The competition results for funding doctoral education of the citizens of the Republic of Azerbaijan in foreign higher education institutions, held by the Ministry of Education within the framework of the “State Program on Increasing the International Competitiveness of the Higher Education System in the Republic of Azerbaijan for 2019-2023” approved by the Order of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, dated November 16, 2018, No. 711, have been announced.
According to the rules of the competition, the program participant must apply to higher education institutions operating in the country which provide training in relevant specialties, and after the graduation must receive a letter confirming his consent to be involved in pedagogical activities. For this purpose, 12 candidates applied to Khazar University, and University Leadership in its turn held meetings to scrutinize their research areas and plans, as well as to clarify the relevancy of majors. Furthermore, the letters confirming their consent to be involved in pedagogical activities at the university after graduation was provided.
Six of the applicants successfully passed the competition. Thus, according to the results of the competition, Inji Shikhaliyeva's PhD program in “Molecular Biology and Genetics” at Istanbul University of the Republic of Turkey; Aygun Azadova's PhD in “Molecular Medicine” at the University of Essex, United Kingdom; Guller Gadimalieva's PhD in “Genetics” at the University of Bonn, Germany; Gunay Kazimzade's PhD in “Computer Science’ at Berlin Technical University; Yusif Efendizadeh's PhD in “Chemistry” at the University of Paris; and Kanan Mammadhasanov's PhD in “Physics and Astronomy” at St. Petersburg State University will be funded by the State.
Under the trilateral agreement between Khazar University, the Ministry of Education, and the program participant, the University will organize lectures for program participants at least once a year during their studies, and they will be involved in curriculum development, research, and joint article writing.
On behalf of Khazar University staff, we congratulate all the winners and wish them success in their studies!