Yerevan State University (YSU)

The Yerevan State University (YSU) was founded in 1919 and  it's the largest university in Armenia. Since accademic year 1995-96, YSU has applied the two-level (BA and MA) educational system. Over 54 different undergraduate (bachelor’s) and 186 postgraduate (master’s and postgraduate) programs are offered. Academic staff is comprised of about 1,250 professors. More than 30 academicians of NAS RA perform scientific and pedagogical activities at YSU. At present the university has up to 18,000 students in 20 faculties, and approximately 80% of all the Armenian students’ studies at YSU. Currently YSU has bilateral agreements with more almost 150 universities and scientific centers in 40 countries around the world. YSU is actively involved in many grant programs and also in several international project such as Tempus, DAAD, USAID, ISTC, CRDF, etc., and numerous research projects. Since 2007 YSU has been actively participating in the Erasmus Mundus “External Cooperation Window for Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan".