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he 10th IEEE International Conference on Application of Information and Communication Technologies (AICT2016) will be held in Baku

25 January 2016 Monday, views - 50 times

he 10th IEEE International Conference on Application of Information and Communication Technologies (AICT2016) will be held in Baku    The AICT2016 Conference will build on the success of the previous conferences, which were held in Baku, Tashkent, Tbilisi, Astana and Rostov-on-Don. AICT2016 is co-organized by Azerbaijan Communication and High Technologies Ministry, Azerbaijan Ministry of Education , Qafqaz University, Baku State University, Lomonosov Moscow State University Baku branch, Azerbaijan Technical University, Institute of Information Technology and Institute of Control Systems of ANAS, with support of IEEE Azerbaijan Joint Chapter and technically sponsored by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). AICT2016 will offer oral, keynote speeches,

Recipients of Azercell Student Scholarship were awarded with cards by "PASHA Bank"

25 January 2016 Monday, views - 34 times

Recipients of Azercell Student Scholarship were awarded with cards by  "PASHA Bank"    One of the biggest banks of Azerbaijan – PASHA Bank – provided winners of Student Scholarship of Azercell Telecom-un with cards. According to the information given to Trend by the bank, the main goal of the program is to support selected talented students in education and to help them develop into professionals. The 24 students who were selected based on the results of final interviews will keep receiving monthly scholarships in the amount of 200 manats from Azercell Telecom. The winners of this scholarship included students from Baku State University, State Administration Academy, Qafqaz University, Azerbaijan State

Seminar dedicated to 20th of January was held at Qafqaz University

21 January 2016 Thursday, views - 57 times

Seminar dedicated to 20th of January was held at Qafqaz University    A seminar was held at Qafqaz University dedicated to 20th of January According to the information given to APA, the seminar was attended by faculty members of the university as well as a member of parliament Hanhuseyn Kazimli. The presenters talked about the sad pages of history of our nation. MP H. Kazimli made a presentation on methodology of evaluating the losses of Azerbaijan as a result of Armenian occupation. He mentioned that Azerbaijan has suggested a methodology on evaluating losses as a result of conflicts, war and terror.  Rector of Qafqaz University, professor Ahmet Sanic mentioned that there is a Karabagh Research

A Program on Electronic Education System was held at Qafqaz University

19 January 2016 Tuesday, views - 70 times

A Program on Electronic Education System was held at Qafqaz University    A presentation on Electronic Education System implement at Qafqaz University was held. According to information given to APA from the university, the event was attended by representatives of Azerbaijani universities. Project manager Uzeyir Baghirov talked about the goal and implementation of the project. He discussed the contribution of this project which administers the quality control of education and administration functions of the university. The manager of the project mentioned that e-university system which has been implemented in many countries including Romania, Nigeria and Kazakhstan increased effectiveness by bringing

Researcher from Spain spent 6 months at Qafqaz University

19 January 2016 Tuesday, views - 61 times

Researcher from Spain spent 6 months at Qafqaz University    Researcher Ekain Rojo Labaien spent 6 months at Qafqaz University within the framework of Backis project of Europe to research 1st European Olympic Games which was held in Baku in 2015. His research focused on media and sports. Dr. Ekain Rojo mentioned that during his stay at Qafqaz University his goal is conduct research about European Games and write a story about the success of Azerbaijan in this regard. After interviews with the local people, he came to conclusion that the first European Games held in Baku set a new standard for the Olympic movement. Ekain Rojo thanked the Social and Humanitarian Institute of Qafqaz University for

Warsaw hosts event on Nagorno-Karabkah conflict

18 January 2016 Monday, views - 68 times

Warsaw hosts event on Nagorno-Karabkah conflict  An event on Armenia-Azerbaijan, Nagorno-Karabkah conflict has been held at the Vistula University, Warsaw, Poland, AzerTac state new agency. Director of International History and Politics, of the University Longin Pastusiak highlighted the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, adding 20 percent of Azerbaijan`s territories were occupied by Armenian Armed Forces. Scientist of Qafqaz University Shamxal Adilov delivered a report about the conflict. The event brought together staff of Vistula University, as well as experts of several researches centres operated in Poland. The event participants were distributed books on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict published by the

Azercell CEO meets with 2015 Student Bursary Program winners

13 January 2016 Wednesday, views - 97 times

Azercell CEO meets with 2015 Student Bursary Program winners           Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 13 Trend: Azercell Telecom continues to realize different social projects directed to support the development of education in Azerbaijan. The Company finalized the selection process for the Student Bursary Program 2015, annually held since 2008. On January 12, company CEO Vahid Mursaliyev has met with the winners of the Student Bursary Program and presented them special certificates. Mr. Mursaliyev extended his congratulations to the students and wished them a successful career path. Over 1200 students from different universities in Baku, as well as regions, applied

The winner of the Knowledge Cup

11 January 2016 Monday, views - 109 times

The winner of the Knowledge Cup    Second Knowledge Cup organized by Student Science Association of the Finance Department of Qafqaz University was held. The main goal of this competition is to check the world outlook of the students and to increase their academic and social competitiveness. The Cup was opened by the Chair of the Finance Department Dr. Elchin Suleymanov who noted the importance of such activities to stimulating the development of students and wished success to participants. The competition was attended by students of the Finance Department from different years. Twelve teams participated in the competition, each team with six members. There were two

Новая инновационная зона появилась в Азербайджанском университете «Кавказ».

05 January 2016 Tuesday, views - 113 times

Новая инновационная зона появилась в Азербайджанском университете «Кавказ».  Его основная деятельность – это поиск и изучение инновационных идей в сфере IT.  Развитие ненефтяного сектора в Азербайджане является одним из приоритетов государственной политики страны. Правительство всячески стремится внедрять инновации во всех сферах деятельности. Для этого в республике стали создавать технопарки. По словам директора технопарка университета «Кавказ» Исы Гасымова, их главная цель -  это увеличение благосостояния местного сообщества посредством продвижения инновационной культуры. СХ: Перевод: Если задуматься о превращении нефтяного капитала в человеческий капитал в нашей стране, то это станет возможным

News is awaiting the startups in New Idea competition

04 January 2016 Monday, views - 95 times

News is awaiting the startups in New Idea competition    As we have informed before, Qafqaz University techno-park (QU Technopark) organizes New Idea competition each year with the purpose of developing innovative entrepreneurship. Next New Idea 2016 will be announced soon. According to information given to Xeberler.az from QU Technopark, the competition will be announced in January. It was noted that this year new and strong partners will participate in organizing the New Idea competition. We would like to remind that recently a giant IT company of Turkey KochSystem opened a new research and development center at QU Technopark. This is a great news in the startup ecosystem of

"Last night of the year"

30 December 2015 Wednesday, views - 85 times

"Last night of the year"    A play titled “Last night of the year” by playwright Anar was shown by students of Qafqaz University with the support of the Culture department of the university. The play was shown at Azerbaijan State Russian Drama Theatre. The students spent four months to prepare for the play. The play was devoted to a mother who keeps the household in order and in peace. Despite the hardships of her time, aunt Hamida (played by Leyla Namazova) wishes happiness to her relatives, friends and even those who she doesn’t know (news reporter, the owner of the sound coming from the phone). Aunt Hamida who spends the last night of the

Winter Science Festival at Qafqaz University

30 December 2015 Wednesday, views - 81 times

Winter Science Festival at Qafqaz University    Winter Science Festival organized by Qafqaz University Student Science Society is an exhibition that includes student projects and presentations and experiments on six subjects – Physics, Math, Chemistry, Literature, Engineering, Economics and Art.   Individual and group projects were presented in the above mentioned fields at the reception area of the main building of the university. In addition to the projects of students of our university, there were also projects of students of Azerbaijan State Pedagogical University and school number 7 of Baku city Sabail district. The exhibition was visited by professors and students

A research center was opened at Qafqaz University Technopark

24 December 2015 Thursday, views - 85 times

A research center was opened at Qafqaz University Technopark    One of the biggest information technology firms Koch System of Turkey opened its first overseas research center. Koch System Azerbaijan opened a research center at Qafqaz University Technopark. The company intends to benefit from the potential of Qafqaz University and offer services to other countries. The research center opened on December 15. The opening ceremony was attended by chairman of a committee of Azerbaijani Parliament academic Ziyad Samadazada, chair of “Azerkimya” Production Union Board of Directors and a member of parliament Mukhtar Babayev, deputy head of Absheron district Fuad Jabrayilov, director of

