AZ / EN / RU
Sevinj Seyidova, Associate Professor
Sevinj Seyidova, Associate Professor
  • Department: English Language and Humanities
  • Position: Associate Professor
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  • Telephone: (+99412) 521-33-59


  • 1981-1986 Azerbaijan Institute of Foreign Languages, Diploma with Honours, Teacher of English & French, (Master’s level);
  • 2012 - Azerbaijan University of Languages, PhD in Philology, PhD thesis: "Reflection of the concept of time in Azerbaijani, English & Russian Phraseology".


Work experience:

  • 1989-2005 Azerbaijan Technical University, Department of Foreign Languages, professor of English, Department for Foreign Students, Interpreter/Translator;
  • 2011 - Fulbright Alumna, Lehigh University College of Education (Research), Department of Modern Languages and Literatures (Teaching), Pennsylvania, USA;
  • 2005-2014 Azerbaijan University of Languages, Department of Lingvoculturology, Associate Professor;
  • 2013 - Azerbaijan University of Languages, Head of Summer School;
  • 2014 present Baku Higher Oil School, English and Humanities Center, Associate Professor;

Employment by contract:

  • 1996-2002 Instructor of the Azerbaijani, English and Russian languages, World Vision, ITOCHU Corporation, MOECO, Baker-Hughes, MSF-Holland, MSF-Holland, Trucat International;
  • 2003-2004 Azerbaijan Ministry of Culture, Azerbaijan Cultural Heritage Support Project, English teacher/Interpreter.


Training Grants and Research Fellowships:

  • 1999 - General English, Institute for Applied Language Studies University of Edinburgh, Scotland (Certificate/Advanced Level), (OSI, Soros Foundation);
  • 2002-2003 Academic Writing (Certificate), (OSI, Soros Foundation);
  • 2004-2005 Trainer of Trainers/Advanced Methodology (Certificate), (OSI, Soros Foundation);
  • 2008 - EU TEMPUS Project / Designing Quality Assurance systems in Azerbaijani Universities, Antwerp, Belgium;
  • 2010 - Professional Trainer/IREX (Certificate);
  • 2011 - Fulbright Program, College of Education, Lehigh University, USA (US Department of State Scholarship);
  • 2012 - AUL – TEMPUS Project / Teacher Training Course, International Academy University of Essex, the UK (Certificate).