Study In Azerbaijan


"Azerbaijan offers quality education for only a fraction of the cost"

"Study in Azerbaijan" was almost unknown to Sri lankan students 5 years ago. Since 2016 slowly and steadily the country cheeped its way into the elite club of study abroad destinations among Sri lankan students.

Azerbaijan appeals as one of the best study abroad options for Sri lankan students thanks to the much easier process and the overall cost, but has no compromise on the quality and recognition.

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Why Sri Lankan Students Select Azerbaijan

1. Why sri lankan students select Azerbaijan

There are many reasons why students choose a particular destination for education. There are many factors deciding which country is the most suitable for education. Below are a few reasons why many Sri Lankan students select Azerbaijan as their Study Abroad destination

✔ Lowest Cost for Highest Standard - Azerbaijan offers the best Quality in Education for the lowest prices.

Azerbaijan is a full member of the European Bologna Region. Thereby assuring top quality European standard education.

✔ Easy Process - Getting admission to Azerbaijani university is a lot easy and a smooth process

✔ No Bank Credential required - No need of submitting bank balance or bank statement.

✔ E-Visa for Sri Lankans - Azerbaijan allows Sri Lankan passport holders to enter the country with an E-Visa

✔ Over 2000 Disciplines to choose from

✔ International Recognition - Azerbaijani universities are well-recognized thanks to the Bologna process highlighted above.

Study In Azerbaijan - Faculties

2. Study In Azerbaijan - Faculties

Azerbaijani Universities offer a very diverse scope of education to choose from. There are close to 2500 disciplines to choose from range of faculties. Sri Lankan students in Azerbaijan are mostly enrolled for programs in the Engineering, Medicine, IT, Business and Petroleum faculties.

Engineering & Applied Science

BSc - Duration 3-4 Years | Fee starting from USD 2000 per year | Entry Requirement - O/L

MSc - Duration 2 Years | Fee starting from USD 2000 per year | Entry Requirement - BSc

  • Computer Engineering

  • Computer Science

  • Information Technology and System Engineering

  • Process Automation Engineering

  • Transport and Management Organization in Transport

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Electroenergetics Engineering

  • Biomedical Technology Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Architecture

  • Mechatronics Engineering

  • Automobile Engineering

  • Civil Engineering

  • Chemical Engineering

  • Software Engineering

Business & Economy

BSc - Duration 3-4 Years | Fee starting from USD 2000 per year | Entry Requirement - O/L

MSc - Duration 2 Years | Fee starting from USD 2000 per year | Entry Requirement - BSc

  • Management / Business Administration

  • International Relations

  • Finance

  • Marketing

  • Economy

  • World Marketing

  • Accounting and Auditing

  • Business Management

  • Tourism and Hotel Management

  • Economics and Management

  • Information technology and management.


BSc - Duration 3-4 Years | Fee starting from USD 2000 per year | Entry Requirement - O/L

MSc - Duration 2 Years | Fee starting from USD 2000 per year | Entry Requirement - BSc

  • General Medicine

  • Pharmacy

  • Dentistry

  • Healthcare Management

**Internship Guaranteed In Azerbaijani Hospitals

Other Programs

  • Hospitality Management (Internship in 5* Hotels)

  • Pilot Training

  • Teaching

  • Nursery and early childhood development

  • Music

  • Filmography

  • Acting

  • Chemistry General

  • Mathematics General

  • Physics General

  • Biology General

  • Directing (Cinema)

  • Cinematography

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Study in Azerbaijan FAQ

3. Study In Azerbaijan - Frequently Asked Questions

There are many questions that rings in the mind of students who wish to study abroad (rightfully so). Below are few frequently asked questions Sri Lankan students commonly post to us. If you have any other question please contact us and we will help you out.

What is the Living Cost for Student in Azerbaijan?

Azerbaijan boasts a shockingly low cost of living for the standards it provides. One very important question that comes to the minds of every Sri Lankan student who opts to study abroad is living costs. On many occasions, this alone mounts up to the same level as the university course fee itself.

In the case of Azerbaijan, the living costs are merely a fraction of what other countries with similar standards have to offer.

Average Living Expenses in Sri Lankan Rupees and USD and Azerbaijani Manat


Shared Accommodation - 120 Az Manat or 70 USD or Rs 12,600 (approximately).

Foods stuff / basic goods - 80 Az Manat or 45 USD or Rs 8,100 (approximately).

Bills and utilities - 65 Az Manat or 38.35 USD or Rs 6,903 (approximately).

Miscellaneous Expenses

What is the VISA requirement for Sri Lankan Students in Azerbaijan?

Sri Lankans are entitled to a 1-month entry VISA. Students who wish to study in Azerbaijan will be given a 1-month entry VISA to Azerbaijan along with university offer letter the students must pay an initial charge of 350 USD (approximately Rs 63,000).

