AUA Faculty, Researchers Attend Swedish-Armenian Contact Seminar

YEREVAN–AUA faculty and researches joined colleagues from Armenia and Sweden last month for an international seminar at Yerevan State University focused on building cooperation between Swedish and Armenian universities. 

The two day Swedish-Armenian Contact Seminar, held on October 25-26, brought together more than 60 Armenian and 30 Swedish academics and researches to exchange experiences and seek mutual areas of interest  that could lead to collaboration in research and technology development.

The event was organized by the International Programme Office for Education and Training, a Swedish government agency, and the National Tempus Office in Armenia. 

AUA faculty attended from the Colleges of Science and Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences, Business and Economics, and Public Health as well as researchers from the AUA Acopian Center for the Environment represented AUA and its range of research interests.

The American University of Armenia (AUA) is a private, independent university located in YerevanArmenia.  Founded in 1991, AUA is affiliated with the University of California.  Through teaching, research, and public service, AUA serves Armenia and the region by supplying high-quality, graduate and undergraduate education, encouraging civic engagement, and promoting democratic values.

The AUA is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 985 Atlantic Avenue, #100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510-748-9001.