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Samarkand State University

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Samarkand State University plays great role in recognizing as a centre of science and culture for all over the world. Nowadays SamSU is one of the oldest and largest higher educational establishments, though it was officially inaugurated as the University beginning of the 20th century but it's roots go back down to the Ulughbek's period. Samarkand State University begins from Ulughbek's period (15th century).In 30th the University was turned into Uzbek Pedagogical Academy named after Akmal Ikromov and since 1933 it had been called the Uzbek State University. In 1941 when the 500th anniversary of the famous uzbck poet and thinker Alisher Navoi was celebrated the university was titled after his name. Well-known national enlighteners Abdurauf Fitrat, Gazi Olim Yusupov, Saidrasul Azizi joined M. Abdukasimov. V.Abdullaev, I. Muminov, M. Sobirov, U. Tursunov, R. Iskandarov, A. Yakubov, J. Kabulov and others were educated at this institution.

Our educational Institution during it's activity prepared more than 100 thousand highly qualified specialists: Ibragim Muminov, Sulton Umarov, Akbar Adkhamov, Ubay Oripov, Yakhya Gulomov, Alauddin Bagaddinov, Vokhid Abdullaev, Toshpolat Shirinkulov, Botirkhon Valikhodjaev, Mukhsin Ashurov, Said Shermukhammedov, Shavkat Vokhidov and famous writers and poets as Hamid Olimjon, Usmon Nosir, Sharof Rashidov, Askar Mukhtor, Borot Boykobilov. Dushan Fayziy and many others. Many famous writers, poets, scientist, statesmen and political figures graduated from this University.

During these years some faculties were separated from this University and became independent higher educational Institutions, such as, Samarkand Institute of agriculture, medical, cooperative, pedagogical institute and Institute of foreign languages. Today's development of our High Education Institution and its history is connected with the names of N. Merkulovich, K. Abdullaev. A. Valieva, Kh. Fayzullaev, M. Muminov, R. Olimjonov, K. Zakirov, A. Tolaganov, E. Turakulov, A. Atakhodjaev, Sh. Alimov, M. JurakuIov, T. Muminov, J. Sattarov, T. Shirinov, A. Khalmukhamedov, R. Khalmuradov, who were the Rectors of Samarkand State

There are fourtheen faculties, which train professional specialists, improve their professional skills. There is also an Academic Lyceum and other institutions and scientific research laboratories, modem computer classrooms and museums. For the last ten years the students of our University are regularly taking part in the Republic and world sports competitions. University students became world champions and there are about ten prize winners, participants of international Olympic Games, more than 10 champions of Asian Games, more than 80 champions of Uzbekistan, champions of the Student's Games. There are more than 13 thousand students, who study at the bachelor and master's degree courses.

The training languages are Uzbek, Tajik and Russian. More than 800 professors form the academic staff of the University. The are more than 13000 students taught at Bachelor's (more than 301 and Master's (40) programs at the University....

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