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YU and Turin Polytechnic University of Uzbekistan, ‘2+2 joint degree’ agreement N

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  • Date : 2024.05.25 13:21
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Turin Polytechnic University, the highest level engineering education institution in Uzbekistan 

Mutual cooperation, including operation of educational programs

We decided to expand academic exchanges, including joint research activities between professors and students.

[May 10, 2024]


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<Yungnam University and Turin Polytechnic University in Tashkent signed a business agreement to operate educational programs>

(From the sixth from the left, President Tuychiyev Olimjon Alijonovich and President CHOI Oe-chool)>


 YU (President CHOI Oe-chool) and Turin Polytechnic University in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, signed a mutual cooperation agreement to operate educational programs and 2+2 joint degree programs. 


 Officials from both universities including President Tuychiyev Olimjon Alijonovich of Turin Polytechnic University in Tashkent, Vice-Chancellor Yusupov Jalolliddin, Director Karimov Khojakbar for External Relations, and Director Sultanov Mansurbek for Sultanov Mansurbek Innotechno Park as well as President CHOI Oe-chool of YU, Vice-President PARK Seung-woo for Education and Innovation, Vice-President HEO Chang-deok for International Education, Director LEE Chun-young of International Student Recruitment Support Group attended the agreement signing ceremony held at YU in the morning of the 8th.


 Turin Polytechnic University was found in 2009 with investment by the Ministry of Education of Uzbekistan and Uzbekistan Automobile Association and currently has about 1,900 students in 9 departments. In 2015, it became the first Uzbek engineering university to acquire the ISO 9001:2008 standard and is now evaluated as the highest level engineering and technology education institution in Uzbekistan.


 Following the conclusion of this agreement, the two universities agreed on: ▲ Mutual cooperation in operating educational programs, ▲ Cooperate planning and implementation of 2+2 joint degree programs, ▲ Joint research activities, ▲ Exchange of academic materials and academic publications, ▲ Exchange of faculty for research, lectures, and discussions, and ▲ Exchange of graduate students and undergraduate students for research.


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자동 생성된 설명<President Tuychiyev Olimjon Alijonovich and President CHOI Oe-chool signed the agreement.>


President Tuychiyev Olimjon Alijonovich, who served as Vice-Minister of Innovation and Development of Uzbekistan and Director of the Innovative Development Agency of the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Innovation and took office as President of Turin Polytechnic University this year, said, “Today’s exchange agreement with YU is a great help to the development of both universities and this will be an opportunity for further development of close relationship between the two countries. We expect that there will be synergy effect through exchanges in specialized fields of YU, which has a long history and tradition, and Turin Polytechnic University’s education and research know-how.


President CHOI Oe-chool of YU said, “I am glad that YU, which has received excellent evaluations in various world university evaluations, and Turin Polytechnic University, which has an excellent educational infrastructure in the field of engineering, can cooperate together. Since last year, we have started exchanges with five major public and private universities in Uzbekistan and are actively carrying out exchanges, such as opening of Department of Saemaul Studies and training of four professors from Department of Saemaul International Development of Park Chung-hee Graduate School of Saemaul. Regardless of nationality, our job is to educate talented people well. With the opportunity of today, we hope to go beyond sharing existing educational experiences and create a new educational paradigm, and YU will make its best endeavors.


 Meanwhile, YU has been consistently interacting with the universities in Uzbekistan to cultivate talents who will contribute to the development of human society and to establish a bridgehead for the expansion of global education. In June last year, a visiting delegation from YU led by President CHOI Oe-chool visited five major universities, including Tashkent State University of Economics in Uzbekistan, which is considered the best in Central Asia, and signed exchange agreements. After the agreement, 2+2 dual degree system has been being operated with Tashkent University of Information Technologies (TUIT) from September last year and Samarkand State University established the Saemaul Department opened Department of Saemaul Studies in August last year and recruited new students with operation of dual degree system with YU. Starting in April of this year, they opened a major course taught by a YU professor for local students and began online lectures. In addition, they are expanding the scope of exchanges with universities in Uzbekistan, such as holding an academic symposium with Bukhara State University, Samarkand National University, and YU Museum in January to engage in academic and cultural exchanges.