About department

In order to ensure the implementation of the decision No. 172 of the online meeting of the UNEC Scientific Council dated May 31, 2020, the department of “Russian language” was abolished on 07.09.2020 and merged with the department of “Foreign languages”.

Foreign languages have been taught as a major   since the early days of the University of Economics. For a long time, foreign languages, along with other languages, were concentrated in the “Languages” department. Since 1959 it has been a member of “Foreign Languages” department. In 1966, after the resumption of the activities of Azerbaijan Institute of National Economy as an independent institution of higher education, the department of Foreign Languages was established. In 2001, the department of Foreign Languages was divided into two parts.  In different years the department   was headed by S.A. Misirkhanova (1966-1976), Assistant Professor. N.A Alakbarova (1976-1986), Assistant Professor F.D. Alimirzayeva (1987-2000), Candidate of Philological Sciences, Assistant Professor N.H. Nabiyev.

The English, French, German, Arabic and Spanish languages are taught at the department. The staff   of the department have developed and published a large number of textbooks, teaching aids, recommendations, programs on the subjects taught. In order to further improve the teaching of foreign languages presentations on almost all topics in English and French have been prepared and made available to teachers for teaching in an interactive way.

English and French language clubs operate under the department. In these clubs, discussions are held once a week in English and French with students who are more interested in the language, on topics related to various sectors of the economy, and students’ oral speech is further developed. Every year in May, our students take part in the Olympiad organized by the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the occasion of the birth of our national leader Heydar Aliyev for several years, and in a row, they took first and second place.

The department at different times was headed by senior lecturer S.A Misirkhanova (1966-1976), Assistant Professor N. A Alakbarova (1976-1986), Candidate of Philological Sciences, Assoc.Professor, F.Mustafayeva-Alimirzayeva (1987-2001).  At present, the department is headed by prof. A.Abbasova.

The books “Dictionary of economic terms in English and Azerbaijani” by the senior lecturer of the department F.Rahimova (2001), the book “International currency” by S.Bagirova (2002) have been published. In 2004-2005 the Russian version of the textbook “English for Businessmen” was translated into Azerbaijani. “English” textbook for part-time students was co-authored   by Prof. A.Abbasova, s / l B.Samadov, lecturer G.Maharramova ; in 2009 the book “Business English” were published  by Prof.A.Abbasova.

The department is in close contact with many universities and research centers in Europe and around the world. A number of teachers of the department have been trained and certified at York University in England and Oxford University in the United Kingdom.

In order to further improve the quality of education and obtain the latest teaching materials on economics the department of “Foreign languages”  shares  experience and cooperates with Oxford University in the United Kingdom, Cambridge University, York University, Montpellier University in France, German University in the Kingdom of Jordan, St. Petersburg Academy of Finance and Economics, and the University of Florida in the United States.

