Uzbek­istan, S. Korea Boost Ed­u­ca­tion Bonds

Uzbekistan Today (English) - - SOCIAL ORBIT -

In prepa­ra­tion for the state visit of Pres­i­dent Shavkat Mirziy­oyev to the Repub­lic of Korea, agree­ments were reached to ex­pand co­op­er­a­tion in joint train­ing of per­son­nel, the open­ing of cam­puses and branches of Korean uni­ver­si­ties.

The Min­istry of Higher and Sec­ondary Spe­cial Ed­u­ca­tion reached agree­ments to ex­pand co­op­er­a­tion in joint train­ing of per­son­nel, the open­ing of cam­puses and branches of the Univer­sity of Ajou and Po­hang Univer­sity of Science and Tech­nol­ogy in Uzbek­istan.

Cur­rently, Uzbek uni­ver­si­ties sup­port co­op­er­a­tion with more than 45 uni­ver­si­ties and sci­en­tific or­ga­ni­za­tions of the Repub­lic of Korea.

It en­vis­ages the devel­op­ment of ties in var­i­ous fields of ed­u­ca­tional and sci­en­tific ac­tiv­ity, the ex­change of fac­ulty and stu­dents, as well as in­ter­ac­tion in the or­ga­ni­za­tion of joint con­fer­ences and sci­en­tific re­search.

Only in the first half of 2017, within the frame­work of di­rect in­teruni­ver­sity co­op­er­a­tion, more than 70 peo­ple from among the fac­ulty and ad­min­is­tra­tion of Uzbek­istan’s higher ed­u­ca­tion in­sti­tu­tions par­tic­i­pated in con­fer­ences and sym­po­siums at the uni­ver­si­ties of the Repub­lic of Korea.

Dur­ing the same pe­riod, Uzbek uni­ver­si­ties met with more than 30 rep­re­sen­ta­tives of Korean uni­ver­si­ties, in­clud­ing Inha, Keimyung, Shingu, Joongbu, Sangji, Pu­san Na­tional Univer­sity, Korea Devel­op­ment In­sti­tute and oth­ers.

In ad­di­tion, more than 50 univer­sity stu­dents in Uzbek­istan were sent for in­tern­ships or con­tinue their ed­u­ca­tion in the mag­is­tracy and doc­toral stud­ies of Korean uni­ver­si­ties.

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