Memorandum of understanding was signed between the two universities

24 December 2015 Thursday, views - 223 times

Memorandum of understanding was signed between the two universities    Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan in Azerbaijan Beybit Isabayev, rector of Al-Farabi State University academic Galimkair Mutanov and delegation of his university participated in the event. Rector of Qafqaz University professor Ahmet Sanic greeted the guests and talked about the sincere friendly relationships between our nations and presidents. He mentioned that the memorandum which was signed will give opportunity for students and faculty members of both universities to carry joint research and to participate in exchange programs. Rector thanked the ambassador Beybit Isabayev for his efforts to help build the

Robert Cekuta met with winners of Azerbaijan Business Case Competition

24 December 2015 Thursday, views - 45 times

Robert Cekuta met with winners of Azerbaijan Business Case Competition  Ambassador of the United States in Azerbaijan Mr. Robert Cekuta met with the winning teams of Azerbaijan Business Case Competition organized by the US Azerbaijani Alumni Association (AAA). According to information given by the Embassy to Gün.Az the final round of Azerbaijan Business Case Competition took place at ADA University and started with a minute of silence to honor the victims of Guneshli incident. Only three of fifty teams became finalists. The teams were required to demonstrate their abilities to solve business case using their analytical skills as well as their knowledge in the field of financial analysis, marketing strategy

US envoy meets winners of the Azerbaijan Business Case Competition

23 December 2015 Wednesday, views - 54 times

US envoy meets winners of the Azerbaijan Business Case Competition         US ambassador in Azerbaijan Robert Cekuta congratulated the winning teams of the Azerbaijan Business Case Competition (ABCC) organized by the U.S.-Educated Azerbaijani Alumni Association (AAA). The final round of the 13th ABCC was held on December 6, 2015 at ADA University and began with a minute of silence to commemorate the victims of Fire in “Guneshli” field. The event was opened by AAA’s chairperson Vali Huseynov. Three teams, out of an initial field of fifty, were selected to compete in the final round. The finalist teams were required to present their solutions to a case assignment

Electric car built by Azerbaijani students was demonstrated

20 December 2015 Sunday, views - 50 times

Electric car built by Azerbaijani students was demonstrated    Electric car developed by a group of students of Qafqaz University located in Baku, Azerbaijan was demonstrated to the public through a ceremony. The ceremony which was held at the university was attended by ambassadors, professors, rectors, researchers and students. During the ceremony, 24 students who were involved in the development of EQUE(Electromobile of Qafqaz University Engineers) were introduced and awarded with plaques. The two automobiles that work on electric energy and developed at Qafqaz University Technopark left great impression on the visitors. In his interview to Cihan news agency, rector of Qafqaz University professor

EY extends co-op with Qafqaz university

18 December 2015 Friday, views - 126 times

EY extends co-op with Qafqaz university           Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec.18 Trend: Through various projects, workshops and lectures, EY aims to support the students of Qafqaz University in their accounting, finance, tax and law studies. Qafqaz University rector Ahmet Sanic and EY Azerbaijan Managing Partner Ilgar Veliyev signed a partnership agreement Dec.17 and discussed future cooperation opportunities. Sanic and his colleagues expressed their gratitude to EY for its continuous support and cooperation. “EY Azerbaijan is committed to developing a generation of top level professionals in Azerbaijan. And our cooperation with Qafqaz

Our students became winners of an international programming competition

12 December 2015 Saturday, views - 57 times

Our students became winners of an international programming competition    Teams from Azerbaijan participated in the semifinal round of International Programming Competition and the South Caucasus Open Championship. According to the information provided by Xeberler.az 15 teams from 9 universities of Azerbaijan participated in the semifinal round of International Programming Competition 40th ACM ICPC NEERC and the South Caucasus Open Championship, which was held in Tbilisi, Georgia between December 5 and 7. In the competition, Azerbaijan was represented by teams from ADA University, Azerbaijan University of Oil and Industry, Baku Oil Higher School, Baku branch of Moscow State University named after M.

Ambassador of Kazakhstan visited Qafqaz University

12 December 2015 Saturday, views - 67 times

Ambassador of Kazakhstan visited Qafqaz University    Kazakhstan’s ambassador in Azerbaijan Beybit Isabayev visited Qafqaz University. According to the information given to APA by the university, rector of Qafqaz University professor Ahmet Sanic informed the guest about the activities of the university. He mentioned that Qafqaz University which was founded in partnership with SOCAR is a university open to world. Rector mentioned that the alumni of the university continue their careers in 67 countries: “This means that the diplomas of our university and the capability of our alumni are valued overseas. Currently, students from 22 countries study at our university. Each year, we

Azercell supports next knowledge competition

11 December 2015 Friday, views - 94 times

Azercell supports next knowledge competition  The winners of the 13th Azerbaijan Business Case Competition (ABCC) supported by a number of country’s leading companies, including leader mobile operator Azercell Telecom and organized by the US-educated Azerbaijani Alumni Association have been publicly announced. As a result of the annual competition held at ADA University, Azerbaijan State University of Economics took the 1st place, while ADA University (Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy) and Qafqaz University were ranked the 2nd and the 3rd accordingly. Students from the three universities were qualified to the final round out of 50 teams. The finalists were awarded AZN 10,500 in

«AICT2016 станет одной из самых значимых международных научных конференций, проводимых в Азербайджане»

07 December 2015 Monday, views - 64 times

«AICT2016 станет одной из самых значимых международных научных конференций, проводимых в Азербайджане»  С 14 по 16 октября в Ростове-на-Дону (Российская Федерация) прошла IX Международная конференция по использованию информационно-коммуникационных технологий AICT2015. В числе ее организаторов, помимо Южного федерального университета России, значится и азербайджанский Университет «Кавказ». Партнером конференции также является известный Институт инженеров электротехники и электроники IEEE (США). География AICT-конференций, проходивших под эгидой IEEE ранее, включала Астанe, Баку, Ташкент и Тбилиси, а также в разные годы привлекла внимание сотен исследователей из около 50 государств мира, включая такие страны, как Австралия, Азербайджан, Китай,

CEO SUMMIT 2015 will be held at Qafqaz University

04 December 2015 Friday, views - 83 times

CEO SUMMIT 2015 will be held at Qafqaz University    Increasing importance of innovation in Azerbaijan leads to different programs in this filed. Such events which are particularly interesting for the youth encourage entrepreneurial thinking. “CEO SUMMİT 2015”, which is one of such events organized by Ayyub Huseynzada, senior at Qafqaz University and the head of “Business Talk” project. “CEO SUMMİT 2015” will b held on December 6, 2015 at Qafqaz University. According to Ayyub Huseynzada, the head of the project, the speakers of “CEO SUMMİT 2015” include Kamran Mashadiyev who will talk about “Foundations of a successful business”,

Education of IT at schools will be discussed

04 December 2015 Friday, views - 69 times

Education of IT at schools will be discussed    Second open panel dedicated to education of informatics will be held. According to Xeberler.az, the event will take place on December 3 at ADA University. The participants include head of Azerbaijan National Informatics Olympiad Team Ramin Mahmudzada, representative of Ministry of Education of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ismayil Sadikov, head of the company Eljakim Information Technology and leader of Netherlands National Informatics Olympiad Team Elyakim Sxreyvers, associate professor of Computer Engineering department of Qafqaz University Abzetdin Adamov, representative of Microsoft Azerbaijan Emin Akhundov, instructor of IT

“Qafqaz TV” started operating

02 December 2015 Wednesday, views - 69 times

“Qafqaz TV” started operating    Qafqaz University students launched Qafqaz TV after their success with newspaper and radio. According to the information given by the university to Publika.az “Qafqaz TV” is a channel within the framework of Qafqaz University and is an online media managed by students of the university. The news reports and shows of Qafqaz TV are prepared by students who were trained in series of “TV Journalism” seminars and were awarded certificates. The chief director of Qafqaz TV is Najaf Alasgarov, deputy director is Konul Jafarli, technical director is Fuad Sharbatov and executive director is Rufat Quliyev. Technical

