Since November 18, 2019, within the framework of the "State program to increase the international competitiveness of the higher education system in the Republic of Azerbaijan for 2019-2023", a competition for doctoral studies abroad for the spring semester of 2020 has been announced in order to expand the academic capabilities of Azerbaijani universities and provide training for doctoral students at the most prestigious universities in the world.
In accordance with the program for training citizens of the Republic of Azerbaijan in doctoral studies abroad, the following areas of specialties are defined: technical and technological, natural, agricultural, health, economic and managerial, educational, humanitarian and social. Funding for program participants is ensured by the minimum standard education established by foreign higher educational institutions.
Funding for program participants includes the following expenses:
cost of visa and registration in the country of study;
monthly living expenses;
health insurance expenses;
international shipping costs.
Deadline for applications is January 10, 2020.
The preliminary selection criteria, documents required for applying and the application procedure is available here.