97TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE AZERBAIJAN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC IPAD ESSAY CONTEST
The Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Canada announces an essay contest dedicated to the 97th anniversary of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic (1918-1920); the first parliamentary democracy in the Muslim Orient, which pioneered many democratic reforms in the Muslim world, such as granted suffrage to women in 1918. The contest is aimed at increasing awareness in Canadian academia and public about Azerbaijan and its history.
Winners of the competition will be awarded new IPADs. The deadline for essay submissions is July 1, 2015.
Download iPAD Essay Contest Rules.
State Program on Education of Azerbaijani Youth Abroad in the Years 2007-2015
As of July 1, 2014 the State Oil Fund of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ) has been financing the education of 2392 students within the framework of the State Program on education of Azerbaijani youth abroad for the years of 2007-2015 (State Program).
Most of the students studying under this Program are enrolled in the academic institutions of Great Britain (25.6%), Turkey (21.9%), Germany (15.6%), Canada (7,9%) and Russia (4,4%).
Information on the implementation of the State Program on education of Azerbaijani youth abroad for the years of 2007-2015 for July 1, 2014 can be accessed at the below link:
List of Azerbaijani Universities
Download a full list of universities in PDF format.
Studying At ADA University Of Azerbaijan
ADA University has announced that the enrollment of its undergraduate and graduate programs is currently underway.
ADA is dedicated to preparing innovative global leaders and to promoting useful collaborative research on diplomacy, public and international affairs, business, humanities and sciences, information technologies and systems engineering.
The Faculty at ADA is comprised of scholars and practitioners both from Azerbaijan and from leading universities and colleges around the globe. Founded by the Azerbaijan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and chartered by a Presidential decree, ADA also offers the perfect setting to conduct academic and policy research on regional and international topics. It plays a significant role in developing a productive research climate and in stimulating a forum for innovative ideas in Azerbaijan.
It is these compelling differences: a focus on a variety of fields, an innovative model of learning, a unique setting for collaborative research that are already making ADA a unique center of learning in an increasingly strategic region of which Azerbaijan is part.
ADA offers full-time scholarships to foreign students wishing to study in the heart of Azerbaijan. Further information about the programs and the scholarship opportunities can be obtained from the following websites:
Azerbaijan: 20 Years of Independence Essay Contest
The Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Canada conducted its first essay contest dedicated to the 20th anniversary of independence of the Republic of Azerbaijan. The contest aimed increasing awareness about Azerbaijan in Canadian academia as well as formulating policy recommendations for the country's future development.
The contest was completed on February 2012 with three authors of the best essays being awarded new iPADs. Moreover, the winner of the contest got a chance to conduct a field study trip to Azerbaijan.
AZERBAIJAN: ALIMARDAN TOPCHUBASHOV'S 150TH ANNIVERSARY ESSAY CONTEST
The Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Canada ran an essay contest dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Alimardan Topchubashov (1863-1934), prominent Azerbaijani politician, Foreign Minister and speaker of the Parliament of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic (1918-1920). The contest aimed at increasing awareness in Canadian academia about Azerbaijan's history, especially the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic - first parliamentary democracy in Muslim Orient, which pioneered many democratic reforms in the Muslim world, such as granted suffrage to women in 1918.
The contest was wrapped up on February 10th 2014. The following students with the most impressive essays became the iPAD Air winners:
- Milan Vaskovic - Carleton University
- Isabella Casciola - University of British Columbia
- Gulce Uzun - McGill University
The Embassy of Azerbaijan congratulates the winners and wishes the best in their future endeavours!
What Do I Know About Azerbaijn? Essay Contest
The Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Canada with the support of the Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Azerbaijan, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan conducted an essay contest on the subject of "What do I know about Azerbaijan?" The contest was concluded on April 1st, 2014, and the following students won a 10-day trip to Azerbaijan:
Jason Dâ - Carleton University
Leigh-Ann Woiden - Carleton University
Aliya Kairzhanova - University of Calgary
Gulce Uzun - McGill University
Elena Istomina - University of Alberta
Isabella Casciola - University of British Columbia
Jason and Leigh-Ann upon returning from their trip wrote an article for EURUS sharing their impressions. The article could be accessed from the following link:
We once again congratulate all the contest winners on their accomplishments!
KHAZAR UNIVERSITY SCHOLARHSIP PROGRAM FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Khazar University is proud to announce its International Scholarship Program for 2014-2015.
Khazar University is the first private University in Azerbaijan and former Soviet Union and the first in Azerbaijan to apply a flexible credit-based education model. It is also the first University in Azerbaijan where the main language of instruction is English.
Khazar offers a wide scope of diverse majors in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Architecture, Engineering and Applied Sciences, Economics, Management and Business Administration, Law, Education, Medicine, and Public Health. Professors of Khazar have earned recognition and leadership in their professional fields or are business leaders, artists and lawyers with national and international reputations.
Khazar has a good learning environment and friendly people. One-on-one contact with professors, personal attention to every student and quality of education in a small-size private institution are among the main characteristics of Khazar University.
Further information about the programs and the scholarship opportunities could be obtained from the following website:
Cooperation between academic institutions
Baku State University & Waterloo University
President of the University of Waterloo Feridun Hamdullahpur paid a visit to Azerbaijan from October 31 to November 1, 2013. During the visit, Mr. Hamdullahpur held a number of meetings with Azerbaijan's Minister of Education Mr. Mikayil Jabbarov and the Minister of Communications and Information Technologies Mr. Ali Abbasov. During the trip, Mr. Hamdullahpur signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Baku State University (BSU). The agreement encourages and enables first-year BSU students to apply for admission to undergraduate programs in Waterloo's faculties of Mathematics and Science.
Azerbaijan Academy of Public Administration & Carleton University
In January 2014, the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan and Carleton University's Centre for Governance and Public Management signed a Memorandum of Understanding detailing a range of academic cooperation activities. The agreement reflects growing academic and cultural relationships between Azerbaijan and Canada. The two institutions have agreed to exchange professors and senior researchers to teach and collaborate on research and, eventually, to exchange students.