Wonderful event at Qafqaz University: “TEDx ”

02 December 2015 Wednesday, views - 80 times

Wonderful event at Qafqaz University: “TEDx ”  According to AİM.Az the independent project TEDex was created 30 years ago to honor ideas worth spreading and to bring together local communities. TED is a non-profit organization which believes in the power of “Ideas Worth Spreading”. Among TED Speakers were Bill Gates, Jane Goodall, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sir Richard Branson, Nandan Nilekani, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Sal Khan and Daniel Kahneman. TED Prize is an annual award of TED. Within the framework of this project, TED gives one million dollars to a person with an idea that can change the world. TEDx program helps individuals and groups to organize

Unusual program at Qafqaz University

23 November 2015 Monday, views - 83 times

Unusual program at Qafqaz University    International Relations Department of Qafqaz University and Multiculturalism Students Club organized “Student Corner” Program.According to TIA.Az, the social event which was attended by rector of Qafqaz University Ahmet Sanic was organized specifically for international students and professors. During this unusual event, students were presented a world map in four pieces. Students and faculty members posted their photos on a country of their choice. This way, students and professors recreated the world map using their photos. Vice rector of Qafqaz University for International Relations Sevil Imanova: “We plan to

Ambassador talked to students about Azerbaijan-Mexico relations

23 November 2015 Monday, views - 153 times

Ambassador talked to students about Azerbaijan-Mexico relations  Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Mexico in Azerbaijan Rodrigo Labardini visited Qafqaz University.  According to APA news agency, the purpose of the visit was to develop relationship between the countries in the field of education. The Ambassador was introduced to the resources of the university and student clubs. The Ambassador was very interested in the activities of the student TV of the university. During the meeting, the administration of the university told the guest about Qafqaz University and the priority fields of the university. There were discussions about partnership and joint project opportunities with

Second national knowledge competition named Heydar Aliyev and History of Azerbaijan was held

16 November 2015 Monday, views - 81 times

Second national knowledge competition named Heydar Aliyev and History of  Azerbaijan was held  On November 10, second national competition named Heydar Aliyev and History of Azerbaijan was held at Heydar Aliyev Center. According to Gun.az, the competition, which was organized by Heydar Aliyev Center and supported by the Ministry of Education, aims to promote studying the life and works of national leader Heydar Aliyev and to attract the youth to enlightening competitions like this. The competition was attended by teams consisting of bachelor and master level students of universities of the country. There were 46 teams in the competition, one from each university. Each team had six participants. The competition consisted of the three

Student of Qafqaz University who scored 700 on the entrance exam: “I want Azerbaijan to turn into a technology hub”

16 November 2015 Monday, views - 89 times

Student of Qafqaz University who scored 700 on the entrance exam: “I want  Azerbaijan to turn into a technology hub”  It’s been a while since the entrance exams held during the hot summer and thousands of university applicants became students. 15 of them scored the maximum score of 700. One of those students chose Qafqaz University. Ali Allahverdiyev who was born in Nakhchivan in 1998 discussed the reasons why he chose Qafqaz University. APA news agency presented the interview with the student:    - How did you accomplish getting such a high score on the entrance exam?  - I received my primary education in Zeyba village of Sharur region. Afterwards, I studied at a Turkish high school for four years. I prepared for entrance exams of

В БГУ прошла конференция ученых Азербайджана и Европы в рамках проекта ECONANO

13 November 2015 Friday, views - 97 times

В БГУ прошла конференция ученых Азербайджана и Европы в рамках проекта ECONANO  Баку, 12 ноября,  Сегодня в Бакинском государственном университете (БГУ) состоялась совместная конференция европейских и азербайджанских ученых на тему "Реформа и модернизации куррикулума инженерной экологии на основе нанотехнологии". Мероприятие прошло в рамках реализации грантового проекта ECONANO программы Tempus Европейского союза. Открывая конференцию, ректор БГУ, академик Абель Магеррамов рассказал о важности проекта, в котором наряду с ведущими университетами Италии, Франции и Греции, участвуют БГУ, Университет «Кавказ», Азербайджанский университет архитектуры и строительства, Министерство образования Азербайджана и частная

Economics University held an unofficial meeting of rectors

06 November 2015 Friday, views - 82 times

Economics University held an unofficial meeting of rectors  On November 3, rector of Qafqaz University professor Ahmet Sanic, founder of Khazar University professor Hamlet Isahanli and rector of Khazar University professor Hasan Niknafs visited Azerbaijan State Economic University (UNEC). According to the media service of the university, memorandum of scientific and technical collaboration was signed with both universities. According to the memorandum, trainings will be organized at both universities for professors and lecturers as well for doctoral students. At the same time, professors will advise doctoral students. Additionally, conferences and faculty/student exchange programs will be

Quarterfinal round of “40th ACM ICPC International Programming Competition” (11th Azerbaijan Championship) was held at Qafqaz Un

29 October 2015 Thursday, views - 119 times

Quarterfinal round of “40th ACM ICPC International Programming  Competition” (11th Azerbaijan Championship) was held at Qafqaz  Un    According to Publika.az the competition was held jointly by Qafqaz University, Baku State University, ADA University, NAPCAR, Azerbaijan Branch of IEEE Computer Society and Azerbaijan Branch of ACM.   The competition which took place at Qafqaz University was attended by 55 teams from 15 universities.   The teams were asked to solve 12 algorithmic problems in 5 hours using C, C++, Java programming languages. Assessments were done using online automatic test system PCMS2. According to the results of the competition, first prize (Mammadov, Sarayev, Allahverdiyev), and two second prizes (Valiyev, Ahmadov, Hajiyev

Uuniversities of Azerbaijan are among world universities

26 October 2015 Monday, views - 155 times

Uuniversities of Azerbaijan are among world universities  Three universities of Azerbaijan are among top 150 in Europe. These three universities were listed in the ranking by international ranking organizations QS World University Rankings. According to the information given by ANS PRESS, the list included universities of developing countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. The list is being prepared for the second time. In the ranking, Qafqaz University of Azerbaijan was ranked 78, Baku State University was raked 83 and Azerbaijan University of Languages was ranked 101. The top universities in the ranking are following: 1. Moscow State University named after Lomonosov (Russia) 2. Novosibirsk

Finance Day was held at Qafqaz University

26 October 2015 Monday, views - 84 times

Finance Day was held at Qafqaz University  “It is one of our priorities to support social and academic activities of our students. With that purpose, at the beginning of each semester we organize “Finance Day” to analyze and evaluate student accomplishments from the previous semester”. This information was provided by Qafqaz University. The event devoted to the second semester of 2014-15 academic year took place in the conference hall of Economics building on October 14. Fuzuli Aliyev, instructor of Finance department, who opened the event said that the results of the second semester of 2014-15 academic year was satisfactory and the students were active in social

A representative of Macquarie University visited Qafqaz University

26 October 2015 Monday, views - 63 times

A representative of Macquarie University visited Qafqaz University  According to information provided to Piar.Az Michael Aust who was a guest of International Relations Department of the University discussed opportunities for partnership in the area of faculty and student exchange, organizing conferences and other areas. The guest received detailed information about EU projects. The guest, who visited Qafqaz University as a result of the partnership forum between Azerbaijan and Australia which was held at Qafqaz University in 2014, mentioned that he was happy to visit Azerbaijan. It must be noted that Macquarie University which was established in Australia in 1964 is considered one of the best universities of

Discussions in AICT-2015 sessions are going on

21 October 2015 Wednesday, views - 98 times

Discussions in AICT-2015 sessions are going on  9th International Conference on Application of Information Communication Technologies "AICT-2015", which is being held jointly by Qafqaz University of Azerbaijan and South Federal University of Russia in Rostov-Don city of Russia. Accorting to “ICTnews”, 80 speechs on different topics will be discussed in “AICT 2015”, including topics on optimization models of large scale data, seismologic forecasting using acoustic signals and others. This time, the conference is being held in partnership with IEEE of the United States, CeDAWI research center and under the sponsorship of Azerbaijan computer society. The main goal

