas of public demand;
  • •Training of specialists capable of working at various levels of the civil service of the Republic of Kazakhstan (ministries, departments, administrations), research centers, the media and the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Kazakhstan, expert centers, religious rehabilitation centers, etc. within their competence and qualifications;
  • Development of educational and methodological infrastructure based on equipping the educational process with modern teaching technologies and teaching aids;
  • Establishing contacts with domestic and foreign research centers;
  • Ensuring professional development and retraining of specialists;
  • Contribute to the training of highly qualified specialists who can anticipate and prevent religious extremist and terrorist threats to the security and stability of the state, and provide socio-psychological, religious and theological assistance to citizens affected by destructive religious movements.
  •  Currently there are 39 teachers and professors. 55% of them are candidates of Sciences and Doctors.
  • Teachers of the department are responsible for such subjects as the Holy Quran, morality in the Koran, child rearing, family in Islam, creed, Sufism in Kazakhstan, creed, biography of the prophet, hadith. Teachers are not limited to their own teaching, but also conduct additional open lessons and improve their skills in accordance with modern requirements. Under the guidance of Doctoral Students Nurzhan Stambakiev and Kurmet Smagulov, NMU teaches students the basics of the doctrine, jurisprudence, hadith, autobiography of Prophet.
  • Teachers and professors of the Department participate in international, national, university scientific and practical conferences and publish books on behalf of the university publishing house.
  • Akimkhanov Askar, Zhamashev Azamat, Rakhimgaziev Zhaidar, Smagulov Kurmet, Seitmamatov Nurlan, Ilimbaev Rizabek, Shaizan Baurzhan, Stambakiev Nurzhan, Smagulov Nurzhan, Zhumatayev Abulkhair, Ilesbekov Bizhan, Uisenbayev Beibit, Saripbekov are advisors to the students.


 Strategic directions of development of the Department of Islamic Studies

Entrance examination program for Islamic studies

Specialties of higher and postgraduate education standard curricula for

Catalog of elective courses

Internship bases

Awards of the teaching staff

Qualification of teaching staff

Scientific works of the teaching staff