Bakyt Akbuzauova

School of Sciences and Humanities, Kazakh Language and Turkic Studies

In 1985, Bakyt Akbuzauova has graduated from philology department of Kazakh National University named after S.M. Kirov with distinction. Bakyt Akbuzauova received her PhD in Kazakh Language from the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University in 2006.

Prior to coming to Nazarbayev University in 2013, she worked as an associate professor at the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (1990-2012) and the Eurasian National University (2012-2013).
She is the winner of the “Best Professor of the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University 2008-2009” competition and a highly qualified instructor with over 27 years of teaching experience.

From 1990 to 1995 she was engaged in editorial and translation work. Materials that she translated were published in books: «Y. Altynsarin tagylymy», «Tau tolgauy», «Asia, Africa zhazyshylarinin angimeleri» and «Kyzyl alma» (1985-1990).
Since 2013, she has been working at the department of «Kazakh language and turkology» in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Nazarbayev University and has been teaching courses like «Kazakh Language», «Translation Techniques» and «Scientific Style in Kazakh Language».