Our startup project was awarded a certificate in an international competition

21 October 2015 Wednesday, views - 73 times

Our startup project was awarded a certificate in an international competition  An international exhibition titles “ITU Telecom World 2015” was organized by International Telecommunication Union in Budapest (Hungary). During the exhibition a startup competition “ITU Telecom World 2015 Award" was also held. According to the information of Xeberler.az BethClip project which is managed by Rashid Aliyev was awarded a certificate in the nomination of “The best small and medium business” for its special application for mobile phones. It must be noted that 10 projects in this nomination were awarded a certificate. Our project Spinal which became one of the finalists competed against 17 startups but

Fourth Economic Forum was held in Ismayıllı region

21 October 2015 Wednesday, views - 60 times

Fourth Economic Forum was held in Ismayıllı region  According to the information given to Piar.Az the forum was organized jointly by Ministry of Agriculture, Ismayilli region Governor’s Office and Qafqaz University. The fourth Economic forum was attended by representatives of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, scholars in the field of economics, farmers of the region and public representatives. Prior to the official opening of the forum, participants visited the statute of the national leader Heydar Aliyev. Speaking on behalf of the organization committee of the forum, associate professor of Qafqaz University Mayis Azizov informed the participants about the history of the forum. He

Большие данные порождают большие возможности

20 October 2015 Tuesday, views - 71 times

Большие данные порождают большие возможности   Интернет является феноменальной технологией, которая смогла ворваться в нашу жизнь и кардинально ее изменить всего за 20 лет существования. Интернет изменил то, как мы получаем информацию, как развлекаемся, проводим свободное время, покупаем, учимся, общаемся друг с другом и т.д. Возрастающая популярность и широкое использование интернет-сервисов и услуг сопровождается постоянным производством колоссальных объемов данных. На сегодняшний день человечество владеет около 7 Зеттабайт информации, а к 2020 году этот показатель возрастет до 44 Зеттабайт. Для того, чтобы понять, много это или мало, приведем такой пример: если всю эту информацию записать на

New project on vocational education to start with Azercell’s support

15 October 2015 Thursday, views - 94 times

New project on vocational education to start with Azercell’s support   Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 13 Trend: Throughout 18 years of its operation Azercell Telecom always supported the development of education and capacity building in Azerbaijan. The company continues its activity in this direction. Thus, Azercell is going to implement new project with British Council in the field of vocational education in ICT and Telecommunication. The vocational education supported by the Ministry of Education is aimed to upgrade knowledge and skills of the students in ICT and Telecommunication and conduct training sessions for teachers at these schools. The major objective of the project titled “Skills for Business

Ministry of Education has announced the next competition for school directors in partnership with Qafqaz University

13 October 2015 Tuesday, views - 80 times

Ministry of Education has announced the next competition for school  directors in partnership with Qafqaz University  According to Publika.az the trainings will include topics on education quality control, legal foundations of education management, computer and education technologies, statistics and analysis in education, management in education, psychological principles in education and financial management in education. Those who want to apply must have higher education and 5 years of teaching experience. Application deadline is October 25. Participants of the training will be selected through 3 step selection process. In the first step, applicants must send their application to email address telim@qu.edu.az. In the next step, applicants will be

Project Development and Technology Transfer Department of “QUTechnopark” started operating

13 October 2015 Tuesday, views - 81 times

Project Development and Technology Transfer Department of “QUTechnopark”  started operating  Project Development and Technology Transfer Department (PDTTD) of QUTechnopark, which aims to support startups and to help existing companies to apply innovation, started operating. Director of Qafqaz University Technopark Isa Qasimov gave information about that. According to him development and application of innovation requires an integrated approach. As a result of such approach, innovations are applied more effectively.    Isa Qasimov mentioned that QUTechnopark’s functions include four directions: innovations aimed at developing the existing (resident) firms; innovations aimed at creating new businesses; studying

Stefani Dufkas gave a seminar to faculty members and students of Qafqaz University planning to continue their education in German

13 October 2015 Tuesday, views - 83 times

Stefani Dufkas gave a seminar to faculty members and students of Qafqaz  University planning to continue their education in German  Director of the Baku Center of German Academic Exchange Program (DAAD) Stefani Dufkas met with students and faculty members of Qafqaz University in the university conference hall. The discussion covered topics on master’s studies, summer school and language programs, research centers and DAAD exchange programs. After greeting the students and faculty members of Qafqaz University, S. Dufkas talked about the advantages of education in Germany. Despite being from Germany, Mrs. Dufkas spoke in English, “Here I will speak to you in English. However, if you go to Germany, you will speak in Germany. Don’t be discouraged if you

Azerbaijani startup team offers transferring images from a phone to a computer through “BethClip”

05 October 2015 Monday, views - 79 times

Azerbaijani startup team offers transferring images from a phone to a  computer through “BethClip”  Azerbaijani startup team offers transferring images from a phone to a computer through “BethClip”. “BethClip” project team developed a new application for that purpose. Project leader Reshid Aliyev explained the transfer function of “BethClip” between devices as following: “If you would like to transfer data from one devide to another one, then you need to install “BethClip” app to your devices. Upon selecting the photo, you can press the “Share” button and choose “BethClip” from the list. If you want to attach the image on a “Word” document or any other

German language will be taught to teachers and students from Azerbaijan

28 September 2015 Monday, views - 114 times

German language will be taught to teachers and students from Azerbaijan  Head of Azerbaijan Information Center of DAAD Stefanie Dufaux was at Qafqaz University.  According to information provided by Publika.az , Stefanie Dufaux met with rector of the university Ahmet Sanic and the team of the vice rector for international relations. During the meeting, such matters as holding info day, seminar, summer school and other programs targeted at strengthening the partnership between Qafqaz University and DAAD. Moreover, opportunities of organizing info days targeted at motivating Azerbaijani students and teachers to learn German language, extending the level of partnership between Qafqaz University and German

Azerbaijan could create its own Silicon Valley

16 September 2015 Wednesday, views - 52 times

 Azerbaijan could create its own Silicon Valley By Nigar Orujova Azerbaijan has all the necessary resources to form its own analog of Silicon Valley, said Ali Kutvan, General Director of KoçSistem Azerbaijan. The country has highly qualified and talented specialists in IT whose innovative ideas and solutions can facilitate the integration of Azerbaijan into the world economy, he said. “We signed an agreement with the Azerbaijani Qafqaz University for the establishment of the Research and Development Center,” he said. The center will operate at the University’s High Tech Park, where about 20 specialists will be able to

Azerbaijan could create its own Silicon Valley

16 September 2015 Wednesday, views - 153 times

Azerbaijan could create its own Silicon Valley  By Nigar Orujova Azerbaijan has all the necessary resources to form its own analog of Silicon Valley, said Ali Kutvan, General Director of KoçSistem Azerbaijan. The country has highly qualified and talented specialists in IT whose innovative ideas and solutions can facilitate the integration of Azerbaijan into the world economy, he said. “We signed an agreement with the Azerbaijani Qafqaz University for the establishment of the Research and Development Center,” he said. The center will operate at the University’s High Tech Park, where about 20 specialists will be able to carry out their activities in the field of

Day of Knowledge was celebrated at Qafqaz University. First, martyrs were remembered with a minute of silence and the national an

16 September 2015 Wednesday, views - 203 times

Day of Knowledge was celebrated at Qafqaz University. First, martyrs were remembered with a minute of  silence and the national an    Rector of the university Ahmet Sanic greeted the guests. According to him, Qafqaz University, which is one the leading universities of Azerbaijan continues its efforts as a world university. “The number of international students applying to our university is increasing each year. In addition to students from Turkey, Russia, Turkmenistan, Georgia, Uzbekistn, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Iran and Kuwait, students from Korea, Ukraine, Peru, Indonesia, Myanmar, Yemen, Chad and Mozambique are adding color to our university. Graduates of our university are employed or continue their education in 67 countries of the world. 85 percent of our

A research center on ICT was created

15 September 2015 Tuesday, views - 117 times

A research center on ICT was created    IT Center which consists of 20 young experts on information technology was created in Azerbaijan. Information regarding the opening of the center was given to “ICTnews” electronic media service by the director of “Kochsystem- Azerbaijan” Ali Kutvan. He mentioned that the center is located at Qafqaz University:    “We decided to create a center which will conduct research on IT in Azerbaijan”. We are working with Qafqaz University in this regard. We intend to develop new applications. I believe that this center will have a great importance for Azerbaijan. The development of the IT sector is

An employee of Qafqaz University was chosen as an expert for a UN project

13 September 2015 Sunday, views - 144 times

An employee of Qafqaz University was chosen as an expert for a UN project    An expert from each country involved in the research project "Regional Initiative on Agri-food Trade and Regional Integration for Europe and Central Asia" organized by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia. According the information given by Piar.Az in the kickoff meeting of the project which will be held in Minsk, Dr. Elchin Suleymanov will represent Qafqaz University. He was chosen for the project due to his numerous research and publications on Azerbaijani economy.

