Leading Innovation and Responsible Citizenship

ADA University, School of Business
Azerbaijan, The Netherlands

Therefore, our students not only learn how to manage, but they are also required to demonstrate it.

Studying at ADA means becoming part of an international community of collaboration. Through teamwork and joint projects, students gain practical knowledge and form lifetime friendships. ADA School of Business is part of ADA University (former Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy).

Full-time MBA Full-time daytime MBA is 15 months program offering specializations in Marketing, Finance, Health Care Management, Leadership and HR Management, Operations and Logistics Management, and Technology Management. Students also participate in summer session, part of which is global and conducted abroad. The program format allows the balance between work and studies as the classes are taugh in the evenings. This program does not require any previous work experience.  

Executive MBA The ADA Executive MBA is a flexible, modular degree that can be completed over 24 months. This program is offered as a dual degree with Maastricht School of Management, Netherlands. Lectures take place through eight ten-day sessions roughly every three months. These sessions are conducted both in Baku, Azerbaijan, and Maastricht, the Netherlands. The first 7 modules cover the foundation and the core of the MBA. The final module focuses on one of the two specializations: Energy and Enviornment or International Business. Following on the eight modules, participants complete an Action Learning Project (ALP), wherein they apply their newly gained knowledge to address challenges in the relevant sector. Successful participants will receive a double degree from MsM and ADA. The MsM degree is internationally accredited by AMBA.

Apply to ADA School of Business We are looking for candidates with variety of skills and accomplishments that would fit the dynamic environment and challenging community of ADA. We also seek leadership experience or potential. Our successful candidates are leaders of today or emerging leaders of tomorrow. At ADA School of Business academic curiosity joins the passion to form the ideas that shape the future. The most intelligent and the most passionate people come together at ADA to form a diverse student body. These are the people who know what they will change, but need to learn how to do it.

Azerbaijan Azerbaijan, located on the shores of the Caspian Sea, is an oil rich and strategically important nation that is the key geopolitical power in the Caucasus. Azerbaijan's location has made it a gateway between east and west, and the country was an important stop on the Silk Route. It has been an independent republic since the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991.  

Programme Info

Programme Format:
Full-Time :
Length of Programme: 15 months
Programme Structure: Evening
Starting Dates: September, 2015
Application deadline is April 1, 2016.
Minimum years of work experience:
Courses conducted in: English

Executive MBA:
Length of Programme: 22 months
Programme Structure: 10 day modules, total 7 modules
Starting Dates: October, 2015
Minimum years of work experience: 4 years
Application deadline is April 1, 2016.
Courses conducted in: English


Full Time MBA
University Degree: Bachelor required
TQDK/SSAC exam: Only for Azerbaijanis, first round is required (minimum 45 points out of 100) 
English test(s): IELTS 6.5 or IBT 83
Language fluency: English

Executive MBA
University Degree: Bachelor required
Work experience: 4 years required
GMAT: optional
ADA MBA Exam: Only for Azerbaijanis 
English test(s): IELTS 6.5 or IBT 88
References: 2 reference letters
Language fluency: English


Application fees: 25 USD
Estimate for accommodation/living costs, insurance per year: 15,000 azn
Scholarship availabilities: Full scholarships available
Tuition fees(Full time): 15 400 AZN (full program)
Tuition fees(Executive): 37 400 AZN (full program)



Name: Gunay Ziyadova or Aytakin Huseynova
Email: mba@ada.edu.az
Telephone: +994 12 437 08 30
Website: www.ada.edu.az

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