Khazar in Brief
Khazar University is:
... a private educational institution for undergraduate, graduate
and professional studies promoting advanced study and research,
educational policy and development in the Republic of Azerbaijan.
Khazar is the first private University in Azerbaijan and in the
countries of the former Soviet Union.
... the first in Azerbaijan to apply a flexible credit-based education
... the first University in Azerbaijan where the main language
of instruction is English.
... the first University in Azerbaijan composed of multiple independent
schools united by the same academic policy and principles, which
offer a really wide scope of diverse majors in Arts, Humanities
and Social Sciences, Architecture, Engineering and Applied Sciences,
Economics, Management and Business Administration, Law, Education,
Medicine, Dentistry and Public Health.
... a research-oriented university.
... also one of the leading universities in Azerbaijan in terms
its relations with industry. Today the University has established
effective relations with the leading local and international companies.
Professors of Khazar have got recognition and leadership in their
professional fields or are business leaders, artists and lawyers
with national and international reputation.
Graduate studies including Professional, Ph.D. and Master programs,
and the most extensive MBA program in Azerbaijan, have an important
place in the University's education profile.
Khazar has a good learning environment and friendly people. One-to-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.
Students from Baku, the capital city of the country, different
districts of Azerbaijan, countries of the former Soviet Union, Middle
East, Africa, India, Pakistan, South Korea, Europe, North America
and other countries represent various continents, races and cultures.
Khazar University has a total student body of approximately 1700.Of
them, 54.4% are males and 45.6% - females. 20% of the students are
pursuing graduate studies. International students constitute about
15% of the student body.
The body of
faculty is made up of about 200 fulltime and adjunct members,
including renowned experts and scholars, business leaders, lawyers
of national and international repute, and artists.
Special programs include area studies programs, research opportunities
and exchanges with different leading universities worldwide, continuing
education and extension programs.
year runs from September to June and is divided into two semesters,
Fall and Spring. Summer semester is not compulsory for students, but
is important to complete courses for acceleration and to earn extra
Extra Curricular Activities
There is a wide
range of clubs and organizations for students and faculty at Khazar
University, which organize sport, musical and cultural activities.
In Search of "Khazar"
By Hamlet Isaxanli
The realities of
events associated with the establishment and development of
Khazar University have left indelible traces in my memory. I
intend to pass these events to you in their entirety and in all
sincerity. I hope I can relive together with you, readers, those
days spent in ‘search of "Khazar"
Khazar University press 2006.