Once the VISA and University offer letter is obtained the student can proceed to book a ticket and go to Azerbaijan, upon landing our representatives in Baku will receive you and guide you to the hostel. with 1 weak of landing, you are entitled to go through a medical scanning and the university contract should be signed.

After the process is completed students will get a 1-year educational VISA in Azerbaijan which will be renewed yearly till the specified degree is completed.

What are the Documents Required to Apply for Azerbaijani University?

  • O/L Result sheet

  • BSc Result Sheet (for MSc programs only)

  • Passport.

What Levels are Sri Lankan entitled to Apply for Azerbaijani Universities ?

Sri Lankan students can enroll for any stage in their educational career to Azeri universities.

  • Bachelor Degree - After O/L

  • Master's Degree - After A/L

  • PHd - After Master's Degree

4. Universities In Azerbaijan

Despite having only over 10 million people Azerbaijan hosts a great number of universities for its size. This has given rise to many Azerbaijani universities opening it's doors to International students. Universities in Azerbaijan can be classified into Government owned universities and Private universities. Below are some of the well recognized Azeri Universities.

  • Azerbaijan National Coservatoire

  • Azerbaijan Tourism & Management University

  • Azerbaijan Medical University

  • Ganja State University

  • Azerbaijan State Pedagogical University

  • Azerbaijan State Agricultural University

  • Baku Music Academy

  • Baku Engineering University

  • Azerbaijan State University of Culture & Arts

  • Azerbaijan State Agricultural University

  • Nakchivan Teacher Institute

  • Sumgayit State University

  • Azerbaijan University

  • Azerbaijan State Marine University

  • Baku Euroasian University

  • Azerbaijan University of Theology

  • Azerbaijan University of Languages

  • Baku State University

  • Azerbaijan University of Architecture and Construction

  • Baku Slavic University

  • Khazar University

  • Azerbaijan State University of Economics

  • Baku Higher Oil School

  • Odlar Yurdu University

  • Nakchivan State University

  • Azerbaijan Medical University

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5. Study In Azerbaijan - Quick Country Facts

Azerbaijan is situated along the southern Caucasus mountain range and border Georgia, Armenia, Russia and Iran. Azerbaijan is former soviet republic which gained it's independence in 1991 after the fall of the Soviet Union. People in Azerbaijan are called Azerbaijanis and speak a language called Azeri which is part of the Turkic language family.

Azerbaijan Links Europe to Asia.

Azerbaijan is located in the southern Caucasus and thereby considered a trans-continental country. In most aspects it is considered to be an eastern European country. To the untrained eye who visits Azerbaijan, it almost certainly presents itself as just another European country

Azerbaijan - Home to exotic natural beauty

From the mud volcanoes to the snow capped mountains in Gabala Azerbaijan is a feast to the eye.. Azerbaijan is also home to the world's largest collection of natural mud volcanoes.

Baku the flashy capital city of Azerbaijan

Baku is the capital city of Azerbaijan and with revenue pumping in from oil and gas Azerbaijan has certainly transformed it's capital city into a modern architectural wonder. Fancy skyscrapers and state of the art transportation makes baku a world class business and educational hub.

Azerbaijan - A historic country with historic places.

Azerbaijan is one of the oldest inhabited places on earth. Azerbaijan has been inhabited since the time of stone-age and it is clearly visible in it's remaining architectural wonders, that were constructed back in the days.

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Education system in Azerbaijan

6. Education System In Azerbaijan

The Azeri National Education System

Azerbaijan's educational system is one of the best and spearheads the rest in the Caucasus region. Azerbaijani education curriculum covers, much similar to Sri Lanka in 3 stages; Primary, Secondary & Tertiary, The tertiary education level is further divided down into 4 levels. The Pre-Degree, Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree and the P.hD

Higher Education System in Azerbaijan - University

Azerbaijan offers 3 levels of education

  • University Level first stage : - 4 years of education in the university and this leads to the the bachelor's degree

  • University Level Second Stage : - 2 years which follow the first stage and leads to the master's degree

  • University Level Stage Three : - Upto 3 years of education following the stage two which leads to the Dooctrate

  • Diploma Studies - Diploma are non-degree or starter level education that lay the foundation for the stages above. This can be obtain through universities or other registered private institutions through Azerbaijan

Higher Education System in Azerbaijan - Other

Vocational Training are the next most interesting genre for sri lankan students. Vocational Training cover a wide range of qualifications which are more job focused and almost all of are quick shortcuts to a formal degree to obtaining a job.

Vocational Training programs in Azerbaijan are numerous and cover a waste range of employment scope from tourism to technical programs.

Azerbaijan Baku Drone Footage