Aston University provides a welcoming and multi-cultural learning experience to approximately 10,000 students, many of whom live on our safe and friendly city centre campus. The University has more than 2,300 international students from over 120 countries studying a wide range of subjects.

Aston University's links with Azerbaijan

Azerbaijani students have been studying at Aston for a number of years and each year we welcome new students. We currently have 2 Azerbaijani students studying at Aston University.

Academic staff regularly visit Azerbaijan to work with our partner institutions, to take part in international conferences and rducation exhibitions.

A list of all of our partner institutions can be found here.

Staff talking in ABS lounge

There are a number of societies which may be of particular interest to Azerbaijani students and which bring together students from similar religious backgrounds. Here you can find out more about societies at Aston.

Birmingham is a multi-cultural city. You'll find many different restaurants, supermarkets and music from wide variety of different cultures.

Meet us in Azerbaijan

Aston International Office staff and colleagues regularly visit a number of countries around the globe. Staff visit International Education Exhibitions, schools and colleges and meet with students through our official representative offices.

Upcoming visits

Forthcoming dates and locations can be found here.

Aston Ambassadors

Aston University Alumni Ambassadors provide help and advice to students all over the world who are considering studying at Aston. They also offer help and a friendly face to any Aston alumni who may be re-locating.

Feel free to email our Ambassadors if you have any questions about:

  • Aston University
  • Living in the UK/Birmingham
  • Living or working in their specific country 

In order to find out how to contact one of our Ambassadors, please visit: http://www.astonalumni.org/alumni

International Foundation Programme

Local Azerbaijani students study our International Foundation Programme, which has streams available in Business/Social Sciences, Engineering, and Health Science/Science.
Find out more about our International Foundation Programme.


At undergraduate level the most popular courses with Azerbaijani students include: Business & Management, Law with Management, Economics and Management and Finance.

Find out more about all our undergraduate courses.

Postgraduate taught

At postgraduate level the most popular taught programme choices with Azerbaijani students include: MSc Business & Management and MSc Accounting & Finance.

Find out more about all our postgraduate taught courses.

Postgraduate research

We also welcome Azerbaijani students on research degrees working with some of Aston's key research groups.
Find out more about research degrees at Aston.


There are a number of Aston University scholarships available for international students.

You can also have a look to the list of external funding providers.
Aston University is among a limited number of the UK Universities aproved for the State Scholarship Ptogramme on Education of Azerbaijan Youth Abroad and SOCAR Study Abroad Scholarship Programme.


See our full list of our course fees.


Students holding the Certificate of General Education (Attestation) from Azerbaijan with 80% overall and 80% in any specified subjects PLUS IELTS/TOEFL are suitable for entry to the International Foundation Programme only.

Candidates with international qualifications such as A-levels, International Baccalaureate, APs and SATs may be considered for a direct entry onto our bachelor degree programmes, provided a suitable subject mix and grades are obtained.

 English language requirements for undergraduate courses.

Postgraduate - Taught 
Applicants for a Masters degree will generally require a four-year Bachelors degree (bakalavr) or five-year specialist diploma from a recognised institution with a minimum average grade of 4 or 80% PLUS an IELTS/TOEFL qualification can be considered suitable for entry to a Postgraduate Taught programme at Aston. 

English language requirements for taught postgraduate programmes.

Postgraduate - Research 

Applicants for a research degree programme will generally require a Masters degree from a recognised institution with a minimum average of 80%, 80% PLUS and IELTS/TOEFL qualification.

Each of Aston's Schools of Study has a number of research groups with the potential to host PhD students. Research specialisms include finance, economics, marketing, organisational psychology, bioenergy, knowledge engineering, photonics, languages, biomedical sciences, neurosciences, health sciences and more.

Applicants for PhD or MPhil programmes should have a magistr in addition to a bakalavr or specialist diploma
PLUS an IELTS/TOEFL qualification. 

All PhD applicants need to contact the research groups direct with their individual research proposal. Find out more on Aston's Postgraduate research pages

English language requirements for postgraduate research programmes.

A list of our Overseas Agents & Representatives for Aston University can be found >>Here
Student Profile

Student Profile

Ayden Khalafova
LLB Law with Management
I came to Birmingham during an exchange programme and I really liked Aston University.The main reason to choose Aston however is that it provides students with the opportunity to enrol on a programme which best suits their interests.The choice of Law and Management degree gives me the opportunity to gain knowledge in two different areas.

Russian Language

How to apply

Staff Profile

Staff Profile

Yuliya Whittem

International Officer

Yuliya can help you with your enquiries and advise you on the application process.


Guaranteed accommodation for international students

Guaranteed accommodation for international students

Aston is able to guarantee you University accommodation for the duration of your studies, providing you apply by the deadline each year.

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