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Five students of the Academy have been awarded with the international scholarship of the Shanghai Customs College
Five students of the Academy of the State Customs Committee - second-year bachelor's student of the International Trade and Logistics program Abasov Jalal, second-year bachelor's students of the Economics program Abdullayeva Mansura and Malikzadeh Shafa, second-year bachelor's students of the Law program Mahmud Bayramov and Subkhan Garayev have been awarded with the International Scholarship of Shanghai Customs College of the People's Republic of China for the academic year 2021/2022. With this scholarship, the students of the Academy will participate in the three-month international online program of Shanghai Customs College. The key criteria in the student selection process were their academic performance and merits, English language skills, cross-cultural communication potential, as well as gender balance. The agenda of the international online program that started on 13th September 2021 and will continue till 25th December 2021 includes eight subjects: International Customs Management, Tariff Technology, Modern Logistics, Cross-Border E-Commerce Law, Elementary Spoken Chinese, China Customs Management, Intercultural Business Communication, and Principles of Economics. The program is materialized through the VooV platform. Students can communicate, exchange ideas, work in groups, and complete their assignments online through the WeChat platform. Necessary mechanisms have been organized by the Academy to facilitate the participation of students in the program. Students who successfully complete the program will be awarded certificates. Established in 1908, Shanghai Customs College is an educational institution of the General Customs Administration of the People's Republic of China, the responsible institution for strengthening the human resources of the China Customs Service in the Belt and Road Initiative, and as well as the World Customs Organization (WCO) Asia-Pacific Regional Training Center. It should be noted that the Customs Academy organized global online/distant learning opportunities for both students and Customs officers during the Covid-19 pandemic. This is the first long-term international online/distant education opportunity offered by the Academy for its students in cooperation with the Shanghai Customs College and implemented by a foreign Customs training institution. The Academy looks forward to expanding its students’ access to such programs across the globe, as a component of the institution’s internationalization strategy. Public Relations Department

17.09.2021

Customs Academy leads Erasmus+ “Work4CE” project management improvement in Azerbaijan
The meeting of the Work4CE consortium project, which is funded under the “Capacity Building in Higher Education” category of the European Union’s Erasmus+ program and implemented in partnership with the Academy of the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan (ASCCA) and eight higher education institutions, was held at the Academy. The ASCCA project staff - Elvin Mejidov, manager of International Cooperation, Work4CE ASCCA project manager, and a member of the consortium’s project steering group; Araz Aslanli, head of the Department of Monitoring and Evaluation; Elvin Alirzayev, head of the Department of Specialty Subjects; Babek Abbasov, head of ICT Department; Sevinj Aliyeva, senior specialist of the Lifelong Learning Department, and Leyla Najafova, specialist for International Cooperation; the project staff of the Azerbaijan University of Architecture and Construction (AZUAC) - Isa Muradov, head of the International Programs Sector; Khanlar Ganiyev, the Director of the Practice and Career Center; Sarkhan Talibzade, Director of the ICT Center; Shahmar Rafili, teacher of the Department of Emergency Situations and Life Safety; as well as the project staff of the Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University (ASOIU) - Leyla Naghiyeva, International Projects Coordinator; Nazila Rahimova, head of the Computer Engineering Department of the Faculty of Information Technologies and Management, as well as the other staff members of the faculty - Yashar Hajiyev and Ilgar Rzayev, participated at the meeting initiated and organized by the ASCCA. During the meeting, Elvin Mejidov spoke about the priority issues of the meeting agenda, the track record of ASCCA Work4Ce project management, peculiar issues in the Work4CE project management in Azerbaijan, as well as the envisaged project activities. Other issues such as opportunities for joint cooperation within the framework of the project, as well as the improvement of the project implementation and management mechanism were also elaborated at the meeting. Upon the ASCCA initiative and consent with the AZUAC and ASOIU, a local Work4Ce project management hub was established, so as to exchange views on the practices and challenges common to the three partner universities, as well as the common solutions and cooperation possibilities in various work packages. It should be noted that the Customs Academy represents Azerbaijan in the Work4CE consortium’s regular meetings (executive structure) andensures the quality of project management in Azerbaijan. In addition to the Azerbaijani partner universities, the- Dortmund University of Applied Sciences in Germany, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium, Universidad del Pais Vasco in Spain, National University Zaporizhzhia Polytechnic, Ternopil National Economic University and Kyiv University of Construction and Architecture in Ukraine are also in the project consortium. The project started on 15th November of 2020 and will continue till November of 2023. It serves the aim of adjusting the academic education with the digital transformation dynamics of the labor market ("Job 4.0") in various specialties to the qualified personnel with adequate knowledge and skills, especially with digital skills ("Workforce 4.0") required by the fourth industrial revolution ("Industry 4.0"). The ASCCA partnership in the project aims at improving Customs sector digital education capacities and adapting its Customs academic and training programs with the demands of the "Industry 4.0" and "Workforce 4.0", targeting to serve thedigital transformation and corresponding human resources development at the national Customs service structures, in the long run. Public Relations Department

16.09.2021

Five students of the Academy awarded with the Lithuanian State Scholarship
In the framework of the bilateral cooperation agreement signed between the Academy of the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan (ASCCA) and Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) in August 2020, five students of the Academy have been selected to receive the Lithuanian state scholarships for short-term studies at the MRU in the 2021/2022 academic year. The short-term studies program implemented by the Lithuanian Education Exchanges Support Foundation was announced in April 2021 for 25 university students from 6 Eastern Partnership countries, 51 ASEM (The Asia-Europe Meeting) countries, as well as Lithuania's priority export market countries (USA, Israel, Turkey, Republic of South Africa, the United Arab Emirates). At the Academy, the selection process of the students, who applied for both admission to the MRU and selection to the Lithuanian short-term studies program,was conducted through comprehensive assessment and interview stages. The key criteria in the student selection process were their English language skills, academic performance and merits, and their cross-cultural communication potential and skills. Three of the overall selected five students, Sabina Sariyeva (second-year master's student of the Law program), Aynur Salimli (second-year bachelor’s student of the Information Security program), and Humay Karimli (third-year bachelor's student of the Law program) will start their studies in autumn, while Farhad Javadov (second-year bachelor's student of the Information Security program) and Murad Shafiyev (third-year bachelor's student of the Information Security program) will start their studies in the spring term. This is the first study abroad opportunity offered by the ASCCA for its students, and the Academy looks forward to expanding its students’ access to such programs across the globe, as a component of the institution’s internationalization strategy. Public Relations Department

09.09.2021

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