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Sophomore students of the English Education Department of AU Arts and Humanities School have started the second stage of their internship in middle schools for the Autumn 2022 semester

Dean of AU Arts and Humanities School Munisa Muhtarova and Dean of AU Business School Dr Odiljon Abdurazzakov received the memorable badges “O‘zbekiston Konstitutsiyasining 30 yilligi” (The 30th anniversary of Uzbekistan’s Constitution).

AU Business School launches Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) courses to provide students with more opportunities to enhance their knowledge and skills in accounting and finance.

AU hosted a regional programming championship within the global program ICPC on 27 November 2022.

The International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) is an algorithmic programming contest for college students.

Professor of Salymbekov University Olga Peregudova, as well as students Uzair Muhammad and Asakeeva Zhanaiym paid the visit to AU.

A group of selected AU Business School students together with their Academic Advisor paid a visit to a construction developing firm - Luminar House.

AU subscribed to the SPRINGER NATURE, which is the largest database of scientific documents in the world.

Professor of AU Business School Dr. Shoirahon Odilova co-authored a handbook titled “Result Based Management: Practical Guidelines for The Local State Executive Authorities”.

A delegation of Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) led by Deputy Director of KOICA Office in Uzbekistan Minkyung Seong visited the AU campus.

Dean of AU School of Dentistry, Dr Niladri Maiti took part in the Indian Dental Congress 2022, which was held on 18-19 November 2022.

On 16 November, a group of AU Business School students attended the opening ceremony of UzVC Startup Growth Program.

A research paper by a professor of AU Business School Dr. Alisher Dedahanov has been published in one of the top journals, “PLOS ONE”, ranked Q1 both in Web of Science and Scopus.

Students of AU Business School will participate in CFA Research Challenge 2023 in Istanbul, Turkiye.

The AU School of Arts and Humanities is planning to launch undergraduate programs in STEM education in the 2023-2024 academic year.

A delegation of AKFA University headed by President Bekhzod Djalilov is visiting Germany to establish cooperation with German universities.

Students of the journalism program of AU took part in the Minbar TV show of Mahalla local TV channel.

President of the University Behzod Jalilov welcomed the Russian delegation and spoke about the activities of one of the first private universities in Uzbekistan.

AU Business School has launched a CFA (Charted Financial Analyst) Training Program within the framework of the CFA Club.

AU, the private university in Uzbekistan, has been recognised as an Apple Authorised Training Centre for Education (AATCe) for app development.

A group of principals of all 34 public schools of Mirzo Ulugbek district of Tashkent city paid a visit to AU on 31 October 2022.

The sophomore students of the English Education Department of AU underwent an internship at the public schools of Mirzo Ulugbek district of Tashkent city on 24-29 October 2022.

Students of AU journalism program paid a visit to the editorial board of the newspaper “Yoshlar Ovozi” (Voice of Youth), which is located in Matbuot Uyi (Press House) in Tashkent.

Korea Industry Intelligentization Association (KOIIA) donated various software for over $1.65 million to AU.

A group of the well-performing students of “Principles of Business” subject of AU Business School paid a visit to AKFA Medline, one of the leading hospitals in Central Asia. Students and Professor Bobur Odilov, MBA, had a chance to take a guided tour by the head of nurses.

The second international workshop on Matrix Theory and Applications will be held in November 2022.

A delegation of AU headed by the President of Akfa University Bekhzod Djalilov visited Harvard Business School and MIT Sloan School of Management on 20 and 21 October.

A delegation of AU visited the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) as part of a working visit to the United States of America (USA).

Representatives of six universities from the Republic of Korea paid a visit to the AU to discuss perspective areas of cooperation.

A delegation of AU led by the President of the university Bekhzod Djalilov visited Webster University as part of the working visit to the United States of America.

A delegation of AU is visiting Colorado State University to discuss partnership between AU Business School and Colorado State University College of Business.

A delegation of AU headed by President Bekhzod Djalilov paid a working visit to the United States to discuss partnership with American universities.

AU, the first private university in Uzbekistan, made another step toward entering top world universities ranking.

A research paper by scholar of AKFA University Raufhon Salahodjaev has been published in Journal of Knowledge Economy, indexed in Scopus and Web of Science.

