Call for Applications: 14th Annual Baku Summer Energy School


Deadline: 15 May 2020

Date: 11-25 JULY , 2020


BAKU SUMMER ENERGY SCHOOL (BSES) is an annual two-week certificate program of the Caspian Center for Energy and Environment (CCEE) of ADA University held in July in partnership with the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) and BP in Azerbaijan. It brings together world-renowned scholars, academicians and policy makers to examine and gain a better understanding of global energy and environment issues and their practical application.


The Baku Summer Energy School studies a wide range of issues:

  • Fundamentals of Energy, Global and Regional Energy Outlook, Sustainable Development and Climate Change, Energy Economics, Energy Law, Electricity Market, Renewable Energy, Natural Resource Governance, and Energy Geopolitics.

A special focus of the program is on the Caspian Basin.  Upon completion of the program, participants are issued a certificate signed by the Rector of ADA University and the President of State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic.


BSES is organized for both national and international specialists dealing with energy and environment related issues:

  • Mid-career professionals from energy companies
  • Policy-makers and civil servants from governmental institutions, embassies and international organizations
  • Scholars/journalists/graduate students focusing their research on energy and environmental issue


To apply for the two-week certificate program, please click here. Documents required for application are given below:

  1. Up to date CV
    Basic information about applicant, education, employment history, relevant publications, and English language knowledge. The program requires advanced language skills. Applicants with a background in energy and/or environmental areas may add additional relevant information.
  2. Statement of Purpose
    In no less than 250 and no more than 400 words, please describe your motivation for applying to this program. Tell us your future goals and career aspirations, and how the BSES program fits in with that vision. Both statement of purpose and scholarship application letters –if the applicant is seeking a scholarship- should be clearly written.
  3. Scholarship Application Letter
    CCEE offers a limited number of partial scholarships. Please state the reasons for being considered for CCEE Financial Aid in the Scholarship Application Letter. Please note that this section cannot exceed 400 words (minimum 200 words).
  4. Valid Passport copy
    Passport copy for foreign citizens, and ID Card copy for local applicants
  5. Photo
    Passport sized photo of applicant

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