Urgench State University named after Al-Khorazmiy

Urgench State University named after Al-Khorazmiy

About University

Urgench State University named after Al-Khorezmy was formed February 2, 1992 on the basis of the Khorezm State Pedagogical Institute, Uzbekistan. It is one of the largest and reputable universities in the country in where trains highly qualified specialists for the Khorezm region, the Republic of Karakalpakstan and the Tashauz region of Turkmenistan. Currently there are 43 bachelor and 13 master degree programs. The university has following faculties Natural Sciences, Physics and Mathematics, Philology, Pedagogy, History, Tourism and Economics, Technics, Physical Training with more than 7390 students and 598 teachers-professors. The university has good experience working with international organizations and projects such as CABI of Switzerland, ZEF of Bonn University, Mashav of Israel, CRDF of the USA, KOICA Of South Korea, ICARDA of Syria, GIZ and DAAD of Germany, PROON, UNDP, LOGO e.V., Weihenstephan-Triesdorf, CIM UNESCO, ACCESS, RGB virtual reading hall of Russian State Library, USDA, ERASMUS MUNDUS and ERASMUS+ in different scientific directions. As the result of international cooperation 50 % of professors and teachers have improved their qualification in various international universities of the world. The biggest faculty of the university is Natural sciences which contain Geodesy, cartography, geography and Common biology, Chemistry, Soil science departments. The staffs of department of Geodesy, cartography, geography carriy out scientific investigations with the Khorezm branch of State Committee of Environmental Protection, State Committee of Geodesy and Cadastre, Khorezm Mamun Academy, Khorezm Tourism on GIS and Remote sensing (RS) direction under corporative partnership cooperation agreement. Main objectives of the university are foster an increased quality of teaching and learning in education for sustainable development; facilitate networking, linkages and exchanges of interaction among different stakeholders in the region; provide new opportunities to incorporate education for sustainable development into education reform efforts in the country using an integrated and systematic approach in formal and informal education at all levels.

Role In The Project

Urgench State University plays role as the regional coordinator, in Central Asia, in this project. Conducting need analysis for the development of courses and the development of the system will be one of the main activities of UrSU. Regular contact with the stakeholders and associate partners will be kept to include their views and comments in the developing courses and systems. The university participates actively on organizing trainings, course lectures and dissemination event within partner higher educational universities and associated partners. The university actively participate in developing innovative blended courses with the collaboration of other universities in the consortium. UrSU will organize Training of Trainers (ToT), on the developed courses, for the Uzbek teachers from partner universities. The university will also receive LU technicians for setting up e-learning systems in UrSU. Then UrSU set up and train systems for KSU, the other partner university in Uzbekistan. GIS laboratory, available equipment, and qualified specialists of the department will be used for the successfully realization of the project and dissemination/exploitation of its results. The University will also take the responsibility of translating course materials and other outcomes of the project to local languages and will offer international offices’ resources for implementation of the results. Additionally, the university will manage provision gender-balance, employ ability of educated staff and students, internationalization of the education, further international cooperation in the area of the project purposes.

Project Members

Muzaffar Matchanov Jumanazarovich

Dilshod Ruzmetov Ruzimbaevich

Sharafat Dusanova Boltaboevna

Sattarbergan Avezov Atabaevich

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