TEMPUS – ARARAT is a triennial project (2012-2015) aimed at ensuring the compliance of professional educational programmes to the labour market requirements via the establishment and exploration of the “University-Market Cooperation Centre”, as well as the elaboration of a sectorial framework in the sphere of Pedagogics, Economics, Information Technologies. The project coordinator is the Armenian State University of Economics.

The Armenian partners are:

RA Ministry of Education and Science

RA Ministry of Economics

National Centre for Professional Education Quality Assurance

Union of Banks of Armenia

Armenian National Students Association

Armenian State Pedagogical University

Russian-Armenian (Slavic) University

National Polytechnic University of Armenia, Vanadzor branch

Gavar State University

Goris State University


The EU partners are:

University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany

European Centre for Research and Initiatives, Italy

Information Systems Management Institute, Latvia

World University Service – Austrian Committee, Austria

University of Alicante, Spain

University of Maria Curie-Sklodowskiej, Poland


Project site: http://ararattempus.org

Project information materials:

ARARAT project leaflet: ARARAT Leaflet of Achievements

Sectorial Qualifications Framework in Software Systems Engineering

Sectorial qualifications framework in the sphere of Management
Sectorial Qualifications Framework in Management

Sectorial qualifications framework in the sphere of education / pedagogy
Sectorial Qualifications Framework Education

Sectorial qualifications framework application manual
Manual for Sectorial Qualifications Framework Operationalization

Qualifications National Framework (QNF) application manual. Researcher guide
Guidelines for NQF operationalization Survey Designer User Guide

National Qualifications Framework (NQF) application manual. Guide for NULMN database system management
Guidelines for NQF operationalization manual on NULMN database management

Guide for the University-Labour Market National Network formation and operation regulation
Formation and Operation of NULMN

Students’ participation guide
Student Induction Package

University-Labour Market Cooperation training package
UMCU Training Kit