HIEDTEC PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION OF ERASMUS + PROGRAM


The Erasmus + program is a program of the European Union, which is aimed at the development of education, vocational training, youth and sports for the period 2014-2020. This program has combined all successful EU programs on international cooperation in higher education institutions, such as Tempus and Erasmus Mundus, which have already been operating in Uzbekistan since 1994 and since 2007.

As of the beginning of 2015, more than 40 universities, as well as more than 15 departments and organizations, participated in 17 projects of the Tempus program in Uzbekistan. As part of the final phase of the Tempus IV program (2007-2013), a budget of 16.6 million euros was allocated for Uzbekistan.


As of the beginning of 2015, more than 40 universities, as well as more than 15 departments and organizations, participated in 17 projects of the Tempus program in Uzbekistan. As part of the final phase of the Tempus IV program (2007-2013), a budget of 16.6 million euros was allocated for Uzbekistan.

The Erasmus + program provides a number of opportunities for students, doctoral students, teachers and university staff who can take part in short-term courses or continuing education at European universities as part of Credit Mobility programs or full-time Master Degrees. In cooperation with European universities, teams of universities in Uzbekistan have the opportunity to participate in projects such as “Capacity Building in Higher Education”. In addition, this program includes direct assistance to the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education in solving urgent problems of the modernization of higher education.

One of the projects of the Erasmus + program is the HiEdTec project “Modernization of Higher Education in Central Asia with the help of new technologies”, in which 15 universities of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, as well as 4 universities of European countries - Bulgaria, Italy, Portugal and Luxembourg.

Participants of the project from Uzbekistan are the Tashkent University of Information Technologies named after Muhammad al-Khwarizmi, Tashkent State University of Economics, Andijan Institute of Mechanical Engineering, the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Special Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan.


The coordinator and initiator of the project is the Angel Kancev University of Russia, which has 20 years of experience in managing such kind of projects.

The main goal of the project is the adaptation of higher education to the needs of digital generation through the effective use of innovative educational technologies and didactic materials in learning process.


On December 3-5 of this year, the third meeting of project participants was held at Tashkent State Economic University. In order to develop the higher education system, the agenda included the introduction of the concept of adapting the higher education system to the requirements of digital generation, the organization of interactive classes and centers of innovative educational technologies.

As a result of the meeting, the concept of adapting the higher education system to the requirements of digital generation was adopted, plans were drawn up for equipping interactive classes and the center for innovative educational technologies. At the same time, additional classes were conducted to organize the educational process using modern technologies and innovative educational technologies in an interactive classroom.





Sobirjon Yusupov, Project Coordinator, Rashid Nasimov, project participant