Azerbaijan extends receipt of documents for studying abroad
Azerbaijan, Baku, Aug. 15 / Trend I.Isabalayeva /
Azerbaijani Education Ministry has extended the receipt of documents for students wishing to study in foreign universities under "State Program on Education of Azerbaijani Youth Abroad in 2007-2015".
The deadline for receipt of documents was August 20, the head of the Foreign Relations Department of Education Ministry, Tamilla Aliyeva, told Trend on Wednesday. However, due to the upcoming holiday of Ramadan electronic forms (questionnaire forms) will be valid until August 24. Electronic applications will be certified by the Ministry until 18:00 August 24.
The competition to study at foreign universities was announced on May 1. The competition is open to citizens who achieved high results in the period of study in secondary and higher educational institutions, who are receiving education in higher educational institutions of foreign countries, or have received an unconditional offer to receive education.
The priority areas for education abroad in 2012/2013 school year under the state program are biology, physics, information technology, agriculture, chemistry, classical languages, engineering, nanotechnology, petroleum industry, mathematics, medicine and tourism.