Why are there no foreign universities in Tajikistan?

This is the excellent question posed by Khaidar Shodiev writing for Asia-Plus, the nearest thing Tajikistan has to an independent newspaper. Strictly speaking, the country's higher education system is not entirely devoid of international universities, with the regional University of Central Asia's campus in Khorog and three Russian branch campuses all in the capital Dushanbe. …

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Malaysian university to open in Tajikistan

Malaysian Limkokwing University has committed to opening a campus in Tajikistan, a not unexpected move by this ambitious and globally facing technical/creative university, which I first investigated in 2011. The announcement was made during President Rahmon's visit to Malaysia earlier this week. In the press release on the President's website [ru], it is noted that there are 'only' around 40 …

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