On August 29, 2020, at the Tashkent State University of Economics, entrance exams to the Tashkent branch of the University of Economics and Technology of Turkey were held.
For information: in the new academic year, the Tashkent branch of the University of Economics and Technology of Turkey will accept a total of 100 students in 2 two directions (e-commerce and technology management - 50 students, international business and entrepreneurship - 50 students). More than 500 students handed over documents to this University.
It should be noted that during the official visit of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev to Turkey, on February 19, Ankara hosted the first meeting of the Uzbek-Turkish Council for Strategic Cooperation of the highest level, as a result of which the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Uzbekistan with the Union of Chambers of Commerce and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey signed Memorandum on the opening in Tashkent of a branch of the University of Economics and Technology of Turkey at the Union of Chambers of Commerce and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey.
On June 17, 2020, the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers No. 389 on the opening of a branch of the Turkish University of Economics and Technology TOBB ETU in Tashkent was adopted.
For information: the University began its activitity in 2004 and today is considered one of the strongest in teaching staff, it is training personnel in the field of entrepreneurship. TOBB ETU is also established as a university that educates entrepreneurs with individuality and international business experience.
The branch of the university is located in the capital and will train specialists in the field of business and entrepreneurship based on the dual education system. The training will last for three terms. Students will have a unique opportunity to undergo internships in different countries, during their studies to get acquainted with the activities of the world’s leading companies, as well as famous entrepreneurs in Turkey.
For information: The University has taken as its basis in its curriculum and education system the elements of dual education aimed at “dual-education” with industry, where theoretical knowledge and practice are presented in balance.
Students have a unique opportunity to travel to Turkey, which will provide an opportunity to get acquainted with the activities of foreign enterprises, as well as undergo an internship in different countries. During their studies, students of this university will get acquainted with the activities of the world's leading companies and famous entrepreneurs.
One of the three trimesters will be dedicated entirely to practice. Students will undergo practical training in large enterprises of our country, as well as abroad in the field of electrical engineering, in textile and fruit and vegetable clusters. All this will take place with the provision of food and accommodation.
For information: In 2013 a Technology Center was opened to provide services in the field of education, training and research, and the TOBB ETU - GARAJ, which helps young entrepreneurs in realizing their business ideas, also began its work.
The Tashkent branch of the University of Economics and Technology of Turkey is also planning to open a similar center to implement the plans of entrepreneurs.
It is worth noting a number of benefits and preferences that will be allocated for gifted and low-income students by the Union of Chambers of Commerce and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan. Note that this is a very large preferential system that students can get.
Also, students will have a unique opportunity to use the site of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, where they will be able to negotiate with international organizations in the fields of foreign economic activity, as well as get acquainted with the handicraft direction in the field.
It is worth noting a whole range of benefits and preferences, which will be allocated for talented and low-income students by the Union of Chambers of Commerce and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan. Moreover, trips to Turkey will be provided.
Students of this university will have the opportunity to improve their language skills as the language of instruction will be English. And also, they will learn additionally: Turkish, French, German, Chinese.
The cost of training will be 4000 USD (the academic year consists of 3 semesters). It is worth noting that there are grants for first-year students as well.
For information: From the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan in the first academic year, all students of this university will be allocated $ 750 per each.
The branch will begin its activities in two educational fields:
- E-commerce and technology management;
- International business and entrepreneurship.
Let us remind you that Turkey is one of the leading trade partners of our country. In recent years, as a result of a favorable investment and business climate, Turkish entrepreneurs have further expanded their activities in Uzbekistan.
In particular, turnover between the two countries in 2019 was 19,384 million USD, where the share of exports is 8,120 million USD and imports of 11,263 million USD. At the same time, for the same period in 2020, this amount is $ 15.855 million.
The main directions of export are as follows: Cotton, nonferrous metals, machinery and equipment, etc. For imports: chemical products, machinery and equipment, food products.
As of July 1, 2020, 1406 enterprises with Turkish capital operate in Uzbekistan, 801 of them with 100% Turkish capital.