Western Caspian University


Academic information

Western Caspian University operates on an academic year divided into two equal semesters of 15 weeks of instruction each (plus exams) and a summer term. The curriculum is implemented according to this academic calendar.

Special notice:

The university does not operate on official national holidays and other dates that are recognised and memorialised in Azerbaijan. If the first lesson of the semester coincidentally overlaps on Saturday or Sunday, then the first lesson of the semester will be held on the first working day of the next week.

Western Caspian University reserves the right to change scheduled time for semester examinations.

Note: The University does not operate on the eve of National Holidays and memorial days.

Eid-ul-Adha: September 1st to 4th

National Flag Day: November 9th

National Day of Mourning: January 20th

International Women's Day: March 8th

Novruz Holidays: March 20th to 25th

Victory over Fascism: May 9th

Republic Day: May 28th

Ramadan holiday: June 15th and 16th

National Salvation Day of the Azerbaijani People: June 15th

Armed Forces Day of the Republic of Azerbaijan: June 26th

World Azerbaijanis’ Solidarity Day: December 31st

New Year: December 31 to January 4th