UK and Azerbaijan Universities Networking Event 2016
Monday 24 October 2016 - 00:00

British Council Azerbaijan is pleased to invite UK and Azerbaijan Universities to attend a UK and Azerbaijan Universities Networking Event 2016 on 24 October, 2016 in 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. 

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 October 22-23, 2016 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.

The deadline for registration and participation at the event

  • For the UK University representatives – 15 September, 2016
  • For the Azerbaijan university representatives – 20 October, 2016

Please send the completed Registration form to Nigar Nasrullayeva, Education Officer before the deadline.

How we did it in 2014-2015?

Azerbaijan Universities were represented by more than 61 university officials from 24 different public and private universities of the country every year. The events (in 2014-2015) were also attended by the representatives of the Ministry of Education and Erasmus+.


  • 31 UK HEIs took part in the events (21 in 2014 and 10 in 2015).
  • 24 Azerbaijani HEIs took part in the events (24 in 2014 and 20 in 2015).
  • Formal opening by the Ambassador, UKTI representative, 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.
  • 7 university-to-university partnerships are already under development as a direct result of these events.