Professors of AU Medical School took part in the international conference dedicated to actual problems of prevention of dental diseases in Tashkent. The conference was held within the Dental Week, organized by the Ministry of Innovation of Uzbekistan and Tashkent State Dental Institute.

A research paper by two professors of Akfa University Business School: Professor Alisher Dedahanov and Professor Odiljon Abdurazzakov has been published in one of the top journals, “Sustainability”, ranked Q1 in Scopus and Q2 in Web of Science.

Professor of AU Business School Valijon Turakulov has become one of the authors of a newly published textbook “Jahon savdo tashkiloti” (World Trade Organization).

A group of AU professors was awarded by the administrations of Mirzo-Ulugbek district and Tashkent city with the certificates of honour.

A delegation of Goethe-Institut Usbekistan led by its director Maren Niemeyer paid a visit to AU to discuss possible areas of cooperation. The meeting was attended by AU President Bekhzod Djalilov, dean of Arts and Humanitarians School Munisa Muhtarova and dean of Engineering School Bahodir Ahmedov.

AKFA University scholars Bekhzod Djalilov and Rauf Salahodjaev published their co-authored research “Exploring the links between fossil fuel energy consumption, industrial value-added, and carbon emissions in G20 countries”.

AU and Norwich Institute for Language Education (NILE, UK) will partner to improve the teaching of English language in Uzbekistan. AU School of Arts and Humanities (SAH) and NILE signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen and develop academic ties, and cooperation in the field of training and re-training of AU faculty members.

Deputy dean of the School of Medicine of AU, Dr. Niladri Maiti held a lecture and workshop on use of laser in dentistry in the University of Puthisastra, Cambodia.The event “Integration of laser in dentistry” was held during summer holiday period and in the name of Akfa University.

Navbahor Imamova, a prominent Uzbek journalist at the Voice of America, visited AKFA University (AU) to familiarize herself with the educational programs of the first private higher education in Uzbekistan.During her visit to the university, the management of AKFA University and Navbahor Imamova discussed the AU journalism program, which is to launch from 2022-2023 academic year.

AKFA University (AU) has established partnership with one of the leading higher education institutions in Germany – Cologne Business School (CBS). CBS announced it on its LinkedIn page.

Seven applicants won the fully-funded AU Excellence Scholarships (AUES) for 2022-2023 academic year.

A group of compatriots, living in foreign countries, paid a visit to AU Campus. The visit was organized by Vatandoshlar Foundation.

During the visit, the guests received information about the university and toured the campus.

Two professors of AU Janar Abuova and Nozima Uralova have published an article in Scopus indexed journal ranked Q2!

AKFA University, INNO Technopark (Uzbekistan), Yeungnam University and Gyeongbuk Technopark (South Korea) will jointly foster startups and training of technical personnel.

Head of the AU Center for research in social sciences (CRISS) Raufhon Salahodjaev along with his co-authors from Poland published a research paper in one of the top journals “Energies”.

AU Business School professors Odiljon Abdurazzakov and Alisher Dedahanov published a research paper in one of the top journals “Frontiers in Psychology”.

AKFA University (AU) and Yeungnam University (Republic of Korea) held negotiations in Tashkent to discuss possible areas of cooperation in the sphere of education.

Three faculty members of the Engineering School of AKFA University (AU) became Apple Certified Trainers. They passed through the App Development with Swift Train The Trainer (T3) program in June 2022. They are the very first Apple Certified Trainers in Uzbekistan.

AU Teaching Assistant Ummatoy Yuldosheva is taking part in the international academic program of the Fund for American Studies (TFAS) in Prague, the Czech Republic. The participants of the three-week program explore fundamental issues related to political philosophy, political economy, and conflict management.

AU Professors Riddhi Chawla and Niladri Maiti published a research article “Informatics in Medicine Unlocked” magazine.

AU Professor Dr. Rustam Turdibaev is paying a scientific visit to Portugal and Spain. During the visit to Coimbra, Portugal, he participated in the conference “Non-Associative Algebras and Related Topics II” dedicated to honoring famous Spanish mathematician Alberto Elduque on the occasion of his 60th birthday.

