Studies energy and environmental issues in a comprehensive and integrated manner, providing effective policy relevant research and teaching to address energy and environmental issues. Thanks to the generous support by and a close cooperation with the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR), CCEE combines the academic assets of ADA University with the practical expertise of one of the biggest energy companies in the region. CCEE continuously develops global knowledge networks uniting governmental and non-governmental actors, ranging from think-tanks to university departments to governmental agencies and corporate actors with a stake in the wider Caspian Basin. Its signature program is an annual two-week certificate program held in July in partnership with SOCAR that brings together world-renowned scholars, academicians and policy makers to examine and gain a better understanding of global energy and environment issues and their practical application.
Is a training institution established as part of the agreement between the European Commission and the Government of Azerbaijan to support civil service training in the country with a focus on EU affairs. It activities directed at increasing the knowledge on EU matters among relevant actors and facilitating the relations between EU and Azerbaijan. The Center’s signature program is the EU Summer School, an intensive two-week certificate program held in collaboration with the the Institute for European Studies of the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) that offers an overview to institutional dimensions related to European Union governance, regulations and integration.