YSU operates a department of preparatory courses for foreign citizens (52a, Abovyan St., Yerevan, 1st floor of the Faculty of Armenian Philology, Office 115, tel.: (+374 60) 710 679, (+374 96) 710 679), where those foreigners whose educational level corresponds to the RA secondary school program have the opportunity to be admitted, including those who do not have a sufficient command of the Armenian language.
Foreign students, along with strengthening general education knowledge (mathematics, history, chemistry, biology, geography, foreign language, etc.), learn Armenian or supplement their knowledge of the Armenian language.
At the end of the academic year, those foreign students who have successfully passed the exams are admitted to the respective faculties.