At Institute of geography name after acad. H.A. Aliyev of ANAS functions the Dissertational Council D 01.091 on receiving both the degree of doctor of philosophy and degree of doctor of sciences.
The chairman of the Dissertation Council – Ramiz Mahmud oghlu Mammadov, corresponding member of ANAS, Dr.Sci.Tech, professor.
The Deputy Chairman – R.N. Mahmudov, Doctor of Geography, professor.
The Scientific Secretary of Dissertation Council – Maharram Samad oghlu Hassanov, Candidate of Geography, associate professor.
More than 50 specialists defended the dissertations at the Dissertation Council from 2007 up to 2013. Out of them 7 are the degree of Doctor and the remains Doctor of Philosophy and 7 of them are the citizens of the Iran Islamic Republic, 2 – Egypt Arabic Republic, 1 – Kazakhstan Republic.
At the Dissertation Council D 01.091 is carried out the defenses of theses on the following specialities:
25.00.23 - Physical geography and biogeography, soil geography, geophysics and geochemistry of landscapes
25.00.24 – Social-economic and political geography
25.00.25 - Geomorphology and evolutional geography
25.00.27 - Hydrology of land, water resources, hydrochemistry
The composition of the Dissertation Council
1. Mammadov Ramiz Makhmudoghlu (chairman) – Acting director of the Istitute of Geography named after acad. H.Aliyev, Corresponding Member of the ANAS, Doctor of Technical Sciences, professor
2.Mahmudov Rza Nadir oghlu (Deputy Chairman) - Director of the Hydro-Meteorological Scientific Research Institute of Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Azerbaijan Republic, Doctor of Geography, professor
3.Hasanov Maharram Samadoghlu (Scientific Secretary) - leading scientific worker of “Climatology and Agroclimatology” department of Geography Institute of ANAS, candidate of geographical sciences, docent
4. Babakhanov Neron Aslan oghlu - Doctor of Geography, professor
5. Alasgarov Bayram Javad oghlu - Doctor of Geography, professor
6. Afandiyev Vusat Amir oghlu - Doctor of Geography, professor
7. Gul Alvin Kasim oghlu - Doctor of Technical Sciences, professor
8. Hasanov Tapdik Gulahmad oghlu - Doctor of Geography, professor
9. Khalilov Huseyn Aghamali oghlu - Doctor of Geography, professor
10. Khalilov Mahmud Yusifoghlu - Doctor of Geography, professor
11. Gardashhov Rauf Haji oghlu - Doctor of phy. and math. Sciences
12. Gashgay Renabeim Mirtaghy gyzy - Doctor of Geography
13. Gambarov Elchin Surkhay oghlu - Doctor of Technical Sciences
14. Gojamanov Maksad Huseyn oghlu - Doctor of Technical Sciences, professor
15. Gurbanzadeh Aghazeynal Ali oghlu - Doctor of Geography
16. Mammadov Nadir Gulmammad oghlu - Doctor of Geography, professor
17. Mammadov Zahid Sattar oghlu- Doctor of Geography, professor
18. Tagiyeva Yelena Nikolayevna - Doctor of Geography
19. Tanriverdiyev Khalid Kazim oghlu - Doctor of Geography
20. Salmanov Arif Hanifa oghlu - Doctor of Geography
21. Valiyev Seyran Suleyman oghlu - Doctor of Geography