Azerbaijan is one of the world’s most densely populated countries. Azerbaijan's educational system offer degrees on three levels; Bachelor's, Master's and PhD which is similar to the system used in the United States and Europe. Educational diplomas from Azerbaijan are recognized in more than 50 countries.
Because of its unique geographic location between Europe and Asia, Azerbaijan has joined two of UNESCO's six committees on Education: the European Committee which includes 41 countries, and the Asian Committee which includes 37 countries.
Many universities have chosen English as the instruction language as it is mainly the language of communication and science in the world. English is now the medium at all the departments that welcome international students. The students who can prove that they have sufficient knowledge of English pass to the first year directly.