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Università degli Studi di Padova

Via VIII Febbraio 2
35122 Padova – Italy
Phone: +39 049 827 5111
Call centre: +39 049 827 3131

International Relations Office

Via Roma 38
35122 Padova – Italy
Tel. +39 049 827 3067
Fax. +39 049 827 3917
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Samarkand State Institute of Foreign Languages: PDF presentation



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Discovering Samarkand


Language Requirements: For the teaching/working language, please refer to the information reported in the Academic Offer for each mobility position. In any case, we don't require a language certificate.


Remarks on the DOCUMENTS REQUIRED for the application:

  • the CV must be written in Uzbek, Russian or English;
  •  for PhD/Post-Doc and Staff mobility an English or Russian version of the research/teaching/training proposal must be submitted;
  • ACCEPTANCE LETTER IS NOT REQUIRED. It is warmly recommended only if you already have a contact at SamSIFL and you want to declare that officially. In all the other cases we will proceed to evaluation of all applications and look for a local supervisor for your mobility.
  •  We don't require legalized translation of diplomas or transcripts during the application and selection stage. The legalization of the documents will be only required for Full Bachelor, Master and PhDs;



Academic Requirements:

  •  for Full Bachelor (4 years): High School diploma.
  •   for Full Master (2 years): Bachelor Degree.
  •   for Full Doctorate (3 years): Master Degree
  •   for Teaching Staff: proved experience in the Study Field you apply for. Letter of support from Host Institution is recommended.
  •   for Sandwich Doctorate ( 6-10 months): Master Degree, certificate of enrollment from sending university



Information before and after arrival:

Invitation letter: All beneficiaries will receive an information letter language as soon the selection process is over. They will be informed about the details of their stay and the further procedure to be followed. The International Relations Office will issue an Invitation letter for the visa application, and contact the Uzbek embassies and consulates involved. We will regularly check with the grantees the progress status of their visa application, if they might need any additional document.

Canteens: There is canteen for 400 students in SamSIFL.

Arrival Information: Before their arrival, all beneficiaries will be provided with detailed information about the transfer from the airport to Uzbekistan and about the practical procedures to be followed at the beginning of their stay.

Language Courses: Regional Language Center of SamSIFL have Uzbek, English, Russian, French, German languages courses.