THE HISTORY OF TOURISM AND ECONOMICS FACULTY
The Faculty of Tourism and Economics was founded on July 9, 1995 as a Faculty of Economics in the result of joining Faculty of Humanities of Urgench State University and Urgench Branch of the Tashkent State University of Economics.
The head of the faculty is the doctor of economic sciences, associate professor Abdullaev Ilyos Sultanovich. Head of the department of Economics is candidate of economic sciences, associate professor Matyakubov Umid Rakhimovich, Head of the department of Tourism is candidate of economic sciences, associate professor Ruzmetov Sherzodbek Bakhtiyarovich, Head of the department of Vocational Education is doctor of economic sciences, associate professor Gulmanov Makhsud Alimovich.
In the faculty there are 58 professor-teachers, including 3 doctors of sciences and professors, 12 candidates of sciences and associate professors, 13 senior lecturers and 30 assistant teachers.
Nowadays faculty has the following bachelor directions: "Economy (in branches and fields)", "Professional education (accounting and audit)", "Tourism (by type of activity)" and "Organization and management of hotel economy" and masters on economics (in social sphere), tourism (international and domestic tourism).
Nowadays, at the faculty there are 3 scientific schools for the preparation of scientific and pedagogical staff and under the guidance of prof.B.Ruzmetov, prof.T.Dusjanov and doctor of economics I.Abdullaev scientific researches are carried out in the following directions:
- complex development of the region and the formation of an innovative economy;
-studying the economy of the region using a complex number of econometric models;
- modern tendencies of developing service and service sector;
-Priority directions of tourism and hotel business development;
-Priority directions of the development of tourist services market in the region;
-issues of improving the living standards of the population in the region and the development of non-standard forms of the labor market and employment;
-issues of increasing the efficiency of training of professional subjects.
During the period from 2017 to 2018 teachers of the faculty published 2 monographs, 5 manuals, 15 articles in prestigious foreign magazines, 20 articles in republican journals, more than 80 theses at national scientific-practical conferences , 16 theses at international scientific conferences. There are 2 practical and 1 research projects in the framework of state scientific and technical programs.
In addition, undergraduate and post-graduate students were trained at the faculty, under the leadership of B. Rozmetov, T. Dastanjanov and I.Abdullayev - "Economy of service industries", "Regional economics" There are 7 senior researchers in the specialty "Business and small business economics".
The faculty has established international relations with the leading universities of the USA, England, Germany, Spain, Great Britain, Czech Republic, Russia, Poland, Belgium, Slovenia, Italy, Japan and other countries. 2 students were awarded state scholarships named Alisher Navoi (Z.Abdikarimova) and Islam Karimov (A.Ismailov).
At the departments of the faculty below mentioned subjects are taught: Management, Marketing, Econometrics, Innovation Strategy, Labor Economics, Regional Economics, Agroeconomic Economy, Institutional Economics, Tourism: Theory and Practice, International Tourism, Restaurant Management, Service Basics, Ecological Tourism, Theory of economics, national economy, world economy and international economic relations, macroeconomic analysis and forecasting, statistics, audit, accounting theory, finance and taxation. Currently, the faculty has 666 students studying.