Aim of the IMS of L.N. Gumilyov ENU is to provide expertise on internal and external political course of the Republic of Kazakhstan, assist in extending opportunities of Kazakhstan in the foreign arena by analyzing international processes and risks, developing research programs and projects topical for internal and external policy of the RK, model and study possible scenarios of their dynamics. Activity of the IMS of L.N. Gumilyov ENU is aimed at contributing to further implementation of the multi-vector political course of the RK, forming expert-analytical community, providing platform for discussions on wide scope of socio-political world and regional problems.
Main directions of research and expert activity of the Institute:
- conducting research on modern processes in internal and external policy of the Republic of Kazakhstan, situational analysis;
- conducting applied research of the most important problems of political, economic and military-strategic nature in the context of providing national security;
- organizing and conducting research seminars, conferences, round tables on topical problems of humanitarization of education;
- analysis, prognosis of modern trends of world economy in the field of regional and global security.
IMS of L.N. Gumilyov ENU being an academic research center prepares research publications, analytical materials in the framework of general activity of IMS of L.N. Gumilyov ENU, conducts conferences and round tables in cooperation with a set of Kazakhstani and foreign partners.
In its work the Institute relies on professional staff and wide network of expert contacts in Kazakhstan and beyond. The Institute also constantly cooperates with the government bodies of the Republic of Kazakhstan, foreign analysts and expert structures.
Institute of Modern Studies of L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University conducts fundamental and applied research in different fields of internal and external policy and economy, culture, history and philosophy, international relations, and also takes part in training and re-training of research and teaching staff, developing recommendations on using obtained research results and introducing methods based on them into teaching practice at the university, systems of special and additional education.
Main principal of work of IMS of the L.N. Gumilyov ENU is openness to information exchange, forming new contacts and implementation of joint projects.
From the moment of its foundation in 2009 to 2011 the Institute was managed by Abzal Nurkenov, candidate of political sciences.
From 2012 to present the Institute has been managed by Mukhit-Ardager Sydyknazarov, PhD in Politics, candidate of philological sciences.
Institute of Modern Studies
L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University
Office 112, 13 A.Pushkin str.
010010 Astana, Republic of Kazakhstan
Tel./Fax.: +7 7172 709 539