On June 22, 2020, the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Azerbaijan responded to Khazar University's letter No. 01/9117 dated May 21, 2020. In the letter, an upbeat assessment was given to Khazar University’s project within the ERASMUS+ program’s PETRA project, implemented together with the Ministry of Education and eight of the country's higher education institutions in 2016-2020.
It should be noted that the purpose of the project was aimed at the development of higher education institutions by establishing Teaching & Learning Centers, e-learning laboratories, ensuring the participation of academic and administrative staff, as well as ministry staff in trainings and online classes at European universities, etc.
The letter further indicates that the main objectives of the PETRA project are in line with the strategic goals set out in the “State Strategy for the Development of Education in the Republic of Azerbaijan” and it is believed that the project will contribute to the implementation of this strategy.