Inha University with participation of "Uzbektelecom" JSC is being created in Tashkent

26 March 2014 year

For the purpose of further improvement of training of highly qualified specialists in the field of information and communication technologies at the level of international standards, as well as to increase cooperation with leading foreign higher educational institutions, the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan on March 24, 2014 adopted a resolution "On creation of Inha University in Tashkent".

Inha University in Tashkent is being created by the following founders: the State Committee of communication, information and telecommunication technologies, "Uzbekneftegaz" NHC, "Uzbekenergo" SJSC, "Navoi Mining and Metallurgical Combinat" SE, "Almalyk Mining and Metallurgical Combinat" OJSC, "Uzbekistan Airways" NJSC, "Uzbekistan Railways" SJSRC, "Uzbektelecom" JSC, "Uzkimyosanoat" SJSC and the National Bank for Foreign Economic activity of the Republic of Uzbekistan as noncommercial organization.

According to the Resolution the main activities of Inha University in Tashkent shall be the following:

  • preparation at the level of international standards of higher qualification specialists in the field of information and communication technologies, primarily specialists of software development, management of information systems and computer networks;
  • introduction to the system of higher education of the Republic of advanced foreign experience in the educational process on the basis of modern educational technologies, promotion of healthy competition and open information and educational environment;
  • contribution to creation in the republic of a system of continuous education and training in the field of information and communication technologies, establishment in this area of a close interaction between research and educational institutions, software producers, production companies, industries and infrastructure, other users of modern information technologies;
  • creating conditions for the organization in accordance with international standards of targeted educational programs providing training of qualified specialists in the field of information and communication technologies to specific needs of the real sector of economy.

It has been established that:

  • Inha University in Tashkent shall be a higher educational institution - resident of the Republic of Uzbekistan in the form of a legal entity with its separate property, its own balance, which shall be liable for its obligations with its funds and property;
  • training and methodical management of the educational process will be provided by Inha University (Republic of Korea) on the basis of concluded agreements, using advanced educational and information technologies;
  • training of students shall be carried out in English, full-time education in accordance with the curricula and programs of Inha University (Republic of Korea), taking into consideration the requirements of state educational standards of the Republic of Uzbekistan;
  • University graduates will be issued a diploma of a standard form by Inha University (Republic of Korea), recognized as a higher education document in the Republic of Uzbekistan;
  • admission of applicants and certification of graduates of the University shall be carried out in accordance with the procedure established by Inha University (Republic of Korea), in coordination with the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Special Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The resolution approved the Board of Trustees and the Interdepartmental Commission for creation of Inha University in Tashkent.

Also the main directions (specialties) of education and training of specialists in Inha University students in Tashkent have been defined. They are: Computer Engineering, Software Engineering and Engineering of Computer Networks.

The State Committee for communication, information and telecommunication technologies, the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Special Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan and other interested organizations have been entrusted to ensure the approval of the constituent documents, as well as state registration of Inha University in Tashkent.

Inha University in Tashkent plans to admit first students already in 2014/2015 academic year beginning from October 1st of the current year.

Inha University (South Korea) was founded in 1954. Currently more than 20 thousand students are being educated there in various specialties, including ICT. The university is among the top five universities in South Korea in the direction of engineering and information technologies rated by «Joong Ang Ilbo» publishing house.

Note

Uzbektelecom» JSC is the largest telecommunications operator which network covers the entire territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan. The company provides rental services of lines for operators and providers of fixed and mobile communications, services of international and long distance communications, all types of voice and data communications, Internet access, videoconferencing services, mobile and fixed communications of CDMA-450 standard, provides lines for television and radio programs broadcasting. The services of the company are rendered under three trademarks– UZTELEСOM™, UZMOBILE™ and UZONLINE™. The company has 22 affiliates, 14 of them are regional branches, 8 specialized and 3 subsidiaries. Personnel а the company at the end of 2012 was about 14 000 employees. «Uzbektelecom» JSC holds shares in eight joint ventures providing mobile and fixed services, services of international and long distance communications, data transfer and Internet access.