Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.31
Liaison Vusal Karimli
Submission Date June 1, 2022

STARS v2.2

Western Caspian University
AC-10: Support for Sustainability Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution have an ongoing program to encourage students in multiple disciplines or academic programs to conduct sustainability research?:

A brief description of the student sustainability research program:

For the Western Caspian University, research and innovation are the basis of the future based on knowledge, being value generators for the fulfillment of the substantive functions and the process of academic training at all levels, constituting an opportunity to transfer to the community the elements and factors derived from the knowledge that is built. In this sense, research can be the gateway to finding the reason for things and innovation, a way of not only transferring this knowledge but also a way of causing changes and transformations in everyday life, achieving improvements in it.

Does the institution have a program to encourage academic staff from multiple disciplines or academic programs to conduct sustainability research?:

A brief description of the faculty sustainability research program:

Objective: Research and generate products on global, regional, and local trends focused on the following thematic axes: internationalization of education, technical-scientific development and innovation, and sustainable development, as well as on the symbolic and cultural characteristics associated with these axes, with them in order to expand knowledge about the realities of the global environment, to contribute to the development of Higher Education Institutions and their environment.

Has the institution published written policies and procedures that give positive recognition to interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, and multidisciplinary research during faculty promotion and/or tenure decisions?:

A copy of the promotion or tenure guidelines or policies:

The promotion or tenure guidelines or policies:


Does the institution have ongoing library support for sustainability research and learning?:

A brief description of the institution’s library support for sustainability research:

We encourage in our academic community the culture of information as an element that promotes and generates individual and social changes, immersed in the philosophy of the Western Caspian University expressed in its Institutional Educational Project of excellence.

Website URL where information about the institution’s support for sustainability research is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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