Western Caspian University


World Economics

Western Caspian University offers a PhD program in World Economics.

Purpose of the program:

  • International Business
  • International Economic Relations
  • Problems of modern world economy
  • Regulation of problems at national, regional and global levels
  • Government agencies, international governmental and non-governmental organizations

The PhD program in World Economics provides a high level of program knowledge in international trade and international economic relations, including other key components in the economy. As an integral part of the program, students carry out research through independent endeavor that includes formal methods and tools that can be used in the modern economy, resulting in more profound knowledge acquisition. The PhD program is completed with the defense of the dissertation. This activity provides researchers the chance to strengthen their knowledge of economics and to demonstrate their skills by using modern methods and tools of modern economics. The research begins at an early stage which allows articles to be submitted for publication in prestigious scientific journals. Students also participate in scientific conferences and symposia to present research results.

Western Caspian University pays much attention to international cooperation in order to improve knowledge and to share experience, by inviting international experts such as Colin Love from the UK, Randall Baker and Rise Kelsey from the United States, Ross Douglass from Canada, Emmanuel Arconand and Martinez Cristobal from Spain. In addition, Western Caspian University offers doctoral students a chance to participate in the Erasmus Mundus program to improve their research and familiarize themselves with international experience.

Participation in the program and future perspectives:

The PhD program is offered to graduates with a master’s degree. The PhD program on systematic analysis, management and information processing is intended for PhD candidates who mainly wish to earn the required qualifications in the field of business analysts, designers, architects, copywriters, designers and other research institutions in Azerbaijan and abroad. Graduates will be able to conduct high level research in the field of economics.

Defended PhD projects in the Internal Fiscal Policy and Public Finance Program:

Gurbanov Firuz Ahmed oglu - "Foreign economic factors of tourism development in Azerbaijan under the conditions of globalization".

Tagiyev Zamir Elshad oglu - "Directions to improve relations between the International Monetary Fund and Azerbaijan".

Mukhtarly Nihad Hafiz oglu - "Increasing the international competitiveness of the Azerbaijani economy".

Balkaya Muhammed Ceyhun's son - "Demography and employment problems in modern Turkey".