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Department of turkish philology

 photo_2020-06-21_22-24-54 Kenjayeva Poshshajon Umidovna
Scientific degree and title: Doctor of Philological Sciences, Associate Professor
Position: Head of the chair
Reception hours: everyday (8:30-18:00)
Tel.: +99894 6223229

History of the department

The Department of Turkish Philology was first established in 1990 under the name of Altai Studies.  In 1991, the department was renamed the Turkic languages.  In 2020, the department was renamed Turkish Philology.  Uyghur, Turkish, Korean and Japanese languages are taught at the Department of Altai Studies.  Later, these disciplines became independent: Turkish philology, Uyghur studies.

Today, the Department of Turkish Philology is a leading center in the country that teaches and conducts research in the field of Turkish studies.

For many years the department was headed by Academician A.Rustamov.  Since 1999, Doctor of Philology, professor Q.Sodiqov, later Doctor of Philology, professor Q.Omonov, Doctor of Philosophy, associate professor  J.Shabanov, Doctor of Philology,  professor Z.Khudoyberganova and Doctor of Philosophy , asssociated professor  U.Lafasov was the head of department. Since 2019, the head of the department is Doctor of Philology, associated professor P. Kenjaeva is working.

Education at the department is carried out in two directions – bachelor’s and master’s degrees.  At the first stage, bachelors in Turkish Philology (Turkish language and literature) will be trained.  In addition to the Department of Turkish Philology, professors and teachers of the Department of Turkish Philology also teach students of classical Oriental philology, oriental philosophy, history of foreign countries, history of the peoples of Central Asia, world politics and foreign economics.

Teaching the Uyghur language is also one of the departments of the department.  Uyghur is taught as an additional Oriental language in Turkish Philology and Chinese Philology.

Department of undergraduate education:

5120100-philology and language teaching

Master’s specialty of the department:

5A 120102-linguistics

Subjects are taught at the Bachelor’s degree:

Introduction to Oriental Studies

Main Oriental Language (Turkish)

Speaking of Turkish language

Turkish literature

Introduction to Turkish philology

Methods of teaching Turkish

Theoretical grammar of the Turkish

Simultaneous translation

Main Oriental Language (Uyghur)

Uyghur literature

Text analysis in Turkish


Subjects are taught at the Master’s degree:

Theoretical grammar of the specialty

Methodology of linguistic research

Modern trends in linguistics

Analysis of special literature on the specialty

History of the language being studied

Turkish stylistics

Dialectology of the Turkish language

Principles and methods in the analysis of special literature

Fundamentals of scientific editing

Speech culture in Turkish

Methods of teaching special subjects

Ottoman Turkish

Professor  teachers of the department:

Kenjaeva Poshshajon – Doctor of Philology, Associate Professor

Omonov Qudratilla – Doctor of Philology, Professor

Islamjonova Hafiza – Doctor of Philology,  Professor

Shabanov Jumali – Doctor of Philosophy, Associate Professor

Demir Sezgin – Doctor of Philosophy, Associate Professor

Aydemir Fikri – Doctor of Philology

Yildiz Chetin – Doctor of Philology

Aminova Lola – Doctor of Philosophy, Associate Professor

Imamova Kholida – Doctor of Philosophy, Associate Professor

Kayumova Mehriniso – Senior teacher

Toshaliyeva Sarvara – Teacher

Gisarov Farhod – Teacher

Aripov Muhammadjon – Teacher

Salimova Zebo – Teacher

Karimova Shahnoza – Intern-teacher

Shabanova Sadaf – Intern-teacher

Boltabaeva Hulkar – Intern-teacher


Partner organizations of the department:

Institute of Oriental Studies named after Abu Rayhan Beruniy of  Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan,

Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan Institute of Uzbek Language, Literature and Folklore

Museum of Literature of  Academy of Sciences of Republic of Uzbekistan

Academic Lyceum of Foreign Languages under TSUOS


International cooperation of the department:

Turkey – Ankara Haji Bayram Veli University

Turkey – Ankara Gazi University

Turkey – Marmara University

Turkey – Istanbul University

Turkey – Hajettepe University

Turkey – Ankara University

Turkey – Turkish Language Organization


 Publications of professors and teachers of the department:

X.Islomjonova.  Guide to Yazykovedcheskim disciplines (2010)

L.Aminova.  Turkish translation practice (2010)

J.Shabanov, X.Xamidov.  Turkish Spelling Rules (2010)

V.S.Yelok, P.Kenjaeva.  The Unexpected Guest (2011)

Q.Omonov.  Language situation in the country under study (Turkey) (2013)

Z.Xudoyberganova.  Theoretical issues of specialization (2013)

J.Shabanov.  A bouquet from the garden of lovers (2015)

P.Kenjaeva.  Principles of development of XX century Turkish storytelling (2017)

J.Shabanov, N.Altinbaev.  Main Organized Language (Turkish, 2018)

L.Aminova, N.Altinbaev.  Turkish (2018)

P.Kenjaeva.  Turkish literature  ( 2019)

X.Imamova.  Turkish language lexicology (2019)

M.Kayumova, L.Aminova, Turkish (2019)

P.Kenjayeva. Turkish Literature (Textbook Part II, 2020)

P.Kenjayeva. Turkish folklore (2020)

L.Aminova, S.Shabanova. Turkish (2020)

M.Kayumova, Turkish (2020)

J.Shabanov. The Art of Ashik in Turkish Literature (2020)

F.Gisarov. Uyghur language (2020)


Research interests of the department:

Theoretical issues of Oriental languages (Turkish, Uyghur) and specialization;

Formation and historical development of the Turkish language;

The basis of Turkish dialects and their significance today;

Stages of development of the history of Turkish literature;

 Introduction to Ottoman Turkish.

shabaannn shaban


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