Training on Marketing was offered to employees of “Veyseloglu” group of companies

13 September 2015 Sunday, views - 58 times

   Center for Lifelong Learning of Qafqaz University organized a training for representatives of “Veyseloglu” group of companies on September 8 on Marketing. The training was offered by Dr. Nasimi Kamalov. The Center for Lifelong Learning is thankful to Dr. Nasimi Kamalov for delivering the training and representative of the HR Department of “Veyseloglu” group of companies for her support.

First electric car developed by our students will be presented soon

07 September 2015 Monday, views - 211 times

First electric car developed by our students will be presented soon    The first electric car being developed by Azerbaijani students will soo be presented to the public.  According to the information provided by “ICTnews” Electronic News Service, the information about that was provided by an employee of Qafqaz University Emil Chivishov. In his “Facebook” page, he mentioned that it won’t be too long before the final version of the electric car is completed.

“X Programming Summer School” trainings were held at Qafqaz University

07 September 2015 Monday, views - 140 times

“X Programming Summer School” trainings were held at Qafqaz University  On August 24-31, “Programming Summer School” number X was at held at Qafqaz University under the leadership of the chief lecturer of Computer Engineering Department Etibar Seyidzade. Professor Vladimir Kotov, who is the Head of the “Discrete Mathematics and Algorithm” Department of Belarus State University was invited as a trainer. The trainings were held with the purpose of preparing for ACM ICPC International programming competition. The trainings were attended by students of Computer Engineering, IT and Systems Engineering, Mathematics and Informatics departments. The participants were presented with certificates at

“Braille Pad” company which operates at Qafqaz University technopark is negotiating an agreement with an American university.

07 September 2015 Monday, views - 143 times

“Braille Pad” company which operates at Qafqaz University technopark is negotiating an   agreement with an American university.  A startup project “Braille Pad” started negotiating an agreement with California University of the United States. The team of the startup company is currently in Los Angeles and is about to complete the first round of marketing research. An agreement was reached between a professor of Engineering Department of the university and co-founder of the project Murquz Taghiyev.   According to project leader Rashid Aliyev, the team members will soon start to evaluate the terms of the offer. It is expected that after certain conditions are met, the parties will reach an agreement.   It must be noted that “Braille

Why are these universities chosen by top scoring applicants?

11 August 2015 Tuesday, views - 196 times

Why are these universities chosen by top scoring applicants?    University Entrance Exams of the State Commission on Student Admission have been finalized. This year, 15 applicants have scored the maximum score of 700. Our survey which was carried out among top scoring applicants has revealed that they prefer to get their education at Baku Higher Oil School, ADA University, State Administration Academy under the President and Qafqaz University. They explain their choice with the prestige of these universities. In general, most of the top scoring applicants in the last few years have chosen the above mentioned universities. How do the universities explain this? Below are the responses by these

“Qafqaz” students are participating in summer internship program in England

11 August 2015 Tuesday, views - 184 times

“Qafqaz” students are participating in summer internship program in England  Summer internship program organized by Qafqaz University and “London Center for Social Studies” has started. Within the framework of the internship students will get acquainted with research centers and firms as well as top universities such as Oxford and Cambridge. According to the head of the internship program, instructor of the International Relations Department Yashar Etibarli, the internship program started on July 20, 2015 and will last a month. “The internship program was organized as a result of a bilateral partnership between Qafqaz University and London Center for Social Studies only for students of Qafqaz

47th International Chemistry Olympiad opens in Baku (PHOTO)

22 July 2015 Wednesday, views - 345 times

47th International Chemistry Olympiad opens in Baku (PHOTO)     News Agency Baku, Azerbaijan, July 21Trend:The solemn opening ceremony of the 47th International Chemistry Olympiad has been held at the Heydar Aliyev Center.The event started with introducing the teams participating at the 47th International Chemistry Olympiad. Then, the participants of the event watched a video footage dedicated to the Olympiad.Nargiz Pashayeva, rector of Baku branch of Moscow State University named after Mikhail Lomonosov, Doctor of Philology, professor, corresponding member of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, president of the 47th International Chemistry Olympiad, welcomed the participants, scholars

Project Information Day was held at ASEU within the framework of TEMPUS

03 July 2015 Friday, views - 224 times

Project Information Day was held at ASEU within the framework of TEMPUS  “Project Information Day” was organized within the framework of the TEMPUS UNIVIA project on “Developing and improving skills of university administration in the field of international relations”. The project is coordinated by Azerbaijan State Economic University (ASEU). According to the information provided by the Marketing and Communication Department of ASEU, the event was attended by partner universities participating in the project, such as Baku State University, Sumgayit State University, Nakhchivan State University, Ganja State University, Kiyev National Economic University (Ukraine), Kyrgyzstan Economic

Five out of 11 recipients of DAAD scholarship are from Qafqaz University

03 July 2015 Friday, views - 204 times

Five out of 11 recipients of DAAD scholarship are from Qafqaz University  German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) organization provides scholarships for Azerbaijani students each year. This organization is the biggest sponsor in the field of partnering in the field of international higher education in Germany. The main task of the organization is to develop academic relationships by facilitating exchange visits of students and scholars. DAAD sponsors the following groups within the country and abroad in all specialties: - Students, graduates and PhD students, - Interns, - Scholars The scholarship recipients who will be studying at German universities in different fields in the upcoming academic year have been

Partnership Opportunities were discussed with Science and Technology University of Poland

03 July 2015 Friday, views - 195 times

Partnership Opportunities were discussed with Science and Technology  University of Poland  At a time when there is a high demand for information technologies (IT), increasing the knowledge and application of IT has become a necessity. At the same time measuring these knowledge using international standards has gained importance. Tempus ENOTES project, which is implemented by Qafqaz University (which aims to build ECDL centers at Azerbaijani universities), is opening centers which trains and delivers certificates in the field of IT. According to the information provided by the university, representatives of Qafqaz University and Azerbaijani partner universities participating in the project visited Science and Technology University of

Three months internship of graduate students within the framework of ECONANO project came to an end

15 June 2015 Monday, views - 220 times

Three months internship of graduate students within the framework of  ECONANO project came to an end  The summer internships of 12 graduate students (including 6 students from Baku State University) at La Sapienza University of Italy, Paris University of France and Patras University of Greece within the framework of ECONANO project came to an end. On July 8 and 9, the graduate students from Baku State University who participated in this internship program will present their accomplishments from the internship. It must be noted that Baku State University is implementing the ECONANO projects which is coordinated by Roma Sapienza University of Italy within the framework of the Tempus program of the European Union. The project is participated by

Astronomy Summer School for Students

10 June 2015 Wednesday, views - 212 times

Astronomy Summer School for Students  Through the collaboration of Shamahi Astrophysics Observatory of the Academy of Sciences, Qafqaz University, TUSI-BOHM Planetarium and AzerCosmos, Summer School on Astronomy for students was started on May 29 in Shamahi Astrophysics Observatory. Forty students chosen from 8 universities were given six trainings by scientists from Azerbaijan and neighboring countries.   According to the director of the Shamahi Observatory Ayyub Quliyev the summer school is intend to raise the interest of students on basic sciences as well to popularize the science of Astronomy. “I believe this is the beginning of a great tradition and next year the

Application period opens for SOCAR Summer School 2015

10 June 2015 Wednesday, views - 221 times

Application period opens for SOCAR Summer School 2015  SOCAR Summer School 2015 started accepting applications. Those wishing to apply for the summer school, can get acquainted with the rules of the competition and register by filling online applications. During the project participants will be offered trainings on different fields of the energy sector and will be taken to tours which will help them develop their practical skills. Additionally, in order to create an entertaining atmosphere during the project, intellectual games will be organized. In the second part of the summer school, active participants of the summer school will be taken to 5 countries abroad (Great Britain, Switzerland,

