AzTU Helds Next Meeting of Academic Council

The next meeting of the Academic Council of Azerbaijan Technical University (AzTU) was held on November 6.

In opening the meeting, AzTU Rector, Professor Vilayat Valiyev introduced the agenda item to the participants.

The Rector expressed his views on the conceptual optimization of academic structures of the university.

The Council focused on the ongoing reorganization of the Teaching Department and an appropriate decision was made on these issues.In accordance with the new directions of research activities at the university and the reorganization of faculties, a number of chairs were reduced and new chairs were created on their basis.

The Heads of newly created chairs were elected by secret ballot.

The meeting also approved the proposal on the operation of tutors independently of faculty dean’s offices, establishment of the post of advisor in the chairs and holding an exhibition of scientific-research products to support AzTU students’ access to the labor market and university-industry cooperation.The Scientific Council also welcomed the student-rector project, which will promote student self-government at the university.

The meeting discussed all proposed issues, projects and a number of initiatives, and the participants took some decisions.

Source: Azerbaijan Technical University