The staff of Tashkent State University of Oriental Studies, in cooperation with the Embassy of Korea in Uzbekistan, has launched joint online lectures “Team Korea” for students of Korean Studies Department. In 2020-2021 academic year, it is planned to hold 27 lectures on Korean studies by employees of the Embassy, as well as organizations and companies subordinate to it in Uzbekistan – KOICA, KOTRA, KOFIH, KIND, Exim Bank, Samsung and Lotte Global Logistics. This is the first such pilot project of TSUOS with diplomatic missions, as well as a new project for Korean Embassy in cooperation with Uzbekistan higher education institutions.
Rector of Tashkent State University of Oriental Studies Gulchekhra Rikhsiyeva thanked the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Korea to Uzbekistan Kang Jae Kwon for the attention paid by the Embassy to cooperation and initiatives in higher education.
In 2018, TSUOS has established Korean Studies Department to improve the educational process and provide Uzbekistan with highly qualified specialists. Korean studies specialists are trained in philology, economics, philosophy, politics and culture of Korea. To date, the University has established cooperation with 27 universities and organizations of Korea.