Artur Israyelyan












Vice-Rector for International Cooperation and Public Relations

Education

1997-2002: Department of Arabic Studies, Yerevan State University, B.A. in Arabic Studies.

1999-2000: Arabic Language Teaching Institute for Foreigners, Damascus, Syria

2002-2004: Department of Arabic Studies, Yerevan State University, M.A. in Arabic Studies

2004-2007: Department of History, Damascus University, PhD Student in Islamic Studies

 

Academic degree

Damascus University, Department of History (2004-2007)

-PhD (Candidate of Sciences) in Philology (History and Islam)

Candidate Theme: The Military Art of Bahiri Mamluk in Egypt (1381-1250), Damascus University

 

Work experience

Since August 2019 Vice-Rector for International Cooperation and Public Relations, YSU

Since 2015 Head of Center for Chinese Language and Culture, YSU

Since 2011 Associated Professor, Department of  Diplomatic Service and Communications, YSU

Since 2008 Lecturer at the Department of Arabic Studies, YSU

 

Professional experience

2019 January-August, Secretary of the Board of Trustees of YSU Foundation

2017-2019: Academic Secretary, Faculty of International Relations, YSU

2014-2019: Deputy Dean of International Cooperation, Faculty of International Relations, YSU

2010-2014: Head of Department of Oriental Languages, YSLU

2010-2012: Lecturer, Department of History and Theory of Religion, YSU

2009-2012: Lecturer, Department of Oriental Languages, YSLU

 

Academic courses

“Arabic language” lecturer for first, second and third year undergraduate students.

“The History of Arabic Caliphate (VI–XIII)” for the second year undergraduate students.

 

Trainings,Courses, Academic Trips

07/July/2019-12/July/2019, “Staff Training Week, Erasmus+”  Paul Valery Montpellier 3 University, Montpellier, France

16/June/2019-22/June/2019, “KF Russian Next-Generation Leaders Visit Korea Program” Seoul, Korea

06/May/2018-12/May/2018, “Staff Training Week, Erasmus+ KA 107” Saarland University, Saarbrucken, Germany

31/October/2017, “Introduction to the Center for Chinese Language and Culture of Yerevan State University and the projects of the Center, signing Agreement of Cooperation between Dalian University of Foreign Languages and Yerevan State University”, Dalian, China

26/February/2016-25/February/2016, “Training Programme, Training of Foreign Teacher to Teach Arabic for Non-native Speakers”, Center of Arabic Language and Culture, Cairo University, Egypt

21/July/2014, “Introduction to the Yerevan State University and the projects of Arabic and Persian Languages to the Department of Diplomatic Service and Communications”, University of Maryland, USA

07/June/2009-18/June/2009, “Training Programme in Arabic and Islamic Culture” Center of Arabic Language and Culture, Cairo University, Egypt

10/October/1999-05/May/2000, Courses in Arabic Language and Literature, Arabic Language Teaching Institute for Foreigners, Damascus University, Syria

 

Scale of professional interests

History of Medieval Arab States; Middle East, Islam, History of Crusaders, International Relations, Diplomatic Relations between Armenia and Arab Countries, Diplomatic Service and Protocol, Consular Affairs, American Studies, Chinese Language and Culture.

 

Languages

Armenian, Russian, Arabic, English

 

Participation in grant projects

2020 - 2021: Visiting Professor grant program, Korea Foundation, Korea 2020

Teaching Materials Purchase Grant, Support Program for Organizations in Japanese-Language, Japan Foundation, Japan 2019

The First Chinese Movie Dubbing Contest in Armenian Universities, Confucius Institute, China 2018

Teaching Materials Purchase Grant, Support Program for Organizations in Japanese-Language, Japan Foundation, Japan 2017

 

Awards received

Medal “Arabic Language and Culture” , Cairo 2009

Medal “The 15-year Armenian-Egyptian Diplomacy and Friendship”, Armenian Embassy, Cairo 2009

Commendation of the Rector of YSU, Yerevan 2014

YSU Gold medal, Yerevan 2019

Tel.: (+374 10) 55-46-72, (+374 60) 71-01-12, 11-12 (inner line)
Fax: (+374 10) 55-46-41
E-mail: israyelyan@ysu.am