Specific objectives

This project aims at enhancing the knowledge on EU matters in Azerbaijan for better association with EU. On this purpose, the following objectives will be implemented within two-year action plan of the project: 

  1. To establish a Centre of Excellence in EU matters at ADA in order to enhance the overall knowledge of the EU in Azerbaijan To introduce and deliver short-term training and a six-month training program for civil servants on different EU integration subjects, and to deliver training of trainers.
  2. To introduce and deliver short-term training and a six-month training program for civil servants on different EU integration subjects, and to deliver training of trainers.
  3. To introduce a major on EU within the MA program in Diplomacy and International Affairs at ADA.

The key activities of the Centre are:

  • to carry out detailed training needs assessment among state bodies;
  • to select ToT participants (civil servants and academicians) for following training delivery to civil servants;
  • to prepare curricula for ToT courses;
  • to deliver ToT course;
  • to prepare curricula for short term trainings for civil servants
  • to prepare manual of procedure and a toolkit for short term trainings for civil servants;
  • to develop training materials (including e-learning) for short term trainings;
  • to prepare curricula for EU study programmes at MADIA;
  • to deliver ToT for lecturers of modules of EU study programmes at MADIA;
  • to deliver pilot teaching for students;
  • to carry out survey to re-assess the need for full fledged EU master programme in Azerbaijan;
  • to create EU material library