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About Library

Our library is the largest German library of professional literature among universities in Central Asia. Here you can find modern textbooks and study materials in four languages: German, Russian, Kazakh and English.

We update the library fund every year and expand our electronic resources, including subscription to periodicals. Our library is automated making it easier to find necessary literature.

The library is sponsored by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Central Scientific Library, universities of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the Robert Bosch Foundation, the Friedrich Ebert Foundation, the Kazakhstan Institute for strategic studies under the President of Kazakhstan, Goethe-Institut and the German scientific society. In addition, our students can use electronic resources of Technical University of Applied sciences Wildau, RIEL, SpringerLink, ThomsonReuter, Science Direct, and Lanbooks.

The library has two reading rooms, and the library service is administered on different passes (library cards):

Reading Room of Natural Sciences, Technical and Economic literature (Library card #1)

The reading room is situated in the university building on Pushkin street 111/113. Here you can find study materials, scientific papers, publications of KGU, encyclopaedias, handbooks on Economic and Natural sciences, programming and IT, Logistics, Ecology and Environmental protection.

Reading room of Humanities, Social Sciences and Linguistics (Library card #2)

The reading room is located in the university building on Nazarbayev Avenue, 173. Here you can find academic and scientific literature on Philosophy, Sociology, Politics, International Relations, History of Kazakhstan, World History, Diplomacy, German, English and Kazakh. You can also find fiction, reference, dictionaries and encyclopaedias.

If you are looking for any literature at the library of DKU, you can use online catalogues at the university portal or contact the library staff.

Library staff:

Aislu Aldabergenova, Head of the library —

Tatiana Cherevatenko, librarian —

Aigerim Shakirova, librarian —

+7 727 355-05-51 extension number 225 or 402

Opening hours:

Monday — Thursday from 8:00 to 17:00.

Friday — from 8.00 to 15.00

Break from 13:00 to 13:30.

Saturday and Sunday are days off.