Erzhan Kulibaev began his education at the age of six years at the Republican Special Music School for Talented Children of Kulyash Baiseitova (Kazakhstan, Almaty) in a class of the honored teacher, professor N.M. Patrusheva. Since he was twelve years old, continued studying at The Central Special Music School of The State P.I.Tchaykovsky Conservatory of Moscow in the class of professor A.V.Revich.
Since 2004 studies in the class of the professor Zakhar Bron at The Queen Sofia High School of Music in Madrid and the Master programme in the Glinka State Conservatory of Novosibirsk (professor's Z. Bron class).
He is a winner of four first prizes in the International violin competitions: Demidovski International violin competition (2003, First Prize and two Special prizes), International violin competition in Lisbon (2006, First Prize and Special prize for the best interpretation of a work by L.Graça), International violin competition in Novosibirsk (2007, First Prize and special prize of Paloma O'Shea), Paul Hindemith International violin competition in Berlin (2010, Gold medal and Special prize for the best interpretation of a work by Robert Schumann.). In 2011 he was awarded with the Honorary Distinction in the 14th Henryk Wieniawski competition in Poznan : prize of the youth jury and special prize donate by Volkswagen: a yearlong loan of an Italian violin made by Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, (Turin 1779).