Study Petroleum Engineering

welcome you warmly to the Azerbaijan State Oil & Industry University. Nearly 9,000 students and 1,000 employees in research, teaching and administration are
the most valuable resources of our University. Throughout its rich history, the ASOIU has prepared more than 100,000 engineers, approximately 2,000 candidates of sciences and over 250 doctors of sciences.

Currently, we are building a modern university based upon rich heritage and traditions. Our students can choose from a wide range of bachelor, master and doctoral programs in three languages (Azerbaijani, English and Russian).
Moreover, our university offers double degree programs, as well as academic exchange in various universities across Europe and Asia.

I would like to invite you to come and study at the Azerbaijan State Oil & Industry University to gain high-quality education and valuable experience and, by becoming part of our family, help us make the University a truly Diverse and international educational institution. Azerbaijan State Oil & Industry University Since 1920 azerbaijan

History of the University

The M. Azizbayov Polytechnic Institute was established in November 14, 1920, in accordance with the decree signed by the chairman of the Revolutionary Committee of Azerbaijan N. Narimanov and National Education Commissioner Dadash Bunyadzadeh. Renamed several times over the past hundred years, the University was known at different periods as Azerbaijan Petroleum Institute, Azerbaijan Industrial Institute, Azerbaijan Petroleum and Chemistry Institute, Azerbaijan State Oil Academy and most recently Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University (2015).

The ASOIU also gave birth to several educational institutions, namely Azerbaijan State Agricultural University, Azerbaijan Architecture and Construction University, Azerbaijan Technical University, Sumgait State University and Mingachevir State University, which were formed on the basis of different faculties of the ASOIU.

Nearly 140,000 students have been educated at the University up to date. More than 50 graduates of ASOIU are academicians and corresponding members of the Academy of Sciences, more than 150 graduates are the Heroes of Socialist Labor of former Soviet Union, approximately 70 people were awarded the title of laureate of the State Prize.


  • Huge library (with 1 million books)
  • Information Computing Center
  • Publishing house
  • Dormitory
  • Student Polyclinic and Hospital
  • Sports Complex
  • Recreation Complex in Nabran
  • Internship center in Dashkesan
  • 2 Research Institutes
  • 32 Research laboratories
  • “Industry Institute of retraining and improvement of professional skills of employees”

Career Opportunities

The ASOIU diploma is highly accepted both in Azerbaijan and internationally. Being a student of ASOIU means internship opportunities in leading enterprises such as SOCAR, BP, Schlumberger, Halliburton, Sumgait Technology Park, High Technology Park, etc.