AIT rector attends the 3rd International Scientific Conference in Moscow
Jeyhun Mammadov, Rector of Azerbaijan Institute of Theology has attended the 3rd International Scientific Conference on Theology in a Modern-Day Scientific Educational Space held at Russian National Research Nuclear University in Moscow.
The conference was attended by leaders and scholars from Russian religious educational institutions.
AIT rector Jeyhun Mammadov delivered a presentation on Religious Education in Modern Azerbaijan. The Rector emphasized that religious education is an important issue for each country. As in many Muslim countries, religious educational institutions were opened in Azerbaijan at the time when Islam spread in this region.
Jeyhun Mammadov noted that many activities have been implemented to restore the position of national and moral values after the country gained its independence. The Rector emphasized that the establishment of Azerbaijan Institute of Theology is an obvious example of this.
AIT rector Jeyhun Mammadov further informed the participants about Azerbaijan Institute of Theology. He noted that the Institute has been established by President Ilham Aliyev’s decree dated February 9, 2018. He mentioned current majors, scholarship programs, tuition-free education, international relations, agreements signed with different universities and achievements. The Rector stressed that each student can benefit from the state care and attention, tuition-free education and other privileges. He also emphasized the crucial importance of religious education in the development and education of young people.
The conference is one of the most important events in Russia from the aspect of the development of theology, education of the younger generation in the spirit of patriotism and the importance of learning religion in the education system.