The Center of Excellence in EU Studies (CEEUS) had been established in ADA University in January 2014 as part of the agreement between the European Commission and the Government of Azerbaijan to support civil service training in the country with a focus on EU affairs. From the very first day its activities directed at increasing the knowledge on EU matters among relevant actors and facilitating the relations between EU and Azerbaijan.
The CEEUS is an integral part of the ADA University. It serves as a focal point specified for promotion of studies about the European Union (EU) in Azerbaijani higher education. Besides its academic targets the Center also aims to increase general awareness on EU matters among the Azerbaijani population. The Center delivers educational and training programs, outreach activities and support to academic research on EU Policy and EU-Azerbaijan cooperation. In addition, the Center organizes client tailored training and teaching programs and other EU-related outreach activities to the general public and partners in Baku, Azerbaijan.
The CEEUS mainly operating through: