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Urgench State University

Kh.Olimjon street, 14 Urgench View map


Urgench State University (UrSU) is only oneUniversity in Khorezm region where the population is more than 1.8 million.About 25 km. from Urgench city there is an ancient city Khiva with more than2500 years history. More than 100 000 foreign and 300 000 localtourists visit each year and these numbers are increasing every year. More than60 hotels and restaurants as well as more than 30 tour companies serving them.  UrSUis only one University which is preparing specialists in the fields of Tourism,Hotel management and Hospitality in Khorezm region. UrSU has a Tourismand Economics Faculty where studying about 800 BSc, MSc and PhD students by thedirections: economics, accounting, tourism, hotel management andhospitality. 

UrSU was founded by thedecree #356 of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan on February 28 in1992 on the base of Khorezm Pedagogical State Institute. Nowadays theuniversity offers 47 Bachelor degree, 17 Master degree and 20 PhD programs.Total number of students is 11711. Number of foreign students is 1197. UrSUhave 9 faculties such as Physics and Mathematics, Natural Sciences,Chemical-Technologies, Technique, Tourism and Economics and others. There are36 departments in these faculties. UrSU actively participating in CBHE ofErasmus + such as ECCUM, RENES, GREB,CLASS, EPCA, and International projects IRES (international Research Experience of Students) funded by NationalScience Foundation of the USA, English for STEM funded by US State Department ,SUMRICA (Sustainable Mobility Research in Central Asia) funded by Volkswagenprogram andErasmus +ICM projects with the universities such as University of L’Aquila(Italy), University of Porto (Portugal), Keel University (England), Universityof Padova (Italy), University of Cantabria (Spain) and University of AppliedSciences Weihenstephan-Triesdorf (Germany).  

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