The mission is to train highly qualified personnel, top managers and middle managers, to promote the development and increase the competitiveness of the country's national economy.
THE HISTORY OF THE CREATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE FACULTY OF ECONOMICS
The Faculty of Economics was established in 1996 on May 23, 1996 on the basis of the merger of the faculties "Economics and Law" of the Akmola Pedagogical Institute named after S. Seifullin and the "Engineering and Economics" Construction and Engineering Institute and today is one of the largest educational, scientific and administrative structural units ENU them. L.N. Gumilyov.
The faculty has six departments, where more than 124 highly qualified teachers work. Of these, 19 doctors of science, 59 candidates of science, 14 PhD doctors, 33 masters, 25 holders of the grant of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan "The best teacher of the university", 31 holders of the "Bolashak" scholarship. The degree is -73%.
EF EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS:
Bachelor's degree: 6B050600 - "Economics"; "6B04102 - Economics"; "6B04106 - Economics of enterprises and organizations"; 5B050700 - "Management"; 5B050800 - "Accounting and audit"; 5B050900 - "Finance", 5B051000 - "State and local government"; 5B090200 - "Tourism"; 6В11105 - Tourism; 6В11107 - Restaurant business and hotel business; 5В052100 - "State audit".
Master: 7M04102 - Economics; 7M04133 - "Economics of public-private partnership", 6M050700 - "Management"; 6M050800 - "Accounting and audit"; 6M050900 - "Finance", 6M051000 - "State and local government"; 7M11102 - Tourist design; 7M11104 - Organization of restaurant and hotel business; 7M11105 - Tourism; 7M11107 - Restaurant business and hotel business; 6M052100 "State audit".
Doctorate (PhD): "8D04106 - Analytical Economics"; 8D04102 - "Economics; 6D090200 - "Tourism"; 8D11102 – Tourist service: managerial foresight; 6D051700 - "Innovation management" (since 2014); 6D050900 - "Finance" (since 2015); 6D052100 - "State Audit" (since 2016).
In 2012, for the first time and without the condition of fulfilling additional obligations, they were accredited until September 30, 2017 by the Institute of Accreditation, Certification and Quality Assurance "ACQUIN" specialties "Economics" (bachelor / master) and "Management" (bachelor / master).
In 2014, 4 undergraduate and graduate specialties (“Accounting and Audit”, “Finance”, “Tourism”, “State and Local Administration”), 2 doctoral specialties (“Economics”, “ Tourism").
In 2018, the specialty 6D051700 - Innovation Management was successfully accredited by the Institute of Accreditation, Certification and Quality Assurance "ACQUIN".
According to the results of the international Joint accreditation of FIBAA and IAAR held from June 3 to June 5, 2019, educational programs Economics (doctoral studies), State and local government (bachelor's and master's programs), Tourism (bachelor's, master's, doctoral studies) were accredited for 7 years, EP Accounting and Audit (Bachelor/Master), Finance (Bachelor/Master/Doctorate), State Audit (Bachelor/Master/Doctorate) are accredited for 5 years.
In 2016, at the initiative of the Accounts Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan, for the first time at ENU, the implementation of educational programs "State Audit" was launched at all three levels of education: undergraduate-master's-doctoral studies. In that year, on the basis of ENU, UMO RUMS was created with a degree in State Audit.
2018, experimental (now innovative) educational programs are being implemented: “6B04105 - Economics of Entrepreneurship and Business”, “Environmental Audit and Human Resource Management”.
To date, these programs are taught in three languages at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels. Conditions for the implementation of educational programs in English have been created. So, today there are academic groups where education is carried out only in English. In addition, students were recruited into multilingual groups. Classes in these groups are conducted by graduates of the Bolashak International Program and teachers who have an IELTS certificate at a level of 7.0.
The Master's program operates a double diploma program in cooperation with the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia in the EP "Economics" with a specialization in "International Trade" with the Altai State University in the direction of "Applied Economics", EP "Management" in the specialization "International Management", in the OP "Tourism" and Accounting and Auditing.
At present, a joint work plan has been prepared with Altai State University in the direction of specialization "International Trade" and Novosibirsk State Agrarian University in "International Trade".
In addition, in the EP "Management" a double degree program is being implemented jointly with Novosibirsk State University and Kyrgyz National University named after Balasagyn.
Since 2020, the educational program "Public-Private Partnership Economics" has been implemented in the master's program, developed jointly with the Republican Center for Public-Private Partnership.
October 8, 2021 at the ENU. L.N. Gumilyov, the opening of the educational program "International Business and Strategic Trade Control", developed on the initiative of the Executive Director of the International Scientific and Technical Center and the Department of Economics and Entrepreneurship of the ENU, took place. The educational program "International Business and Strategic Trade Control" was developed taking into account the recommendations, requests from employers and using the experience of leading foreign universities, such as the University of Liege (Belgium), George Mason University and the University of Georgia (USA).
