General information

Name: Republican state enterprise on the right of economic management “Ch.Ch. Valikhanov institute of history and ethnology” Committee of Science of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Establishment date: August 14, 1945

Affiliation: Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Science Committee.

Type of ownership: republican property.

Type of institution: research institute (RI).

Organizational and legal form: Republican State Enterprise on the right of economic management (RSE on REM).

Field of activity: history, ethnology and anthropology.

Scientific journals: “Otan Tarihy” – “Homeland history” (official website of the journal: – CQASES and RSCI; “” (official website of the journal: – RSCI.

Post graduate studies: a joint master and PhD programs with the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University. (

Visiting and internships: implementation on a contractual basis with universities of industrial practices and scientific internships for bachelor, master and doctoral students in the Institute’s activity sphere.

Regulatory documents: (links to: Charter; Strategy; State Registration Certificate)

Branches: in Nur-Sultan, since 2022.

At the Institute in period of  2017-2021 years memorial cabinets named after prominent historians who made a huge contribution to the development of the Institute and fundamental historical research were opened – A. Nusupbekov, Y. Bekmakhanov, M. Asylbekov, T. Balakayev, M. Kozybaev, K. Nurpeisov, Z. Kinayatuly. In 2021, the cabinet of State Commission for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Political Repressions was opened at the Institute.

At the Institute operates a computer publishing center (since 2003y.) for the publication of scientific products, also a library and an archive.

The Institute has its own website (, where information about its activities, employees, events and the main results of ongoing research is located. The site contains links to the electronic portal of the encyclopedia “Great Names of the Great Steppe” (, which includes information about 100 historical figures in 3 languages, developed by the Institute, as well as to the sites of 3 scientific journals. The portal of the State Commission for the full rehabilitation of victims of political repression is currently being developed.

The Institute has own YouTube channel (, as well as pages on social networks Facebook and Instagram.

Address: 6XW3+GG5, Republic of Kazakhstan, Almaty, 050010, st. Shevchenko, 28 (National Academy of Sciences building, “Gylym Ordasy”, 1st pavilion, 2nd floor).

Opening hours: 09:00-18.00; days off: Saturday and Sunday.

Reception phone: 8 (7272) 61 67 19, fax: 8 (727) 272-69-72.




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