Khazar University supports various programmes in order to enrich student experience.
The Student Union (SU) is the main student organization of Khazar University; it is an elected body governed by the Student Senate, which is composed of the SU President, Vice-President and Committee leaders. The SU has the following Committees:
- Assists students to overcome academic problems
- Organizes meetings between the students, faculty and staff members
- Organizes interest clubs
- Assists faculty evaluation procedures (Student Poll) conducted jointly with the Academic Quality Assurance Center
- Promotes Azeri culture among local and international students
- Provides information about the other national cultures
- Supports concerts and performances of the University dance and choir ensembles
- Organizes local championships and tournaments
- Encourages University students to participate in sports
- Prepares and oversees official SU documents
- Protects the rights of University studens
- Supplies the University dance and choir ensembles with audio recordings
- Records the University’s important events
- Maintains photo and video archives
- Provides photography for the University newspaper, students, and faculty
- Prepares articles for the University magazine “Khazar View” and other chronicles
- Advertising interesting events and lectures at the University
- Broadcasts radio programs on the University campuses
- Provides the Khazar community with the University news
- Disseminates information about Khazar University and the Student Union
- Establishes relations with secondary schools and partner Universities
- Collaborates with international companies and organizations
- Oversees grants for new research projects
- Establishes relations with ministries, NGOs, student organizations, and international foundations
- Organizes practices and debate tournament
There are clubs and teams through which students participate in soccer, volleyball, basketball, chess and various types of martial arts at the university.
Some meetings and events have been conducted in the university chess club with the participation of well-known chess players from Azerbaijan and around the world. Afag Khudaverdiyeva, a famous chess master of Azerbaijan, manages the club.
The “Khazar University” football club formed a team of the strongest football players (presently premier league) in 1998-2004 and earned a certificate for the Intertoto European cup match in 2004.
Some of our students have been participants and winners of local and international competitions as well as European and world championships in various team and individual sports.
The university men’s and ladies’ basketball teams have successfully taken part in international competitions held in Azerbaijan, Iran, Georgia, Russia and other countries.
The Department of Music and Fine Arts and other related groups promote the cultural activities of the University.
They develop the cultural life of the university by organizing various dancing events, concerts, and taking an active part in graduation ceremonies and other formal activities. The university provides necessary facilities for two dance ensembles, as well as national folk, vocal, choral and other music classes, and attracts qualified experts to manage these activities.