Welcome to the Centre for European Studies


Dear friend, in July 2006 when we founded this unique educational and research institution we had a vision of becoming a rock solid foundation for strengthening and deepening European values in the Armenian society. We believe in the vision of “Armenia in Europe” and we are certain the way to political, social and economic development should be paved with the embracing of European values. Hence knowledge-based society and research-based governance is the key to developing a welfare state.


To meet its goals, the Centre for European Studies has voluntarily taken the responsibility for enhancing the development of education society through graduate programmes and supporting the public sector with sound, data based and analytical researches. Hence, we welcome any initiative of innovation that is in tune with our vision.


We sincerely thank you for having visited our website and hope it will prove to be useful to your needs.



CES News
Thursday, 20 April 2017 16:01

call-for-applications-from-young-leaders-from-low-and-middle-income-countries-lancet-commission-on-adolescent-health-and-well-being_mediumCentre for European Studies of the Yerevan State University within the frames of ERASMUS+ Jean Monnet Network "Developing European Studies in the Caucasus" (DESCnet) invites graduate (BA level) and post-graduate (MA level: students and recent graduates) students to apply for the second DESCnet Summer School on European Integration and Energy Security.



Last Updated on Monday, 15 May 2017 10:17
Policy analysis: The analysis of the safety and purity of children's playgrounds in Yerevan, RA PDF Print
Tuesday, 27 December 2016 12:24

P.A.- 2As part of this analysis, students tried to present the problems concerning children's playgrounds in different districts of Yerevan. The main goal of this research was to find the most appropriate choice of alternatives and possible immediate solution to this problem.

During this analysis as a standard students chose to prioritize security, maintenance and cleanliness of the environment. In addition to standards were also presented some data analyses and conducted multiple surveys. Moreover, comparisons with different jurisdictions regarding children playgrounds’ maintenance were conducted.

This analysis was wearing experimental character. It was proposed to implement the suggested policy starting from March to May 2017. This period of time will be enough to ensure safety and purity of at least 1/3 of children's playgrounds in the city.

Presented by Paycar Abrahamyan, Lilit Aghasaryan, Samvel Samvelyan (Students of the Master's programme in ''European Studies'')


PS: Full version of the research report is available on request

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 December 2016 12:51
Policy analysis: Reorganisation of public transport at Ghukasavan village of Ararat region, RA PDF Print
Tuesday, 27 December 2016 12:15

P.A.- 1Policy analysis within the Ghukasavan community of Ararat region referred to the inefficient operation of public transport. This work was aimed to propose possible options of public transport reorganization. During this policy study research students conducted meetings with various officials of the relevant departments responsible for transport organization. Within the analysis the strengths and weaknesses, the survey results and actual state of affairs as a basis for proposing possible alternatives to solve the problem of the current situation were published. Alternative solutions were based on students’ choice, efficiency, fairness, comprehensiveness and economic standards.


Presented by Tigran Geghamyan and Lilit Hayrapetyan (Students of the Master's programme in ''European Studies'')


PS: Full version of the research report is available on request.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 December 2016 12:52
Meeting with Ms. Andrea Chalupova PDF Print
Monday, 26 December 2016 15:06

Meeting with Chalupova

On 22 December, the Acting Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia Andrea Chalupova met with the students of the Master's programmes in ''Human Rights and Democratisation'' and ''European Studies'' of the Center for European Studies at the Yerevan State University. She presented the EU Action Plan on Human Rights and Democracy, as well as the EU activities aiming at Human Rights promotion at the policy and development cooperation levels. The students asked questions about the EU Human Rights Budget Support programme 2016-2018, international conventions, UN treaty bodies and the national Human Rights legislation.

Source: https://www.facebook.com/eudelegationtoarmenia/photos/a.304215459632390.80842.302970569756879/1202544903132770/?type=3&theater

Last Updated on Monday, 26 December 2016 15:16

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