Baku, Azerbaijan, May 19
Prof. Ramiz Humbatov, Vice-Rector for Training, Science and International Relations of Baku Higher Oil School (BHOS) participated in the 12th Conference of the Rectors from the Black Sea Region (BSUN) on 'Changing Role of University in a Global and Regional Context' that took place in Georgia, Tbilisi on 12-15 May 2016.
During the first session of the conference, Prof. Humbatov made a presentation on The New Approach in Specialists Training focusing on the higher school's history, vision and mission, the education process, integration of teaching and practical experience for students, measures taken to involve students in scientific activity, the achievements and the factors that contributed to the success of the higher school in the course of four years. Prof. Humbatov answered many questions of the participants about the diverse aspects of BHOS activities.
The opportunities of involvement of BHOS young lecturers in doctorate programs offered by various German universities were discussed with Dr. Wilhelm Krull, Secretary General of Volkswagen Foundation and certain agreement was reached in this respect.
During other conference sessions, the BSUN member university representatives from Georgia, Turkey, Greece, Albania, Romania, Bulgaria, Ukraine and Russia made presentations on the new approaches related to social and cultural dialogues, support to innovation related activities for sustainable management of reserves, the university role as an initiative center to support innovations in the society in the Black Sea Region.
As part of the conference Prof. Humbatov held a number of business meetings.
During the conference the Vice-Rector met with Prof. Vladimir Onyshchenko, Rector of the Poltava National Yuri Kondratyuk Technical University and Dr.Victor Mazur, Rector of Vinnytsia National Agrarian University of Ukraine. Broad discussions were held on the issues concerning establishing cooperation with BHOS, as well as on the project on renewable energies developed by the National Agrarian University of Ukraine. An initial agreement was also reached in this connection.
Prof. Ramiz Humbatov also joined the social and cultural events organized as part of the 12th Conference of the Rectors from the Black Sea Region (BSUN).