Afandiyev Timuchin Ilyas oglu was born in 1945, after graduating from high
school he entered BSU in 1963. After graduating from the university in 1968, he
worked at the Republican Youth Organization. In 1969 he was admitted to the
postgraduate course of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences. In 1972, he
graduated from the postgraduate course and defended his dissertation on the topic
of “Huseyn Javid`s creativity”and received the title of Candidate of Science. After that Timuchin Afandiyev worked as a Scientific Secretary at Azerbaijan EA.
Since 1977 he was the senior lecturer at the Azerbaijan State University of
Culture and Arts, then as an associate professor, and from 1978 to 1987 he was the dean of the faculty. From 1987 to May 2, 2014, Timuchin Afandiyev was rector of the Azerbaijan State University of Culture and Arts. This university was awarded a university status in 1991, after being awarded the highest category during the leadership of Timuchin Afandiyev. According to Order No. 419 dated 30 April 2014 of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Baku Choreographic Academy, which is implementing general, secondary and higher education programs on the basis of the Baku Choreography School, was established on December 26, 2014, by the Order No. 962 of the Honorary Scientist , Honored Art Worker, Professor Timuchin Ilyas Afandiyev has been appointed the rector of the Academy.
In 1987, he was awarded a professor degree and defended his doctoral
dissertation on “Historical and Artistic in Romantic Drama”. He is the author of
more than 300 scientific articles, books and magazines, including more than 300
For his contribution to the development of culture and art in Azerbaijan,
Timuchin Afandiyev was honored with the title of Honored Art Worker in 2000
and the Glory Order in 2005.
For the development of science in 2013 was awarded the title “Honored
Scientist”, by the order of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan dated 01
September 2015, by the order of 1384, Timuçin Ilyas Afandiyev awarded
“Honorary Diploma of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan”for his
contribution to the development of education in Azerbaijan was made.
The International Bibliographic Center of the University of Cambridge,
England, was awarded the honorary title in the nomination “The Leading
Pedagogue of the Year 2005” by Professor Timuchin Afandiyeva. He is a laureate
of the prestigious Humay Award, named after academician Yusif Mammadaliyev.
Professor Timuchin Afandiyev was awarded the Gold Medal of the Union of
Theater Figures of Azerbaijan. “Friend of Journalist”was awarded with Honorary
Media Diploma (2005).
He was selected as a full member of the Union of Theater Figures of Azerbaijan (1972), Writers Union (1975), Azerbaijan Artists Union (2013), International Humanitarian European Academy of Asia (2013).
Timuchin Efendiyev - Honored Art Worke and Honoured Scientist of the Republic of Azerbaijan, critic, literary critic, professor.
He is engaged in theoretical and literary - historical problems of Azerbaijani soviet literature. He continues the creative activities besides pedagogical activities in the systematical form, too. He is an author of many books, monographs and scientific articles published in Azerbaijan and abroad.
More than 30 years he was a rector of Azerbaijan State University of Culture and Arts.
At September 1, 2015, Timuchin Afandiyev was awarded the "Honorary Diploma of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan" for merits in the development of Azerbaijani education.