Faculty of Oriental Studies was founded in 1968; its structure includes 3 chairs. Faculty offers around 10 educational programs for bachelors and masters. The faculty has around 600 students and around 100 lecturers.
For more information, please, visit the website of the faculty.
Faculty of Oriental Studies cooperates with a number of local and foreign educational centers, public authorities. The faculty currently has established strong ties with leading centers of Oriental Studies abroad - in Iran, Egypt, Syria, the United Arab Emirates, Lebanon.
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. Gourgen Melikyan (Dean)
2. Ruben Melkonyan (Deputy Dean)
3. Vardan Voskanyan (Deputy Dean)
4. Alexander Safaryan (Chair of Turkish Studies, Head of Chair)
5. Sona Tonikyan (Chair of Arabic Studies, Head of Chair)
6. Hayk Kocharyan (Secretary of the Faculty Council)
7. Arshak Gevorgyan (SSS of Faculty, Representative)
8. Vahan Kostanyan (SC of Faculty, Representative)
9. Vahan Ter-Ghevondyan
10. Ruben Safrastyan (Institute of Oriental Studies, Director)
11. Hrachya Poladyan (Middle East, North African Arab Countries And Israel Division of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Head)
12. Grigor Arshakyan (Department of Repatriation and Investigations of Ministry of Diaspora, Head)
The list of partner enterprises of the faculty.
1. "Aria" international University
2. "Brill" Publishing House
3. "Caucasian Center for Iranian Studies" Public Organization
4. Institute of Oriental Studies
6. Public Relations and Information Center of Staff of the President of The Republic Of Armenia
7. RA Ministry of Diaspora Staff
8. RA Ministry of Foreign Affairs Staff