The Establishment of a Foundation for the Integration of Disabled People into HEIs of Azerbaijan


The Establishment of a Foundation for the Integration of Disabled People into HEIs of Azerbaijan


Start Date: December 2013

Duration: 36 months



Brief information and main objectives:


The project aims to improve access for students with disabilities into HEIs of Azerbaijan in line with the best EU practices and policies, supported by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Labor and Social
Protection of the Population, through the development and implementation of the guidelines and polices and raise awareness of the students, staff and other stakeholders.


Particularly:
  • Establishing guidelines and polices for involvement of physically disabled people into HEIs in Azerbaijan
  • Conducting staff training for working with disabled people
  • Establishing Centers for Disabled Persons at each local partner university
  • Improving physical environments for disabled people at HEIs in Azerbaijan
  • Raising public awareness



Coordinator and partners:

Project Coordinator:

Khazar University

 

Partners:

Human European Consultancy

University of Lodz

University of Macedonia

Karl Franzens Universität Graz

Ganja State University

Nakhchivan State University

Sumgayit State University

Lankaran State University

Azerbaijan State Economic University

Union of Disabled People Organizations

The Ministry of Education of the Azerbaijan Republic

The Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population 



Contact:


Rima Mammadova

Rmammadova@khazar.org

+994 (12) 421 79 16/ ext 234