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1919 -  University was established.  History and Philology  Faculty and Faculty of Medicine were created.

1920 - Physics and Mathematics Faculty was opened.

1921 - Began teaching in Azeri (Turkic) language.

1921 - Began to publish the magazine "Science News"

1921 - The name of the university was changed to the Azerbaijan State University. Independent Faculty of Oriental Studies was created.

1924 - The University was named after Vladimir  Lenin.

1926 – The first Azeri rector was appointed.

1928 - Faculty of Law was established.

1929 - The University celebrated its 10 year anniversary.

1930 - It was decided to build the campus.

1930 - University was closed.

1934 - ASU resumed its activities. The Faculty of Chemistry was opened. Department of biology became an independent faculty.

1937 - Dozens of  intellectuals were repressed. 4 Rector and 100 employees were shot.

1939 - The University was named after Kirov.

1941 - Azerbaijan Pedagogical Institute, the Institute of National Economy, Institute of Physical Education and Sports have been merged with the ASU

1941 - Rector and all university graduates were sent to the front.

1943 - Faculty of geology and geography was established.

1945 - The National Academy of Sciences was established under the University

1957 - National leader of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev graduated from the Faculty of History

1958 - A separate Physics Faculty was created, as well as independent Mechanics and Mathematics.

1962 - A separate Library and Information Faculty was created.

1964 - BasicEducation Building was commissioned.

1969 - University celebrated its 50 anniversary.  The independent Journalism Faculty was opened.

1971 - University awarded the Order of the Red Banner.

1972 - Department of Applied Mathematics and Cybernetics was created.

1974 - The University Library acquired the status of the Research Library.

1977 - The first  Education Building was commissioned.

1987 - The second Education Building was commissioned.

1990 - The University is named after M.E.Rasulzade

1991 - A separate Geology Faculty was created

- a separate Department of Geography was created
- The faculty of Psychology and Social sciences was opened
- Institute of Applied Mathematics was created
- The faculty of International Relations and International Law was opened

1992 - Faculty of Theology was established

1994 - The national leader Heydar Aliyev was elected an honorary doctorate.

1994 - The University celebrated its 75 anniversary.

1999 – The local Internet network was opened.

2000 - The University celebrated its 80 anniversary.

2000 - The original name of the University - Baku State University was restored

2001 - The new sports complex put into operation.

2002 - BSU became the center of the Association of the Black Sea basin Universities.

2002 - Publishing office of the University started its activities.

2003 - Swimming Pool put into operation.

2005 - New research laboratories and the Institute of Physics were opened

2006 - Residential complex "Baku University" began to build.

2008 - A new Education Building was commissioned.

2009 - University celebrated its 90-year anniversary.

2010 - Electronic Center was created