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Ganja State University

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world rank  10843

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Founded in 1938, the Gence Dövlet Universiteti (Ganja State University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Ganja (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Ganjabasar. Officially recognized by the Az?rbaycan Respublikasi Elm v? T?hsil Nazirliyi (Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Azerbaijan), Gence Dövlet Universiteti (GSU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational Azerbaijani higher education institution. Gence Dövlet Universiteti (GSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 86-year-old Azerbaijani higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The acceptance rate range is 80-89% making this Azerbaijani higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. GSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Ganja State University's Control Typepublic


Ganja State University's Entity Typenon-profit


Ganja State University' Size by Total Enrollmentmedium-sized


Ganja State University's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateleast selective

University Profile

Name (English)
Name Ganja State University
Name (Non Latin) Gəncə Dövlət Universiteti
Acronym GSU
Founded 1938
Motto Knowledge is the power, otherwise no one can get better hand another!
Colours White, dark red and gold
Mascot Berqut the Golden Eagle
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Ganja State University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Ganja State University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Ganja State University's acceptance rate range is 80-89% making this institution a least selective higher education institution.

Ganja State University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Ganja State University's Admission Office Admission Office

159, Haydar Aliyev Avenue
Ganja AZ2000
(55) 222 0512

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Profile and Size


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Profile and Size

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Ganja State University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Ganja State University has an enrollment range of 6,000-6,999 students making it a medium-sized institution.

Ganja State University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 800-899 academic employees (Faculty).

Ganja State University's Control Type Control Type

Ganja State University is a public higher education institution.

Ganja State University's Entity Type Entity Type

Ganja State University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Ganja State University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Ganja State University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Ganja State University does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

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Ganja State University's Library University Library

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Ganja State University's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Ganja State University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

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Ganja State University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Ganja State University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Ganja State University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Ganja State University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Ganja State University's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

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Accreditation and Recognition


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Ganja State University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ganja State University is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Az?rbaycan Respublikasi Elm v? T?hsil Nazirliyi

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Affiliations and Memberships


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Affiliations and Memberships

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  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Caucasus University Association (KÜNIB)

Academic Divisions


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Academic Divisions

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Address 429 Haydar Aliyev Avenue
AZ2001 Ganjabasar
Ganja State University Phone Number +994 (22) 256 2312
Ganja State University Fax Number +994 (22) 256 7313


Social Media


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Social Media

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Free Online Courses

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