Armenian Studies Summer School, 08 Jul - 18 Aug (6 weeks) or 29 Jul - 18 Aug (3 weeks), 2018, Yerevan, Armenia

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Summer Program
May 20, 2018
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Languages, Linguistics, Middle East History / Studies, Asian History / Studies, Archaeology

Armenian Studies Summer School, 29 Jul - 18 Aug, 2018, Yerevan, Armenia


After organizing 3 Armenian Studies Summer Schools and 2 Armenian Language winter schools in Armenia ARMACAD is now pleased to announce its fourth International Armenian Studies Summer School with special focus on modern Eastern Armenian in Yerevan, Armenia to take place from July 08, 2018 to 18 August, 2018 (6 weeks) or July 29, 2018 to August 18, 2018 (3 weeks).


This 42 or 21 days summer school offers participants to master skills in written and oral modern Armenian, reading and interpreting Armenian texts from different periods as well as rapidly deepening their knowledge in colloquial Armenian.


During the summer school 2 cultural trips will be offered, which will transform your stay in Armenia into an unforgettable, academically oriented endeavour.


On the first day (July 08 or July 29, Sunday) the program will be launched in Ejmiatsin, where the participants will have a chance to be present at a Divine Liturgy. In the evening the group will travel to Yerevan for an opening dinner.


Classes will start on July 9th or 30th and will include lectures, seminars and presentations. Two times a week classes of Armenian language will be followed by a lecture on different topics of Armenian literature and history.


This school is designed for students, at least 18 years-old, who not only want to make well-grounded progress in their knowledge of the Eastern Armenian language, but also to deepen their knowledge of Armenian Studies and Armenia.


The 6 weeks summer school offers an intensive Armenian language course spanning 120 hours, divided into 30 days of instruction and focusing on grammar, reading, speaking, and writing. Another 20 hours is devoted to lectures on Armenian literature and history.


The 3 weeks summer school offers an intensive Armenian language course spanning 60 hours, divided into 15 days of instruction and focusing on grammar, reading, speaking, and writing. Another 10 hours is devoted to lectures on Armenian literature and history.


If participants are interested summer school may be accompanied by guided tours to Tatev Monastery, Jermuk, lake Sevan, Ijevan, Dilijan or Tsaghkadzor, as well as visits to Museums, cultural and academic establishments in Yerevan.


Our courses are open to anyone with upper elementary or intermediate knowledge of the Armenian language. The lectures are organized with the academic interests of the participants in mind to ensure that BA, MA, PhD students as well as post-docs and professors who work in Armenian Studies and relevant fields can benefit from it.


Lectures will be held in Armenian and/or English.

All participants will receive the necessary readings in Armenian and English prior to the summer school dates.


The participation fee is 3590 USD for 6 weeks Armenian Studies Summer School and 1590 USD for the 3 weeks Armenian Studies Summer School.

Application deadline is April 20, 2018.


This price includes reading and writing materials, coffee breaks.


We will not cover accommodation, breakfast, lunch, dinner, visa costs, travel costs to Armenia, from Armenia and in Armenia, any costs of accompanying friends or family members.


For Travel Grants Please Check Such Opportunities from Gulbenkian Foundation.


Scholarships for Armenian Studies Summer School


Up to 300 USD scholarship will be offered by Melik-Bakhshyan family to one of the participants, whose research interests are in the fields of medieval Armenian history, especially in the fields of Armenian - Islamic/Arabic studies and relations.


Up to 300 USD scholarship may be offered by ARMACAD to one of the participants whose research interests are in the fields of modern economic and political realities of Armenia.


Other scholarships in the amount of 200-400 USD may also be available.


Each participant of the summer school may find other sources of financial aid from their own University/School/Community or other relevant foundations. ARMACAD will provide applicants with an official letter of invitation to support scholarship and travel grant applications.


For registration please send the following information to with "Summer school" in the subject.


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Registered participants should send 100% of the participation fee before May 20, 2018 online or via a wire bank transfer.


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For questions and inquiries please contact Dr. Khachik Gevorgyan



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