Tajik agrarian University named after Shirinsho Shotemur
PARTNER SEARCH FORM Tajik agrarian University named after Shirinsho Shotemur
Action 2 (deadline -10th February 2015)
General information Partner-country Tajikistan
General information about region Tajikistan is a country in Central Asia, which borders with Uzbekistan on west, China on east, Afghanistan in south and Kyrgyzstan in north. Tajikistan is the smallest among other Central Asian republics. Its economy is mainly agriculture oriented. Most tangible export products are aluminum, cotton, fruits and vegetables. Domestic animal breeding is also widely practiced.
Name of university: Tajik agrarian University named after Shirinsho Shotemur www.tajagroun.tj
Brief description of university, faculty, number of students
In 1931 on the base of agricultural faculty of State University of the Central Asia was set up Central Asian Fruit-and-Vegetable Institute in the city of Khujand. According to prospects of development of branches of agriculture there was an expansion of structure of preparation of specialists. In 1934 the institute has been reorganized and renamed into the Tajik Agricultural Institute. Taking into account scientific and pedagogical potential of the staff in the field of agrarian and industrial complex, by the decision of Council of Ministers of Tajikistan from August 1992 was reorganized into Tajik Agrarian University (TAU). By the Decision of the Government of Tajikistan (#311 from October 31, 2009) Tajik Agrarian University was renamed to Tajik Agrarian University named after Shirinsho Shotemur. (TAU).TAU is Tajikistan's leading institution in the field of agriculture, land management, environmental engineering and related subjects. The university consists of 9 faculties, with about 6800 students and 470 teaching staff.
Relevant information on previous or on-going international cooperation
TEMPUS Project JEP-27170-2006
CIBELES JEP 511172-DE-2010
510978- TEMPUS -1-2010-AT-TEMPUS-JPCR
TEMPUS FLEPP 544293-TEMPUS-1-2013-1-AZ-TEMPUS-JPCR
TEMPUS MFSQSE 544529-TEMPUS-1-2013-1-LV-TEMPUS-JPCR
ERASMUS MUNDUS (CASIA, TOSCA, eASTANA)
ITEC (From Indian Government)
DAAD (from German Government)
Contact of responsible person
Rector of Tajik agrarian University named after Shirinsho Shotemur.
Work: (+992 37) 224 72 07
Fax: (+992 37)224 72 07
Mob: (+992) 919 56 84 84
Mob: (+992) 918 65 77 32
Type of project
Agrobusiness - cooperated with
TEMPUS, ERASMUS MUNDUS, ITEC, DAAD.
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