Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec.18
Through various projects, workshops and lectures, EY aims to support the students of Qafqaz University in their accounting, finance, tax and law studies.
Qafqaz University rector Ahmet Sanic and EY Azerbaijan Managing Partner Ilgar Veliyev signed a partnership agreement Dec.17 and discussed future cooperation opportunities.
Sanic and his colleagues expressed their gratitude to EY for its continuous support and cooperation.
"EY Azerbaijan is committed to developing a generation of top level professionals in Azerbaijan. And our cooperation with Qafqaz University is an example of our commitment and aspiration," said Ilgar Veliyev. "It is an honor to work with Qafqaz University and we are looking forward to long-lasting and successful cooperation."
About Qafqaz University
Qafqaz University was founded in 1993, by decree of the Azerbaijani Republic's National Assembly and approval by the Cabinet of Ministers. Qafqaz University was the first and continues to be the only prominent and prestigious foreign private university operating in Azerbaijan.
The university states that its mission is to give students a university education at international standards and infuse them with enthusiasm to constantly reach for new horizons. Great care is also taken to endow them with a respect for national and universal humane values. The university also aims to play an active role in promoting cooperation between Azerbaijan and Turkey.
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