About faculty

Dean of the faculty

Tanirbergenov Medeubek Zhumataevich

Ph. D., Professor, Academician of the Kazakhstan Academy of Pedagogical Sciences, Best teacher of universities of the Republic of Kazakhstan, member of the Union of Designers of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Address: Shymkent, 160018, Tauke Khan Avenue 5, SKSU. Building "8", No. 2 Tazhibaeva Street, Faculty of Culture and Art, room 222,
Tel: 8 (7252) 36-71-20
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Deputy Dean for Academic Affairs: Master teacher Shakirtaev Batyrzhan
Deputy Dean for Educational Work: Senior lecturer Bekseitov Nurzhan
Deputy Dean for Research and Innovation: Senior lecturer Altynbekova A. R.

General information

The Faculty of Culture and Art was established on the basis of the former Shymkent Pedagogical Institute of Culture named after Al-Farabi and Shymkent Pedagogical Institute named after M. Auezov in the specialties of culture, art, pedagogy.

On April 11, 1967, in accordance with the resolution of the Central Committee of the KP of Kazakhstan and the Council of Ministers of Kazakhstan No. 230, the Institute of Pedagogical Culture was opened in Shymkent in order to train highly qualified specialists in republican cultural and educational institutions and music teachers in secondary schools. Young specialists who graduated from cultural institutes and conservatories in such cities as Moscow, Leningrad, Almaty, Tashkent, Kiev, Odessa, Barnaul were invited to the newly opened institute. O. Gubaidullin, Zh. Keneshova, G. Espolova, S. Gevich, T. Shaporenko, K. Akhmetova, L. Shulunova, A. Zhakupbekov, A. Aitkaliev, K. Zhakypbekova, A. Baitasov, S. Baizhumanov, T. Snitsarova, O. Mukhamedzhanov, U. Suleimenov, B. Kutunov, S. Nigmetova, N.Schadenko, Zh. Koishybaev, G. Tochilova, K. Raskaliev, Zh.Azhibekov and other teachers contributed to the prosperity of the institute. In 1975, the Institute, which became widely known in the Soviet Union, was named after Al-Farabi, the great thinker of the East.

A huge contribution to the prosperous development of the Institute was made by a well-known statesman and public figure, culturologist, scientist Saduakhas Temirbekov, who served as rector of the Institute from 1967 to 1978. He created the material and technical base of the Institute, along with the proper organization of educational work, paid great attention to the education of young specialists who came to the institute to teach. During his eleven years as rector, he established close creative ties with all higher educational institutions of the Soviet Union that train specialists in culture and art. A large number of famous artists of the Union came to the newly opened educational institution in order to provide scientific and methodological assistance. More than twenty teachers were provided with conditions for the defense of candidate and doctoral dissertations. At the same time, a cohesive team was formed, firmly adhering to the principles of morality and respect for each other.

From 1978 to 1996, the Institute was headed by Ph.D., Professor Mutan Zhunusbayev. During his rectorship, he focused on strengthening the material base of the Institute. We organized the construction and equipping of the educational building No. 8 on the current Kunaev Avenue. During the period when he worked as rector, many new specialties and specializations were opened. Creative ties with well-known universities of the Union and the Republic developed. In connection with the problems of culture, several scientific and practical conferences of the Union scale were organized. More than fifteen teachers of the Institute defended their doctoral and candidate dissertations, increased the scientific potential of the Institute. Among the teachers and graduates of the Institute there were honored artists, honored artists, laureates and diploma holders of international and republican art competitions, festivals.

In 1996, Shymkent Pedagogical Institute of Culture was transformed into the M. Auezov South Kazakhstan State University in 2001 into the Institute of Culture and Art.

Since 1969, the Shymkent Pedagogical Institute has been training teachers in "Fine Arts and drawing" for general secondary schools. The Department of Fine Arts and Drawing at the Faculty of Physics and Mathematics was headed by senior lecturer E. M. Kan. The first teachers were L. P. Pavlovsky, L. F. Zhilyakova. During the formation and development of the department, qualified specialists from well-known art and art educational institutions of the Union and the Republic began to be invited. Among them are Skorodin Yu. I., Pochukaeva Z. V., Lomakin Yu. I., Halmuratov Zh. I., Tastemirov K. T., Savostina L. M., etc. Also, such teachers as K. E. Eralin, Yu. I. Zagodenko, G. v. Nikonov, the first graduates of the department were left to serve.

Due to the increase in the number of students, it was transformed into the Faculty of Art, Drawing and Graphics, consisting of three departments. The faculty was headed by senior lecturer Kadeev I. U.

