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For a definition of what "Recognized Higher Education Institution" means in Armenia: A recognized higher education institution in the Republic of Armenia (RA) is an institution, which offers higher education programmes, defined by the RA Government Decree, and is established by the state or is accredited by the competent body.

1. Higher education institutions recognized by competent authorities

  • Lists of recognized educational institutions in the Republic of Armenia
    Currently there are 22 State Higher Education Institutions with 14 branches operating in the Republic of Armenia. Also there are 4 universities established within the intergovernmental agreements with state participation. In addition, there are 40 private HEIs, of which 31 have passed full accreditation. Bachelor's degrees take 3-4 years (180-240ECTS), and Master's degrees another 1-2 years (60-120 ECTS) based on the Bachelor’s degree. Higher education is provided by many types of institutions (university, academy, institution, and conservatory).

    National Information Center for Academic Recognition and Mobility
    - State universities
    - Private accredited universities and programs

    National Tempus Office in Armenia - higher education institutions (Armenian)

2. Higher education programmes recognized by competent authorities

3. Information for students planning to study in the country

  • Information is regularly published on the web site of the Ministry of Education and Science (Armenian)

4. Information on higher education system

5. Information on foreign credential assessment and recognition

6. Information on financial assistance opportunities

7. Cross-border higher education

8. National information centre

9. Other information sources

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