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Lankaran State University

Lankaran city General Hazi Aslanov avenue 50 Lankaran,
Azerbaijan View map


    Based on years of traditions Lankaran State University (LSU) plays an important role in the life of the country and the region. Lankaran State University is the only university in the south region of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Currently, more than 4000 bachelors, 136 masters, and 53 doctorates study, and more than 300 professor-teaching and administrative staff work at the university. In 27 years more than 9000 alumni have graduated from the university.  Students and teachers benefit from expanded opportunities offered by the university.

   LSU is a member of Associations of the State Universities of Caspian Region Countries, the Euroasian Universities, Azerbaijan-Russia Higher Educational Institutions, and Caucasus University. The University has developed educational and scientific relations with more than 50 foreign universities and signed bilateral agreements. Cooperation agreements also have been signed between the higher educational institutions of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

     LSU is a participant of international grant projects such as  ERASMUS+, Mevlana, HORIZON 2020, and others. Within the framework of these projects, the university has conducted student and teacher exchange programs, exchange of scientific publications, and academic information, exchange of lectures based on the specialization of the universities` profile with many foreign universities. Meantime LSU also has student exchange with local universities and works on double diploma projects with both foreign and republican universities. 

      LSU infrastructure includes 1 administrative and 4 educational buildings, 11 laboratories, a language lab, an English language center, a veterinary cabinet, an animal farm, a dormitory for girls, a dormitory for boys, a gym, 2 mini and 1 large football fields, a fitness hall, an electronic scientific library, 3 reading rooms, a large conference hall, which meets all modern requirements for holding republican and international scientific conferences and cultural events, the service apartments for professor-teaching staff, Tourism Practise Centre (SEASIDE hotel), a publishing house and a greenhouse. The university auditoriums are provided with interactive boards, computers, and projectors. LSU has 4 new modern laboratories, providing modern types of equipment from England, Russia, China: "Veterinary laboratory", "Food products technology" laboratory, "Safety of food products" laboratory, "Animal surgery" laboratory. There are canteens and parks, surrounded with greenery for students to spend their leisure time on each university educational building territory.  

    Tourism Practise Centre (SEASIDE hotel) is used to have practical training for students and masters of specialties "Tourism and hotel management" and "Food products engineering". During the international conferences or symposia, guests of the university stay at this hotel. 

    Citrus plants and agricultural products are growing in the 3 ha field of the university. At the same time, 5 ha area in Lankaran and 3 ha in Astara are separated as experimental fields. 

    Every year the "Alumni Fair" is organized for graduates within the framework of cooperation with regional and other institutions.

     Our advantages 

  • Student-oriented education;
  • Transparent administration;
  • The openness of the university to the public;
  • Educational process based on objective knowledge;
  • Annual "Alumni Fair" with the participation of potential employers;
  • Participation in international programs and projects;
  • Modern educational laboratories;
  • Tourism Practice Centre;
  • Experimental fields
  • Dormitory for girls;
  • Dormitory for boys;
  • The service apartments for professor-teaching staff;
  • Effective and interesting leisure time.

Our mission

  • To prepare highly qualified specialists and scientific pedagogic personals in accordance with employers`requirements;
  • To base on international experience to meet the needs of people and the country;
  • To develop in the field of research and education; 
  • To cultivate multicultural and humanistic personality.

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