Students’ Intellectual Battles

Students’ Intellectual Battles

The International University for the Humanities and Development, along with the country’s other higher education institutions, is actively engaged in organizing various interuniversity intellectual events. In collaboration with the Ministry of Education of Turkmenistan, the University recently organized two online nationwide Olympiads in Philosophy and Economics.

The Olympiads were open to higher education students, who have these subjects on the curriculum, as well as to anyone studying philosophy and economics on their own and wishing to take part in the competitions.

A total of 500-plus students from our country’s 16 higher education institutions registered on the University’s website at iuhd.edu.tm with 350 students who entered the Economics Olympiad and 160 students the Philosophy Olympiad.

To ensure the transparency, monitor the students while they were doing the tasks, and to guarantee fairness of the judges’ decision, the work of every contestant and their real-time performance progress were shown online during the Olympiads.

According to faculty members of the University, the number of students, who are willing to take part in intellectual competitions, continues to grow rapidly.Their zeal, enthusiasm, and desire to demonstrate their knowledge, intellectual and creative abilities are praiseworthy.

Aside from that, online competitions enable more widespread use of digital educational platforms and help to boost interuniversity collaboration.This fully complies with objectives and requirements specified for the modern-day national education system.

The results of the Economics Olympiad are as follows: 33 students, 15 of whom study at the International University for the Humanities and Development, took first places.Among those who came out on top are also students of Turkmen State Energy Institute, S.

A.Niyazov Turkmen Agricultural University, Turkmen State Institute of Finance, Turkmen State Institute of Architecture and Construction, Magtymguly Turkmen State University, and Institute of Engineering and Transport Communications of Turkmenistan. 51 and 71 students were placed second and third respectively.

As for the Philosophy Olympiad, students from the University for the Humanities were also the best, having taken 7 first places.Magtymguly Turkmen State University student won 6 top places.

Two first places went to students of International Oil and Gas University and Seyitnazar Seidi Turkmen State Teachers’ Training Institute. 17 and 37 students from different higher education institutions took second and third places respectively.

A day before these Olympiads, higher education students had taken part in the online Chinese Language Olympiad held on the initiative of the University for the Humanities and the Ministry of Education.

A total of some 60 students from the capital’s four higher education establishments: the International University for the Humanities and Development, Magtymguly Turkmen State University, D.Azadi Turkmen National Institute of World Languages, and the Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan took part in the Olympiad.

The Olympiad was run in two categories: for students with an excellent command of Chinese and for those, who have different levels of language ability.Sabina Shokhratjanova, a student of Magtymguly Turkmen State University, was the grand prize winner in the first category.

Jeren Seyitmuradova, a student of the same university, took first place.Three first places went to students of the Institute of World Languages: Jennet Mammetvelieva, Sakhra Tanryberdyeva and Begli Rustamov. 6 and 11 students were placed second and third respectively.

5 students won top places in the second category: 3 from the University for the Humanities and 2 from the Institute of World Languages. 10 students took second and third places.

According to representatives of the University for the Humanities, a series of competitions in different subjects are planned to be held this year. And many exciting and rewarding opportunities await students.

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