SOCAR Energy School Graduates its First Students

SOCAR Energy School, established by SOCAR Turkey in cooperation with the Sabancı University Executive Development Unit, EDU, has graduated its first students.


The first semester of training has been completed at SOCAR Energy School, which aims to provide its participants with a global and regional multi-dimensional assessment and a 360-degree perspective in the field of energy.

Participants who successfully completed the program received their training certificates at the ceremony held on January 13, 2023.

Delivering the opening speech of the certificate ceremony, Sabancı University President Yusuf Leblebici said, “At Sabancı University, we carry out important studies, especially in the field of energy. We are also very glad to have accomplished another important step in this field with an important partner like SOCAR.”

Stating that Sabancı University is preferred by the best students in Turkey and that it has strong undergraduate and graduate education programs, Yusuf Leblebici continued: “In addition to these training programs, our Executive Development Unit EDU has made a name for itself around the world with the programs it has implemented. Our Sabancı University Executive Development Unit EDU, which offers development opportunities for professionals with its training programs in different fields, ranks first in Turkey and 42nd in the world in the executive education custom program rankings of the Financial Times. In addition to leading studies in the field of education, research in the field of energy and climate continues successfully at our IICEC center. ”

Powered by EDU's 20 years of experience in corporate training, SOCAR Energy School hosted international speakers, while the participants received a total of 63 hours of online training on general topics such as energy demand and new energy technologies, as well as electricity, the functioning of the electricity grid, oil & natural gas, oil & natural gas markets and industry, Caspian Region energy policies, Turkey energy policies, Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean energy policies, Azerbaijan energy policies, nuclear energy, renewable energy, energy security, corporate climate change management, and energy legislation.