International Education Fair Baku Azerbaijan

اوت 04, 2017

Welcome to the 12th annual International Education Fair in Baku Azerbaijan taking place on 21 and 22 October 2017. This fair offers you the chance to meet with thousands of eligible Azerbaijani students.

International Education Fair Baku Azerbaijan - Event Description

At this point there are more than 22,000 Azerbaijani students studying overseas. Top destinations for Azerbaijanis include: Russia, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Germany, Turkey and France. With a growing GDP and a curriculum that is tuned to the international educational market, Azerbaijan will remain a growth market for the years to come. All the more reason to visit this education fair in Baku. For many students, the International Education Fair Baku Azerbaijan is the first stop on their way to studying abroad.

The fair organizer has many years experience organizing recruitment events in Eastern Europe, Asia Minor and adjacent regions. A broad network of media partners and close ties with the finest schools and universities ensure that you will meet well targeted and highly motivated students that are preparing for their studies abroad.

Last year's International Education Fair Baku Azerbaijan was visited by over 5,500 students. There were 75 exhibitors from 12 countries including: Australia, Azerbaijan, Canada, Cyprus, France, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, UEA, UK, & USA. Among the participating universities in the International Education Fair in Baku are (research) universities, vocational colleges and language schools.

International Education Fair Baku Azerbaijan - Event Program

21 October 2017
12:00-12:30 Exhibitor Set-up
13:00-18:00 FAIR OPEN TO PUBLIC IN BAKU – HILTON HOTEL
18:00-18:15 Closing Time

22 October 2017
13:00-18:00 FAIR OPEN TO PUBLIC IN BAKU – HILTON HOTEL
18:00-18:15 Closing Time Fair closes for students.

International Education Fair Baku Azerbaijan - Visitor Info

Visitor figures: / 5,187 students in 2 days

Visitors by Age Group:
15-19 Years: 40%
20-24 Years: 46%
25-29 Years: 10%
30 Years and older: 4%

Visitors Interested Programs
50% Master & Postgraduate Degrees
42% Undergraduate Degrees
30% Language Programs (Language only and Language+ Master/undergrad students)
20% Certificate Programs
12% Summer Schools
11% High Schools (*As the questionnaire was a multiple choice one, the total of percentage is exceeding 100%. )

International Education Fair Baku Azerbaijan - Exhibitor Info

Due to the large surge in economic growth from oil and gas exports, the quality of life and income has significantly increased in Azerbaijan. The economy grew in 2012 by 3.8%, according to the World Factbook. This economic spurt has influenced the government to heavily invest in the international education for its students.

Azerbaijan with its young population, over 30% of the country’s total population, is one of the fastest growing student-market in Central Asia. The percentage of students studying abroad grew by 7.6% in 2011. SOFAZ (State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan) has dedicated a portion of its budget to support Azeri students to study abroad for the years 2007-2015. According to Open Doors Statistics, in 2009/10, there is 12.4% increase from 2008/2009 in the number of students choosing to study in the USA. According to 2010 UNESCO report, the leading study abroad destination countries are Russia, Turkey, the UK and the US.

Azerbaijan higher education study abroad data
In 2015 a total number of 22,007 students from Azerbaijan were studying abroad for a degree in higher education according to the OECD. The most important student abroad destinations are

Russia - 10,530
Ukraine - 7,599
Turkey - 6,989
Georgia - 860
UK - 638
Germany - 580
USA - 371
Belarus - 293
France - 216
Czech - 185
Kazakhstan - 147