Martha Abdykalikova
Candidate of Psychological sciences,
Acting Professor at the National School of Public Policy
+7 7172 75 31 86


Kazakh National University named after Al-Farabi, faculty of Philosophy and Political Science, specialty: “Psychology. Qualification: teacher of psychology, psychologist practitioner, Kazakhstan, 1991-1996.

Candidate of Psychological Sciences, specialty 19.00.01 – General psychology, personality psychology, history of psychology, ethnopsychology.

A fellow of the “Bolashak” International Program in 2014-2015.

Internship: Ulster University (United Kingdom).

Teaching courses:

  • Behavioral Psychology and Anti-Corruption Culture
  • Psychology of Management
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Psychological Aspects of Diplomatic Activity.

Professional interests:

Personality psychology, Psychological evaluation and selection of personnel, Psychological counseling, competencies.


More than 30 publications of published scientific papers, including the ones published in editions of Thomson Reuters magazines, RISC journals, journals recommended by the Committee for the Control of Education and Science of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan.  Participation in research projects/grants:

The executor of the project on the topic of: “The quality of schools of management of Kazakhstan” in 2013.

The executor of the project on the topic of: “Creating a system of postgraduate training of higher education managers as a mechanism for the development of the intellectual potential of the Republic of Kazakhstan” in 2016.

Digest in Public Administration and Civil Service