American University of Armenia (AUA)

 As an institution of higher learning, the American University of Armenia provides teaching, research, and service programs that prepare students and enable faculty and researchers to address the needs of Armenia and the surrounding region for sustainable development, in a setting that values and develops academic excellence, free inquiry, integrity, scholarship, leadership, and service to society. AUA was co-founded in 1991 by the Armenian Government, the Armenian General Benevolent Union and the University of California. AUA is the first stand-alone, US-accredited institution in the former Soviet Union that provides undergraduate and graduate education.

 

Graduate Programs


  • Full Time Master of Business Administration
  • Professional Master of Business Administration 
  • Master of Science in Economics
  • Master of Engineering in Industrial Engineering and Systems Management
  • Master of Science in Computer and Information Science
  • Master of Political Science and International Affairs
  • Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Foreign Language
  • Master of Laws
  • Master of Public Health

 

Undergraduate Programs 


  • BA in Business
  • BS in Computational Sciences
  • BA in English and Communications 

 

Benefits of an AUA education


  • U.S.-accredited, internationally recognized degrees
  • A need-blind admissions policy
  • Experienced international faculty
  • Challenging, up-to-date curricula addressing regional and global needs
  • An increasingly international student body from the United States, Canada, Syria, Lebanon, the Netherlands, Georgia, Armenia, and more
  • State-of-the-art facilities, including the Paramaz Avedisian Building and the AGBU Papazian Library
  • A wide range of undergraduate student support services and programs offered by the Center for Student Success
  • An alumni network that boasts heads of businesses, non-profit organizations, banks, schools, government institutions, and more.

 

AUA Extension


AUA Extension offers over 56 professional development courses. These include entrepreneurship and career development workshops, English language courses, and test preparatory courses. Their focus is on helping individuals fulfill professional and/or career goals through flexible and innovative adult and continuing education programs.

 

AGBU Papazian Library


The AGBU Papazian Library is the best English language library in the region. It boasts over 42,000 volumes of books, 65,000 online journals, and 13,500 members from both the AUA community and the public. It is a member of the American International Consortium of Academic Libraries and the Electronic Library Consortium of Armenia and acts as a national focal point for the Electronic Information for Libraries-Intellectual Property EIFL.net.

 

Center for Student Success


Through a holistic approach to education, the Center for Student Success provides a unique range of support programs including math and writing consultations, academic support services, disabilities services, and workshops to enhance overall personal and academic development in a welcoming space.

 

Alumni and Career Development Office


The ACDO works to develop, coordinate, and promote programs for alumni to keep connected and involved with AUA and one another. In addition, it aims to provide job placement services to students and alumni and to develop strong and tangible links between employers and the university.

 


 

 

President
Mr. Armen Der Kiureghian
Address
40 M. Baghramyan ave., Yerevan 0019
Tel:+374 10 324 040
Fax:+374 60 612 512
Web:http://aua.am