The School of Hospitality

The School of Hospitality of the International University of Tourism and Hospitality prepares specialists in 3 educational programs of bachelor degree in accordance with the Bologna Declaration, credit education system:

  • 6B11101 Organization of the tourism and hospitality industry;
  • 6B11104 Hotel and restaurant business;
  • 6B11109 Event Management.

The school has a highly qualified teaching staff, which contributes to the development of the field. The faculty of the school consists of 6 candidates of economic sciences, 1 DBA, 1 PhD, 6 masters and 5 practicing specialists in the field of hospitality.

In order to improve the level of students’ knowledge, representatives of state structures, business organizations are involved in the educational and scientific process. Also the curricula for 2023-2024 academic year are developed taking into account modern economic and other changes, requirements of business representatives, including the basic requirements of the draft professional standard (developed by the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of Kazakhstan “Atameken”).

State organizations and representatives of foreign and domestic businesses are actively involved in the development of educational programs “Hotel and Restaurant Business”, “Event Management” and “Organization of Tourism and Hospitality Industry”.

To strengthen theoretical knowledge, the school has a dual system of education, where some applied lectures and practical classes are conducted by leading managers at the bases of production practices, such as “Karavansaray”, “Top Tobe”, “Hampton by Hilton”, “Rixos”, which contribute to a deeper study of these educational programs. Also, students are given the opportunity during summer vacations to undergo internships at the practice bases of foreign universities, with which agreements have been signed.

Acting Director of the School:

Alimkulova Elvira Sihimovna – Acting Associate Professor, Candidate of economic Sciences


cell.: +77082787171

Methodist of the School:

Kusbatyrova Rabiga Nurmanovna


cell.: +77713070680


The School of Hospitality trains students according to the following educational programs:
6B11101 Organization of the tourism and hospitality industry;
6B11104 Hotel and restaurant business;
6B11109 Event Management.

Compulsory disciplines

Introduction to hospitality, Infrastructure of the hospitality industry, Technology of preparing Kazakh cuisine, Service activities, Management, Economics of hospitality enterprises, Business planning in the hotel and restaurant business, Marketing of the hotel and restaurant business, Leadership, HR in hospitality.

Educational trajectories

Educational trajectories:
The individual educational trajectory is one of the key factors in the development of the higher education system today. Providing students with the opportunity to independently build their educational program, choosing disciplines that best meet their interests and the challenges of the time, contributes to improving the quality of education and, consequently, the competitiveness of graduates in the labor market.
The International University of Tourism and Hospitality offers the following educational trajectories:
– 6B11102-International and domestic tourism: Eco-Ethno-Agro management; Tour operator and travel agency activities;
− 6B11104-Hotel and restaurant business: Hotel management;Restaurant management;
− 6B11105-Management of tourist destinations: Brand management; Innovation management;
− 6B11108-Organization of excursion services and individual tours: Excursion and animation activities; Organized tourism;
− 6B11109-Event management: Corporate event management; Cultural and entertainment event management.

Professional practice

The industrial (professional) practice of students is an integral part of the educational process and is aimed at consolidating and deepening the knowledge and skills acquired by students in the learning process, as well as mastering the system of professional skills and initial experience of professional activity in the specialty being studied. The passage of educational and professional practice of students in an accredited EP corresponds to the training of highly qualified specialists and is carried out in specialized institutions assigned to the university in accordance with the established procedure. The passage of students of educational and professional practice is a mandatory component of training in the EP specialty.


An additional educational program (Minor) is a program of study that a student can choose during the process of studying in the main educational program (Major). As part of the educational program, the university offers students a choice of additional education – Minor. Minor is selected from the catalog of additional education programs after the 1st year and consists of 3 disciplines with a volume of 5 credits each, allows you to form additional professional competencies in various subject areas.
The International University of Tourism and Hospitality offers the following Minor programs:
1. Hotel management;
2. Restaurant management;
3. Event management;
4. Travel agency and tour operator activities;
5. Excursion service;
6. Sports tourism;
7. Fundamentals of language communication in the field of modern tourism (Turkish, Chinese, German;
8. Sports instructor;
9. Wrestling coach;
10. Sports and Intellectual games coac