The scientific partner of the department is the department of Kazakh literature of L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University (Astana, Kazakhstan),with which the department has a memorandum of mutual understanding.
The chairperson of the department is Seit Askarovich Kaskabasov, theorist of literature, folklorist, DSci in Philology, member of the National Academy of Sciences of Kazakhstan Republic, the World Academy of Genghis Khan (Mongolia), Aitmatov International Academy (Kyrgyzstan).
Since 2013, the two departments hold a collaborative International Scientific and Practical Conference “Literature and art culture of the Turkic peoples in the context of East-West”.
The Department of Tatar literature has scientific relations with the Institute of Language, Literature and Art (Tatarstan Academy of Sciences), with related departments of universities and research centers in Bashkortostan, Chuvashia, Mordovia, Khakassia and the Turkic world countries such as Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan.