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American University of Armenia

Address: 40 Marshal Baghramyan Ave, Yerevan 0019, Armenia

Description American University of Armenia

  • Established: 1991
  • Type: Private
  • Location: Yerevan, Armenia
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Number of students: 2000.

The American University was created in 1991 on the basis of the Western model of education by the forces of the Pan-Armenian Charitable Union and the University of California. The main building of the university operates in the building of the House of Political Education of the Central Committee of the Armenian Communist Party.

In 2006, the American University of Armenia was accredited by the University Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. In 2013, the Armenian University received accreditation from the Western Association and a license from the Ministry of Education and Science of Armenia. Accreditation data means that education received at an educational institution in Armenia is equivalent to education received in the United States. The American University of Armenia was the first educational institution in the territory of the post-Soviet space to receive American accreditation.

American University of Armenia is visited by American politicians, university professors, and scientists.

Today, applicants can receive education in the following specialties:

  • Business and Economics
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Technology and Engineering
  • Public health.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in American University of Armenia

Program name


  • Start date for training: September
  • Duration: 4 years
  • English language.


  • Start date for training: September
  • Duration: 2 years
  • English language.

You can get an education in a magistracy in the following specialties:

  • English philology
  • Political science
  • Business administration
  • Legal Comparative
  • Computer science
  • Industrial Design
  • Public health
  • System management.


  • American University of Armenia is an analogue of education in the USA, but at a more affordable cost of obtaining the same degree and diploma
  • Successful students can count on scholarships and grants
  • For the convenience of applicants, a free commission for assistance to applicants works, which accompanies at all stages of submitting documents
  • The main goal of the university is the development of the union of innovation and entrepreneurship.

Equipment American University of Armenia

Both buildings are located in the center of Yerevan next to the Presidential Palace, the National Assembly (Parliament) and the British Embassy.

In 2006, through the efforts of the US Agency for International Development, the hotel in the center of Yerevan was transferred to the university.

To popularize scientific activities among students, there are:

  • Akopian Center for the Environment
  • Center for Engineering Research
  • Turpanjian Policy Analysis Center
  • Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovative Products
  • Responsible Mining Center
  • Center for Research in Applied Linguistics.

Students can use the library, which consists of 50,000 prints, 205,000 digital books, magazines, and CD / DVDs .

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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