Cavid Valiyev
Research areas:
Turkish domestic and foreign policy
Tomris Valiyeva

Research areas:
Azerbaijan’s relations with the EU states
Tahira Allahyarova
Research areas:
Domestic policy priorities, nation-building,
modernization, domestic social policy,
education and religious issues
Mesiagha Mohammedi
Research areas:
Iranian domestic and foreign policy
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Afsana Mammadova

Research areas:

Socio-political, security and religious transformations in the Middle and Near East, conflict dynamics, the socio-cultural and economic environment of the region

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Ilgar Gurbanov


Research areas:

European Union, energy Security (natural gas, pipelines, risks), regional Security (South Caucasus)


Fuad Chiragov

Research areas:

The US domestic and foreign policy, national security, Georgian domestic and foreign policy

Mahir Humbatov 

Research areas:
Economy, finance and banking, globalization, international organizations and international financial institutions
Gulmira Rzayeva

Research areas:
Energy security in the South Caucasus region, Azerbaijan’s energy policy
Shahmar Hajiyev
Research areas:
Energy security issues, energy economics, renewable energy sources, green business and green technology
Rauf Garagozov

Research areas:
National identity, collective memory, alteration of historical narratives and attitude in conflict resolution, post-conflict reconciliation

Elnara Garibova


Research areas:

European Union Law, the State Law and Constitutional Law

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Orkhan Bagirov


Research areas:

Macroeconomics, regional and global economic relations


Shabnam Maharramova

Research areas: Alternative energy, sustainable development, innovative technologies

Ayaz Rzayev

Research areas: Socio-political and regional security issues in Eastern Europe, the foreign policy of East European countries, dynamics of regional conflicts



Afgan Veliyev



Research areas:

Sociological analysis of political, social and public issues in domestic policy; researching contemporary, cultural and democratic society-building processes through scientific methods