Graduate Student of UNEC among the winners (07.05.2017)
UNEC starts to apply new Standards of Graduate Education (11.10.2016)
UNEC’s Graduate Students have been selected for the Internship Program offered by “Bank of Baku” OSC (03.03.2016)
UNEC’s Graduate Students defended their Master’s Theses before the public representatives (24.02.2016)
Graduate Students’ Scientific-pedagogical Experience has started (19.02.2015)
Chairman of the Chamber of Auditors conducted a Master Class to UNEC Graduate Students (10.12.2015)
Advisor to the Mister of Taxes conducts a Master Class to UNEC Graduate Students (30.11.2015)
New standards of the Graduate Education are being prepared (26.10.2015)
History and appointment
Mastership training started on September 1, 1997 at our university. Initially, the master’s preparation was carried out by the new Magistrate Department. In 2001 the faculty of master was established on the basis of the department. To further improve the Master’s degree, as well as to strengthen the process of preparation of highly skilled specialists possessing different knowledge, capable of carrying out reforms in various fields of the country’s economy in strong competition condition of nowadays, to accelerate the integration of masters education into the European Credit System the master training centre was established from January 27, 2005. At present, this institution is called the Master Center. At the master centre about 350 master students preparing and conducting research on master’s degrees in various fields of economy study in Technical and Technological Sciences.
Conducting dissertation work
In parallel with the educational process, masters work on the dissertation by specialty chairs under the scientific leadership of the university and the most experienced scientists or specialists of the university starting from the first term, and at the end of the fourth term, they are awarded a Master’s degree after defense in specialized scientific councils.
Rules of admission
Admission to the Master Centre of the University is carried out by the State Examination Center and the admission rules are published annually in “Master student” magazine published by the institution mentioned. According to the defined rules, graduate bachelors who wish to study at the master’s level take exams on foreign language, logic, informatics at the first stage, but at the second stage on the specialty subject with the test method.
Registration and re-registration
Master students who have successfully completed their admissions exams and who are eligible to study at the university’s masters must register at the University during the period announced by the State Examination Center. During the registration process, the required documents must be submitted to the Admissions Office. Masters gives the right to postpone military service. Those who want to serve military service on a voluntary basis will have to refrain from training for one year, and after the military service, they should send the relevant certificate to the military unit. On the basis of this certificate, those masters are granted academic respite during their military service. Upon returning from military service, masters have to submit their relevant documents (military service certificate) to the military department of the university and re-register them.
In the Masters Center, the academic year consists of fall and summer terms consisting of 15 week weeks in full time education. Autumn term covers September-January, and spring term covers February-June. Master students participate in 4 terms. Lessons in the IV term are not envisaged – they are given free time to complete their research, scientific and pedagogical practice and dissertation work.
Technical and Technological Departments of our University, as well as Humanities, Management, Economic Theory and Foreign Language departments are involved to the masters training at the masters centre. Lessons are conducted by experienced professors and associate professors, as well as by the well-known, influential and leading specialists of different ministries, committees, private enterprises and organizations.
Academic year at the Master Centre for the full time students consists of winter and summer terms consisting 15 training weeks. Winter term is through September-January, summer term is through February-June. Masters study for full time student is only 4 terms, and in the fourth term there are no trainings intended and simply self-dependent time is given for the students to finish the theses. Academic term for those from correspondence study is 2 year and 6 month. During the last 6 month the masters are given 6 month time to finish their theses.
Main study language at the Master Centre is Azerbaijani, the official language of the AzerbaijanRepublic. Besides, there are also some specialties taught in Russian, as well as Turkish and English (International Economic Relations). Lessons on Business administration and management are held on basis of educational program of Turkey.
Almost all the departments of our university are involved in the Master Preparation of Master Center. Trainings are taught mainly by the professors and associated professors and also by the specialists of different institutions and organizations.
Dear Masters, you won’t regret, if you choose the Master Department of the Azerbaijan State University of Economics. You can be sure by reviewing the booklets in Azeri and Russian posted on our website.