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Alisher Navo'i Tashkent State University of Uzbek Language and Literature

103 O'qituvchi st., 103 Yusuf Khos Hojib st., Tashkent View map


The University was founded by the decree of the FirstPresident of the Republic of

Uzbekistan on 13 May 2016 by combining three academic institutions – the Faculty of

Uzbek Philology of the National University of Uzbekistan named after Mirzo Ulugbek

the department of Uzbek Language and Literature of the Tashkent State Pedagogical

University named after Nizami and the Alisher Navo'i Institute of Language and

Literature of the Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan.

This decree has become the golden page in the annals of our state, an important

stage in the ongoing large-scale reforms targeted at restoring national values and

reviving the centuries-old leading status of Uzbekistan as the cultural, educational,

and scientific centre for the peoples of Central Asia. This is a historical document,

positive impact of which could be everlasting in further development of the mother

tongue and literature.

Promoting the Uzbek language at an international level and boosting international

research on language and literature, achieving wide usage of the Uzbek language in

such fields as economy, politics and social life represents priority targets of the

university. It is engaged in elaborating the Uzbek language and literature courses

taught by professionals using the state-of-the-art techniques, creating e-books of

the Uzbek language and translating our ancient literary heritage into other world


The university is considered the basic higher educational institution for training

translators who are expected to turn the masterpieces of the Uzbek classical and

modern literature into an intellectual property of the world community,

professional development and retraining of professionals in this field, publication

of dictionaries and teaching materials in these areas.


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Further development of the Uzbek language and literature

that embody the national spirit, identity, cultural and

spiritual world, the national idea of the people.

Undertaking an in-depth scientific research on stages of

evolution and contemporary development of modern

Uzbek, which has an ancient and rich history.

As the heirs of an invaluable cultural heritage, increasing

the prestige of the Uzbek language by establishing Navo'i

Institutes worldwide.

Educating future subject matter experts that will be able

to meet the challenging demands of ever-globalising


Training highly qualified scientific and pedagogical cadres

proficient in the nuances of scientific, theoretical,

philosophical and aesthetic foundations of the Uzbek

language and literature using the best and most modern

educational techniques.

Helping the students to fulfill their healthy ambitions to

become career translators and interpreters in artistic,

social, technical and other literature from Uzbek into

English and into other languages as well as from world

languages into their native language.

Contributing to build a character of active citizenry among

the students who are not indifferent to the needs of the

highly competitive society.


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