Participant Profile

Legal information on the participating organisation
Organisation Legal Name Institute of Language and Literature of the Academy of Sciences of Tajikistan
Year of foundation Legal Status public non-profit
Legal Address of the organisation
Street Name and Number 21, Rudaki Ave.
Postal Code 734025
Town/City Dushanbe
Country Name Tajikistan
Fields of research
Social Sciences
Organisation details
Number of employees
(from them with PhD)
67 among them 34 with Ph.D.
Participation in
Framework Programmes
or other cooperation projects
Person representing the organisation
Title and Function Director Gender (F/M) M
Telephone No +992 372 21 70 30 Fax No +992 372 21 49 11

Participant Activity Profile

List of Main publications:


The large achievement of scientists of the Institute was the preparation for the edition and publication of such fundamental research works, as: "The History of the Tajik Soviet literature" in 6 volumes, "The Table of Tajik Folklore" in 35 volumes, "Explanatory Dictionary of Tajik Language " in 2 volumes, "Essays About History of  Tajik Literature" in 12 volumes, "Experience of Scientific Generalization of Southern Dialects of  Tajik Language" in 5 volumes, "Tajik-Russian Dictionary", "Russian-Tajik Dictionary", "Shugnon-Russian Dictionary", "Explanatory Dictionary of Modern Tajik Literary Language", series of researches on  history of Tajik language, academic edition of the collected works of S.Aini, A.Lohuti, other Tajik writers and poets, and also representatives of the classical and modern Tajik literature. The important stage of scientific activity of scientist–linguists of  the Institute  became   the    creation of new "Spelling of Tajik Language".


Please describe your idea of cooperation project


connected with elaborations of perspective problems of Tajik philology such as: ethnolinguistic researches of Tajik Language and its dialects, ethnolinguistic researches of Pamir and Yagnob languages, study of realism in light of the new concept of history of development of Tajik literature of XXth century, poetics of Tajik folklore, edition of samples of oral and written creativity of Tajik people, creation of explanatory and bilingual dictionaries.


Please describe expertise you can offer


History of Tajik Literature, Modern Tajik Literature and literary connections, literary heritage, Modern Tajik Language; History of Language; Dialectology; Tajik Folklore; Dictionaries;


Any other information


The institute has richest funds, in which is concentrated the unique material on dialects of Tajik language, modern Tajik language, folklore creativity of Tajik people, and archival heritage of Tajik writers of ХХth      century. The folklore fund of the Institute includes the invaluable catalogue on genres with a million-card file serving as source base for theoretical researches. The library of the institute has two book funds: a) the main fund, which has more than 10000 copies of books of the art, scientific and scientifically popular literature; b) exchange collection , which has 3000 copies. The results of scientific researchers of scientists of the Institute not only create the research base for preparation of fundamental works in the field of linguistics and literary criticism, but also actively take root into practice of high school teaching, are successfully used in lecture courses, special courses and special seminars. Also they are used for preparation of the textbooks and manuals for high and secondary educational establishments of the Republic for the edition, for methodical elaborations  and recommendations directed on perfection of educational level in Tajikistan.