Study in Armenia

Armenia was considered one of the most advanced scientific centers of the former Soviet Union. The country has reported 99% literacy rate since 1960 s. The applied sciences such as physics, mathematics, chemistry, microbiology, engineering and medicine are the cornerstones of Armenia's scientific and educational base. Today, in our republic with only 3.2 M population we have 18 state universities, from which 8 are foreign managed, and around 20 other private universities. Many universities in Armenia have thousands of foreign students, professors and fellows from around the world. Below are a number of state universities with their links and short information on the fields of study. More detailed information can be obtained through visiting the respective sites of the universities.


Yerevan State University

Founded: 1919
Departments: History, Armenian Philology, Chemistry, Physics, Economics, Mathematics, Biology, Geography, Geology, Law, Russian Philology, Oriental Studies, Journalism, Philosophy and Psychology, Informatics and Applied Mathematics, Radio physics, Sociology, Mechanics, Romance-Germanic Languages, International Relations, Theology, Computer Science. 
Languages of study: Armenian, Russian, English.

Yerevan State Medical University after Mkhitar Heratsi

Founded: 1919
Departments: General Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Military Medicine
Languages of study: Armenian, Russian, English.

State Engineering University of Armenia

Founded: 1933
Departments: Computer Systems and Informatics, Mining Engineering and Metallurgy, Cybernetics, Mathematics, Machine Building, Mechanics and Machine Science, Radio Engineering and Communication Systems, Social-Political Disciplines and General Economics, Transport Systems, Chemical Engineering and Environmental Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Power Engineering, Foreign Languages.
Languages of study: Armenian, Russian, English.

Yerevan State Linguistic University after Valeri Brusov

Founded: 1935
Departments: Foreign Languages (English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Greek, Persian); Russian Language, Literature and Foreign Languages (English, Spanish, German, French); Linguistics and Intercultural Communication (including Psychology, International Tourism, International Journalism, and Political Science).
Languages of study: Armenian, Russian, English, others.

Yerevan State Institute of Economy

Founded: 1975
Departments: General Economics, Management, Finance and Accounting, Commerce and Marketing, Cybernetics.
Languages of study: Armenian, Russian, English.

Russian Armenian (Slavonic) State University

Founded: 1997
Departments: Applied Mathematics and Informatics, Economics, Political Science, Journalism, Socio-Cultural Service and Tourism, Applied Physics, Law, Medical-Biological, Philology, Psychology, Foreign Languages.
Language of study: Russian.

French University in Armenia

Founded: 2003
Departments: Commerce, Management, Law.
Languages of study: Armenian, French.

American University of Armenia

Founded: 1991
Departments: Industrial Engineering and System Management, Computer and Information Science, Health Sciences, English Programs, Law, Business and Management, Political Science and International Affairs.
Language of study: English.
The University offers only Master’s Degree and certificate programs. To qualify for admission, applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree.


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