Social Activities

Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University includes a sports club that unites 12 types of sports (football, volleyball, handball, basketball, judo, freestyle wrestling, Greco-Roman wrestling, table tennis, chess, checkers, etc.) The members of the sports club have always been distinguished for their achievements.

ASOIU also has “Ganjlik” song and dance ensemble, the brand of the university with a 51-year-old history which is the only “National ensemble” among the amateur teams. The ensemble has participated in a number of festivals held in European countries (Germany, Moldova, Ukraine, Turkey) and Korea, representing the country and the university at the highest level and returning to the motherland with great achievements. In all the domestic competitions it participated, the ensemble either became the winner or took the 2nd place in the worst case. In 2016 “Ganjlik” song and dance ensemble won the 1st place among the professionals.


The ASOIU Theatre Club (ATK) operates under the university as well. Gifted students regularly take part in the plays and perform them in front of the university audience.

“Magnat” intellectual club and “ASOIU Debate Club” also functioning under the university, make a great contribution to the intellectual development of students. “Magnat” intellectual club consists of teams that take part in tournaments such as “Who? Where? When?”, “Brain ring”, “Hamsa”, as well as systematically provides the organization of intellectual competitions inside of the university. “ASOIU Debate Club” aims to assist the students to form a smooth and clear speech, develop public speaking skills and justify their opinions. During the weekends, the club holds university championships, participates in national tournaments and receives high results.

The “Club for funny and resourceful people” (KVN) operates in the university since 2016. Despite its recent establishment, our “Azneft” team has already become a national champion.