Who We Are


The American University of Armenia (AUA) is a private institution of higher learning offering a globally recognized education in Armenia.

AUA is affiliated with the University of California and accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission. 1080 Marina Village Parkway, Suite 500, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, www.wscuc.org

Founded in 1991, AUA provides a high-quality graduate and undergraduate education that encourages civic engagement and promotes democratic values. We foster a scholarly environment that values and develops academic excellence, free inquiry, integrity, scholarship, leadership, and service to society.

AUA offers a wide range of master’s degrees in diverse fields of study:

  • Master of Laws
  • Master of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy
  • Master of Arts in Human Rights and Social Justice
  • Master of Public Affairs
  • Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Foreign Language
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Economics
  • Master of Science in Management
  • Master of Science in Computer and Information Science
  • Master of Engineering in Industrial Engineering and Systems Management
  • Master of Public Health


AUA also provides graduate certificate programs in:

  • Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language
  • Graduate Certificate in Translation
  • Graduate Certificate in Hotel and Hospitality Management
  • Graduate Executive Certificate in Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics
  • Graduate Certificate in Finance


These degrees are carefully designed to develop critical analysis and depth of knowledge in their respective fields. Through a combination of advanced coursework, independent study, and research opportunities, our programs empower students to cultivate a comprehensive understanding of their chosen disciplines.

The University offers a wide range of bachelor's degree programs available at AUA:

  • Bachelor of Arts in English & Communications
  • Bachelor of Arts in Politics and Governance
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering Sciences
  • Bachelor of Science in Data Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental and Sustainability Sciences
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing


Through the undergraduate degrees, AUA offers not only depth but also breadth of knowledge, ensuring that you are well-prepared for career advancement and further studies. Our curriculum provides a solid foundation of general knowledge and skills for lifelong learning and professional growth.

The American University of Armenia is registered as the American University of Armenia Corporation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit in the state of California. Additionally, we are recognized as the American University of Armenia Foundation, a foundation (Հիմնադրամ) in the Republic of Armenia. These designations reflect our commitment to making a positive impact on society through education and research.