Turkmen State University

Turkmen State University
Magtymguly adyndaky Türkmen döwlet uniwersiteti
Université d'ashgabat (Tukménistan). Coupoles en émaux de Briare.JPG
Established1950
RectorGurtnyýaz Nurlyýewiç Hanmyradow
Students5,000
Address
Saparmurat Turkmenbashy Avenue 31
Ashgabat
Turkmenistan
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37°55′51″N 58°23′14″E / 37.93083°N 58.38722°E / 37.93083; 58.38722Coordinates: 37°55′51″N 58°23′14″E / 37.93083°N 58.38722°E / 37.93083; 58.38722
CampusUrban
AffiliationsEurasian Association of Universities
Websitehttps://tdu.edu.tm/

Turkmen State University named for Magtymguly (Turkmen: Magtymguly adyndaky Türkmen döwlet uniwersiteti) is one of the leading universities in Turkmenistan, located in the capital city Ashgabat. It is named after Magtymguly Pyragy, a Turkmen poet. Its current rector is Gurtnyýaz Nurlyýewiç Hanmyradow.

History

The Soviet building of TSU

Turkmen State University named after Maxim Gorky was founded on July 14, 1950, through the reorganization the Ashkhabad Pedagogical Institute, which had existed since 1931.[1] It has been a member of the Eurasian Association of Universities since 1989.[2] It was renamed in honor of the Turkmen poet Magtymguly Pyragy in 1993.

Faculties

Mathematics and Mechanics
Physics and Astronomy
Informatics and Computer Engineering
Biological Sciences
Chemistry
Earth Sciences
Psychological Sciences
Linguistics and Study of Literature (specialties: Turkmen Language and Literature; English Language and Literature; German Language and Literature; French Language and Literature; Italian Language and Literature; Arabic Language and Literature; Turkish Language and Literature; Persian Language and Literature; Chinese Language and Literature, Russian Language and Literature).
Mass Media and Information-Library Science
History and Archeology
Philosophy and Ethics
Theology
Political Sciences and Regional Studies
Jurisprudence[1]

Campus

Rector with Shinzō Abe

In 2007, the French company Bouygues built the main building of TSU with a library, a reading room, an assembly hall and a total area of 13,500 m2 at a cost of $40 million.[3]

Bouygues under contract with TSU executed reconstruction of buildings for $45 million.[4] The firm also reconstructed of the façade of the main building as well as one other.

On September 1, 2008, the physics and mathematics faculty was opened. President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov attended the dedication of the building.[5] On September 1, 2011, the faculty of geography and two blocks of dormitories built by Bouygues were opened. The geography building can accommodate 800 students.[6]

Famous alumni

During World War II part of Moscow State University was evacuated to Ashgabat (then known as Ashkhabad), where it operated out of the Ashkhabad Pedagogical Institute. Many classes were taught jointly by the two institutions. Among the Moscow State University graduates in 1942 was the famous Soviet physicist and human rights defender Andrei Sakharov, who completed his degree program in Ashkhabad.[7][8]

References

  1. ^ a b "TSU About us". Retrieved 30 March 2021.
  2. ^ Туркменский государственный университет имени Махтумкули
  3. ^ ФРАНЦУЗСКАЯ КОМПАНИЯ «БУИГ» ВОЗВЕДЕТ НОВОЕ ЗДАНИЕ ТУРКМЕНСКОГО ГОСУНИВЕРСИТЕТА И ДВОРЕЦ ПРЕССЫ
  4. ^ Сапармурат Ниязов выделил 45 млн. долл. на реконструкцию корпусов и строительство здания факультета госуниверситета
  5. ^ В Туркмении открылись три новые школы и учебный корпус ТГУ им. Махтумкули
  6. ^ В ТГУ им. Махтумкули открыто новое здание географического факультета
  7. ^ Евгения Ершова. (17 May 2011). "Годы войны. Незабываемое (отрывок из воспоминаний)" (in Russian). webkamerton.ru.
  8. ^ "Биография Андрея Сахарова" (in Russian). ria.ru. 9 October 2015.

External links

  • Official site
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