Professor P.Moog: “Azerbaijan has a very strong potential in the field of non-oil exports”

Closing of the Spring School on “Entrepreneurship, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises: Business Fundamentals” was arranged at UNEC. The event has taken place within the project “EE- KEY- AZ Entrepreneurship Education: A Key to Job Creation and Employability in Azerbaijan”.

Head of the Department for International Cooperation Anar Kazimov noted that UNEC teachers, especially young research fellows and students have taken possession broad knowledge and experience on entrepreneurship, establishment and development of business within the project. According to the project, familiarization with the particulars and performance of the business infrastructure of Germany and Azerbaijan has also happened. 10 graduate students of the University of Siegen and 12 of UNEC attended the project.

A Professor of the University of Siegen Petra Moog who expressed satisfaction of her visit at UNEC and evaluated the projects implemented in the university thanked the teaching staff and students of the University of Siegen and UNEC, as well as the representatives of the University of Montpellier for their active participation. P.Moog noted that she got closely acquainted with most manufacturers performing in Azerbaijan and obtained detailed information about the country’s economy within her trip to Azerbaijan. She said Azerbaijan has a strong economy and non- oil export is being developed in the country rapidly.

Views on the latest tendencies and problems of Azerbaijan economy were exchanged within the event. A Working Group of the Round-table organized in Germany and the experts of the Winter School arranged at UNEC were awarded certificates in the end.

About the Project: The “EE- KEY- AZ Entrepreneurship Education: A key to Job Creation and Employability in Azerbaijan” Project was approved for funding by the DAAD. The Project is to be implemented within 4 years and has an actions plan on several directions.

German Guests of UNEC evaluate the Production Process in Azerbaijan highly

A delegation consisting of the teaching staff and graduate students of the University of Siegen and UNEC who attended the Spring School on “Entrepreneurship and SME: Business Fundamentals” Projects arranged from April 17 to 21 within the “EE-KEY-AZ Entrepreneurship Education: A Key to Job Creation and Employability in Azerbaijan” Project were on an excursion in the Oil Processing Plant of Azersun Holding.

Azersun Holding’s representative provided the guests with the information about the performance of the plant and invited them to follow the production process closely. At the same time, he made them familiar with the production assortments and samples. German teachers and students noted the production process is in high level and organized properly; they stressed it is conducted in accordance with the world standards and norms.

The guests’ questions were responded in the end and they were introduced special gifts from Azersun Holding. 

UNEC and the University of Siegen start joint Spring School – “Business Fundamentals”

A Spring School has been launched at UNEC within the Project “EE- KEY- AZ Entrepreneurship Education: A Key to Job Creation and Employability in Azerbaijan”. The four- day Spring School will be conducted on “Entrepreneurship and Small and Medium Sized Enterprise: Business Fundamentals”.

Congratulating the students selected for the Spring School, Head of the International Relations Department Anar Kazimov wished them successes within the opening. He said the University of Siegen’s Professor Petra Moog would run the Spring School joined by 12 graduate students of UNEC and 10 of the University of Siegen. Leaders and experts of Azerbaijani businesses will share their experiences with the participants and lecture about the latest tendencies of the country’s economy. Excursions to the country’s manufacturers will also be arranged to make the participants familiar with their performances.

Masters will be assessed on the basis of their business plans and get credits in the end.

Note: The “EE- KEY- AZ Entrepreneurship Education: A key to Job Creation and Employability in Azerbaijan” Project was adopted to be funded by DAAD. The Project is intended to be implemented within 4 years and has an actions plan on several directions. The Spring School will take place through April 17 to 21.

Azerbaijan through UNEC’s German Graduate’s Eyes

UNEC implements a series of successful projects, including student exchange with the University of Siegen of Germany.

The graduate students of the Siegen University Jens Bolay and Tim Dettmann who applied for the exchange program of UNEC for the spring term of 2016/2017 academic year came to Azerbaijan on February 15. They study in UNEC Business School.

J.Bolay is an amateur photographer, too. The German student places photos regularly shot in Baku and the regions from the day of his arrival to Azerbaijan in his photo blog.

J.Bolay explained his desire to study at UNEC was based from the thoughts of German students who studied here before. They are of positive opinion about UNEC. At the same time, they note that Azerbaijan is a very beautiful country; people are very hospitable and affectionate. That’s why I choose UNEC to study. Besides his studies at UNEC, he transfers fascinating nature of Azerbaijan, eye- catching historical monuments to the memory of his camera.

