Faculty: Master Studies and Research Department
Study level: Graduate
Duration of studies: 4 semesters (2 years)
Availability of specialisation: Modern and Contemprary History of Azerbaijan
Availability of foundation year: N/A
Language(s) of instruction: Az
Qualification: Master in Modern and Contemprary History of Azerbaijan
The citizens of Azerbaijan must take part in the entrance examinations conducted by the State Examination Center (SEC) for admitting the University of Azerbaijan. International students may apply to the Azerbaijani University without taking part in the SEC exam. Admission of foreigners is based on the number of factors including the previous record of academic performance, applicant’s personal characteristics and etc.
Applicants for graduate programs of the Azerbaijan University are required the following documents to be sent via email or by post:
• Completed application form
• Copy of undergraduate diploma
• A copy of document proving the knowledge of English such as IELTS,TOEFL (or an official letter stamped by the university conforming that English was the primary language of their study)
• CV (Curriculum Vitae)
• Copy of International Passport
• Two letters of reference
• Statement of Purpose (300-400 words)
All documents are to be submitted in English.
Candidates whose applications are accepted will be required to bring the original of the above mentioned documents upon visiting the Azerbaijan University. Successful applicants will be notified about the status of application via email.
Short description of the study programme
The curriculum of higher education for master degree in "New and modern history of Azerbaijan" provides masters studying in the specialty “New and modern era of Azerbaijan” with the historical information covering all the major problems from the occupation period of the northern part of our country by the Russian Empire up to day in the new and modern era of Azerbaijan, at the beginning of the 19th century. The occupation policy of Russia and resistance to it, national awakening, genocide and deportations, changes in the composition of the population, relations of the Popular Front with the neighboring states, the success of Azerbaijan in the first decades of the XXI century are taught as independent professional courses and the events that have played an important role in the life of our country over the past 200 years are being paid more attention. First of all, it is intended to familiarize masters with the methods of scientific research and to develop their ability to conduct scientific research. It is planned to organize master's articles, scientific conferences and meetings.