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The  Academic Staff

  • Dr. of Phil., Prof. Abbasova Afat Musa (Head of the Department)
  • PhD in Phil., Assist. Prof. Samadov Bahruz Adil
  • Associate Professor Alekberzade Seving Tofig
  • Can. of Phil., Assist. Prof. Jabbarova Gulnara Chingiz
  • Can. of Phil., Assist. Prof. Hajiyeva Khaver Dadash
  • PhD in Phil., S/lector Kerimova Shahla Hasan
  • PhD in Phil., Assist. Prof.  Karimova Firuza Rahim
  • PhD in Phil., S/lector Vakilova Aygun Ibrahim
  • Can. of Phil., Assist.Prof. Nabiyev Najaf Huseyn  [Head of Translation Center](0.5)
  • PhD in Phil., S/ lector Abdullayeva Irada Bakir
  • PhD in Phil., S/ lector Abbasova Elnara Mikayil
  • Can. of Phil., S/ lector Taghiyeva Shovket Mustafa
  • senior lector Muradova Aynur Valiaddin
  • PhD in Phil., S/lector Khalilova Aysel Zahid
  • PhD in Phil., S/lector Gasimova Emiliya Vali
  • PhD in Phil., senior lector,  Orujova Sever Arif
  • senior lector Yusubova Zuleykha Farrukh
  • senior lector Mehdiyeva Saida Sahib
  • senior lector Mustafayeva Gulnara Mukhtar
  • senior lector Mehtiyeva Aynur Nizami
  • Senior lector Ganiyeva Irada Yasin
  • Senior lector Shafiyeva Arzu Mu
  • Senior lector Gadimova Naila Gambar
  • Senior lector Hajiyeva Naila Abbas
  • Senior lector Musayeva Rubaba Oterkhan
  • Senior lector Nasirova Afetkhanim Aghali
  • Senior lector Ismayilova Tarana Vahid
  • Senior lector Mammadova Sabina Tofig
  • Senior lector Aslanov Aydin Mirabbaszade
  • Senior lector Hasanova Aygun Huseynagha
  • senior lector Huseynova Sevinj Aydin
  • senior lectorAlkhasova Chimnaz Atkham
  • senior lector Shukurova Aida Shukur
  • senior lector Akbarova Flora Samandar
  • senior lector Aliyeva Aida Huseyn
  • senior lector Guliyeva Narmina Soltan
  • senior lector Alasgarova Saida Khanlar
  • senior lector Abidi Solmaz Aghazeki
  • senior lector Safarova Rugiyya Fazil
  • senior lector Mammadov Zamira Nadir
  • lector Mirzayeva Aynur Shirin
  • lector Babayeva Rasmiya Hafiz
  • lector Agahayeva Natavan Fakhraddin
  • lector Kerimova Goncha Akif
  • lector Guliyeva Sevinj Gazanfar
  • lector Manafova Aynura Murad
  • lector Sanani Lala Valid
  • lector Kerimova Shujaet Mushrif
  • PhD in Phil., senior lector,  Panahova Laman Shahin (0.75)
  • lector Abdullayeva Malahat Tarkhan
  • Senior lector Mirhadiyeva Malakhanim Mirsadi (0.75)
  • Senior lector Mukhtarova Zumrud Huseyn (0.75)
  • senior lector Bakikhanova Safura Balakhan (0.75)
  • senior lector Hasanov Fikrat Bayram (0.75)
  • senior lector Guliyeva Nushabe Rasim (0.75)
  • senior lector Dilbazi Kamala Aliakram (0.5)
  • PhD in Phil., Abbasova Yegana Mirzekhan
  • lector Mammadova Esmira Ahmadagha
  • lector Baghirova Sevinj Aghaddin
  • lector Niftaliyeva Zemfira Ismikhan
  • lector Jafarova Irada Iraj
  • lector Zeynalova Saida Bayram
  • lector Babayeva Sevinj Hamlet
  • lector Alaskerova Yegana Ismayil
  • lector Ibrahimova Dilber Mustafa
  • lector Selimova Chimnaz Tapdiq
  • lector Hajiyeva Ayten Mohubbet
  • lector Maharramova Rena Ali
  • lector Agayeva Natella Agali
  • lector Taghiyeva Nubar Shakur
  • lector Ahmadova Ruhiyya Enver
  • lector Nabiyeva Sehraye Mammadkarim
  • lector Teymurova Rasima Shahib
  • PhD in Phil.,  Muradova Nargiz Nazim
  • PhD in Phil.,  lector, Mirzaliyeva Nigar Gazanfar (0.5)
  • lector Gojayeva Konul Nazim (0,5)
  • lector Mammadova Irada Musa
  • lector Huseynova Narmina Nazim (0,5)
  • lector Farhadov Khanlar Movsum
  • Dr. of P. Sc., Prof. Valiyeva Naila Tofig
  • Can. of P. Sc., Assist. Prof. Aliyeva Nargiz Huseyn
  • Can. of Ph. Sc., Assist. Prof. Azadaliyeva Sevinj Jabrayil
  • PhD in P. Amirova Aygun Mustafa (0.5)
  • Senior teacher, Vazirova Jala Bashir (0.5)
  • Senior teacher, Huseynova Zeynab Aghahasan (0.5)
  • Senior teacher Aliyeva Sevinj Alkhan (0.5)
  • Senior teacher Mammadova Lala Tofig (0.5)
  • Senior teacher Hasanova Irada Chingiz (0.5)
  • Senior teacher Guliyeva Kamala Rafael (0.5)
  • Senior teacher Musayeva Aynur Hatam (0.5)
  • Senior teacher Gayibova Sevinj Rafig (0.5)
  • Senior teacher Babayeva Suad Rafig (0.5)
  • Senior Teacher Afandi Leyli Jahangir (0.5)
  • Senior lector Salimova Zamina Hafiz (0.5)
  • Dr. of P. S. Mirzayev Seyran Salam – consultant – Prof