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1954 - 1965: Elementary, secondary and high school: Gold Medal for highest achievement, Republic of Georgia
1965 - 1970: Combined B.S. and M.S. Program in Mathematics, Honors Diploma; Department of Mathematics and Mechanics, Azerbaijan State University, Baku
1970 - 1973: PhD in Mathematics, Institute of Mathematics, Academy of Science of Azerbaijan and Faculty of Mathematics and Mechanics, and Lomonosov Moscow State University
1983: D.S. (Doctor of Science) in Mathematics, Soviet Academy of Science, V.A. Steklov Institute of Mathematics, Moscow
1973 - 1988: Senior Scientist, Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics, Azerbaijan Academy of Sciences, Baku
1975 - 1976: Research Fellow, Lomonosov Moscow State University
1979 - 1981: Associate Professor, Azerbaijan State University
1979 - present: Visiting Professor and conference participant at various universities and research centers around the world
1981- 1982: Research Fellow, Soviet Academy of Sciences, V.A. Steklov Institute of Mathematics, Moscow
1988 - 1990: Chairman, Department of Mathematics, Leningrad Institute for Economics and Finance, Baku Campus
1991: Founder, Khazar University, Baku, Azerbaijan
1991 - 2010: President, Khazar University, Baku, Azerbaijan
1991 - present: Organizer of a various international symposia and conferences
1995: Founder, Khazar University Press
1995 - present: Editor of research periodicals "Khazar Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences” (Former “Journal of Azerbaijani Studies"); Editor of "Khazar View", a literary and scientific magazine; Founder of “Azerbaijan Archeology” journal. Member of other editorial boards.
1997 - present : Founder, Khazar University Sport Club, with Football Club in Supreme Division (1999-2004), Basketball Club in Supreme Division (1999 - present), Chess Club (2005), others
2005: Member, Education Commission under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan
2010: Chairman, Board of Directors and Trustees, Khazar University
2012: Founder, Eurasian Academy
2013: Board Member, Eurasia Partnership Foundation
More than 300 published works: research articles in Mathematics, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences; monographs, textbooks and creative writings in Mathematics, Education, Language and Translations Studies, Poetry. Editor of numerous textbooks, books, dictionaries, transactions of conferences, journals.
Azeri (native), English (good), Russian (good), Turkish (good), French (elementary).
Mathematics, Education, Literature, History and Culture Studies, Language and Translation Studies.
Recognition and awards received
1976 - 1983: Research articles included into lists of the most outstanding scientific research in the USSR, published annually by the National (Soviet) Academy of Science, Moscow
1994 - London Debret Encyclopedia "Who is Who in the Former Soviet Union?"
1996 – present: Co-Chair, Council of Azerbaijani University Presidents
1994 - Y. Mamedaliyev Award, in recognition of contributions to science and education, Baku, Azerbaijan
1997 – 1999 Board Member, Eurasia Foundation Caucasus, Tbilisi, Georgia
1998 – 2002: Board Member, Open Society Institute (Soros Foundation), Azerbaijan
2000 – 2007: Association of Azerbaijani Football Federations, Executive Committee Member
2001 – Member, International Council for Scientific Development – International Academy of Science
2001 – present: President, Association of Azerbaijani Private Universities
2004 – “Golden Pen” Award, In recognition of contribution to Poetry and Creative Writing, Baku, Azerbaijan
2005 - “Samad Vurghun” Award, in recognition of contributions to Education, Science, Azerbaijani Culture and Literature, Baku, Azerbaijan
2005 - Member, Academy of Pedagogical and Social Sciences, Russia, Moscow
2008 - First Vice-President, EURAS (Eurasian Universities Union)
2008 – Honorary Doctor of EuroUniversity, Tallinn, Estonia 2005 – Member, National Education Council under President of Azerbaijan
2010 – Co-founder and Member, Board of Directors, Karabakh Foundation, USA
2010 – National “Khazar” Award, in recognition of contribution to development of Azerbaijani Education and to founding of the University which meets international standards
And various other awards and recognitions.