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Study in Azerbaijan


Compared to numerous higher education institutions, not only life, but also tuition fees are quite affordable.


Find out the diversity and beauty of Azerbaijan by all means, from lifestyle to nature. Tolerance and multiculturalism are not just words, but the constituent elements of a lifestyle of Azerbaijanis. Feel the real hospitality of the people of the land of fire. Experience living in multiple climate zones and discover the mystery of diversity.


Azerbaijan always strives to acquire and adapt the latest educational trends along with other innovative tools to boost global engagement and promote an inter-cultural dialogue as the established modern country.


International orientation weeks provide new foreign students with the chance to meet other students and faculty members in their programme, get informed about tips that will help them with their studies, and learn about university services offered in a student-friendly atmosphere.


Despite the current stage of rapid internationalization, Azerbaijan always keeps aligning its conventional values with novel trends. People share and learn new things, pass on to generations, which we call culture. Azerbaijani human capital serves as an example, since it is meant to be one of the most hospitable nations in the way of being able to combine modern and traditional culture.


Azerbaijan is one of the safest countries in the world. Numbeo statistical database shows that the rate of crime is low.


Recognition Of Qualifications

According to the Rules approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan, higher education degree diplomas are granted by the Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Azerbaijan. According to clauses of “Education Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan”, “Regulations about the Ministry of Education”, Lisbon Recognition Convention, about recognition of qualifications concerning higher education in the European region”, “Convention, abolishing the requirement of legalisation for foreign public documents” signed in the Hague, “Rules of recognition of specialties of foreign states in the sphere of the higher education and determination of their equivalence (nostrification)” approved by the resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan, № 64, dated from May 13, 2003 – the main activity sphere of branch, working on recognition of educational documents includes below stated items:

  • Implements the recognition of specialties of foreign states in the sphere of the higher education and determination of their equivalence (nostrification);
  • Controls requirements of existing legislation related to this sphere;
  • Cooperates with state structures, private organizations and international bodies with the aim of implementation of above stated;
  • Finds out the foreign countries’ developments in the education sphere, determines effective features and implements the new techniques in national education system. 

Applying to study in Azerbaijan takes just two easy steps:

1-Explore the site

There is a list of all the universities and relevant study programs in Azerbaijan. Look through them and choose the most suitable one for you.

2-Complete the application form

Fill in the required field of application and submit it.

After offered an admission you should follow other instructions given below:

3-Receive your offer letter

The universities that are eager to offer an admission letter for you,  will respond to your application via contacts provided:

4-Apply for Visa and meet with residence permit procedures

Find out which visa and immigration procedures apply to you and prepare the documents required by the relevant authorities of Azerbaijan. You should apply for a visa only with education purposes. You can find more information on visa procedures in our Visas & Migration section.

5-Get insured

Make sure you are properly insured during your stay. There are several options, so find out which option applies to your circumstances and talk with university officials upon your arrival.

6-Dormitory and rental apartments

Check our information on housing (dormitory or rental apartment options) to find accommodation before you start your study. Talk with university officials.

7-Heading off

We hope that this checklist will help you to prepare yourself for ‘Study in Azerbaijan”. Azerbaijan is a very interesting and exciting country to study in, travel and you need to take advantage of every opportunity you have while studying here. Going through this checklist (and others that are available through internet) will help reduce any stress that you may have.