From the upcoming 2020-2021 academic year, the list of specializations in Turkmenistan's universities will increase by more than 30 titles. Among them, special attention is paid to the training of personnel in the language area. This is related to the implementation of the "Concept for Improving Foreign Language Education" adopted by the government in December 2017.
Thus, as of the new academic year, the D. Azadi Turkmen National Institute of World Languages begins training specialists in the Italian language. Also, training in methodology of teaching Russian and English, translation and translation studies in these language areas will begin.
At Makhtumkuli TSU, on a paid basis, they begin training personnel in Russian language and literature.
As of the coming academic year, Turkmen State Pedagogical Institute named after S. Seidi will begin training professional philologists in German language and literature and Persian language and literature.
The corresponding Order of admission to higher and secondary vocational educational institutions of Turkmenistan in 2020 was previously published in several state newspapers.