Baku Higher Oil School hosted a delegation from Tatneft company, Altemyevsk State Petroleum Institute, Tatneft corporate university and PricewaterhouseCoopers Company (PwC) of the Republic of Tatarstan.
The visit was arranged with the purpose to learn about BHOS academic programs, infrastructure and conditions at the Higher School new campus, BHOS cooperation with Heriot-Watt University (Great Britain) and other universities and transnational companies, achievements attained by the Higher School in developing the academic teaching staff potential, conducting research work, attracting talented youth to study at BHOS and providing job opportunities to the graduates.
BHOS Rector Elmar Gasimov warmly welcomed the guests and informed them about the history and development of the Higher School, achievements attained in five years after its opening, academic and internship programs aimed at training of highly qualified engineers. The rector also informed the guests about studentsí on-the-job training at SOCAR, national and transnational oil and gas companies as well as about first graduation ceremony recently held at the Higher School. Then a presentation about BHOS activities was delivered.
General Director Deputy on Human Resources (HR) and Social Development of Tatneft company Rustam Mykhamadeyev said that members of the delegation from Tatarstan were very pleased to visit BHOS, which is the leading higher educational institution in Azerbaijan. Speaking about long-term partnership relations between Azerbaijan and Tatarstan, he emphasized the importance of further developing cooperation in the field of science and education.
Acting Rector of Almetyevsk State Oil Institute Robert Nurgaliyev said their team was working with Tatneft managers and consultants from PwC company on the development strategy of the institute.
The meeting participants discussed prospects of developing cooperation of the Higher School with Tatneft company and Almetyevsk State Oil Institute. The guests also visited BHOS new campus where they were shown its infrastructure, conditions created for the students, and facilities including classrooms, accommodation, sports, recreation and leisure facilities.