Deadline to Submit Projects for 9th International Conference on Application of Information Communication Technologies ends in Jun

09 June 2015 Tuesday, views - 195 times

Deadline to Submit Projects for 9th International Conference on Application of  Information Communication Technologies ends in Jun    Deadline to submit projects for 9th International Conference on Application of Information Communication Technologies ends on June 30. The organizing committee mentioned that the authors of accepted projects will be notified by July 15. The 9th International Conference is organized on the 100th anniversary of South Federal University located in Rostov-Don city of Russia. “AICT-2015” will take place on October 14-16. The main goal of the conference is to bring together scholars and engineers who share similar interests from all parts of the world. The program is jointly organized by Moscow State University named

18th Graduation Ceremony titled “From Qafqaz to the World” was held at Qafqaz University

27 May 2015 Wednesday, views - 182 times

18th Graduation Ceremony titled “From Qafqaz to the World” was   held at Qafqaz University  Qafqaz University which was started its operation with the support of the national leader of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev in 1993, held a graduation ceremony for its graduates. Rector of the university, professor Ahmet Sanic, who was always close to students during their period of study expressed his wishes: “As our national leader Heydar Aliyev mentioned: - Education is the future of a nation. 21st century is the century of science and technology. In this century, when we look at the youth, we have no doubt that Azerbaijan will reach the peak it deserves. I believe that the future of Azerbaijan is in the hands of young people,

Forum on Accounting Problems was held at Qafqaz University

25 May 2015 Monday, views - 191 times

Forum on Accounting Problems was held at Qafqaz University  Qafqaz University and Economic Resources Public Union organized a forum at Qafqaz University. The forum was about on “Problems and Teaching Accounting in Azerbaijan.” Representatives of various universities, teaching centers, and relevant companies attended the forum. The main purposes of the forum were holding discussions on teaching accounting as the subject and problems as well as solutions in this area. Rector of Qafqaz University, professor Ahmet Sanic welcomed the attendants and guests and opened the forum with his speech. He said that problems faced in this field can be solved effectively through experiences gained at such

International Conference at Qafqaz University

25 May 2015 Monday, views - 99 times

 International conference on “Identities in Southern Caucasus with a focus on Azerbaijan” was held at Qafqaz University, a university which is known for its contributions to society in various aspects. The conference was attended by local and international experts and sciences from all over the world, including such countries as US, France, Sweden, Finland, Israel, Turkey, Switzerland and Georgia. The experts and sciences had discussions on this theme. It should be noted that, the conference was organized by Security and Energy Research Center at Qafqaz University, The Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography of ANAS, and French

IDENTITIES ON THE MOVE: THE CAUCASUS BETWEEN THE LOCAL, THE REGIONAL, AND THE GLOBAL WITH A FOCUS ON AZERBAIJAN”

20 May 2015 Wednesday, views - 215 times

IDENTITIES ON THE MOVE: THE CAUCASUS BETWEEN THE LOCAL, THE REGIONAL, AND THE GLOBAL WITH A FOCUS ON AZERBAIJAN”   An international conference on “Identities on the move: the Caucasus between the local, the regional, and the global with a focus on Azerbaijan” was held at Qafqaz University from 15 to May 16, 2015. National and international scientists in relationship to the identity issues in the South Caucasus were taking part in the conference.  At the conference, researchers from the United States, France, Sweden, Switzerland, Finland, Turkey, Israel and Georgia made speech on the topic "From Azerbaijan point of view, the Identity in the South Caucasus” and exchanged their views and discussions on the related subject. It should be

Hollywood Successes of Azerbaijani Young Man

20 May 2015 Wednesday, views - 160 times

Hollywood Successes of Azerbaijani Young Man  A script writer Fariz Ismayilov, who is from Azerbaijan, had his film’s gala opening in Hollywood. The film is named “Forgive me Father.” The film is dedicated to the fight against terrorism and fierce battle scenes, full of exciting moments. According to the information from Qafqaz University, Fariz Ismayilov graduated from the same university in 2006. His passion for writing and filming took him to Hollywood. Fariz is known as an actor and script writer from short films called “5150 TV movie” (2014) and “One Night in Hong Kong Café (2015). In previous films, he appealed to the social-welfare issues.

“One Day” at Mechanical Engineering Laboratories of Qafqaz University

20 May 2015 Wednesday, views - 147 times

“One Day” at Mechanical Engineering Laboratories of Qafqaz University  An introductory tour was held in Mechanical Engineering Laboratories of Qafqaz University in order to make students familiarize with the laboratories. Rector of Qafqaz University, Professor Ahmet Sanic welcomed the guests and opened the evening with his speech. He talked about the educational opportunities and state care in Azerbaijan. He stressed out that President Ilham Aliyev constantly attaches great importance to education. Professor Ahmet Sanic noted educational activities, successes, and achievements of Qafqaz University. He brought everyone’s attention to the laboratories, which were presented to the university by BP-Azerbaijan.

Winners of “New Idea Contest-2015”

20 May 2015 Wednesday, views - 223 times

Winners of “New Idea Contest-2015”  Final stage of New Idea Contest-2015 organized by QUTechno-Park was held at Qafqaz University. A total of 252 applications were received for the competition, of which 196 were registered in draft form and only 12 have earned the right to participate in the final round. It should be noted that, QUTechno-Park has been supporting the development of entrepreneurship and implementing various projects for the development of the techno- park’s ecosystem since its inception. One of the biggest projects of the techno-park is New Idea Contest (NIC). The main purpose of NIC is to develop entrepreneurial skills of young people in the country. The

Qafqaz University “Center for Security and Energy Studies” and “Public Union of Journalists in extreme conditions" jointly

15 May 2015 Friday, views - 82 times

 On May 6, 2015, Qafqaz University “Center for Security and Energy Studies” and “Public Union of Journalists in extreme conditions" jointly organized an event dedicated to the “overcoming the problems existing in the integration process of various religious groups in society”. In the event, Associate professor Jeyhun Mahmudly, the director of Qafqaz University “Center for Security and Energy Studies”, Haji Shahin Hasanli, imam of Baku's Mashadi-Dadash Mosque, Firuza Asadullayeva, the chairman of the “Public Union of Journalists in extreme conditions" and other participants spoke on

"Youth and Multiculturalism Festival" was held at Qafqaz University

07 May 2015 Thursday, views - 191 times

"Youth and Multiculturalism Festival" was held at Qafqaz University  7th Annual "Youth and Multiculturalism Festival" dedicated to 92nd anniversary of the birthday of the National Leader Heydar Aliyev was held at Qafqaz University. The university festival included many interesting performances by amateur associations (choir, band, drama, rock). International students who study at Qafqaz University also demonstrated samples of their kitchen and other culture by setting up stands. At the same time, the festival included various Azerbaijani arts. Clubs showed their colorful handicrafts, exhibitions and activities in their area, and the world of cuisine and folklore was demonstrated. Representatives of ambassadors

International conference dedicated to Heydar Aliyev was held at Qafqaz University

07 May 2015 Thursday, views - 191 times

International conference dedicated to Heydar Aliyev was held at Qafqaz   University  Qafqaz University, Azerbaijan State Pedagogical University and Hajettepe University of Turkey organized a conference dedicated to the 92nd anniversary of National Leader Heydar Aliyev. The title of the conference was “Faculty Development Policy and Problems”. According to Qafqaz University, participants from the USA, Ukraine, Philippines, Pakistan and Iran attended the conference. 175 speeches by 232 authors were presented and discussed. First, the participants visited the grave of Heydar Aliyev in the Alley of Honor and laid wreaths and flowers at the tomb. On the same day the opening ceremony of the international conference was

Qafqaz University became the winner of Informatics Olympiad

07 May 2015 Thursday, views - 152 times

Qafqaz University became the winner of Informatics Olympiad  “10th Olympiad in Informatics among university students” which was organized by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies, Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Ministry of Education and Institute of Information Technologies of ANAS was held. It should be noted that, in the first stage of the Olympiad, which was held at Qafqaz University, 55 teams attended the Olympiad. According to the new rules introduced this year in the first stage, a team with the highest results among the teams of participating higher education institutions qualified for the final round of the competition. During the competition, teams were instructed

