Introducing Prof. Dr. Erdogan Ekiz: The Pioneering Dean of CAU's New Tourism and Hospitality Management School

We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Prof. Dr. Erdogan Ekiz as the Founding Dean of our new Tourism and Hospitality Management School. With his extensive experience and dedication, Dr. Ekiz is well-positioned to elevate the stature of tourism and hospitality management education within Central Asian University and throughout Uzbekistan.

A Brief on Dr. Erdogan Ekiz:

  • Past Roles: Dean of Faculty at TEAM University, Associate Professor at Westminster International University in Tashkent, academic positions at renowned institutions such as Mohammed VI Polytechnic University and King Abdulaziz University.
  • Editorial Contributions: Asia-Pacific Coordinating Editor of the Journal of Travel and Tourism and Middle-East Coordinator of the Journal of Multidisciplinary Academic Tourism.
  • Academic Achievements: Over 200 journal articles, book chapters, and conference papers. Dr. Ekiz pursued his Ph.D. from the School of Hotel and Tourism Management at Hong Kong Polytechnic University and also has a DSc in Economics from the Supreme Attestation Commission, Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

His Leadership Vision for CAU:

  • Raising academic standards to global heights.
  • Strengthening industry collaborations.
  • Championing research and groundbreaking innovations.
  • Crafting a globally-acknowledged curriculum.
  • Boosting Uzbekistan's tourism sector to unparalleled levels.

As we welcome Dr. Ekiz to our CAU family, we remain enthusiastic about the future of our Tourism and Hospitality Management School. His dedication, coupled with his deep industry insights, will undoubtedly position CAU as a pioneer in tourism and hospitality education in the region.

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Erdogan Ekiz. Together, we anticipate remarkable progress in the realm of tourism and hospitality management at Central Asian University.