On September 15 2017 French-Azerbaijani University under the Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University hosted an opening ceremony of its new building now located at Nizami street 183.Minister of Education of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mikayil Jabbarov also attended the ceremony.

Among other important guests there were Secretary of State to the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of the Republic of France Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, Director-General for Research and Innovation at the French Ministry for Higher Education and Research Alain Beretz, French Ambassador to Azerbaijan - Aurelia Bouchez, Rector of ASOIU Professor Mustafa Babanli.

The Vice-President of the University of Strasbourg Irène Jakoberger and President of the French Foundation for Chemistry Research Bernard Meunier also were distinguished guests of ceremony.

Following the ribbon cutting ceremony, Education Minister Mikayil Jabbarov, Secretary of State to the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of the Republic of France Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne and other guests went for a short tour of the university’s new building. Then a meeting was held in the Big Conference Hall where Minister of Education and other distinguished guests addressed students and visitors of ceremony with official speeches.

Later, within the frames of UFAZ opening ceremony, ASOIU, University of Strasbourg and the French Foundation for Chemistry Research signed an agreement on the creation of UFAZ Fund. The Fund will enable the Azerbaijani, French and international companies to support future development and research activities of UFAZ.