President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree on the establishment of the University of Geological Sciences.
“To approve the proposal of the State Committee for Geology and Mineral Resources, the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Special Education, the Ministry of Innovative Development, the Ministry of Finance and the Agency for Management of State Assets of the Republic of Uzbekistan on the formation of the University of Geological Sciences, specialized in the integration of education, research and practice in the geological industry , in the form of a state institution, the founder of which is the State Committee for Geology, ”the document says.
The Kh.M. Abdullaev Institute of Geology and Geophysics, the Institute of Mineral Resources, the Institute of Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology, the Institute of Geology and Exploration of Oil and Gas Fields, the Institute for Advanced Training and Retraining of the Geological Industry, the State Geological Museum will become part of the university.The new university will become a specialized higher educational and research institution of the republic for the training of qualified personnel in the field of geology for the State Committee for Geology, mining enterprises and other sectors of the economy and for conducting research.
In the 2020/2021 academic year, the university will be located in the buildings of the Tashkent State Technical University named after I. Karimov