November 20, 2014

Member Type


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

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.


Dr. Armen Der Kiureghian


  • (+374) 60 440 118
  • 40 M. Baghramyan ave., Yerevan 0019 Armenia