Journalism profession was founded in 1949, as part of the Faculty of Philology, and in 1999 YSU Faculty of Journalism was established. The faculty has 2 chairs-Printed and Broadcast Media, Communication and New Media. G. Ananyan multimedia laboratory and board of ethics also works in faculty. Faculty offers around 5 educational programs for bachelors and masters. The faculty has 400 students and 60 lecturers. For more information, please, visit the website of the faculty.
YSU Faculty of Journalism collaborates with leading media representatives, as well as with a number of different agencies and international organizations. There are agreements on trainings, field studies, as well as cooperation with primary and high schools.
Internship for students is organized at different organizations ("Republic of Armenia" daily, "Aravot" daily, "Azg" daily, Public TV, Channel 2, "Kentron" TV, Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Diaspora, the UN Public Information Department, OSCE Yerevan Office, the Information Office of the Council of Europe, Delegation of the European Commission, the ICRC delegation in Armenia.
Based on the features of the faculty partner organizations can be divided into several groups - educational institutions, media, international organizations, ministries, embassies, etc.
In order to coordinate the cooperation with the enterprises, council of the faculty on the cooperation with the enterprises has been formed according to the "Regulation of the council of YSU faculty on the cooperation with the enterprises.”
Composition of the council of the faculty on the cooperation with the enterprises.
1.Naghash Martirosyan (Dean)
2.David Petrosyan (Chair of Communication and New Media,Head of Chair)
3.Vanik Hakobyan (Chair of Printed and Broadcast Media, Assistant)
4.Astghik Avetisyan (Chair of Printed and Broadcast Media Associate Professor)
5.Davit Alaverdyan (Chair of Communication and New Media, Associate Professor)
The list of partner enterprises of the faculty.
1. "Aravot” daily
2. "Azg" daily
3. European Union Delegation to the RA
4. Information Office of the Council of Europe
5. "Kentron" TV Company
6. News Program "Lraber" of H2 TV Company
7. OSCE Office in Yerevan
8. Public Television of Armenia
9. RA Ministry of Defence Staff
10. RA Ministry of Diaspora Staff
11. "Republic of Armenia" daily
12. The International Committee of the Red Cross
13. UN Department of Public Information
14. Union of Journalists of Armenia
15. Writers' Union of Armenia