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Aleksey Semyonov

Aleksey Semyonov is a Deputy Rector at TEAM University. He received his MPhil in Psychology and Education from the University of Cambridge, UK in 2010. He obtained both his BSc in Computer Science and PG Certificate in Special Studies in Teaching and Learning from the University of Westminster, UK in 2005 and 2008 respectively. Aleksey has been awarded a prestigious Hubert H. Humphrey Fulbright fellowship and conducted research and professional development activities at Pennsylvania State University in the United States of America in 2019-2020. His research interests include higher education management, quality assurance and enhancement, curriculum development and pedagogy. Throughout his career Aleksey has worked in higher education management and administration as well as took part in various higher education projects involving partners from the United Kingdom, European Union and the United States of America.


MPhil, University of Cambridge, UK, 2010, Psychology and Education

PGCert, University of Westminster, UK, 2008, Teaching and Learning

BSc, University of Westminster, UK, 2005, Computer Science

Awards and Fellowships

2019-2020, Hubert H Humphrey Fulbright Scholar, US Department of State, Institute of International Education, Pennsylvania State University, PA

2009-2010, Shell Centenary Scholarship, University of Cambridge, UK

2002-2005, UMID Scholar, Government of Uzbekistan, University of Westminster, UK

2001-2002, Government of Uzbekistan, National University of Uzbekistan, Uzbekistan

International projects and engagement:

2015-2019, European Union Programme for Central Asia II, Central Asian Education Platform II (CAEP II), International Expert on Quality of Education, 

2016, United Nations Development program (UNDP), Adaptation Fund, Developing climate resilience of farming communities in the drought-prone parts of Uzbekistan, Expert on development of e-education

2013-2015, European Union Programme for Central Asia, Central Asian Education Platform (CAEP), International Expert on Quality of Education,

2012-2014, United Nations Development program (UNDP), Supporting Uzbekistan in Transition to a Low-Emission Development Path, Expert on development of e-education

2011-2013, EU TEMPUS project, Plan to establish Research-Science-Enterprise oriented Universities for the benefit of Society (PERSEUS), International Consultant

2007, United Nations Development program (UNDP), Assisting the Government of Uzbekistan in the formulation and implementation of ICT for development policy (ICTP), Local expert assessment development

2007-2008, EU TEMPUS project, Developing Alliance Between Universities and Business in Uzbekistan (DABUBU), Local Expert


Professional Affiliations

2020-present, Fulbright Alumni

2019-2020, Office of Planning Assessment and Institutional Research, Pennsylvania State University

2019-2020, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

2019-2020, Comparative and International Education Society (CIES)

2010-present, British Psychological Society

Research output

Semyonov, A. (2020). In Search of a New Sympoiesis: A Review of Higher Education Admissions in Uzbekistan. FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 6(3), 1-18.

Submitted for Publication: Semyonov, A., Modelling data governance structures for higher educational institutions in Uzbekistan based on their counterparts in the United States of America, Information and Organization

Semyonov A., Khodjaev A., “Organization of Qualifications in Uzbekistan”, Country Report prepared in the framework of central Asian Education Platform project, available from:, presented at “Qualification frameworks in Central Asia” conference in Riga, August 2016

Semyonov A.A., Evaluation of e-course on “International climate change negotiations” reception, International Conference on “Innovation for Sustainable Development and its impact on Welfare Improvement and Societal Change”, Westminster International University in Tashkent, Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 10 October 2013

Semyonov A.A., Use of Psychological Theory in creating student centered learning environment, International Conference on “Preparation of Staff and Employment Support in tourism sphere”, Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 30 March 2012.

Semyonov A.A., Student-Centered Higher Education: the logic of Bologna Process, International Conference on “The Bologna Process: Vehicle for Modernization in Higher Education”, Almaty, Kazakhstan, 1-2 March 2012.

Semyonov A.A., Use of ICT in Education: the experience of Westminster International University in Tashkent, Proceedings of International Conference of “Upbringing of educated and intellectually advanced generation as the most important condition of sustainable development and modernization of the country”, Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 16th February 2012.

Semyonov A., Information and Communication Technologies in teaching: a link with Multiple Intelligences Theory, Proceedings of 20th KAIS International Conference, Gyeongju, Korea, 4th November 2011

Yugay O., Semyonov A., Educating Smart Society: experiential learning changes perception of learning process, Proceedings of 20th   KAIS International Conference, Gyeongju, Korea, 4th November 2011

Semyonov A., Role of Social Factors in Undergraduate Degree Choices, Conference on Everything, Churchill College, Cambridge, UK, 7th May 2010

Semyonov A., Origami and OOP – grasping difficult programming concepts, 7th Teaching and Learning Symposium, Westminster University, London, UK, 2nd July 2008

Yugai O., Semyonov A., Ko F., Abdullaev S., “Analysis and Implementation of M-commerce in Education for Developing Countries (Uzbekistan case)”, Journal of Convergence Information Technology, Vol. 2, Num. 3, pp. 77-88