AKFA University, in cooperation with the AMUDARIO Research Group, has implemented an information and analytical system for meteorological and environmental monitoring to observe the state of the environment on the territory of the university.

AU continues to accept applications from applicants for the Professional MBA program. The AU Professional MBA program is a graduate business program suitable for students from a wide variety of backgrounds.

AU is happy to announce that the 2022-2023 academic year will start on 12 September. Before that, on 5-9 September, freshmen (first-year students) should attend the orientation days.

Professor of Medical School of AKFA University Dr. Niladri Maiti published a review in the journal “International Journal of Health Sciences”.

On 28 June, a PhD student of a professor of AKFA University Dr. Farkhod Eshmatov successfully defended his thesis in Algebra titled “Description of Calogero-Moser spaces” at the Romanovskiy Institute of Mathematics of Uzbekistan Academy of Sciences.

Dear Prospective Students,

We would like to thank you for applying to AU. It is our sincere hope that your successful and bright future begins at AU.

AU medical school graduates are now eligible to apply to Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates for ECFMG certification and examinations to continue their studies at medical schools in the US and Canada.

AU Professor Sanjar Madrakhimov published a research article in the journal “Cell Death Discovery” (5-year Impact Factor 5.302).

Professor of AU Riddhi Chawla at Medical School has published a research article in “Journal of Healthcare Engineering”, an open access SCI journal (Impact Factor 2.682), as the first author and corresponding author.

A group of students from AKFA University (AU) arrived in the United States of America (USA) on a study visit. The visit is organized at the sponsorship of AKFA Group and support of Coca-Cola.

Professor of AU School of Engineering Mutti-Ur Rehman in cooperation with his co-authors published his research article in the Scopus indexed scientific journal “Mathematics”.

Dear Participants of the AU Motivation Letter Contest, On 3 June, AU hosted the interview stage of the Motivation Letter Contest. Thirty two applicants out of sixty two were advanced to the interview stage.

Akfa University (AU) is delighted to share that a research paper by two professors of Akfa University Business School, Professor Alisher Dedahanov and Professor Odiljon Abdurazzakov has been published in one of the top journals “Leadership & Organization Development Journal”, ranked Q1 in Scopus and Q2 in Web of Science.

Dear applicants of TET program.

We thank you for your great interest in applying for the TET program offered by AKFA University. We have received many outstanding applicants, so it was a real challenge to select only 70 finalists.

Sixty-two participants successfully progress to the first stage of Motivational Letter Contest


Akfa University (AU) and Colorado State University (CSU, USA) will cooperate in the development of business education through bilateral collaboration.

A delegation of Coca-Cola visited the AU campus to discuss possible areas of cooperation and meet with the students.

We are pleased to announce upcoming Open Lectures on Architecture on May 13, Friday.

AU has begun accepting applications from applicants for the Professional MBA program.

AU Super Saturday Workshop on “Machine Learning in Computer Vision”.

AU hosted the Spelling Bee competition among the freshmen of the university and graduates of the general schools of Uzbekistan.

Vice President, Financial Crime Compliance of First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) Alisher Rakhmatullayev paid a visit to AU.

AU has started to accept applications for the AU Part-Time Student (AUPSP) designed for 10th and 11th graders of secondary schools.

A presentation of the Acceleration Program for startups was held for the students and staff of AU.

AU has retained its place in the international Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Ranking.

AU School of Engineering launched the Super Saturday Workshop Series for university students.

Akfa University Business School is launching a Professional MBA Program designed to help professionals enhance their career opportunities.

AU has joined the educational initiative SDG Academy of the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN).

The application process for the AU Motivational Letters Competition has begun. The winners of the contest will receive the scholarship to cover their tuition fees at AU.

AU has joined the educational initiative SDG Academy of the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN).

The application process for the AU Motivational Letters Competition has begun. The winners of the contest will receive the scholarship to cover their tuition fees at AU.

AKFA University (AU) and Gachon University can launch joint discussed the establishment of student exchange program.

The application process for the AU Motivational Letters Competition has begun. The winners of the contest will receive the scholarship to cover their tuition fees at AU.