UNEC Teachers’ Theses were discussed in the PhD Board of the University of Siegen

15.12.2016

The joint “EE-KEY-AZ Project. Entrepreneurship Education: A Key to Job Creation and Employability in Azerbaijan” Project of Azerbaijan State University of Economics (UNEC) and the University of Siegen of Germany is successfully in progress. UNEC staff Ragif Gasimov’s, Anar Huseynov’s and Aysel Guliyeva’s dissertations  who were on business in Germany had been discussed in PhD Board of the University of Siegen.

The PhD Board of the University of Siegen containing graduate and doctoral students holds meetings  on the basis of the schedule adopted once a year more than once. The Board Chairman and Assistant instruct the members to develop presentations covering the direction, theme, methodology and urgency of the dissertations. Presentations are debated within the meeting and requirements for the next stage in connection with the dissertation are determined.

Plans of UNEC teachers’ dissertations were submitted and the University of Siegen graduates’ offers and recommendations were heard within the Board Meeting this time.

http://unec.edu.az/en/unec-muelimlerinin-dissertasiyalari-siegen-universitetinin-doktorantlar-surasinda-muzakireye-cixarilib/

UNEC launches the biggest Project of DAAD in the Region

29.11.2016

An “EE KEY-AZ Entrepreneurship Education: a Key to Job Creation and Employability in Azerbaijan” Project has been launched at Azerbaijan State University of Economics (UNEC) on November 29.

The Project will be implemented by the partnership of the University of Siegen with UNEC and the financial support of the Headquarters of German Academic Exchange Service for 4 years.

The Summer and Winter Schools in Germany and Azerbaijan, trainings in Finance, Business Planning, Entrepreneurship, Innovation Management, Logistics, E-commerce, Risks Management and so on and workshops with the participation of the academic and administrative staffs of both universities in Baku and Siegen are planned to be organized in accordance with the Project. At the same time, 4 nominee doctors’ participation in one- month internship every year, organization of competitions on “Business Plan” among the young research fellows and “Consultant Financial Clubs” are to be realized within the project. The club will create the opportunity for the formation of undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students, as well as provide them with a chance to pass internship in different companies of Germany and Azerbaijan.

Together with the teachers and 11 students of the University of Siegen the representatives of the Ministry of Economics, Ministry of Labor and Protection of Citizens, Head of the Baku Information Center of German Academic Exchange Service, Chairman of German- Azerbaijan Trade Chamber, Program Leader of the German International Cooperation Society, President of the National Confederation of Entrepreneurs (Recruiters) Organizations, universities’ rectors, employees of the Embassy of Germany to Azerbaijan and the representative of the National Erasmus+ Office attended the opening ceremony of the Project organized at UNEC.

UNEC Rector, Professor Adalat Muradov noted the sustainable development of the cooperation between the two universities and the implementation of teacher-students exchange during the event. Speaking about the organization of Summer and Winter Schools between UNEC and the University of Siegen, Rector emphasized that the 4-year project will be beginning of a new stage between the two universities. A.Muradov also stressed the project will play an important role in improving entrepreneurial and business education in Azerbaijan. He pointed the significance of the project in terms of better preparation of UNEC students for labor market, as well as the formation of the experience of establishing new jobs. A.Muradov highlighted the joint Graduate Program to become one of the most important contributions of the Project too.

Head of the Baku Information Center of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Ms. Steffanie Dufaux pointed the type of project was implemented in Azerbaijan for the first time and that it is the biggest project in the region financed by DAAD. She stressed the project would both bring nearer the higher education systems of Germany and Azerbaijan and the two universities.

Advisor to the Rector of the University of Siegen for International Strategic Cooperation Dr. Ulrich Eberhardt spoke about the history of cooperation between the two higher education institutions. He brought to attention the Project as a logical result of beneficial collaboration between the universities.

Then Head of the Department of the University of Siegen, Professor Petra Moog delivered detailed information about the content of the project, aim, events to be implemented within 4 years, as well as the realization of the project and funding mechanism in detail. She expressed gratitude to UNEC administration and other partners for the development and execution of the project.

