US-Armenia Academic Relations Development Program
July 1-5, 2019
Academic tour in Armenian Universities and Academic institutions for US students, researchers and professors.
To foster academic, educational and cultural relations between Armenia and the United States ARMACAD invites students, researchers and professors from the United States to apply for the participation in the first enforcement program of Academic relations between Armenia and the United States of America.
The program aims at introducing the present state of Armenian higher education system to US colleagues through a guided tour in Armenian Universities, Academic institutions, Ministries, museums and other places of interest based on specific academic interests of the participants.
During the program US participants will also meet selected participants from Armenia, thus this program will not only become a necessary tool to understand the Armenian academic system, but also will become a life changing and memorable event to have more friends and colleagues in Armenia.
Guided tours to 5 Universities and Academic institutions in Yerevan will be organized during this 5 days long program. 3 meetings with representatives of Armenian higher education system (rectors, heads of different divisions in ministries, heads of departments, etc) and 3 lectures about academic realities in Armenia will be organized as well. 1 cultural trip will also be organized during the program. All costs related to the program are borne by the participant. The participation fee of the program is $1390 which includes accommodation, all meals and transportation costs in Yerevan during the days of the program.
The aim of the program
Armenia and the US have developed ties in different spheres, among those energy, business, security, culture, etc. Unfortunately education and particularly relations in higher education is not among the sectors so far enforced and developed particularly the visibility of Armenian higher education trends for the US colleagues is not developed properly. The aim of the program is to first of all to empower relations between individuals in US and Armenia engaged in academic activities, second to popularise the Armenian higher education opportunities among students and researchers in US and become a fertile ground for future collaborations and co-operations, and third, through this guided and academically oriented tour to present US colleagues the possibilities and opportunities available in Armenia for international students and researchers.
The benefits of the participants
Up to 25 selected participants from different universities and academic institutions in the US will be invited to Yerevan to participate in 5 days program to visit universities and academic centers in Yerevan. The selected participants will take part in meetings, lectures and discussions with higher education officials to receive better insights about Armenian higher education system and realities.
The applicants of this program have to fit the following criteria:
Be a citizen of the United States.
At least 18 years old. No age limit.
Be a student in any academic level (BA, MA, PHD), researcher or professor of any University of the world (except Armenia) in any discipline.
The participation fee of the program is $1390 which includes:
transportation costs in Yerevan during the days of the program
How to apply
To apply, please fill in the application form beneath the official announcement on ARMACAD. If you are not registered in ARMACAD, please create your account first. If you already have an account just sign in and start filling in the application form fields. In the cover letter section please write a short essay in English not exceeding 2400 characters about your motivation to participate in this program. Fill in all other fields and press save as draft. If everything is excellent please click on submit application and your application will be received.
Deadline and other important dates
The deadline to apply to this program is November 21, 2018.
After evaluating all applications the organizing committee will contact selected applicants by March 21, 2019.
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