Russia-Armenia Academic Relations Development Program
October 7-11, 2019
Academic tour in Armenian Universities and Academic institutions for Russian students, researchers and professors.
To foster academic, educational and cultural relations between Armenia and Russia ARMACAD invites students, researchers and professors from Russia to apply for the participation in the first enhancement program of Academic relations between Armenia and Russia.
The program aims at introducing the present state of Armenian higher education system to Russian 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 Russian 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. Costs related to the program, such as accommodation and food expenses in Yerevan will be covered by ARMACAD. We may also have limited funding to cover travel costs.
The aim of the program
Armenia and Russia have developed ties in different spheres, among those energy, business, security, etc. Many Armenian students study in Russian higher education institutions and many researchers have strong academic ties with Russian academic centers. Unfortunately so far Russian academic community as well as students have very few knowledge about Armenian higher education trends and academic realities. This program aims at filling that gap. The goal of the program is to first of all to empower relations between individuals in Russia and Armenia engaged in academic activities, second to popularise the Armenian higher education opportunities among students and researchers in Russia and become a fertile ground for future collaborations and co-operations, and third, through this guided and academically oriented tour to present Russian 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 Russia will be invited to Yerevan to participate in 5 days fully covered 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 Russia.
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.
Have a good command of English.
ARMACAD will cover
Selected applicants will receive a full scholarship from ARMACAD which will cover:
Accommodation in Yerevan - 4 nights
Food and travel in Yerevan - 5 days
Limited funding may be available to cover travel costs to and from Yerevan.
How to apply
To apply, please press on the “Apply online” button below this announcement. If you are not registered in ARMACAD, please create your account in the pop up window. 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 December 21, 2018.
After evaluating all applications the organizing committee will contact selected applicants by March 21, 2019.
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