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TCPA Ranked in 2014 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report

image001YEREVAN, Armenia – The American University of Armenia (AUA) is pleased to share that the Turpanjian Center for Policy Analysis (TCPA) was ranked 19th in the Top Think Tanks in Central Asia according to the 2014 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report provided by the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania.

The annually released report is prepared within the framework of the Think Tanks & Civil Societies Program (TTCSP) and presents the rankings of global think tanks by region, area of research, and special achievements.

The Global Go To Think Tank Index is the result of an international survey of over 1,950 scholars, public and private donors, policy makers, and journalists who helped rank more than 6,500 think tanks using a set of 18 criteria developed by the TTCSP. The purpose of the index is to help improve the profile and performance of think tanks while highlighting the important work they do for governments and civil societies around the world.

The full report can be accessed here.

The Turpanjian Center for Policy Analysis (TCPA) was established in 1995 by the AUA School of Political Science and International Affairs (PSIA) with the central mission of promoting knowledge and understanding through objective and independent research and policy analysis employing the latest methodologies. TCPA provides students and graduates with opportunities to participate in multidisciplinary applied research in a broad spectrum of contemporary social, political, and legal fields concerning Armenia.

Founded in 1991, the American University of Armenia (AUA) is a private, independent university located in Yerevan, Armenia and affiliated with the University of California. AUA provides a global education in Armenia and the region, offering high-quality, graduate and undergraduate studies, encouraging civic engagement, and promoting public service and democratic values.