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Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti

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world rank  9701

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Established in 1991, the Qerbi Kaspi Universiteti (Western Caspian University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Baku (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Absheron. Officially recognized by the Az?rbaycan Respublikasi Elm v? T?hsil Nazirliyi (Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Azerbaijan), Qerbi Kaspi Universiteti (WCU) is a small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational Azerbaijani higher education institution. Qerbi Kaspi Universiteti (WCU) 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 33-year-old Azerbaijani higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The acceptance rate range is 70-79% making this Azerbaijani higher education organization a moderately selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. WCU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, 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


Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti's Control Typeprivate


Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti's Entity Typenon-profit


Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti' Size by Total Enrollmentsmall-sized


Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratemoderately selective

University Identity

Name (Non Latin)
Name Qerbi Kaspi Universiteti
Name (English) Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti
Acronym WCU
Founded 1991
Motto Future Inspires Us!
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Address 31, Istiglaliyyat str.
AZ1001 Absheron
Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti Phone Number +994 (12) 492 7418
Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti Fax Number +994 (12) 492 6701

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti's academic range and degree level offering.

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Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


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Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti.

Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)

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Admission Info


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Admission information

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Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti's acceptance rate range is 70-79% making this institution a moderately selective higher education institution.

Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

Information for international students at Qerbi Kaspi Universiteti:

  • Western Caspian University welcomes students from diverse backgrounds, irrespective of race, sex, language, nationality, or religion.
  • The international student body at Western Caspian University comprises individuals from Turkey, Albania, Portugal, Georgia, Iran, Nepal, and Russia.
  • Western Caspian University hosts more than 120 international students.

Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti's Admission Office Admission Office

31, Istiglaliyyat str.
Baku AZ1001
(12) 492 6843

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti.

Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti has an enrollment range of 3,000-3,999 students making it a small-sized institution.

Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 400-499 academic employees (Faculty).

Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti's Control Type Control Type

Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti is a private higher education institution.

Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti's Entity Type Entity Type

Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti is a non-profit higher education institution.

Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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

Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

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Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti's Library

Qerbi Kaspi Universiteti library offerings:

  • Established in 1991, the Western Caspian University Library serves as an intellectual hub.
  • Provides comfortable study spaces and reading halls for students, faculty, and staff during regular hours.
  • Committed to offering access to books and various information sources.

Library services include:

  • Academic Support: Library staff assists in finding resources for teaching, learning, and research, providing access to print and electronic materials, and supporting information literacy skills.
  • Resources and Collections: Holds a diverse collection including books, monographs, periodicals, theses, dissertations, and United Nations publications.
  • Account Creation: Creates accounts for current students, faculty, and staff, ensuring access to resources aligned with the University's teaching and research subjects.
  • Study and Research Facilities: Two branches located in Baku, Azerbaijan (Ahmad Rajabli 21 and Istiglaliyyat 31), offering research assistance and computer workstations. Additionally, a dedicated reading room for faculty members is equipped with workstations, a projector, and reference collections.

Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti's Housing University Housing

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Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

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

  • Qerbi Kaspi Universiteti sport activities and facilities include Sports Clubs Union was established at Western Caspian University to develop students' skills in sports, effectively organize their leisure time, and develop new interests.
  • Sports Clubs Union of Western Caspian University has been operating since 2008. Throughout this time, the sports community has gained some success inside the country and abroad.
  • There are football, volleyball, and basketball courts that are built to modern standards. Technical equipment for climbing and table tennis are also available.
  • Sports Clubs Union members climbed on Heydar Aliyev Peak, Bazarduzu Peak, Shahdag Peak, and Ataturk Peak with other climbers also affiliated with FAİREX.
  • Western Caspian University, together with FAİREX, is the first university to cooperate with international expedition programs. The Azerbaijan-Antarctic expedition and the Azerbaijan-Africa expedition were monumental experiences.
  • Mountain tourism also operates within the sports community as well as hiking tours to mountainous areas. An Eco tour and sports is climbing within the sports community. Many of our students who have participated in different climbing sports have experienced success.

Sport Facilities/Activities

  • Mountaineering
  • Football
  • Tennis
  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball

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University Services

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Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti'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.

  • Qerbi Kaspi Universiteti offers financial aid in the form of full and partial scholarships for low income country citizens.
  • They also provide discounted tuition fees for local students from low income families.
  • Their aim is to help poor students continue their studies.

Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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

Qerbi Kaspi Universiteti offers study abroad opportunities through Western Caspian University's mobility programs:

  • Erasmus+ KA 171 – KA107 student/staff mobility program
  • Bilateral student mobility
  • Summer Schools

Western Caspian University collaborates with over 100 institutions, including Cag University, Istanbul Gelisim University, Istanbul Kültür University, University of Pannonia, Sopot University of Applied Sciences, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, International Balkan University, Transilvania University of Rasov, University of Tuscia, Siaulis Valstybine Kolegija, EASD Castello, and Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences. These partnerships span global geographical regions, contributing to Western Caspian University's expertise in study abroad initiatives.

Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti's Distance Learning Distance Learning

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

Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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

Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti'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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Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Az?rbaycan Respublikasi Elm v? T?hsil Nazirliyi

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Programmatic or Specialized Accreditations

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Affiliations and Memberships


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Qərbi Kaspi Universiteti's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • International Association of University Presidents (IAUP)
  • Black Sea Universities Network (BSUN)
  • The International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation (UIAA)
  • The Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA)
  • The Scientific Research Honor Society (Sigma Xi)
  • Association of European Studies for the Caucasus (AESC)
  • The Political Studies Association (PSA)
  • European Philosophy of Science Association (EPSA)
  • SDG Academy
  • The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN)
  • United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI)

Academic Divisions


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and fields of study a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Divisions

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Free Online Courses

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