International Admissions

Welcome to Khazar University and the International Affairs Office!


The International Affairs Office is the first and the main point of contact for prospective international students.  The International Affairs Office serves all incoming and currently enrolled international students at the university.

For information about the services we provide click here: International Affairs Office

Khazar University is a private educational institution for undergraduate, graduate and professional studies promoting advanced study and research, educational policy and development in the Republic of Azerbaijan.

Khazar University is the first university in Azerbaijan composed of multiple independent schools united by the same academic policy and principles, which offer a wide scope of diverse majors in Humanities and Social Sciences, Engineering and Applied Sciences, Economics, Management and Business Administration, and Education.             

Khazar University Brochure

Khazar University  Catalogue

Download application forms: 

Bachelor  Application for Admission 2018

Master  Application for Admission 2018

PhD  Application for Admission 2018

Important Information to Consider Before and After Arrival 

Before Arrival:

Tuition Fee

The annual tuition fee is 5000 USD. 

Cost of Living

The average cost of living in Baku could range from 550 to 800 AZN per month. This includes: accommodation (250 AZN/shared – 500 AZN/not shared), groceries (150 AZN), utilities (50 AZN), and other expenses (100 AZN: transportation, social activities, etc.)

Obtaining a Visa

To travel to Azerbaijan you will need to receive a visa from the Azerbaijan Embassy or Consulate in your country.

Khazar University will send the Invitation Letter to successful applicants which they will take to the Embassy to apply for visa to Azerbaijan.

It is mandatory for all students coming to Azerbaijan for a period longer than three months to obtain a student visa in the country of residence before travelling to Azerbaijan.

Please check with the Azerbaijan Embassy for a full list of required documents.

Khazar University International Scholarship Program

Khazar University provides a scholarship for international students. Follow this link to find out more. 

After Arrival

Residence Permit (Migration Card)

Foreign students should obtain a student visa valid for 3 (three) months before their arrival. A month before the expiration of your visa you will apply for a residence permit which will enable you to live in the country for a year. The International Affairs Office will assist you in receiving the residence permit (“migration card”).

For more information regarding the documents for obtaining the migration card see the link: Migration Service 

Note about IB Admission Policy

Students with IB diplomas ( are welcome to apply to Khazar. Students who are still completing their final year of the IB program may apply, and will be considered for admission if they have predicted scores of 28 or higher. 

IB Diploma Scholarship

Khazar University recognizes that students who have earned the IB diploma are ideally prepared for university studies. Applicants to all Khazar University undergraduate programs who have successfully completed the IB diploma with a score of 28 or higher are given a scholarship covering their full tuition for one semester during their studies at Khazar University. Applicants with scores of 36-40 are given a scholarship covering their full tuition for one year (two semesters). Applicants with scores of 41 or higher are given a full scholarship covering their tuition during their whole bachelor degree program. 

Further Information

If you have further questions regarding the admission contact the International Affairs Office – we will be happy to assist you.

Best wishes as you plan your travel to Azerbaijan.

We are looking forward to welcoming you at our university! 

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