Call for Applications, ASOIU Summer School 2018 in Baku, Azerbaijan


For the second time, Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University offers a unique opportunity for a selected group of highly-motivated and prospective students (undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate) to experience top-class and challenging university-level summer school.

GENERAL PROGRAMME

The Summer School focuses on:

The Current Status of the Global Oil Market and challenges of a post-oil economy.

The Current Status of the Global Oil Market:

Oil as a Limited Natural Resource: Current Status of Global Oil Reserves,

  • Changes in Global Energy Consumption: Rising Awareness of Climate Change,
  • Structure of Global Oil Market: Power Relations and Lack of Transparency.

Issues faced by Oil Exporters and Importers and the Recent Oil Crisis:

Social Injustice and Disparities in Oil-Exporting Countries,

  • Political Struggles for Hegemony in Oil-Exporting Countries: Case Study on Qatar, Iran and Saudi-Arabia,
  • Issues of Energy Security in European States as Importing Countries,
  • The Causes for the Crisis: Crowding-out Effects and Dutch Disease.

Post-Oil Era: Alternatives to Oil and Ways Forward: Investing in the Future: Alternative Energy Sources:

Critical Discussion and Comparison of Solar, Wind and Water Energy Production,

  • Investing in the Future: Education as the Key to Transformation,
  • The Role of Good Governance and Transparency in Post-Oil Era.

Approaches of Selected States:

Between Sustainability and Landgrabbing: Case Study: China

  • Preparing for a Post-Oil Society: Becoming the Hub between three Continents: Case Study: Saudi Vision 2030.

Developing a Future Vision:

Fictional debate between representatives of oil exporting and importing countries in search of a path for the future,

  • “The Stone Age did not end for lack of stone, and the Oil Age will end long before the world runs out of oil”
  • MAIN TARGET GROUPS:

    Undergraduate, graduate and PhD students  from  business, economics, engineering  and other  relevant  specializations.

    LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION

    English

  • APPLICATION DEADLINE: 02.06.2018 for international students

                                         30.06.2018 for local students.

    PARTICIPATION FEE

    International students:  650 Euro

    Including:

    • Participation in all sessions;
    • Study materials;
    • Guided Excursions;
    • Use of the sports facilities at the university ( or hotel)
    • Transportation during the program (Transfer from/to airport included)
    • Opening and Closing events;
    • Cultural programs;
    • Meals three times a day;
    • Coffee breaks;

     

    Excluding:

 

 

For more information: http://asoiu.edu.az/en/page/44-about