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Keeping up with revolutions: Evolution of higher education in Uzbekistan

Majidov, Toshtemir; Ghosh, Dipak; Ruziev, Kobil

Authors

Toshtemir Majidov

Dipak Ghosh

Kobil Ruziev Kobil.Ruziev@uwe.ac.uk
AHOD in UG Accounting & Economics Prog Clus



Abstract

Uzbekistan's higher education system has undergone some dramatic changes in the past century, evolving from largely traditional religious colleges to fully state-funded communist-atheist institutions. Since the end of the communist administration and subsequent market-oriented reforms, the institutions of higher education (IHEs) in Uzbekistan have had to reinvent and reform themselves again, as the demand for different kind of education increased. This paper puts the current changes and trends in IHEs into an historical perspective and highlights some important effects of the market reforms on the educational scene. © Springer Science+Business Media, LLC. 2009.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Jan 1, 2010
Journal Economic Change and Restructuring
Print ISSN 1573-9414
Publisher Springer (part of Springer Nature)
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 43
Issue 1
Pages 45-63
APA6 Citation Majidov, T., Ghosh, D., & Ruziev, K. (2010). Keeping up with revolutions: Evolution of higher education in Uzbekistan. Economic Change and Restructuring, 43(1), 45-63. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10644-009-9077-5
DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/s10644-009-9077-5
Keywords education, higher, Uzbekistan, transition, reform
Publisher URL http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10644-009-9077-5