Department of Military History and Law
Head of the Department of Military History and Law, Doctor of Law, Professor
Yeshanov Almaz Shukirovich
The history of the formation of the department originates from the training of military-historical personnel by the faculty of departments, post-graduate studies and doctoral studies of the National University of Defense since 1997, at which until August 2014. The teaching of military historical disciplines was conducted. In connection with the increasing requirements for the quality of training of officers made by the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the need has arisen for the creation of a specialized, graduating department for the training of military historians, which was called the department: History of Wars and Military Art
By order of the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated August 26, 2014. “On Organizational and Staff Activities in the Armed Forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan” – the Department of the History of Wars and Military Art was created. It was from this period that great work began on the formation of the department as the leading center for educational, methodological, scientific and educational work on the training of professional military historians. Since military history is, on the one hand, an integral part of military science, its historical basis for development, and on the other hand, an integral part of Russian history, the training of military historians is It is important, relevant and in demand both for the development of military science of the Republic of Kazakhstan and for the development of Russian history. The department of the history of wars and military art should become the center of scientific research in the field of military historical science. The teaching staff of the department, undergraduates and doctoral students will do a lot of work to study the experience of past wars, local wars and armed conflicts of the present, to develop the military art of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan and ensure the national security of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The department will become a developer of the theory and methodology of Russian military history based on an analysis of modern concepts of Kazakhstan and foreign military and historical science.