ADA
School of Public and International Affairs

School of Public and International Affairs

The school was founded in 2009. With its rigorous curricula, diverse student body and well-rounded study programs, SPIA offers an exciting academic environment for students to develop themselves into high-impact graduates who deeply understand the importance of close collaboration and effective communication in a complex landscape of increasingly intersecting national, regional and global affairs. 

The school strives to produce highly intellectual solution providers with a global perspective who will excel in various levels of governance. They will apply their acqui­red knowledge and skills to reach clever solutions in pursuit of public interest in an ethical and socially responsible manner. 

SPIA is an affiliated member of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs since 2013. APSIA brings together leading graduate schools from around the world, all which specialize in international affairs. APSIA includes member and affiliate schools in North America, Europe, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. It continues to help members transform professional education in international affairs and advance, thereby, international understanding, prosperity, peace and security.

https://apsia.org/graduate-schools-programs/affiliate-directory/affiliate-profile/?schoolID=2504

 

 

92%
UNDERGRADUATE

8%
GRADUATE

44%
MALE

56%
FEMALE

STUDENTS FROM
27 COUNTRIES

371 ALUMNI

We prepare professionals of Public and International Affairs at the most diverse school of ADA University right in the heart of exciting and multicultural environment of Baku, the meeting point of East and West. In a globalized world, where borders keep wading away in all senses, we guide our students to develop deep understanding of multifaceted nature of local and global affairs. We inspire our graduates to appreciate, respect and thrive in diversity with emotional intelligence. We encourage them to collaborate to share – both governance and responsibility.

Dean Anar Valiyev

Faculty

At SPIA, a distinguished core faculty of scholars and practitioners join with colleagues from throughout ADA University, including the School of Business and School of IT and Engineering. Their combined expertise allows SPIA to offer programs unsurpassed in flexibility and depth in order to prepare the highly intellectual solution providers of tomorrow.

Anar Valiyev

Dean, Associate Professor

Public Affairs

Azer Babayev

Assistant Professor

Political Science

Ali Saqer

Assistant Professor

International Relations

Ferit Murat Ozkaleli

Assistant Professor

International Affairs

Javid Gadirov

Assistant Professor

Legal Professions and Studies

Kavus Abushov

Assistant Professor

Political Science

Lala Jumayeva

Assistant Professor

Political Science

Rashad Ibadov

Assistant Professor, Director of LLB Program

Legal Professions and Studies

Sarvar Gurbanov

Assistant Professor

Economics

Umut Ozkaleli

Assistant Professor

Sociology

Vener Garayev

Assistant Professor

Public Administration

Shafag Mehraliyeva

Instructor

Communication and Media Studies

Vusal Mammadrzayev

Instructor

Decision Sciences