Samarkand State University will be named after Sharof Rashidov

In accordance with the resolution of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Samarkand State University will be named after Sharof Rashidov and 2 new institutes and 1 branch will be launched within the university.

A resolution was adopted by the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on the phased implementation of the tasks defined in the concept for the development of the higher education system of the Republic of Uzbekistan until 2030, approved by Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated October 8, 2019 No. UP-5847, as well as on bringing Samarkand State University to the level of the flagship higher educational institution for scientific, technological and social development, training of competitive scientific and pedagogical personnel.

Pursuant to the Presidential resolution:

it was confirmed that Samarkand State University will be named after the famous statesman and public figure Sharof Rashidov;

the university also will launch an Institute of Agrobiotechnology and Food Safety, which trains personnel in the fields of agronomy, biotechnology and food safety;

the Institute of Engineering Physics and the Urgut branch of the university will be established to train personnel in such fields as engineering and electronics.

It was noted that the educational activities at the Institute of Agrobiotechnology, the Institute of Engineering and the Branch will begin in the 2022 – 2023th academic year, and the educational process will be based on a credit-module system.