ADA University awards honorary degrees to the distinguished and accomplished individuals who inspire our students by having:
Nominations of candidates for honorary degrees are received by the Office of Rector and reviewed by the University Senate. Approved nominations are granted the honorary degree diploma at a special commencement ceremony.
ADA Rector is the only authorized person to grant the diploma. The University never confers the degree in absentia.
ADA University administrators, faculty and staff are not eligible for honorary degrees until one year after retirement.
Since 2006, ADA University has awarded several honorary degrees. On the recommendation of the University Senate and by virtue of the authority vested in him Rector conferred “Honorary Doctor” degrees on the following recipients:
Famous American analyst
Honorary Doctorate for his research and outstanding publications on Azerbaijan and the wider Caspian region, the remarkable contributions to strengthening mutual understanding between the nations of Azerbaijan and the United States.
Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University (New York)
Honorary Doctorate for his contribution to the field of Public policy and Economics
President of the Republic of Tajikistan
Secretary-General of the Arab League
Honorary Doctor for his contributions to the development of peace and stability in the world
Former President of Turkiye
Honorary Doctor for his services in the development of science and education, promotion of bilateral relations between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Republic of Turkey
S. Frederick Star
Chairman of the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute and Silk Road Studies Program at Johns Hopkins University
Honorary Doctor in Humanities for his achievements in the development of science and education, promotion of bilateral relations between the peoples of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the United States of America.
Rector of Moscow State Institute of International Relations
Honorary Doctor for his services in the development of science and education, promotion of bilateral relations between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Russian Federation.