History of the Chair
The Chair of History and Lae was founded in June, 2022 as a result of some structural changes in the university, reorganization of the two Chairs: History and Philosophy and Law and Political Studies.
The basis of the newly created chair was the Chair of History. The Head of the Chair was Elena Vardanyan, Associate Professor, afterwards Hovhannes Khorikyan, Associate Professor. Hayk Haroyan, Associate Professor, was the Head of the Chair of Philosophy and Social Sciences. Artak Hovhannisyan, Associate Professor, was the Head of the Chair of Law and Political Studies.
Currently the acting Head of the Chair of History and Law is Arshavir Gasparyan, Associate Professor. 1 Doctor, 9 Associate Professors, 2 Assistant Professors, and 11 Lecturers work in the Chair.
Bachelor and Master programs are implemented in the Chair. External PhD students also can organize their education in the Chair. It is worth mentioning that History of Armenia is delivered in all the faculties of the university.
Several research activities are implemented in the Chair. Professors study various issues connected with the Armenian and the world history, archeology, ethnography, history teaching methodology, as well as law, human rights, labor law, civil law, constitutional law. Professors constantly participate in various academic conferences. Scientific seminars and debates are regularly organized on current historical and legal issues.