On March 12, ADA University introduced the new dual degree program in Master of Science in Computer Science and Data Analytics with the George Washington University (GW University). The program is implemented in the framework of a previously signed academic partnership agreement between universities. During the event, ADA University and BP Azerbaijan also introduced the signed agreement between the parties.
“This dual degree program is implemented and financially supported in the framework of the “State Program on improving the international competitiveness of the higher education system in the Republic of Azerbaijan for 2019-2023” signed by President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev,” said Minister of Education Jeyhun Bayramov, while speaking about the importance of a dual degree program at the event.
“The graduates of dual degree program based on curriculum of the George Washington University will gain up-to-date knowledge and experience in Computer Science and Data analytics” added Minister Bayramov to his speech.
“Under this agreement, the two universities will implement the dual degree program in Baku and Washington, DC, collaborate in the field of faculty and staff development, as well as foster research in the areas of joint interest,” said the Rector of ADA University, Ambassador Hafiz Pashayev.
Gary Jones, BP’s Regional President for Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Turkey expressed that BP Azerbaijan is pleased to support the dual degree program in Master of Science in Computer Science and Data Analytics of ADA University and the GW University. BP’s Regional President heralded that the graduates of this program will earn a master’s degree in Computer Science and Data Analytics for the first time in Azerbaijan.
US Ambassador to Azerbaijan Lee Litzenberger stressed the importance of cooperation between two countries in the education field. Ambassador Litzenberger stated that the students of both countries will find the opportunity to improve the Azerbaijan economy by sharing their experience and knowledge.
Araz Yusubov, dean of the School of Information Technologies and Engineering of ADA University made a presentation on the new program at the event.