The Higher Administrative organization of NAA is the Scientific Council. The Scientific Council is the elected organization, its establishment and activity is governed by approved “Regulation about Scientific Council of Higher Education Institutions“ by the Order No. 792 of November 10, 1997 of the Ministry of Education of the Azerbaijan Republic and Regulation of NAA. Meetings of the NAA Scientific Council are made last Thursday of each month at 12:00. Meetings of the Scientific Council are open to all employees and students.
The chairman of the Scientific Council of NAA is the academician Arif Pashayev, who is the rector of NAA. The scientific secretary of the Council is the doctor of technical sciences, the professor Khagani Abdullayev.