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It is possible to characterize the history of Sumgayit State University and its development stages, present day and future prospects with unique qualities, which was established on the basis of Azerbaijan Industrial Institute with the Decree of Great Leader Heydar Aliyev "On improving the education system in the Republic of Azerbaijan" dated June 13, 2000.
Founded in 1962, Sumgayit State University is taking successful steps today, benefiting from advanced international experience, the successes of the national education system, and its 70-year-old rich traditions.
In 2015, after the liquidation of some branches of the Azerbaijan Teachers' Institute, the students of the Sumgayit and Salyan branches were included among the students of the Sumgayit State University.
The university switched to the credit education system from the 2007-2008 academic  year at both levels of education is carried out with the credit system. This system is also successfully applied in correspondence education.
Currently, Sumgayit State University has 7 faculties (Mathematics, Physics and Electroenergetics, Engineering, Chemistry and biology, History and geography, Economics and management, Philology), 29 departments, 6 scientific research laboratories, Teaching Methodological Center, Doctorate and master's department, Scientific department , department of International cooperation and foreign students and other departments operate. Specialist training for philosophy and doctor of science programs is conducted at the university.
At the same time, Sumgayit State Technical College operates under the University.
Since 2014, Sumgayit State University has been a member of the Association of State Universities of Caspian Countries, and since 2015, the Association of Azerbaijan-Russian Universities.
Sumgait city,
43rd district, Baku street 1,
Phone: +994-18 642-16-20