Ruben Markosyan

YSU Vice-rector on Students, Alumni and Public Relations, Candidate of Technical Sciences


1996 - 1999: Postgraduate Studies at the RA National Academy of Sciences
1991 - 1996: YSU Faculty of Informatics and Applied Mathematics
1981 - 1991: Secondary School # 8 after A. Pushkin

2002 RA Higher Attestation Commission, Candidate of Technical Sciences

Professional Experience (main job)
2009 – present: YSU Vice-rector on Students, Alumni and Public Relations
2012 - present: Assistant at YSU Chair of Public Administration
2008 - 2009: Head of the Division of International Cooperation and Public Relations of the Social Security State Service of the RA Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs
2005 - 2008: Head of the Department of International Cooperation and Public Relations of the RA Social Insurance State Foundation
2004 - 2005: Head of the Division of Foreign Affairs of “All-Armenian International Youth Centre” Foundation 
1999 - 2009: Researcher at the Institute of Microbiology of the RA National Academy of Sciences 
1998 - 2001: Chairman of YSU Student Scientific Society

Additional Courses and Trainings
2009: Civil Servant’s Training Course at the RA Academy of Public Administration. Awarded the rank of 2nd class counselor of civil service.
2007, November World Bank Institute, Washington, USA. Basic pension course of the World Bank.
1998 - 2002: Directorate of Youth of the European Council, youth centers in Strasbourg and Budapest. Has participated in a variety of short courses and workshops on the youth policy, conflict resolution, intercultural training, non-formal education and other issues.
1995 - 1996: American University of Armenia, Extension Education. Scientific training on English Technical Writing.

Public Involvement
2010 - 2012 Secretary of the National Youth Policy Council at the RA Prime Minister 
2003 – present Member of the Standing Group of Experts (trainers) of the Directorate of Council of Europe
1998 - 2000 Delegate at the founding congress, member of board of the National Youth Council of Armenia 
1994 - 1998 YSU Student Council (delegate at the founding congress, chairman of the election commission, executive secretary), YSU Student Scientific Society (delegate at the founding congress, First Deputy Chairman)

Expert Work
2011 - 2012: Consulting during the designing of the model on the provision of complex (integrated) social services in the area of social security of the RA.
The World Bank’s Social Security Administration Project, Armenian Association of Social Workers, long-term expert
2011 - 2012: Report “Aspirations and Expectations of the Armenian Youth”, expert at the Armenian Office of the UN Development Program, member of the editorial board of the report
2011 Armenian National Youth Report (research part), written by the order of the RA Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs. Expert at the Institute for Political and Sociological Consulting (IPSC)
2003 - 2009: Expert at a series of workshops, organized by the Directorate of Youth of the Council of Europe (Armenia, Georgia, France)
2007 - 2008: Expert, author of the Armenian National Youth Report at the RA Ministry of Culture and Youth Affairs

Armenian, Russian and English

Personal Information
Married and has one daughter