Studying your higher educational degrees in Armenia is considerably different from that of other countries. Its culture-specific and mentality-driven priorities would give you a new understanding of higher education. If you are looking forward to study in Armenia, but have no clue where to start, here we present a complete guide for you.
Armenia is an excellent country for research and higher education. There are several reasons why Armenia is a favourable location for study abroad. Some of them are narrowed down:
You can study abroad in Armenia by following a few simple steps. Here is the step-by-step procedure, to help you reach your study abroad destination:
Currently, there are 26 state universities in Armenia out of which 4 are international. Additionally, there are 33 private (licensed) universities in the Republic of Armenia. Some of the popular higher education institutes are:
In Armenian universities, You will find plenty of courses in each stream. Armenia follows the European Bologna Process. Thus you will find your subject courses at all the 3 levels of higher education Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral. The most popular courses in the system of education in Armenia are
To study at the universities in Armenia, you need to provide some important documents:
Other than the above document, you need to present the following documents will be required for the university application process:
Each higher education institution has different application requirements depending on the course you choose. Make sure to ask the international department of student relations for complete information before applying.
The tuition fee at the universities in Armenia is not very expensive. For bachelor studies, you can expect the tuition fee from 400,000 AMD ($833) to 4.1 million AMD ($8,540). On the other hand, Postgraduate programs are cheaper. You have to spend around 380,000 AMD ($791) to 3.8 million ($8,064) per year on tuition fee in the master’s program.
Living costs in the Republic of Armenia are relatively lower than those of other European countries. However, The living expenses vary depending on the lifestyle. The average cost of living in Armenia for international students is around 275,000 AMD to 355,000 AMD. This included accommodation, food, utilities, and other essential expenses.
The list of scholarships in Armenia for international students ranges from fully funded to limited support or tuition fee waiver. Even the government of Armenia offers scholarships to international students. Most of the study courses also come with fully-funded scholarships and fellowships as well as travel grants and financial aid. Thus international students have plenty of scholarships to apply for. Armenia has signed contracts with many countries for providing scholarships and financial assistance to international students.
Once you get enrolled in the Armenian university, the particular institution will apply for entry permission for you in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA). After getting entry permission from the MFA, you must apply for a student visa in the nearest Armenian embassy. Complete the visa application form accurately and submit it along with the supporting documents. The documents required are:
The Embassy will issue a single entry visa for Armenia. For this, you have to pay the charges in the embassy itself. Once you are in Armenia, you will get your resident card without any fee.
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