Qerb Kaspi Universiteti

country rank  21
world rank  9317

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University Overview

Established in 1991, Qerb Kaspi Universiteti (Western Caspian University) is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Baku (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Absheron. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Azerbaycan Respublikasi Tehsil Nazirliyi (Ministry of Education, Azerbaijan), Qerb Kaspi Universiteti (WCU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Qerb Kaspi Universiteti (WCU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 27 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Azerbaijani higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti
Name Western Caspian University
Acronym WCU
Founded 1991

University Location

Address 27, Istiglaliyyat str.
Baku (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
AZ1001 Absheron
T +994 (12) 492 6843
F +994 (12) 492 6701

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 27, Istiglaliyyat str.
Baku AZ1001
+994 (12) 492 6843

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Qerb Kaspi Universiteti's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Azerbaycan Respublikasi Tehsil Nazirliyi

Year of first Accreditation


  • International Associations of Universities
  • Black Sea Universities Network
  • International Institute of Administrative Sciences

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018