In January 1, 1993 Al-Farabi Research Center was established at the Kazakh National University named after Al-Farabi. The Center was headed by an outstanding Kazakhstani scientist, whose works on the history of Kazakh philosophy, philosophy of the East, al-Farabi’s creative research are widely known all over the world – Doctor of Philosophy, Professor, Corresponding Member of NAS of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Kasymzhanov A. Kh.
From the very beginning of its existence, the Center has made a significant contribution to the development of farabi studies and Kazakhstan science in general. Studying the heritage of al-Farabi in the context of understanding the development of Kazakhstan’s spiritual culture is extremely relevant in our days.
The mission of the Al-Farabi Research Center is the formation of integral worldview values based on the study and popularization of al-Farabi heritage, the formation of a national scientific, educational and innovative cluster on the basis of al-Farabi Kazakh National University.