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PhD Department

The Postgraduate Department of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic Armenia has been functioning since the establishment of the Academy of Sciences in 1944 in compliance with “The Charter of the Academy of Sciences of the Armenian SSR” approved by the Presidium of the Academy of Sciences.
The activity of the Postgraduate Department is aimed to ensure the preparation of highly qualified research and scientific manpower for the enhancement of science and technology.
The preparation of specialists the Postgraduate Department carries out through close cooperation with the NAS RA scientific organizations, which have a rich modern scientific-research and experimental base, prestigious scientific school, participate in the development and implementation of national and international scientific and educational programs, projects. 

PhD Department Objectives and Tasks

  • To reconstruct the Postgraduate Course of NAS RA as a tertiary level higher education course within the national and pan-European qualification frame with gradual compliance of the postgraduate course education structure with the fundamental principles of Bologna Process and the European Higher Education Area,
  • To reconstruct the NAS RA Postgraduate Course for the purpose of directing the postgraduate education to the preparation of scientific and research personnel able to conduct effective research and professional work,
  • To plan and organize the educational process of PhD students and seekers,
  • To develop  procedures regarding the educational process, to prepare researchers’ scientific and education program methodological documents and that of the individual plan and to organize final certification of PhD students and seekers,
  • To provide advisory, methodological and informational assistance to the scientific organizations on the preparation of academic specialists,
  • The program's educational block provides with courses and projects aimed at studying professional and pedagogical knowledge and skills

Department Staff

Karine Begoyan
Head of PhD

Tel: (+374 10) 568032
  Erada  Sargsyan

of PhD Department 
Tel: (+374 10) 568032 
E-mail: aspirant@isec.am


(+374 10) 568032