According to the Project, the official opening ceremony of the project was held with the participation of UNEC’s delegation of 9 people at the University of Siegen on October 26. The issues of the management of Project, events to be implemented within 4 years, harmonization of curricula in the future and other technical and organizational affairs were discussed during the meeting of the Project’s Working Group. UNEC’s young teachers and nominee doctors met with the professors representing relevant departments of the University of Siegen and debated on the topics they want to conduct researches in the future in Germany.

Students’ questions related with the project were responded within the event. UNEC students who attended Winter School at the University of Siegen were awarded certificates in the end.

http://unec.edu.az/en/unec-daad-nin-regionda-en-boyuk-layihesine-start-verib/

UNEC’s teacher lectured at the University of Siegen

10.11.2016

A teaching staff of the Department International Economics (English) of Azerbaijan State University of Economics (UNEC) Fekhri Mammadov and 10 students of the International School of Economics visited the University of Siegen with financial support of German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

F.Mammadov conducted lectures to the students of the University of Siegen and UNEC on “Financial Markets” for a week within the exchange program.

Note that, the Siegen University Professor Petra Moog’s and 11 German students’ visit to UNEC is expected in the end of November within the exchange program. Petra Moog will conduct classes on “Entrepreneurship” to local and overseas students for a week.

http://unec.edu.az/en/unec-muellimi-siegen-universitetinde-muhazire-kecib/

Prof. Dr. Petra Moog: “Students will be able to increase their knowledge and skills in a different space within the EE- KEY-AZ”

03.11.2016

The Professor of the University of Siegen Dr. Petra Moog spoke about the project of “Entrepreneurship Education: A Key to Job Creation and Employability in Azerbaijan” jointly realized by Azerbaijan State University of Economics (UNEC) and the University of Siegen. Talking about this to the official webpage (http://www.uni-siegen.de)of the University of Siegen, Ms Petra Moog noted that the new project is interesting both from the economic and scientific view points. According to her UNEC’s teachers and students attended the Winter School organized at the University of Siegen as the first stage of the project. Dr. Petra Moog added that the students will be able to increase their knowledge and skills in a different space within “EE-KEY-AZ Entrepreneurship Education: A Key to Job Creation and Employability in Azerbaijan” and the project will create new opportunities for the future cooperation.

http://unec.edu.az/en/professor-petra-moog-ee-key-az-cercivesinde-telebeler-ferqli-mekanda-bilik-ve-bacariqlarini-artira-bilecekler/

Joint Project of UNEC with the German University has launched

28.10.2016

Opening ceremony of the joint project on “Entrepreneurial Education as a Key Factor of Establishing Workplaces and Recruitment in Azerbaijan” of Azerbaijan State University of Economics (UNEC) and the University f Siegen, Germany has been held. UNEC’s delegation also attended the event held at the University of Siegen.

Opening the ceremony, the Department Director of the University of Siegen, German Head of the Project, Professor Petra Moog delivered detailed information about the project. Expressing great gratitude to the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) which finances the project, P.Moog thanked UNEC for the active participation in the development of the project.

Professor P.Moog brought to attention that UNEC will get educational support in entrepreneurship, business, finance and management fields within the four years; a great deal of summer and winter schools with the participation of the both universities’ teachers and students and research opportunity for young research fellows and scholars at one of the partner universities are planned to be held within the project.

Making a speech Head of UNEC delegation, Vice-rector for International Affairs and Programs, Associated Professor Shahin Bayramov stressed the high significance of the project for establishing new stage in efficient cooperation between the both universities. He said that bilateral relations will bring German experience in higher education to Azerbaijan. Establishment of joint Graduate Program between the both universities within the project was also discussed.

Detailed information about the history, culture and economy of Azerbaijan, as well as training programs of the university, the project of business incubator, career center and international graduate and doctoral centers was delivered during the event.

The participants’ questions about UNEC were responded within the event.

The Heads of the University of Siegen structural units, representatives of the Ministry of Economy and Energetic of Nordrhein Westfallen province of Germany, Head of German Chamber of Trade on the mentioned province, representatives of a series of local companies and students participated at the opening ceremony.

Afterwards the project work group’s session took place. Measures to be implemented within the project and other technical and administrative affairs were discussed in the session. UNEC delegation and 10 UNEC students who will attend the first Winter School realized within the project visited the company Kruckemeyer situated in the city of Siegen.

http://unec.edu.az/en/almaniya-universiteti-ile-unec-in-birge-layihesine-start-verilib/