President of the Kyrgyz Republic
Osh State University was founded on 24 May 1951 as Osh State Pedagogical Institute. It achieved the status of the University on 17 June 1992. The city of Osh provides a unique setting for the urban campus of Osh State University. At the heart of this picturesque city lies the Osh State University administrative campus, with the remaining departments located throughout the city. Osh State University is the leading educational, cultural and scientific centre of southern Kyrgyzstan. The faculties of the University prepare specialists to respond to all the region’s needs. Osh State University sows the seeds of science and democracy that will bloom throughout the country.
To ensure the Socio-economic and cultural development in Southern Kyrgyzstan, On June 17, 1992, by the Decree of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic, Osh State University as established on the basis of Osh State Pedagogical Institute. Mr Bakyt Zholchubekovich Beshimov as appointed Rector of Osh State University and He worked on this position till 1998.
To ensure the rapid pace of development and the training of highly qualified specialists to meet the requirements of the labour market, New faculties and departments ere established: History and Law (1992), the Kyrgyz and Uzbek Philology (1992), Medicine (1993), Theology (1993), Business and Management (1996).