AKFA University scholars Bekhzod Djalilov and Rauf Salahodjaev published their co-authored research “Renewable Energy and CO2 Emissions in Top Natural Resource Rents Depending Countries: The Role of Governance” in Frontiers in Energy Research.

About 15 girls from Uzbekistan will receive a chance to take part in the Perspektywy Women in Tech Summit, which will be held in Warsaw, Poland, on 7-8 June 2022.

Associate Professor of Akfa University Adham Khudaykulov participated in the regional research and capacity building conference in Baku on 28 March – 2 April 2022.

On 31 March, AKFA University hosted the final stage of Olympiad in mathematics, chemistry, biology and English language among 11th grade schoolchildren and the last year students of academic lyceums.

Doctor Shakhnoza Bakhodirova, a founder of Shakhnoza Fayz clinic, held a lecture for medical students of AKFA University.

Professor of Economics Randall K. Filer met with sophomore students of the Accounting and Finance Department of AKFA University and faculty members of AKFA Business School.

Students of the School of Education of AKFA University will have the opportunity to undergo an internship at Tashkent International School (TIS).

AKFA University in cooperation with Anatomica magazine organized a lecture of one of the top orthodontists of Uzbekistan Kirill Kim for students.

AKFA Business School is launching CFA Lab to prepare students for CFA exams. The CFA Lab is conducted by CFA, Strategy and Transactions Manager at EY, Lecturer of Finance and Accounting of AKFA Business School Bahruz Huseynzade.

On 3 March, AKFA University and ERGO Analytics conducted training on writing scientific articles for Scopus journals as part of the joint HIVE project – a laboratory to improve the scientific skills of women scientists in Uzbekistan.

Country director of British Council in Uzbekistan Denise Waddingham visited AKFA University on 2 March 2022.

Akfa Business School held an information session within the Harvard Business Case Competition.

AKFA Business School is launching CFA Lab to prepare students for CFA exams.

A group of bloggers and mass media visited AKFA University to familiarize themselves with conditions, created at the campus and educational programs.Representatives of Yoshlarni qo’llab-quvvatlash, Talaba.uz, Pressuzb, Masofaviy ta’lim, Oliygoh.uz and Registan LC arrived in the campus of the university.

On 21 February 2022, Dr. Adham Khudaykulov, Associate Professor of Akfa Business School, gave a talk for the post-graduate students and researchers of the Cambridge University’s Center for Development Studies on the topic “Regulation and Growth: Post-Soviet Economic Transition in Central Asian”.

Philippe Rocheron, Head of the Recruitment and Development Department of the Paris Culinary Institute Le Cordon Bleu, visited AKFA University as part of his stay in Uzbekistan.

A delegation of Tashkent International School (TIS) paid a visit to AKFA University to get acquainted with new university campus and discuss prospective areas of cooperation.

We are excited to announce the start of application process for Harvard Business Case Competition (HBCC), organized by Akfa Business School

AKFA University will hold Open Doors Days for students of schools and academic lyceums, prospective students and their parents.

Do you have questions related to the admission process to AKFA University? Or do you face problems with the submission of online applications? Now you can get help from the Counseling Center of AKFA University.

The Architectural Department of Akfa University hosted Fall 2021/2022 Architectural Exhibition.

Students of the department presented their projects, which they worked on during their first semester.

Dear Applicants, As you know, applicants applying to AKFA University must submit an English Proficiency Certificate, otherwise, their applications will not be approved and they cannot attend the entrance exams.

AKFA University will hold the second season of the Olympiad in mathematics, chemistry, biology and English language among 11th-grade schoolchildren and last-year students of academic lyceums.

School of Engineering of AKFA University will hold a series of lectures dedicated to architecture and design.

AKFA University will begin accepting applications from prospective students for the 2022-2023 academic year from January 2022.

Co-founder and Secretary-General of Europe-Uzbekistan Association for Economic Cooperation (EUROUZ), Founder and Chairperson of the Supervisory Board of East-West Group Oybek Shaykhov shared his knowledge and experience on doing business with the students of AKFA University.

Region Director of Coca-Cola for Uzbekistan, Georgia, and Armenia and President of American Chamber of Commerce in Uzbekistan Shadab Khan paid a visit to AKFA University to meet with the students.