In 1996, in connection with the structural changes of the university, the Department of Drawing and Painting was created as part of the Natural-Pedagogical Faculty of M. Auezov SKSU, where teachers of fine arts and drawing began training at this educational institution. In the first years of the department's existence, Ph.D., Associate Professor Pavlovsky A. L., from 1999 to 2004, Ph.D., Professor Yeralin K. E., since 2004, Ph.D., Associate Professor Beisenbayev S. K., Ph.D., Associate Professor Tanirbergenov M. Zh., Ph.D. Dzhakipbekova M. Zh., Ph.D. Burkitbayev T. S., Ph.D. Zholdasbekova K. A., philos. Associate professor, member of the Union of Designers of the Republic of Kazakhstan Bolysbayev D. S.

The Faculty of "Pedagogy and Culture", the Faculty of "Culture and Sport" was created, at the suggestion of the rector of the M. Auezov South Kazakhstan State University, Professor Kozhamzharova D. P. it was renamed the Faculty of "Culture and Art

Over the years, the faculty has been headed by qualified teachers with great qualifications in the organization of academic affairs at the faculty, the education of students, the selection of high–level professionals, strengthening the material and technical base of the faculty, the establishment of research work, the opening of new specialties. These are: B. Zhusupaliev (1967-1968), U. Gumaidullin (1968-1981), E. Balabekov (1981-1996), E. Omar (1996-1997), U. Gumaidullin (1997-1998), E. Balabekov (1998-1999), K. Duisenbayev (1999-2000), A. Saipov (2000-2001) U. Gubaidullin (2001-2002), E. Balabekov (2002-2006), S. Zhakipbekov (2006-2008), 2010-2013 G. Nurlybekova A. B., 2013-2021 G. Azhibekov K. Zh.

Since 2021, he has been working as Dean of the Faculty of Culture and Art, PhD, Professor, academician of the Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Kazakhstan, the best teacher of Universities of the Republic of Kazakhstan, member of the Union of Designers of the Republic of Kazakhstan Tanirbergenov Medeubek Zhumatayevich

Research work at the departments of the faculty is carried out in accordance with the thematic plan of the university's research in 13 areas. The scientific potential of the faculty is at a high level. The departments employ 9 professors, 13 doctors of Sciences, 39 candidates of Sciences, 2 Honored Workers of the Republic of Kazakhstan, 5 cultural figures of the Republic of Kazakhstan, 3 members of the Union of Artists of the Republic of Kazakhstan, 10 members of the Union of Designers of the Republic of Kazakhstan, 1 People's Artist of the Republic of Kazakhstan, 2 laureates of international competitions, 3 honorary workers of education of the Republic of Kazakhstan, 48 senior teachers, 5-concertmaster, 30 masters conduct official educational work.

Graduates of the faculty work in all regions of Kazakhstan, in the countries of the near and far abroad. Many teachers are prize-winners of international and republican competitions, holders of state grants of the Republic of Kazakhstan "The best university teacher", holders of the title "cultural worker of the Republic of Kazakhstan". The educational process is organized according to modern educational technologies in accordance with the requirements of state educational standards. In order to teach students according to the credit system, systematic work is being carried out at the Higher School to fill the book fund with educational and methodological literature, the introduction of new innovative technologies in the learning processes, informatization and computerization of the educational process. All departments have computer classes connected to the Internet via a corporate node.

Educational work of the Faculty of Culture and Art

Currently, 1,671 students are studying at the Faculty of Culture and Art, including 846 and 825 students on a fee-based basis under a state grant. At the beginning of the academic year, by order of the Dean of the faculty, mentors and group leaders are appointed to each academic group. In the 2019-2020 academic year, there are only 130 academic groups at the Faculty of Culture and Arts, and at the beginning of the academic year, by order of the Dean of the Faculty of Culture and Sports, a senior counselor of the Higher School and senior counselors of the department are appointed.

The student self-government structure of the faculty, the student council, is active. Student-dean of the MS-18-3k3 group Kalybai Askhat.

The educational work of the Faculty of Culture and Art is carried out in the following areas:

Socio-political and legal activities;
International and patriotic education;
Measures to prevent religious extremism and international terrorism;
Moral, cultural and aesthetic education;
Research and creative activities;
Events in the hostel;
Activities to attract students to mass sports and promote a healthy lifestyle;
Activities of professional education of students;
Events to provide charitable assistance to orphaned students, semi-orphans, low-income and large families.


The faculty trains bachelors and masters in the following areas: music education, fine arts and drawing, Directing, Choreography, painting, graphics, fashion art, fashion design, environmental design, social work, work in cultural recreation, technology of production and theatrical productions.

5b040900 - "Choreography"

6b02130 - "Choreography"

The department trains bachelors in the specialties "5b040900", "6B02130" - "Choreography", qualified as a choreography teacher.


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