Third International Conference of Young Researchers was held at Qafqaz University

23 April 2015 Thursday, views - 196 times

Third International Conference of Young Researchers was held at Qafqaz   University  Third International Conference of Young Researchers was held at Qafqaz University on the anniversary of the birthday of National Leader Heydar Aliyev. The conference was opened by showing a film about the life and activities of Heydar Aliyev. Then Rector of Qafqaz University Professor Ahmet Sanic talked about the development of science and education in Azerbaijan. He said that, organizing international scientific conferences has become a tradition. These conferences bring together well-known researchers from universities of difference countries of the world and become the center of discussions on topics which are of utmost importance. A. Sanic

The Prospects of Cooperation between Qafqaz University and Information Technology Institute of Azerbaijan National Scientific Ac

23 April 2015 Thursday, views - 178 times

The Prospects of Cooperation between Qafqaz University and Information   Technology Institute of Azerbaijan National Scientific Ac  Rector of Qafqaz University, Professor Ahmet Sanic and his delegation visited Information Technology Institute of Azerbaijan National Scientific Academy (ANSA). The main aim of the visit was to develop cooperation between the two sides. First, representatives of Qafqaz University were familiarized with the Institute. They visited the AzScienceNet scientific computer network, Education-Innovation and Distance Education Centers. They were also closely acquainted with the accomplishments of Electronic Library Center and Scientific Research Center as well as the conditions available in auditoriums equipped with modern technologies.

Qafqaz University hosted Youth Debate Competition of Asian Development Bank

20 April 2015 Monday, views - 202 times

Qafqaz University hosted Youth Debate Competition of Asian Development Bank  Center for Entrepreneurship Development and Research of Qafqaz University hosted the Voice of Youth Debate Competition organized by Asian Development Bank. The Debate Competition was opened by Country Director of Asian Development Bank Mr. Olly Norojono who talked about the activities of ADB Azerbaijan Residence Mission. Mr. Norojono also talked about the importance of organizing debate competition among students. He mentioned that winners of the national championship which was held at Qafqaz University will compete with champions from other countries in the region. Winners of the regional competition will debate in the annual meeting of Asian

Semi-final stage of FameLab was held at Qafqaz University

20 April 2015 Monday, views - 221 times

Semi-final stage of FameLab was held at Qafqaz University  Semi-final stage of FameLab Contest, which is being organized since 2007, was held at Qafqaz University. Rector of Qafqaz University, Professor Ahmet Sanic welcomed the guests and talked about the importance of the competition. Then he thanked everyone who contributed to the project. Professor Ahmet Sanic wished good luck to the participants. It should be noted that, FameLab is a national talent contest that searches the best new talents on science and technology communication. It was generated by the Cheltenham Science Festival in the UK for the first time. The main aim of the contest is to encourage talents to share their knowledge

В университете «Кавказ» стартовала 3 международная конференция молодых исследователей, приуроченная к 92-ой годовщине со дня рожде

20 April 2015 Monday, views - 97 times

В университете «Кавказ» стартовала 3 международная конференция молодых исследователей, приуроченная к 92-ой годовщине со дня рожде  Это важное событие в научно-исследовательской жизни страны. Участники конференции – студенты различных вузов соседних государств, а также всех высших учебных заведений Азербайджана. Каждый из них здесь представляет интересный доклад по своим научным исследованиям. Тематика самая разнообразная – это информационно-коммуникационная сфера, технические и гуманитарные предметы. Конференция призвана собрать вместе молодых исследователей из различных университетов и научно-исследовательских институтов мира. Здесь молодые ученые делятся своим опытом, обсуждают общие проблемы и выдвигают предложения для их решения. Конференция проводимая по

Another Success of “Qafqaz” Students

08 April 2015 Wednesday, views - 219 times

Another Success of “Qafqaz” Students  Winners of “12th Universiada Contest for Higher Education Institutes”, which was organized by Azerbaijan Education Ministry and State Center for Physical Culture and Sports, were identified. Qafqaz University students impressed the judges with their successful performances during the competition. While Girl’s team of Qafqaz University was selected as the first place on table tennis, Boy’s team took the second place on table tennis. Also, chess team of the university took the 3rd place in final stage. Qafqaz University teams which competed in the contest and had successful performances included: Girl Winners of Table

В Баку дан старт спортивным состязаниям, организуемым посольством Туркменистана

06 April 2015 Monday, views - 162 times

В Баку дан старт спортивным состязаниям, организуемым посольством Туркменистана   ФОТО: АМИ Trend БАКУ /Trend/ - Ежегодно в Туркменистане в рамках инициативы Президента Туркменистана глубокоуважаемого Гурбангулы Бердымухамедова в апреле проводится «Месяц здоровья и счастья», приуроченный к отмечаемому 7 апреля Всемирному дню здоровья. Главная задача мероприятия заключается в пропаганде здорового образа жизни как главного фактора хорошего настроения и самочувствия. При этом организуются спортивные мероприятия при непосредственном участии студентов. Вместе с тем, 2015 год для Туркменистана является символичным. В нынешнем году Туркменистан отмечает 20-ю годовщину международного признания нейтралитета страны.

Winning Projects of “New Idea-2015” Contest were Identified

01 April 2015 Wednesday, views - 385 times

Winning Projects of “New Idea-2015” Contest were Identified    Winning Projects of “New Idea-2015” Contest (NIC) were identified. According to Organization Committee, 12 projects were selected to compete at the final stage. The final stage will be held on April 25. The winning projects that compete at final stage are: "Appoll",  "Automatic Defence Mechanism (Avtomatik Müdafiə Qurğusu)", "Baku Parking", "Braille Pad", "Kitabmatik",  "KURSLU.COM – online education", "NeverAgain", "Reflected Security", "Security Copter", "Serviceon", "seyahetler.com",  "Soteqalab". It should be noted that, the main purpose of NIC is to develop entrepreneurial skills of young

Representatives of Qafqaz University visited Alicante University, Spain

01 April 2015 Wednesday, views - 199 times

Representatives of Qafqaz University visited Alicante University, Spain  Within the framework of Tempus UNIMIG, representatives of Qafqaz University were at Alicante University of Spain on a business trip. The main purposes of the trip were exchanging experience among departments which offer education on migration and optimal management of library resources. During the visit, the two sides discussed cooperation between Qafqaz University and Alicante University. Discussions included student and faculty exchange, organizing summer schools, and signing a memorandum of understanding between the two universities. At the same time, the two sides talked about developing the cooperation between the two universities and

American Professor appreciated modernization of education at Qafqaz University

01 April 2015 Wednesday, views - 192 times

American Professor appreciated modernization of education at Qafqaz   University  USA Embassy in Azerbaijan and Qafqaz University organized American Week Program. In this framework, a seminar by Professor of Tulane University Elio Brancaforten was held at Qafqaz University. Before the seminar, Rector of Qafqaz University Professor Ahmet Sanic gave the guests detailed information on material and technical base of the university. Professor Elio Brancaforten highly appreciated modern education system created at Qafqaz University. During the meeting, the two sides discussed the joint cooperation between Tulane University and Qafqaz University. Professor Brancaforten talked about immigrants’ life in the USA and his

Qafqaz University was represented in Georgia

26 March 2015 Thursday, views - 221 times

Qafqaz University was represented in Georgia  Next meeting of Strengthening the Specific Role of Universities as Lifelong Learning İnstitutions (SSRULLI), in which Qafqaz University is a partner, was held at Tbilisi State University in Georgia. Vise-rector of Qafqaz University Teyyar Mustafayev represented Qafqaz University at the training. The training was on “Quality Assurance in Learning throughout Life,” and was delivered by representative of Tallin University (Estonia) Katlin Vanari. During the training, quality goals, strategies, objectives, key performance index matching, and the needs of consumers on the quality-satisfaction survey, high quality standards, standards

Important problems of education in the country were discussed at the scientific-practical conference

