Message from the Dean
delener200.jpegThe mission of the ADA University School of Business is to educate students to become successful global and socially responsible leaders who make a difference in the world. Under the newly developed strategic plan, you will receive a superior learning experience grounded in an excellent management curriculum, which will prepare you to become a competitive leader. At the ADA University School of Business we focus on delivering exceptional outcomes for you inside and outside the classroom. Our superior learning experience is grounded in:
- International faculty, including seasoned real -world practitioners;
- A strong curriculum that promotes experiential, integrative learning through case studies and real world experiences;
- Flexible majors that combine an unmatched global business education with international experience;
- A global perspective that is integrated throughout the curriculum from research to offering study abroad experience in some of the world`s exciting cultures and economies.
We are one hundred percent committed to creating value for YOU during your time with US, preparing you for a lifetime of creating value in your business dreams and pursuits.
Prof. Dr. N. J. Delener
Founding Dean of School of Business
Mission and Vision
ADA University's School of Business mission is to prepare global and socially responsible graduates through excellence in applied learning and scholarship by bringing the world to Azerbaijan and Azerbaijan to the world.
ADA University's School of Business aspires to be a globally recognized premier institution in the Caspian Region in the creation and transmission of knowledge and the development of new generations of leaders, driving change for the betterment of society.
Through our innovative and entrepreneurial spirit we foster ethical and social responsibility.
All undergraduate programs at ADA School of Business are four-year programs with additional one year of intensive English language preparation (if needed). The School of Business currently offers two undergraduate degree programs: Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and Bachelor of Science in Economics (BSE).
The School of Business currently offers two graduate degree programs: full-time International Master of Business Administration(MBA) and Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) program, which is adual degree program with Maastricht School of Management.

School of Business Executive Advisory Board

Mr. Mammad Abbasbeyli, CEO, CRA Group of Companies

Mr. Farid Akhundov, Chairman of the Executive Board, Pasha Bank OJSC

Mr. Erdal Aksoy, Executive Group Chairman, Turcas Petrol A. S.

Mr. Mehmet Ciftcioglu, General Manager, Baku office, Mitsubishi Corporation Baku Office

Prof. Dr. N.J. Delener, Founding Dean, ADA University School of Business

Mr. Natig Hajiyev, President, ADA University Foundation Baku

Mr. Farid Huseynov, Chairman of the Management Board, Bank of Baku

Mr. Sam Ioannidis, General Manager, Four Seasons Hotel

Mr. Nuran Kerimov, Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLC

Mr. Natig Madatov, Adviser to the President, AZPROMO

Mr. Huseyn Mamedov, VP, Communications and External Affairs, BP Azerbaijan

Mr. Khalig Mammadov, VP of HR, IT&Regulations, State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR)

Mr. Rufat Mammadov, President, AZPROMO
Mr. Maksud Mirzoyev, General Manager, McDonalds Azerbaijan LLC

Ms. Nargiz Nasrullayeva Muduroghlu, Executive Director, American Chamber of Commerce in Azerbaijan

Mr. Movlan Pashayev, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers Central Asia & Caucasus B.V., Azerbaijan Branch

Mr. Elshan Kurbanov, Chief Financial Officer, Caspian Shipyard Company

Mr. Turgay Teymurov, Representative, British Business Group

Full-time Faculty
Associate Professor
Farhad Husseinov, Ph.D. in Mathematical Economics, Lomonosov Moscow State University.
Omar Farooq, Ph.D. in Financial Economics, Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration

Assistant Professor
Adrian Stoian, Ph.D. in Economics, University of Arizona.
Azer Abizade, Ph.D. in Economics, University of Rochester.
Elkin Nurmammadov, Ph.D. in Economics, University of Georgia
Fatih Yilmaz, Ph.D. in Economics, University of Calgary
Huseyn Ismayilov, Ph.D. in Economics, Tilburg University
Ismail Baydur, Ph.D. in Economics, University of Virginia
Muharrem Yesilirmak, Ph.D. in Economics, University of Iowa.
Elnur Eyvazov, M.C.L. Law and Finance,Columbia University School of Law.
 Ruslan Aliyev, Ph.D. in Economics(expected: July 2015), CERGE-EI, Charles University
Tural Huseynov, MS in Economics, Tilburg University

Adjunct Faculty
Alovsat Muslumov, PhD in Finance, Bogazici University
Elshan Rahimov, MBA from Georgia State University’s Affiliate program at Azerbaijan State Oil Academy.
Elmir Musayev, MBA with Accounting concentration, Virginia International University
Emin Ilyas, Master of International Business, University of Sydney
Fariz Ismailzade, EMBA, IE Business School
Javid Mammadov, MA in Economics, Central European University
Mammad Babayev, MA in Economics, Central European University
Odiljon Abdurazzakov, M.S., Master of Management Practice, Colorado State University
Toghrul Talibzadeh, M.S. in Applied Economics, Baku State University