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The department of Uzbek literature

In 1930 the department of the Uzbek language and literature was created at the faculty of social sciences.Until 1945, Abdurauf Fitrat, Miyanbuzruk Solihov, Bakir Choponzoda, Kayum Karimov, Vohid Abdullayev, Murod Sharofiddinov, Ma'rifat Kazijonov and Pardaev taught in the department.In 1945, on the basis of this department, three independent departments were formed and the department of Uzbek Literature started functioning independently. In  1945-1953, 1957-1963, 1977-1988 Doctor of philological sciences, professor S.A. Aliyev, in 1963-1965 docent T. Hamid , in 1954-1957 docent A.Abdullayev, in 1960-1965 docent O.Rasulova,  in 1967-1972 docent T.Karaev,  in 1972-1977 docent R.Vahidov, and  in 1988-1992 professor O.Safarov headed the department. In 1992, on the basis of the Uzbek Literature Department Folklore and New Uzbek Literature, Tasavvuf and Uzbek Classic Literature Chairs were organized.

These chairs were headed by O.Safarov and R.Vohidov until 2005. In September 2005, both departments were reunited and started to be called the Department of Uzbek Literature. In 2010-2011 academic year Uzbek literature and  Uzbek linguistics departments were united and became the department of  Uzbek philology. On January 11, 2017, the department of  Uzbek philology began to function again as the department of  Uzbek literature and  Uzbek linguistics. The department annually prepares many qualified specialists, who are currently working in the fields of higher education, special education, journalism, tele-journalism and publishing.


Results of international cooperation and scientific cooperation with foreign countries.The articles by professors D.S.O'raeva, D.Kuvvatova, docents N.Bekova, H. Eshankulov have been published in magazines and collections of the United States, Russia, Czechoslovakia and Turkey.


The head of the department

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The head of Uzbek literature

Scientific Degree: doctor of philological sciences, professor

Reception day: every day 15.00-17.00

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The scientific potential of the teaching staff

The department of Uzbek literature consists of 18 professors and teachers. 3 of them are Ph.D., 10 candidates of sciences, associate professors, 1 candidate of science and 2 teachers. The professors and lecturers of the department regularly participate in republican and foreign scientific conferences throughout the year.

Professor-teachers of the department:

  1. O’rayevaDarmonSaidaxmedovna–D.Ph.S,professor.
  2. QuvvatovaDilraboHabibovna–D.Ph.S, associate professor
  3. AmonovaZilolaQodirovna–CPhS
  4. BekovaNazzoraJo’rayevna–docent
  5. RajajovDilshodZaripovich–docent
  6. MurodovG’ayratNekovich–docent
  7. RajabovaMa’rifatBaqoyevna–docent
  8. SafarovaHilolaOxunjonovna–CPhS
  9. EshonqulovHusniddinPrimomich–docent
  10. HayitovShavkatAxmadovich–docent
  11. To’xsanovQahramonRahimboyevich–docent
  12. DavronovaShoxsanamG’aybulloyevna–docent
  13. SulaymonovShodmonSultonovich– docent
  14. QodirovaNasimaSaidburxonovna–teacher
  15. RajabovTo’xtamurodAbdullayevich–teacher
  16. O`roqovaNafosatYoriyevna-teacher
  17. SayliyevaZarinaRahmiddinovna-teacher
  18. TurayevaUmriniso–secretary


The Uzbek literature has 4 priority areas:

  1. a) comparative study of the development of national literature in the context of World Literature;
  2. b) regional collection of Bukhara folklore and its problems in the context of general Uzbek folklore;
  3. c) Comparative interpretation of Uzbek folklore samples in terms of comparative-historical, typological.
  4. d) Studying Uzbek Classical Literature

Specialties prepared in the department:


Bachelor’s Degree

Philology and language teaching (uzbek)–5120100

419 students are enrolled in the academic year 2018-2019.

Master’s Degree

Literature (uzbek)–5A220100

7 students are enrolled in Master’s degree.

Scientific direction of the department:


  1. Problems of Classis Literature
  2. Theory of Literature and Problems of Modern Literature.
  3. Problems of Comparative Literature.
  4. Problems of Folklore
  5. Problems of Literature Methods.

Scientific-research activities of the department. Implementation of the perspective plan of the department for the preparation of scientific and pedagogical cadres.

The department is working on the basis of a perspective plan for the training of scientific and pedagogical cadres. Candidates of philological sciences D.Rajabov, Sh.Davronova have written their dissertatioeve of their defense. Also, N.J.Bekova, H. Eshankulov, Z. Amanova and M.Rajabova are working hard on doctoral dissertations.

  1. Subjects taught at the department:
  2. National Renaissance Period of Uzbek Literature
  3. The current literary process
  4. The history of new Uzbek literature
  5. Uzbek folklore
  6. Literature theory
  7. The History of Uzbek Classical Literature
  8. Literature Teaching Methods
  9. The history of uzbek peoples literature
  10. History of World Literature
  11. History of Uzbek literary criticism
  12. The history of Uzbek classical literature
  13. Literary relations
  14. Historical novel poetics
  15. Ilmu aruz
  16. Basics of Sufism and Classical Poetics
  17. Children's Literature
  18. Bukhara literary mobility

Master’s Degree:

  1. Literature and folklore
  2. Literature methodology
  3. Historical poetics
  4. World Literature Problems
  5. Theoretical poetry
  6. The History of Jadid Literature
  7. Modern Uzbek Literature Problems
  8. Literary Relations: East and West
  9. Theory of literary criticism


  1. Effectiveness of research work.

IV.1. Scientific results.


  1. In 2018 G.N. Murodov successfully defended his doctoral dissertation.

The number of textbooks, monographs, manuals and articles, published in the last 3 years.


Uzbek literature




Practical guidance







More than 350


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