Structure of the Institute

The Institute was established in February 1999 on the base of the Institute for Philosophy and Law which established in 1958, that renamed to the Institute for Philosophy in 1991. By the Kazakhstan Government’s resolution, the Institute was renamed to Institute for Philosophy, Political Sciences and Religious Studies in 31 May 2012.

The main objectives of the Institute as a public research institution are conducting the philosophical view of the world, philosophical-methodological, political, religious studies and sociological studies aimed at social-cultural and sociopolitical development and strengthening the independence of Republic of Kazakhstan, developing its intellectual and spiritual-moral potential.

Institute of Philosophy, Political Sciences and Religious Studies is a highly skilled scientific research center. Institute has three key directions that define its structure: philosophy, political sciences and religious studies. Currently, scientific projects are conducted by 1 academician, 2 correspondent members of the National Academy of Sciences of RK, 19 doctors of science, 6 candidates of science, 4 PhD doctors in Political Sciences, 7 PhD candidates.

On the basis of the institutes of "Gylym Ordasy" along with al-Farabi Kazakh National University the Institute is involved in the scientific fellows preparation project which has 5 PhD doctoral candidates and 5 undergraduates.