Azerbaijan Authors Society (AAS) is the only organization in Azerbaijan that received an international acknowledgment and is a ordinary member of the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC) which brings together 232 copyright societies in 121 countries around the world. Within a collaboration with members of CISAC AAS settled contracts with collective management organizations on reciprocal representation on the authors' and their successors' property rights protection. 
Currently SO AAS represents more than 2.5 million of foreign authors and manages their rights in the territory of Azerbaijan on the ground of agreements with the relevant foreign copyright organizations. All agreements with foreign collective management organizations are based on standards of the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC). As of today AAS has 149 contracts with 91 collective management organizations.                                                                               
Now international department of AAS is actively involved in signing new contracts and expansion the territory of protection of the both Azerbaijani and foreign copyright owners. Negotiations are carried on with collective management organizations of the countries of Europe, Asia, South and Central America, Africa etc.
One of the main activities of the International Department is ensuring the copyright protection of Azerbaijani authors abroad and participating in promoting Azerbaijani works in the international arena as well as the copyright protection of foreign copyright owners in the territory of Azerbaijan.
AAS employees annually attend various workshops, participate in conferences and trainings to meet all requirements of CISAC and the international community.