Nigar Rustamova, Doctor of Philosophy in Philology, associate professor
Nigar Rustamova was born in Baku in 1965.
1972-1982, she studied at Baku secondary school No. 150.
1982-1987, she studied at the Faculty of Philology of Baku State University (Azerbaijan State University). She was awarded the degree of philologist after defending her thesis entitled "Problems of translating phraseology used in the works of J. Mammadguluzade into Russian".
In 1996, she was admitted to the Azerbaijan State University of Culture and Arts doctoral program.
In 2002, she defended her candidate's thesis on "National literary traditions in the work of Suleyman Rahimov".
In 2003, by the decision of the Higher Attestation Commission under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, she was awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Philology.
In 2008, she was awarded the academic title of "Associate Professor" by the decision of the Higher Attestation Commission under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
In 2013, she was awarded the "Leading Education Worker" badge by the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
1991-2009, she continued working at ASUCA in various positions: assistant, senior assistant, hourly wage teacher, full-time teacher, associate professor;
2004-2009, the scientific secretary of the ASUCA’s Science Council;
2006-2008, she was the scientific secretary of the Dissertation Council N 02.091 under ASUCA.
2009-2020, as an expert of the Science and Education Committee of the Milli Majlis of the Republic of Azerbaijan, she closely participated in the preparation of laws adopted in the fields of education and science in the III, IV, V convocations of the Milli Majlis.
While preparing the Laws on Science, Preschool Education, Vocational Education, General Education, Amendments to the Education Law and other documents, she cooperated with many foreign universities and international educational institutions to benefit from the progressive world experience related to education legislation.
In 2020, working at ASUCA as a rector’s adviser on innovations in education, she has been responsible for the faster integration of the university into the European educational space, opening of new specialties required in the labor market, creation of international education programs, etc., prepared proposals related to the issues.
In September 2021, she was promoted to become the Vice-rector for Academic Affairs.
She participates in various projects organized within the Erasmus+ Program of the European Union. Published works:
Monograph "Epic prose and national tradition (based on the works of S. Rakhimova)", methodological materials "History of Russian literature (XIX century)", educational program on the course of "History of Russian literature", translation of the monograph by Z. Krakauer “Justification of physical reality", translation of the textbook by K. Vogler "The Writer's Journey" and many scientific articles.
She gave reports at national and international scientific conferences.