CES

YSU Centre for European Studies (CES) is an independent educational and research institution, founded in July 2006 as a result of fruitful cooperation between Yerevan State University and EU Delegation to Armenia.

Who we are?

Being a unique educational and research institute specialising in EU studies, the Centre aims to promote EU-Armenia cooperation and the process of Armenia’s European Integration through implementation of versatile and interdisciplinary researches, academic postgraduate programmes and non-degree trainings. The YSU Centre for European Studies provides graduate education in the field of European Studies and Human Rights, carries out specialised and multidisciplinary researches and provides consulting to NGOs, public and private organisations dealing with EU affairs. To fulfil the aforesaid functions the Centre has qualified professional staff majoring in EU studies, hosts guest lectures, researchers, fellows, experts and students from partner universities. Though young, the Centre has already completed and published number of researches, established effective cooperation with renowned European universities and research centers, plans to carry out new studies and implement regional educational projects.

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Centre News

Job Vacancy: Call for Applications

25/11/2022

The Centre for European Studies is seeking a qualified PR and Communication Specialist who will be responsible for overall communication and visibility of activities implemented by the Centre. Term: Part-time Deadline: December 18, 2022 Երևանի պետական ​​համալսարանի Եվրոպական ուսումնասիրությունների կենտրոնը. փնտրում է հանրային կապերի և հաղորդակցության ոլորտի մասնագետ Ծանրաբեռնվածությունը՝ ոչ ամբողջական/կես…

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Thesis Defence of GC Caucasus 2021 Cohort

14/11/2022

On November 10-11  students of the 2021 cohort of the Master’s Programme in Human rights and Democratisation/GC Caucasus  defended their theses. The Defence took place in hybrid format before 6-member commission made of Centre staff, academics and external experts.  Students researched topics on  Domestic violence, Refugee-like situations, Temporary protection and…

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New EMDM Project to Design Joint Master Programme in European Studies

05/10/2022

We are happy to inform that the Centre for European Studies of the Yerevan State university will coordinate the first ever Erasmus Mundus Design Measure project at   Developing Joint Master Programme in European Studies: Law, Governance and Communication/DEGES/ The project will be implemented by the Yerevan State University in…

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Presentation of “European Studies” Textbook

03/02/2022

On January 27, the Centre for European Studies in cooperation with Konrad- Adenauer Stiftung organised public presentation of “European Studies” textbook. The welcome speeches were delivered by Dr. Jan-Philipp Wölbern (Desk Officer for Eastern Europe, Department of Europe and North America, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung) and Dr. Vladimir Martirosyan (Director of the YSU…

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CES Academic Council Meeting

26/07/2021

On July 23, the Academic Council of the Centre for European Studies gathered to discuss two points on agenda: resignation of Dr Artur Ghazinyan from his position of the Director of the Centre and nomination of a new candidate for the Director’s position. 14 out of 16 members of the…

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