At present, on the basis of this educational program, a coordinated working curriculum for double diplomas has been developed with the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia and Altai State University, and since the beginning of the academic year, 2 undergraduates have been studying under this double diploma program.
On March 3, 2021, the results of the QS World University Ranking by Subject, conducted by the international rating agency QS Symonds (UK), were published. According to the results of this ranking, for the first time, the subject "Economics and Econometrics" was noted, which entered the top 451-500 among 1,370 universities in the world.
In 2022, in the subject ranking QS World University Rankings by Subject, ENU expanded its representation in the world list from 4 to 11 and is the leader among Kazakhstani universities in 3 subjects. At the same time, the discipline "Hospitality and Leisure Management" entered the Top 051-100 ranking in the subject ranking of the best universities in the world.
BRANCHES AND DUAL EDUCATION
The educational programs of the Faculty of Economics are implemented using elements of dual education through department branches on the basis of the Center for Research, Analysis and Evaluation of the Efficiency of the Accounts Committee and the Internal State Audit Committee.
In order to form the practical skills of students and create conditions for their adaptation to the professional environment on the basis of tourism enterprises and local government bodies, the Department of Tourism has 4 branches in the hospitality industry: under the Akimat of the Ulytau region, the Hotel Rixos Astana, the restaurant "Mumtaz", located along Kurgaldzhinskoye Highway 6, on the basis of the State Communal-Treasury Enterprise "Center for Children and Youth Tourism and Local History" of the Akimat of Nur-Sultan.
2 branches of the Department of Economics operate in JSC "Center for the Development and Protection of Competition Policy" (in 2015) and the Research Center "Jupiter" (2018). Classes at the magistracy are held at the branch of JSC "Center for the Development and Protection of Competition Policy".
The Department of "Accounting and Analysis" is continuously expanding the circle of potential employers participating in the development of the EP: JSC "National Scientific Center for Motherhood and Childhood", LLP "Association of Professional Accountants and Auditors of Kazakhstan", LLP "CDB Center", LLP "KazPharmaAstana" and It has a branch on the basis of the Zerde Training Center.
Research activities at the faculty are carried out in priority areas of fundamental scientific research within the framework of funding grants from the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, foreign programs, and in individual research areas.
During the period under review, the number of publications of teachers in journals indexed in the international databases Scopus and Web of Science increased. Compared to 2016, the number of articles in journals with a high impact factor increased from 10 to 40 in 2021.
Joint work is carried out with international partners on the preparation of joint research and the publication of scientific articles.
The faculty quarterly publishes the scientific journal “Economic series of the Bulletin of the ENU. L.N. Gumilyov”, which publishes the works of scientists from Kazakhstan and abroad. Since 2019, the scientific journal "Economic series of the Bulletin of L.N. Gumilyov" is included in the List of publications of the Committee for Control in the Sphere of Education and Science of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
To date, the faculty has 4 dissertation councils for the defense of PhD dissertations.
THE INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION
In order to create additional opportunities for the faculty in the field of education and research and integration into the international scientific space, Memorandums of Cooperation have been concluded with a number of universities in the near and far abroad, such as the University of Magdeburg (Germany), the University of Economics Krakow (Poland), the University of Warsaw (Poland) , University of Vilnius (Lithuania), Gensang University (South Korea), University of Economics (Slovakia), Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation, Moscow State University named after M. Lomonosov, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (PFUR), Novosibirsk State University, Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation, Belarusian State Economic University, BA School of Business and Finance (Latvia), Kosaeli University (Turkey), Akdeniz University (Turkey), Bilim International University, Renmin University (Beijing) and others.
From 2015 to 2021, the Faculty of Economics organized and held International scientific conferences and lectures with the participation of famous Nobel Prize winners, including John Nash, Sir James Mirrlisa, Sir James Mirrlisa, Robert Aumann, Robert Mundell, Roger Kornberg, Finn Kydland, Christopher Pissarides, Edward Prescott, Paul Romer, S. Fisher and others within the framework of the Astana Economic Forum.
As part of the Memorandum of Cooperation between the Eurasian National University and the Astana International Financial Center, in 2018, a joint Digital Finance Training Center was opened on the basis of the Faculty of Economics, equipped with modern computers and software, which allows conducting classes at a high technical and information level.
On September 17, 2019, the grand opening of the Iran-Kazakhstan Center for Economic Research named after Abu Raykhan Biruni took place at the Faculty of Economics of the Eurasian National University. The Iranian-Kazakhstan Center for Economic Research named after Abu Raykhan Biruni is designed to promote the development of mutual understanding between the two states, as well as the implementation of cooperation in the field of economic research.
In June 2022, within the framework of international cooperation, the Faculty of Economics of the Eurasian National University hosted the grand opening of the Polish-Kazakhstan Research Center "Green Economy". The founder of this center is the General Director of ASNWA LLC, Belastok (Poland), ENU Honorary Professor Stanislav Lunevsky.