a2 International Education Fair in Azerbaijan - Spring 2013

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13 April 2013 - 14 April 2013

You are warmly invited to attend the a2 Azerbaijan Fair 2013. Known for being a pioneer in student recruitment fairs with its 20 years of experience in the student placement, a2 fairs is pleased to offer great opportunities for the international schools keen on recruiting students from Azerbaijan.

Join one of Azerbaijan’s largest education events in Baku in April 2013.

Reasons to Attend

Approximately 30% of the Azerbaijan's total population is under the age of 20 and Azerbaijan is one of the fastest growing student markets in Central Asia. Over 5,700 students and 50 institutions from Australia, Canada, USA, UK, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Cyprus, Dubai attended the 2011 a2 Spring Azerbaijan Fair.

Market Overview

There are currently over 10,000 Azerbaijani students studying abroad. Azerbaijanis study in destinations including the United Kingdom, Germany, Turkey, France, Russia, South Korea, the Netherlands, the U.S., Canada and Sweden. There are plans to develop ties with Japan, Malaysia and other countries. The education system of Azerbaijan is currently undergoing reforms to better prepare students for the current world market and meet the demands of the global economy. According to the Ministry of Education, in 2005 there were 3,500 foreign students from 41 countries studying in higher education institutions in Azerbaijan and 3,000 Azerbaijan students studying in higher education institutions abroad.

Fair Outline

The Azerbaijan fair dates are at the most opportune time for both students and institutions, according to when students are seriously thinking about their next step in education.

The a2 Azerbaijan Fair attracts the best student participation. The fair has a reputation for attracting the highest quality students. It is essential that it attracts the most interested and qualified candidates.

a2 Fairs utilize numerous forms of mass communication to deliver the best promotion including: local and national TV, radio, newspapers, magazines, billboards, text messaging, and internet spots, etc...

The Azerbaijan Fair offers you the chance to meet with thousands of eligible students, and it offers a wonderful opportunity to network with many consulting agencies, local and international organizations, and foundations within a cost effective budget.

a2 Fairs follow the current trends in the existing and big student markets, and they also find the new trends and virgin markets ensuring great benefits to international schools in the best locations.

Every detail from the delivery of pre-fair information, material shipment and transportation to onsite assistance, social events is well planned out.

Further Exhibition Information

More information about this leading student recruitment exhibition can be found by selecting the tabs below.

To reserve your place at this international education fair, please select the ‘Prices’ tab and choose the buttons that meet your requirements. Place your purchase in your shopping cart by selecting the ‘Click To Proceed’ button, select ‘checkout’, and fill in your registration details.


13 Apr 2013 - 14 Apr 2013

Venue address:

Hyatt Regency Baku
1 Bakikhanov



Opening hours for visitors
Date Time
Day 1:
Day 2:
13:00 - 18:00
13:00 - 18:00
Access times for exhibitors
Date Time
Set up:
11:00 - 12:00
18:00 - 19:00
Additional activities
Date Time
Welcome drinks:
Dinner party:


This section identifies the levels and subject areas that are reflected at this fair and for which visitors will have an interest in. This section will help to clarify the types of participants who should attend.

  • Postgraduate (Masters, MBA, LLM, Dip, PhD)
  • Undergraduate (Bachelors)
  • Foundation (Preparatory)
  • Further education & vocational
  • Language learning
  • Professional training
  • Accountancy, finance & insurance
  • Architecture, construction, building & surveying
  • Business, MBA & management
  • Computer science & IT
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Humanities
  • Languages
  • Law & LLM
  • Retailing & marketing
  • Science
  • Social science
  • Tourism, leisure & hospitality

Use the information provided below to learn more about visitors expected to attend the fair and the proportion of those visitors that are relevant to your offering. Additional information about how the educational exhibition is promoted and visiting agents can be found in the grey box.

Visitors are targeted by:

  • Billboards / Posters / Flyers
  • Cooperation with Educational Institutions
  • Internet
  • Invitations
  • Local / National Press
  • PR Campaigns
  • Promotion at other events
  • Television / Radio

Visiting Agents

Agents are expected to visit the fair, although no formal activities have been planned for participants to meet them.

Visitors expected to attend:

  • 3243 in Baku

These visitors are expected to look for:

*All figures are estimates provided by the fair organiser. Individual exhibitors may experience different results as the data is based on the event as a whole.

Use the information provided below to learn more about fair exhibitors both past and current. The statistics are based on the last edition of the education fair and aims to give you a demographic of the international exhibitors based on their type and focus. To display a list of past and current exhibitors select the “Click to Display” button below. You can then sort the list based on the criteria most important to you. Additional information about who the education fair is aimed at can be found in the grey box.

Who should attend:
  • Boarding schools
  • Business schools
  • Colleges
  • Gap year organisations
  • Hotel management schools
  • Language schools
  • Publishers
  • Summer schools
  • Universities

Past exhibitor numbers:

  • 73 in Baku

Past exhibitor statistics:


Now you have decided to join the fair you might want to know some basic information to get you started with your travel plans. Information on hotels is listed below and you can find further country specific details in the grey box.

Applying For Visas

Most non-Azerbaijan passport holders will need to apply for a visa to enter the Azerbaijan. Please note you should arrange your business visa with plenty of time in advance. Tourist visas are also available and can take less time. Passport holders should contact their local consulate or embassy for advice. Visa support is strictly limited to our exhibiting clients. Visa support is NOT provided to visitors.

National Language

Azerbaijani (Russian is widely spoken)

National Currency

Manat (AZN)


The Grand Europe Hotel****
1023 30 Tbilisi Avenue, Baku, 370078, Azerbaijan

Park Hyatt Baku*****
1033 Izmir Street, Baku, AZ1065, Azerbaijan

*The hotels listed above are only suggestions and we advise you to carryout additional research to ensure you select the hotels that match your requirements. We cannot take responsibility for the accommodation and service provided by 3rd parties.

Working with the University Fairs / Studycentral team is easy, pleasant and fun. They do what we all should: offer sufficient and relevant information, they do it quickly and are very efficient.

Ivana Belamaric
IE Business School