The Board of the Ministry of Education convened a meeting to discuss the issues relating to higher education on September 2.
Participants in the meeting included Board members, heads of ministerial departments, and rectors of higher education institutions.
The meeting heard reports from the ministerial officials on the results of student admission in universities for the 2016-2017 academic year, payment of tuition fees, student transfer, and public relations of higher education institutions.
The meeting also heard reports on the activities of Azerbaijan Technological University in the 2015-2016 academic year, and the course of the implementation of French-Azerbaijani University project.
The meeting then featured discussions on the issues on the agenda, and participants made several proposals and gave recommendations.
In his speech, Minister of Education Mikayil Jabbarov commented and gave recommendations on the topics discussed. He highlighted qualitative and quantitative indicators of student admission in higher education institutions in the last three years. The Minister also highlighted the importance of https://transfer.edu.az portal, which aims to ease the transfer of students from one university (or from one specialty) to another both within the country and abroad.
The meeting also featured discussions on a range of organizational issues.
Rector of Baku Slavic University Nurlana Aliyeva received a severe warning for not ensuring adequate control during repair works at the university, violating relevant legal requirements and execution discipline.