The history of the Azerbaijan State Oil & Industry University dates back to 1887 when a technical school in oil booming Baku was set up. In 1920, a polytechnic institute was established on the basis of the technical school. Over the years, the University operated under several names, the most popular of which, AzII (Azerbaijan Industrial Institute) played a key role in the development of Azerbaijan`s oil industry. Throughout its history, the University has trained over 100,000 highly qualified specialists from more than 100 countries. In 2015, the university was renamed to the Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University – a new brand is set to open a new page in the history of this bright school. The major mission of ASOIU is to contribute to human capital, to train highly skilled specialists who will be able to compete in the rapidly growing economy and industry, both domestically and internationally, to achieve an effective combination of science, education, innovation, and production. The ASOIU is also famous for the honorable Nobelist alumni like Lev Landau – a Nobel laureate in Physics. The National Leader of Azerbaijan - Heydar Aliyev, as well as representatives of the world business elite, are also the honorable alumni of ASOIU.
Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University
20 Azadlig avenue
Tel.: +994 12 493 45 57