Azerbaijan, Baku / corr Trend I.Alizade / The quality of education at private universities in Azerbaijan are on low level, Misisr Mardanov, the Azerbaijani Education Minister, told Trend on 14 November.
"Major milestone exiting concerns on the activities of private universities is the low quality education," the minister said.
Azerbaijan has 43 universities, including 29 state and 14 private ones. A total of 22,259 students study at private universities.
Mardanov said that the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry carries out work to remove illegal facts and shortage in the work of private universities.
"The cessation of activities of some private universities is an inseparable part of this work," he said.