Nakhchivan State University was founded in 1967.
Currently, about 6,000 students study in 58 specialties of 12 faculties at Nakhchivan State University. Highly qualified specialists receive higher education at the bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels. More than 580 international students from a dozen countries study at Nakhchivan State University. The scientific potential of the university has 447 teachers, including 2 academicians, five corresponding members of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan, 192 doctors and 32 doctors of Science.
There is a medical faculty here.
Students and teachers have access to a modern three-story boarding house and a social service center.
Nakhchivan State University has three Internet centers, a publishing house, a press center, a TV studio, a newsletter "Fikir" ("Thought"), a newspaper "Yenifikar" ("New Thought") and several museums. Students and teachers use the best wireless Internet Wi-Fi system in the NSU area. The journal "Scientific Works" of NSU was included in the list of the Higher Attestation Commission and received an international code. NSU is a modern type of college with a strong national base. NSU occupies a special place not only among the universities of Azerbaijan, but also among the universities of the world. NSU continues its historical path in the process of innovation and development.