UK and Azerbaijan Universities Networking Event 2016
Monday 09 November 2015 - 00:00
Baku, Azerbaijan

British Council Azerbaijan is pleased to invite UK and Azerbaijan Universities to attend a UK and Azerbaijan Universities Networking Event 2015 on 9 November in the Hilton Hotel, Baku, Azerbaijan.

Aim of the event

The aim of the event is to bring UK and Azerbaijan university representatives together to have face-to-face discussions, to learn about common interdisciplinary interests and exchange contact details for further partnership opportunities.

Format of the event

UK university representatives will be making presentations on their universities  for Azerbaijan’s university representatives. These presentations will be followed by Q&A session. After the presentation, all universities are invited for networking opportunity where they can exchange contacts and discuss possible co-operations plans.

Scope of Partnership

The event is open to all UK and Azerbaijan Universities interested in joint networking and partnership opportunities. 

The UK University representatives participating in the UK Education Fair on November 7-8, 2015 are invited to spend one more day in Azerbaijan and join the Networking Event the day after the exhibition.

What are the benefits for Universities?

Networking opportunity with the representatives of Azerbaijan and UK Universities for further partnerships in terms of student exchange, dual-degree programs, teacher training, curriculum development and etc.

Registration for the Universities in Azerbaijan

For registration and participation at the event please fill in the Registration Form provided below and send it to Nigar Nasrullayeva, Education Officer before 30 October, 2015.

If you need more information or have any questions related with the event please contact Nigar Nasrullayeva, Education Officer at British Council.

How we did it last year?

Last year 40 UK higher education institutions participated in the third Education UK Fair on 1-2 November 2014. 21 of these joined the Networking Event with the participation of their Azerbaijani counterparts. 

Azerbaijan Universities were represented by 61 university officials from 24 different public and private universities of the country. The event was also attended by the representatives of the Ministry of Education and Erasmus+. 


  • 20 UK HEIs took part in the event
  • 24 Azerbaijani HEIs took part in the event
  • Formal opening by the Ambassador of United Kingdom in Azerbaijan and the Ministry of Education 
  • 79% of participants indicated that the event was of high quality and met their expectations 
  • 75% of participants indicated that they acquired new and useful knowledge through the event
  • 5 university-to-university partnerships are already under development as a direct result of this event