Center of American Studies may be Opened in Yerevan State University

 Minister of education and science of Armenia Armen Ashotyan hosted the delegation headed by ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of USA to Armenia John Heffern. “Armenpress” was informed from the ministry of education and science that several educational issues have been discussed during the meeting. Interlocutors reverberated to expansion and development of interuniversity cooperation. There was also reverberation to the idea of creating a center of American studies in Yerevan State University. The other issue discussed during the meeting referred to international accreditation of Universities. Minister Ashotyan
informed the ambassador that Yerevan State Medical University after M. Heratsi has gained recognition by Medical Council of
California according to which students who have learnt in Armenian will have opportunity to apply for training certificate.
American side also reverberated to the issue of business education in Armenia and opportunities of its development. On this issue Ashotyan mentioned that such education is comparably expensive service. At the end of the meeting issues relating to economic education, informational technologies and other educational issues were discussed.