Faculty of Philology

The Faculty of Philology has been operating since 1992 and prepares professional staff in all academic levels. The curriculum of the faculty contains social-political, scientific-technical, language and literature, literary translation, as well as other areas of the exercises.


The faculty has two departments: Philology of Turkish and foreign countries, Translation and practical languages. The departments give great contribution to promotion of Azerbaijani culture and literature, as well as translation of masterpieces of world literature into Azerbaijani.

The faculty is one of the constituent schools of BAAU. Main objective of the faculty is to train and educate its students in the academic study or practice in linguistics and philology. It actively cooperates with science, education and cultural institutions, and supports a variety of educational, research and cultural incentives.



Bachelors Degree Programs


Code of Specialty




Philology(Azerbaijan language and literature)



Philology(English language and literature)



Philology(Turkish language and literature)



Translation(English language)



Translation(German language) 



Translation(French language)



Translation(Arabian language)


Masters Degree Programs


Code of specialty







Azerbaijan language



Literature (European literature)



Literature (literature of the Turkish nation)



Literature (world literature)



Azerbaijan literature



Linguistics (general linguistic)



Linguistics (English language)






Translation (English)




Dean - Salman Suleymanov
Salman Suleymanov was born in 1971. In 2003, he defended his dissertation on the structure and meaning of the Arabic verbal language. In 2006 he received an academic degree of associate professor.
Since 1994 he has been working as an Arabic language lecturer at the Department of Languages at the Faculty of Theology of BSU. From 1999 to 2015 he worked as a deputy dean in that faculty. He is author of 25 articles, 1 thesis and 1 methodical manual. In 2000, he had a monthly internship in Egypt. Since 2017 he is Dean of the Faculty of Philology.



Department of general philology


Head of the Department: Elmira Mammadova (Kekec)


Elmira Mammadova-Kekec Fikrat was born on June 3, 1978. In 1995 she entered the philological faculty of Baku State University, graduated in 1999 with bachelors degree and in 2001 graduated with honors diplomas. In 2001-2004, she was an academician of ANAS. She continued her postgraduate study at the Institute of Oriental Studies named after Z.B. Bunyadov.

Elmira Mammadova worked as a teacher at the Foreign Languages ​​Preparation Department at the Azerbaijan University of Languages. In 2011-2013 she was a teacher at the Azerbaijan State Pedagogical University. She is a teacher of Khazar Universitys Department of Azerbaijani Language and Literature since 2013.

In 2007, she defended the dissertation entitled The role of Osman Türkay in the formation of Contemporary Cyprus Turkish Poetry.

Elmira Mammadova-Kekec is the author of a monograph, four design books, ten translation books, over 80 articles and essays. She represented Azerbaijan in numerous scientific symposiums, as well as in international conferences in Turkey, Iran, the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Moldova.

She is a member of the International Journal of Languages ​​Education and Teaching (ISSN: 2198-4999-Germany) and the New Turkish Literature Studies (Turkey, ISNN: 1308-8203).



Translation department

Head of the department: Sevda Rzayeva



Sevda Rzayeva was born on March 28, 1977 in Baku. She graduated Translation Specialty  at the College of Higher Diplomacy both bachelors and masters degree  with honors diploma.

In 2001-2005 she continued her study at the Nasimi Institute of Linguistics at ANAS.

Since 1998, she has worked in various positions at the College of Higher Diplomacy, since 2001 she has been working as an assistant professor at the Translation Department, senior lecturer since 2013. Since 2015 she is the Head of Translation and Practical Languages ​​Department of Baku Eurasian University.

In 2007, she defended her dissertation entitled Frazeologisms in Different Systemic Languages ​​(based on English, Azerbaijani and Russian Languages). She is an author of textbook entitled Frazeologisms in Different System Languages.

Sevda Rzayeva is the author of one textbook, 1 methodical recommendation, 1 methodical manual, 10 educational programs, more than 50 articles and essays. She represented Azerbaijan in many scientific symposiums, and international conferences.

The department is guided by the basic provisions of the Bologna Declaration, adopted in June 1999. The main focus of the course is to teach the students practically a foreign language and to help students learn the culture of the language they are learning (English, French, German, Arabic and Russian). One of the main goals of the department is to develop all aspects of the language taught, as well as speaking, listening, reading and writing. Teachers of the department are mainly engaged in communicative and interactive methods of teaching foreign languages ​​and live communication, as well as create conditions for the students to express their opinions.



Department of Foreign language and literature


Head of the department: Yusifkhanova Nargiz


Department of Foreign language and literature was formed in 2017.  


Head of the department - Yusifkhanova Nargiz Ali gizi. Graduated from the Russian Language and Literature Institute named after M. Akhundov (currently Baku Slavic University) (1988-1993). In 2004 she defended his dissertation on the theme historic styling and aspects of the literary translation (on the historical works of Azerbaijani poets, written in Russian and translated.  She has been working as a teacher at Baku Eurasian University since 2007.