Baku Higher Oil School will participate on Education 2014
Baku Higher Oil School (BHOS) is a public higher education institution established within the structures of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic according to the Decree, as of November 29, 2011, issued by Ilham Aliyev, the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan. The main objective for establishing this higher school was to ensure teaching in compliance with international standards and based on contemporary curricula and brand-new teaching technologies, to satisfy the demands of the industry for highly-qualified English speaking specialists, taking into account the local and international business activities of the SOCAR. To this end, BHOS established close partnership relations with Heriot-Watt University of Great Britain.
In 2012-2013 academic year, BHOS welcomed its first 116 students admitted to Petroleum Engineering and Chemical Engineering faculties with an average entrance score of 631 points. A total of 11 students with the highest entrance scores were awarded the Presidential Scholarship. In 2013-2014 academic year, a total of 120 students were admitted to BHOS. The distribution of students per faculties was as the following:
1. Petroleum Engineering – 50 students
2. Chemical Engineering – 50 students
3. Process Automation Engineering – 20 students
The average entrance score to BHOS was a total of 656 points in 2013-2014 academic year, and 15 students were awarded the Presidential Scholarship.
In 2014-2015 academic year the total number of recruited students amounted to 122 students, including 17 presidential scholarship holders, whereas average entrance score constituted a total 668 points.
BHOS has signed a number of cooperation agreements covering various aspects of teaching and training with international companies such as Statoil Azerbaijan, Total E&P Azerbaijan, Halliburton, Emerson, Microsoft Azerbaijan, British Council, as well as higher educational institutions such as Herriot-Watt University (UK), University of Stavanger (Norway), Houston University (USA), Sadkovicovo College (Slovakia), Technical University of Sophia (Bulgaria), University Prof. Dr. Assen Zlatarov (Bulgaria), Technical University of Gabrovo (Bulgaria), AGH University of Science and Technology (Poland) and IFP School (France).