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International Winter school UZBEK LANGUAGE, CULTURE AND EVERYDAY LIFE IN SAMARKAND March 7–25, 2022

The international winter school aims at providing information about the culture, economy, geography, and society of Uzbekistan, and giving a basic knowledge of the Uzbek language. Participants will have the opportunity to study the ancient history, cultural heritage, architectural monuments, and the traditions of the nations of Central Asia and can take chances to complete their academic studies here. As well as participating students explore the issues and topics of common regional interest and start a future international partnership.


To apply, prospective applicants must be/have:

  1. currently enrolled in bachelor or master’s program, in any major at institutions;

Opportunities for participants

Winter school will provide lectures, class discussions, roundtable discussions, workshops with practitioners by leading experts in the field of Central Asian Studies, and networking with experts and peers.

Participants of the winter school will have the opportunity to take part at the celebrations of the national and traditional Holiday "Navruz" , which is celebrated in March in Uzbekistan.


Samarkand State Institute of Foreign Languages(SamSIFL), Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Course language

German /English


The winter School includes:

  • Lectures (History of Uzbekistan, The Silk Road, Belt and Road initiative and its implications for Uzbekistan, Geography of Uzbekistan)
  • Language course (Uzbek)
  • Courses and excursions on culture and everyday life
  • Contact and cooperation with local students


The average number of hours per week


The average number of participants per group/course


Tuition fee

550.00 EUR.

This is a NOT residential package and the tuition fee does NOT cover additional expenses such as those related to health insurance coverage, VISAand Cultural Tripsnot included in the Program.


Student’s dormitory of SamSIFL (in the campus) costs for the duration of the course: 200 EUR.

You can get acquainted with the dormitory at:

Family stay (homestay):

If you want, you can stay with families (homestay) and the course organizer supports you to find a homestay.


Additional information will be provided in January 2022 on the possibility of applying for a DAAD scholarship to participate in this winter school. Please follow the web site of our institute.


Application requirements:

  1. Application form (click here to download).
  2. A CV or resume (in English)
  3. Passport copy.

Prospective applicants should send their queries and applications to


January 30, 2022– Deadline for application

The deadline will be extended to apply for a DAAD scholarship.

March 5-6, 2022– Winter School participants arrive in Samarkand

March 7, 2022– Winter School starts

March 25, 2022– Winter School ends 

March 26-30, 2022 – Departures


The Winter School is organized by the Samarkand State Institute of Foreign Languages

ECTS points



Certificate of attendance from the organizers.


a preliminary program of the winter school 2022 (click to download)


Contact for more info

Mr. Bakhodir N. Berdialiev

Project Manager and Coordinator of the Winter School 

Tel.: +998 66 238 29 52

Phone: +99897 9198701



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