In the years of independence teachers of the department actively participated with the scientific theses in scientific conference collections and scientific articles in the journals of HAC (more than 3000 articles). In the recent years, 2 candidate’s and 1 doctoral dissertations have been defended at the department. Cooperation on a contractual basis At present time the department has established cooperation with the Institute of History of the Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan, with the departments of “Social Philosophy” and “History” of Tashkent State University, the department of “Philosophy” of Tashkent State Agrarian University, the department of “Philosophy” of Tashkent Medical Academy. In addition, the teachers of the department H.Botirova, O.Normatov, B. Kandov cooperate with the academic lyceum under the institute in the works on spirituality and enlightenment, organizational and methodological activities, through open lectures, scientific and theoretical seminars, developing of work programs.