Extramural education

Extramural education is a form of obtaining higher and secondary specialized education without leaving the workplace. It differs from full-time learning in that students study independently. Extramural education as a form of obtaining information in a specific area was introduced at the end of the 19th century in Germany, the USA, Great Britain and other countries and was initially focused on obtaining technical, military and pedagogical information in the form of “extramural”, as well as literacy training. In the 20s of the 20th century. In 2010, extramural courses appeared in higher educational institutions, later departments and their current forms.

Extramural education in Uzbekistan was created in 1938. In the same year, an extramural department was created at the University of Central Asia. Currently, extramural education is carried out in special centers, departments and faculties created in secondary specialized and higher educational institutions. In it, the main part of education (60-70%) is based on self-study of students, who listen to lectures on academic subjects twice a year in the form of traditional education and take semester exams. The purpose of the curriculum: according to the resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated November 21, 2017 No. 930 “On the procedure for organizing extramural (special extramural) training in a higher educational institution,” the curriculum has been approved.

There are currently 32 programs.

The duration of study at Turan International University in the form of distance learning is 5 years.