Dr. Zhandos Ranov graduated from the Department of International Relations of the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences in Khoja Akhmet Yassawi International Kazakh-Turkish University. In 2008, he received his master’s degree at the Department of Economics of the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences in Khoja Akhmet Yassawi International Kazakh-Turkish University. He then worked as a lecturer in the Department of Accounting and Auditing at the same university. In 2017, he completed his PhD study in Gazi University, Institute of Social Sciences, Department of Finance, his doctoral thesis was entitled "Local Governments in Kazakhstan and Turkey: A Comparative Analysis from a Financial Perspective". In his academic life, Zhandos Ranov published more than 10 scientific studies in various Kazakhstani and international scientific journals, and co-authored 1 monograph.