AUA Recruiting Team Visits Lebanon

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BEIRUT, Lebanon – This month the American University of Armenia (AUA) Director of Admissions, Arina Zohrabian and Sergey Tantushyan, Extension Program Director, were engaged in several events across in Diaspora communities in Beirut, speaking with prospective students about the University, its schools, colleges, programs, and vision. The Armenian community in Lebanon has an approximate population of 156,000. During their visit, AUA representatives reached out to sereval Armenian schools and colleges, as well as spoke with many media outlets allowing the local Diaspora to familiarize itself with the University.

On November 7, Mrs. Zohrabian and Dr. Tantushyan met with student from the tenth, eleventh and twelfth grades of Armenian Catholic Patriarchate’s
Sourp Khatch – Harboyan High School. During the event, students were presented with study abroad options available to them at AUA, both throughout the year, as well as special summer programs. Many were encouraged and motivated to pursue a higher education at AUA since it is an accredited American university affiliated with the University of California.

Additionally, AUA would like to announce that international students who hold Special Residency status in Armenia can qualify for local tuition. If an applicant is classified as a Special Passport Holder of the Special Residency Status (commonly known as the 10-year visa) prior to the start of his/her studies, then s/he is eligible for local tuition.

Later this month, Dr. Armen Der Kiureghian, AUA President, and Mr. Ashot Ghazaryan, Vice President plan to visit Diaspora communities in the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait to introduce the various academic programs and opportunities available to Diaspora students.

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.



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