On April 7, 2017, a group of education and business leaders of Greece were at Baku Slavic University (BSU) under the leadership of Greek Ambassador to Azerbaijan Dimitrios Tsoungas. Meeting the guests, rector of BSU, Professor Nurlana Aliyeva spoke about close relations between high schools of Greece and BSU: “We have been cooperating with Athens and National Universities of Greece since 1999. Educational- Cultural Centers of 11 European States function at BSU, and one of them is Educational-Cultural Center of Modern Greek language. 44 students study here and 8 teachers teach them the Greek language and culture. 24 students of this Center were in Greece for the purpose of training. The most famous scientists, professors, public and political figures had been awarded an honorary doctorate of BSU since 2001.”
Former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece, currently senior advisor of the company Truenique LTD Spiros Kuvelis expressed his pleasure with meeting and noted that their goal is to expand cooperation both with BSU and Greek Educational Center functioning here.
Educational Organization “AKMI” of Greece and its founding member, official representative of Athens College Teodoros Grassos informed that AKMI which is situated in Athens involves more than 7500 students and wishes to enhance relations with BSU.
Expressing her gratitude to the proposed cooperation, rector of BSU, Professor Nurlana Aliyeva said: “There are certain problems for graduates of Educational-Cultural Center of Modern Greek language for training and employment. We would like that those students pass training in the travel agencies, hotels, universities, and other institutions during summer vacations in the period of study.”
During the meeting it was agreed that proposals will be processed up to the smallest detail and in the next meeting preparation should be done for the signing an agreement that would satisfy both sides.
At the end guests got acquainted with Educational-Cultural Center of Modern Greek language functioning at BSU and answered the students' questions
BSU Press Service