Western University is one of the first private universities in Baku, Azerbaijan Republic. Founded in 1991, it has become one of the leading universities in the country. The University is located in an old architectural building dating back to the end of XIX century near the presidential palace and the old city, which is in the heart of beautiful downtown of Baku.
Western University was founded with the objective to create an educational institution, which would contribute to the economic, social and political development of Azerbaijan through training students to become graduated specialists who would satisfy the needs of the Republic during and after its economic transition. Many students attend the University from various countries around the world, which emphasizes the university’s international profile.