Thanks to the efforts of our Esteemed President, the number of modern higher education institutions in the state is growing, the material and technical base is being reinforced, the legal agenda of the nationaleducation system is being improved and taking into account the needs of the fast-growing digital economy, new vocational training programs, curricula, courses, national curriculum are being introduced, and innovativemethods of teaching are been introduced into the program of study. The collaboration of higher educational institutions of our state with the prestigious universities of the world and thecenters of science and education is further strengthened.
In order to further develop the activity carried out in this sphere, the President of Turkmenistan has set an assignment to include highereducation institutions of the state in the list of international higher education institutions by 2024. In accordance with the plan, the annual World University Ranking of the World University Rankings by Times Higher Education, a well-known British university, will be held at Yagshygeldi Kakayev International University of Oil and Gas in September 2021. The following indicators for 2019 and 2020 are included in the list of Impact Ranking 2022 (Impact Ranking):
- SDG4(High Quality Education);
- SDG7(Available and Clean Energy);
- SDG9(Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure);
- SDG17(Partnership for Achievement);
appropriate activities have been accomplished in accordance with the Sustainable Development Goals.
In accordance with the results of the activity conducted, on April 27, 2022 by Times Higher Education (World Ranking Organization) in London, UK, Yagshygeldi Kakayev International University of Oil and Gas and the World University of Telecommunications and Information Technology of the World University of Information Technology and information on it has been published in full on the official website of Times Higher Education (https://www.timeshighereducation.com/).
The world-renowned Times Higher Education is considered a recognized leader in theranking of higher education.
The list of universities participating in the Impact Ranking of Times Higher Education by 2022 is registered. In order to be included in the final rating register, higher educational institution must be included in the rating list in 4 Sustainable Development Programs (SDG). If the university is not registered in 4 of them, it is excluded from the entire ranking list and not included in the final ranking, but its results are listed in the list of registered Sustainable Development Programs.
In summary, Yagshygeldi Kakayev International University of Oil and Gas was one of the first universities to be included in the list of all the 4 Sustainable Development Programs submitted by Turkmenistan and was included in the list of such prestigious and prominent rankings.
More than 1,400 prominent universities in the world havebeen selected for the rating.
Two universities from Turkmenistan – YagshygeldiKakayevInternational University of Oil and Gas and the Institute ofTelecommunications and Informatics of Turkmenistan –have been included in the final rating list.