06 Jun 2022
'Study in Azerbaijan: Centralized Admission Service' (SIACAS) Launches for Admission of Foreigners

SIACAS, Study in Azerbaijan Centralized Admission Service, is an online platform located at portal.edu.az and organizing the admission of international students to secondary special and higher education institutions (e.g. universities, academies, colleges, conservatory, etc.) in Azerbaijan. Everybody wishing to study in Azerbaijan may register via SIACAS, choose the institution and speciality he/she is interested in and apply free of charge. The submitted application is redirected to the respective institution for assessment. Once an initial decision is made, a notification appears in applicant’s personal account. Depending on the institution’s reaction to the application, the applicant may be asked to submit additional documents, participate in an online or offline interview and/or make a payment. After all the issues between the applicant and the institution are settled, the admission process ends and the to-be student may proceed with accommodation, visa, travel and other related concerns. A video-instruction on how to apply via SIACAS For information and assistance related to the functioning of SIACAS, please email [email protected] For information and assistance related to the program you wish to study, please email the respective educational institution.

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10 Apr 2022
Mohammed Hatif: Iraq, Scholarship-Holders' Country Presentations

The students, who have received the scholarship granted by the Republic of Azerbaijan for the citizens of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and the Non-Aligned Movement, give online presentations about their countries to Azerbaijani schoolchildren. On March 11, 2022, Mohammed Hatif, a student of the Azerbaijani University of Languages, presented his country, Iraq. He covered such topics as the geography, history, culture and nature of his homeland. At the end, Mohammed answered to many questions of the participants. The project aims to let the scholarship-receivers share their cultures and to increase cross-cultural understanding and global awareness of Azerbaijani schoolchildren. Youtube video: Iraq, Mohammed Hatif: Scholarship-Holders' Country Presentations

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07 Apr 2022
PhD Scholarship-Holders Met Officials from the MoE and MFA

Within the framework of the educational grant programs sponsored by the government of Azerbaijan, a meeting was held with citizens of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and the Non-Aligned Movement studying at the doctoral level. The meeting was attended by officials of the relevant departments of the Ministries of Education and Foreign Affairs. Along with foreign doctoral students, the meeting also featured officials of Azerbaijan University of Architecture and Construction, Azerbaijan Medical University, Azerbaijan Technical University, Azerbaijan State Economic University, Azerbaijan State University of Oil and Industry, Baku State University, Baku Engineering University and Khazar University. Elmaddin Mehdiyev, the Head of the International Development Assistance Department (AIDA) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan, and Tural Ahmadov, Head of the International Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Education, shared relevant information on the educational grant programs with the doctoral students and answered their questions. The educational grant programs are based on the Order of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan No. 3457 dated December 6, 2017 and the Order No. 3567 of January 10, 2018. They cover tuition fees, visas, registration, monthly stipend (AZN 800), medical care and international transportation expenses. For information, 22 PhD students study at different Azerbaijani universities within the scholarship program in the 2021-2022 academic year.

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18 Feb 2022
Serbian Students May Now Enter Azerbaijan without Visa

According to the document signed by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, citizens of Serbia may now enter Azerbaijan without visa. After Serbian students arrive in Azerbaijan and register with their higher education institution, they need to apply for the temporary residence permit.    

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