Two new chairs are going to be established. First is at the Faculty of Law - Chair of European and International Law and the second one is universiterian Center for European Law and Integration.
To widen the scales of collaboration between Armenia and the European Union, to make the process of integration more effective we need specialists with high level of qualification in the sphere of European Law, - ensured Gagik Ghazinyan, Dean of the Faculty of Law. A whole complex of requalification activies is being realized in YSU to cover this lack: trainings, scientific discussions, cognitive trips etc.
In 2004-2005 within the framework of Tasis organization in Armenia there was foreseen and financed a project by Eurocommission headed Establishment of a Chair of European and Internaional Law,Centre for European Law and Integration at Yerevan State University and Partnership and Cooperation Agreement Promotion. It started in March 2006 and with the duration of 2 years.
First training was organized in Tsakhkadzor with the participation of YSU, Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University, postgraduate students of European Regional Academy, lecturers, Ministry of Finances and Economics, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and NGO representatives. In 10 days the participants learnt the basic principles of the European Law, improved their knowledge with the help of theoretical lessons and practice.
On the 27-th of October all the participants of the requalification courses, those were 22, were awarded with diplomas at the Faculty of Law. The ceremony was organized by YSU vice-rector Samvel Haroutyunyan, Dean of the Faculty of Law Gagik Ghazinyan, and Manager of Project Group Jorgen Binder. YSU Vice-rector Samvel Haroutyunyan said that YSU is in the process of fundamental reforms today. The establishment of such institutions is always welcomed in YSU. Within the limits of integration in the sphere of education we have great expectations of this project.