Faculty of Foreign Languages

 

 

Dean of the Faculty of Foreign Languages:

Kurbanbaev Djavod Aminovich

+99890-658-65-47

djavodik@umail.uz

 

Today, the study of foreign languages has become an extremely important direction of state policy in the Republic of Uzbekistan. According to the Decree of the President Sh.M.Mirziyoyev “On measures to raise to a qualitatively new level of activities to popularize the study of foreign languages in the Republic of Uzbekistan” dated to May 19, 2021, in educational institutions of the Republic, special attention is paid to improving the teaching of foreign languages as the most priority direction of educational policy in the country.

The faculty was first established as Romano-Germanic Philology Faculty in 1954 and was comprised of German languages specialties and 55 students were taught. Three teachers: J.A.Allamuratov, R.I.Bonk, A.P.Serov started working in a newly established faculty.

In 1956, for the first time Foreign Languages Department was established where J.A.Allamuratov was both the head of department and dean.

Among graduates there were famous scientific, cultural, literary and social representatives and interpreters. Hereby, it can also be mentioned the Hero of Uzbekistan A.Uteniyazov, professors and senior teachers like N.Urumbaev, A.Djaksibaev, A.Umarov, L.Xvan, V.Najimova, T.Karamatdinova, K.Dauletmuratov, L.Lagazidze, R.Rzaeva, B.Khabibullaev, K.Orazbaev, K.Otegenov, X.Daujanov, G.Abdirova, C.Artikova, M.Ganiev, D.Abdullaev, D.Djoldasov, Kh.Erkabaev, N.Baltabaeva and others.

In 1962 and 1963 academic years, foreign languages began to be taught in other specialties. Before establishing as a University in 1976, doc.J.Allamuratov, A.Kurbanbaev, M.Diment, M. Auezov and P.Bekimbetov started their teaching activity. J.Allamuratov is the first candidate of science on Germanic languages among the national trained teachers of the Republic of Karakalpakstan. After establishing as a University 16 teachers successfully defended their PhD degrees.

In the Faculty’s history docents such as J.Allamuratov, A.Kurbanbaev, T.Atamuratov, A.Dauletov, P.Kurbanazarov, N.Yuldashov, O.Ibragimov, D.Mamirbaeva, D.Berdimuradov, F.Babajanov, Kh.Abdullaev, N.Khamidov worked as dean of faculty.

In 1995-1996 Russian Philology was included into the faculty. In 1937 the specialty of the Russian Language and Literature was founded as a faculty at the Institute of Teachers.  The faculty consisted of Department of General Linguistics, the Russian and Foreign Literature, Methods and Practice of the Russian Language, and Interfaculty Department of the Russian Language.

In November, 2005 Russian, English, German and Uzbek Philology joined as the Faculty of Philology. The Faculty of Foreign Languages was refounded in 2014. Since 2015 Associate Professor Dj.Kurbanbaev has been working as a dean of the faculty.

At the present day the following departments function at the faculty:

 

The English Linguistics

The Foreign Language and Literature

The Russian Language and Literature

The German Language and Literature

Theory and Practice of Translation

Interfaculty Department of Foreign Languages

 

Directions of education:

– Philology and Languages Teaching: the English Language

– Philology and Languages Teaching: the German Language

– Philology and Languages Teaching: the Russian Language

– The Foreign Language and Literature

– Theory and Practice of Translation

– Guide and Translation Services

Master’s Specialties:

– Linguistics: the English Language

– Linguistics: the Russian Language

– Linguistics: the German Language

– Comparative Linguistics, Linguistic Translation Studies

– Literary Studies (Russian Literature)

 

The contingent of students

Directions of education

Amount of students

1

Philology and Languages Teaching: the English Language

410

2

The Foreign Language and Literature

687

3

Philology and Languages Teaching: the Russian Language

342

4

Philology and Languages Teaching: the German Language

122

5

Theory and Practice of Translation

143

6

Guide and Translation Services

87

Total

1791

 

120 professors-teachers teach students at the faculty.

From teachers G.Eshimbetova, Dj.Kurbanbaev, J.Seytjanov, R.Elmuratov, Z.Khudaybergenova, Yu.Mamutova improved their qualifications in Great Britain, L.Khvan, I.Khoshmuratova, A.Bektursinova in Russia, A.Kurbanbaev, A.Djumamuratov, Ya.Kurbanov, D.Berdimuratov, A.Mambetniyazova, G.Babaeva improved their qualifications in higher educational institutions in Germany.

Among the gifted students in 2020, N.Ibragimova became the laureate of the Zulfiya State Prize, G.Keulimjaeva, G.Koblanova became the owners of the State Scholarship named after Navoyi, A.Abipova, D.Jaksylikova – the State Scholarship named after Berdakh. D.Jumamuratov won the DAAD summer course scholarship competition and was trained in Dusseldorf, Germany for a period of 1 month, U.Bazarbayev was trained in the Japanese language courses at Hokkaido University in Japan, N.Ibragimova, A.Temirbaeva, S.Abdikarimova, A.Sarsenbaeva, G.Keulimjaeva participated in the conference held in Kazan in Russia.

The faculty has created all the opportunities for young people, including foreign students, to gain in-depth knowledge so that they become specialists in demand in their profession in the future.

Along with the acquisition of knowledge by students in the process of educational and scientific activities, the faculty also supports gifted youth engaged in creative activities.

Students of our faculty are also trained by specialists from the USA, Germany, South Korea, and Russia.

     The clubs and circles, such as “English Speaking Club”, “Scientific Club”, “Reading Club”, “Young Philologist”, “Intransworld”, “Willkommen ins Deutsch!” functionate at the faculty, which help to develop the communicative competence of students in foreign languages.

The faculty has the opportunity for students to choose to study German, Korean, Japanese and Chinese as a foreign language.

 

 

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