26 March 2015 Thursday, views - 180 times

Important problems of education in the country were discussed at the   scientific-practical conference  Azerbaijan State Pedagogical University (ASPU) held a seminar on “Important Problems of Education in Azerbaijan.” The conference was organized by ASPU and Educational Problems Institute of the Ministry of Education. First, rector of ASPU, Professor Yusif Memmedov welcomed the attendants and opened the conference with his speech. He talked about the news, successes, and achievements of the education system in Azerbaijan. Rector noted that, President Ilham Aliyev is continuing National Leader Heydar Aliyev’s efforts to develop the system of education in the country. Then, reports and speeches on the important problems of the

Scholars remembered Khojali genocide

26 March 2015 Thursday, views - 190 times

Scholars remembered Khojali genocide  Scholars of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences Institute of Philosophy and Law, Qafqaz University, Baku State University, and Azerbaijan National Aviation Academy attended International Conference, which was dedicated to Khojali genocide. The conferences were held in several cities of Turkey. Director of the Institute, Dr Ilham Memmedzade, Professor Behram Zahidov, Professor Habil Qurbanov, and some other scholars attended several events in order to support “Justice for Khojali” Campaign, which is headed by Leyla Aliyeva. The events were held at Fatih University, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul University, Gazi

Great Academic Vaqif Abbasov held a meeting with members of “Green Chemists” Association

26 March 2015 Thursday, views - 176 times

Great Academic Vaqif Abbasov held a meeting with members of “Green   Chemists” Association  Great Academician Vaqif Abbasov, who is Director of “Yusif Memmedeliyev” Institute of Petrochemical Processes, visited Qafqaz University. Rector of Qafqaz University, Professor Ahmet Sanic welcomed the guest and widely informed him about new projects at the university. Later, a meeting was held with members of “Green Chemists.” The meeting was attended by the university’s teachers, students, and professors. Academic Vaqif Abbasov talked about his scientific researches and achievements. It should be noted that, On November 4, 2005 Mr. Vaqif Abbasov was awarded the title “Veteran Teavher of Azerbaijan”

The aim of the cooperation is to train professional teachers

19 March 2015 Thursday, views - 203 times

The aim of the cooperation is to train professional teachers  Delegation of Azerbaijan State Education Problems Institute, which was headed by Qulu Novruzov, visited Qafqaz University. Rector of Qafqaz University, Professor Ahmet Sanic welcomed the guests and informed them about the university’s teaching- practice centers.  He mentioned that the university goals include improving the faculty of pedagogy and preparing educated teachers. “Qafqaz University possesses a young group of teachers and we hope that our young teachers can benefit from your experience. I believe that involving our teachers in your scientific projects will be beneficial. In turn, your experts can use the opportunities

Azercell goes on supporting talented students

05 March 2015 Thursday, views - 161 times

 Baku, Fineko/abc.az. Azerbaijan’s cellular company Azercell has taken part in the3rd career fair held at ADA University (Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy). The operator informs that the event gave an opportunity for students and graduates to be informed about the demand for their specialization in current labor market and communicate with the employers. At the same time, it was a good chance for employers to select potential employees. Azercell, actively participating in career fairs organized for students and graduates every year in the country, had a separate stand in the fair. Company representatives organized information sessions for graduates

“Knowledge Fund” had an event at Qafqaz University

04 March 2015 Wednesday, views - 286 times

“Knowledge Fund” had an event at Qafqaz University  “Knowledge Fund” under President of Azerbaijan organized a seminar at Qafqaz University. The seminar was delivered by Professor of Wurzburg University, Ziglinde Hartman, and Professor of Augsburg University Klaus Wolfun. Representatives of the Knowledge Fund under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Rector of Qafqaz University Professor Ahmet Sanic, professors, teachers, and students of the university attended the seminar as well. Professor Klaus had a speech on “Turkish Image in German Literature” at the seminar. He especially noted Turkish significant culture during the Ottoman Empire. Professor Ziglinde

Representatives of BP’s Office in America visited Qafqaz University

04 March 2015 Wednesday, views - 296 times

Representatives of BP’s Office in America visited Qafqaz University  Representatives of BP’s American Office Ann Marine Robson, Ann Perrins, and representatives of BP’s Azerbaijan Office Qvami Rehimli, Sabina Ismayilova, Kenan Sixlinski, and Ayten Karimova visited Qafqaz University. Rector of Qafqaz University Professor Ahmet Sanic welcomed the guests and had a meeting with them. Developing the cooperation between the two sides and preparing modern experts, which BP needs, and improving the university’s material-technical base were discussed during the meeting. Representatives of BP noted that, this cooperation is a successful step towards developing the theoretical and practical skills of the

A Seminar at Qafqaz University

26 February 2015 Thursday, views - 348 times

A Seminar at Qafqaz University    BioScience Club organized a seminar for students at Qafqaz University. Associated Professor of Baku State University Mirza Elekber, and Sevda Tahirli, who is President of “Sabir” Fund, had a meeting with students of Qafqaz University. They gave broad information and answered students’ questions. Sevda Tahirli thanked BioScience Club and administration of Qafqaz University for inviting them such a seminar. S. Tahirli talked about her book “The sound of our blood.” She informed students about the blood groups and their differences. She noted each blood group’s characteristics, as well. The students

Qafqaz University is at International Educational Exhibition

26 February 2015 Thursday, views - 293 times

Qafqaz University is at International Educational Exhibition    Each year Qafqaz University represents Azerbaijan at International Educational Exhibition. These days Astana, Kazakhstan hosts the International Educational Exhibition. The exhibition is attended by about 30 universities from Europe, Russia, Turkey, Central Asia and Azerbaijan. Qafqaz University is representing Azerbaijan at the exhibition. Vice-rector of Qafqaz University Natiq Pasha, who is attending the exhibition, said that young people in Kazakhstan are very interested in studying in foreign countries, especially in Azerbaijan. As a result, the youth are extremely interested to our stand. While representatives of Qafqaz University

Bakcell started meetings with universities with Smart Start program

21 February 2015 Saturday, views - 170 times

 Baku, Fineko/abc.az. Representatives of Bakcell Mobile Operator have met with the students of Qafqaz University. According to the Operator, during the meeting, the students were provided with the detailed information about the company’s business, student-oriented “Smart Start” internship program, the “AppLab” project, which supports the development of mobile applications in Azerbaijani language, as well as the other projects aimed at providing vast opportunities for the young people. The students were also able to ask their questions. The “Applab” program is aimed at providing effective tools for entrepreneurs

UN-APCICT expands ICTD capacity development for youth in Azerbaijan with Training of Trainers on ICTD project management

18 February 2015 Wednesday, views - 168 times

 On 20-22 February, the United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT) is organizing a Training of Trainers (TOT) workshop on information and communication technology for development (ICTD) project management in partnership with Qafqaz University, in Baku, Azerbaijan. This TOT responds to the growing importance of ICTD project management capacity, as exemplified by the Word Bank’s portfolio. In 2014 over 74% of the World Bank’s 1,700 active projects had ICT components. The value of this portfolio has grown from about $500 million in 2006 to approximately $1.7 billion

Qafqaz University students became finalists in CFA Challenge Competition in Turkey

16 February 2015 Monday, views - 338 times

Qafqaz University students became finalists in CFA Challenge Competition in Turkey  Student Members of the Center for Entrepreneurship Development and Research of Qafqaz University participated in the CFA Challenge Competition in Turkey and became finalists of the competition. The CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Institute Research Challenge is an annual global competition that provides university students with intensive training in financial analysis. Each year students majoring in business, finance and economics from universities all around the world participate in this competition. The competition in Turkey was attended by teams from many universities in Turkey including ODTU, Bogazichi, Bilkent, Sabanci,

Students of Qafqaz University attended an event dedicated to Mubariz Ibrahimov

16 February 2015 Monday, views - 305 times

Students of Qafqaz University attended an event dedicated to Mubariz   Ibrahimov  An event, dedicated to the birthday of National Hero Mubariz Ibrahimov, was held at Qafqaz University. The event, which was called “A Country with Mubariz” was organized by “Gənc Nəqliyyatçılar” Club. Students and teachers of Qafqaz University attended the event. After the event, a play of “A Country with Mubariz” that was written by Professor Feride Leman was presented to the audience by students of the university.

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