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Department of international relations


Department of International Relations of the Kulob State University named after Abuabdulloh Rudaki was developed in 1995 as Department of socio-economic and international relations. The Department of accounting, planning and economic of the University also was as part of this department. Well-known scientist of the Republic of Tajikistan, Professor Sharifov Zarif Sharifovich was the developer of this structure, who enhanced the economic and trade relations of the university with HEIs of foreign countries. Associate Professor Saidakhmadov Laqay headed the department since 2000 to 2006. In 2008, as a result of the restructuring of the university, the department of international relations was separated into a separate substructure and was established the post of vice-rector on international relations. In 2009-2010 Huseynov Murodali was appointed as vice-rector on international relations. From 2010 to 2016 Candidate of Political Sciences, Associate Professor, Saidaliev Dodarbek Madalievich worked as vice-rector on international relations.

Since 2019 until now, Candidate of Philological Sciences, Associate Professor, Khudoydodova Sharofat Zardovna is working as vice-rector on International Relations.

Orifov Orzu Obidkhujaevich, Senior Lecturer of the department of methods of teaching of foreign languages is working as a head of international relations department since 2019 until now.

            Organizational, technical, information and methodological support of the international activities of the university, development of cooperation with international organizations, educational institutions, improving the flow of information and improving the quality of relations based on the creative use of international experience is the main purpose of the development of the department.

            During 2010-2022 years, Kulob State University named after A. Rudaki has participated in 14 international projects, around which, more than 200 university teachers and students were sent to foreign countries to participate in long-term and short-term study programs, and courses of quality development. For the first time from the university one teacher and two students were honored scholarships in Spanish and Italian universities for study on Phd, master and Bachelor courses in 2013. Around cooperation with foreign scientific and educational institutions and participation in different international projects were purchased the modern equipment for university, and a number of various centers and modern laboratories were created to improve the educational process. Currently, the university cooperates with more than 80 foreign scientific and educational institutions, and annually, dozens of teachers and students study and do practical training/internships at prestigious foreign universities within the framework of these Agreements.

The Department of International Relations of the University works in the following areas:

- on establishment of effective cooperation with foreign HEIs;

- enhancement of cooperation with embassies, organizations and international funds;

- development and providing the projects for obtaining grants from the such International Fund as European Commission;

- drawing up memorandums of understanding, agreements, contracts and interuniversity minutes on cooperation in the field of education and science;

- development of memorandums of understanding, treaties and agreements on cooperation between international organizations in the Republic of Tajikistan and abroad;

- control of implementation of interuniversity agreements on cooperation in the field of education with foreign HEIs;

- management of the process of teaching Bachelor, Master degree, Phd students, staff, and foreign teachers of Kulob State University;

- control over compliance with the visa regime and the rules of residence for university foreign Bachelor, Master degree, Phd students, staff  in cooperation with the relevant ministries of the Republic of Tajikistan;

- ensuring the involvement of experienced specialists of educational institutions and experts in this field to determine the main directions of international activity in the field of education and the preferred ways of bilateral and multilateral cooperation;


Address: Republic of Tajikistan, 735360, Kulob city, S. Safarova Str. 16, KulSU named after A. Rudaki, main building, 2nd floor, 208
Tel: (+992 3322) 2-26-92
E-mail: ravobiti.khoriji@kgu.tj