Forms of Education
  • Full-time
  • Distant-Learning
 
Bachelor's Degree
  • Armenian Language and Literature
 
Master's Degree
  • Armenian Language and Literature           

The Faculty was founded in 1930 under the name of Faculty of History and Philology. The Faculty of Philology was separated in 1965. For some time, it was called Faculty of Armenian Language and Literature.

About 90 percent of teachers of Armenian Language and Literature working in Armenia and outside the country are graduates of the Faculty.

The Faculty is also famous for a number of distinguished educators and scientists, famed art and literary figures, such as Hrant Matevosyan, Razmik Davoyan, Aramayis Sahakyan, Metakse, Armen Martirosyan, Armen Shekoyan, Suren Muradyan, Liparit Sargsyan, Felix Meloyan and many others.

Many Diaspora figures, including Yervand Azatian, Jirayr Danielyan, Peter Balakian, Hovsep Nalbandian and Roper Hatechian have been invited to deliver lectures in the Faculty in recent years.

A number of academicians of the RA National Academy of Sciences, Doctors of Science/Professors, Candidates of Science/Associate Professors work in the Faculty today.

The Faculty has been and remains an important centre for Armenological Studies both in Armenia and in the Diaspora. The best educators of the country work in the Faculty. Most of its students usually participate in different events organized by the Faculty; they are actively engaged in routine activities of the University and try to gain the maximum knowledge and skills to be able to serve them to people one day. The Faculty students are also involved in the activities of the Student Council and Student Scientific Society (SSS). They organize joint events – mind games, roundtable discussions, debates on environmental, scientific and social issues, etc. the faculty students also participate in scientific events and recreational activities organized in other higher education institutions. Visits to museums, organization of different exhibitions have become an integral part of everyday life for the Faculty students.

The Faculty prepares teachers of Armenian Language and Literature who become the best specialists of their sphere.

Staff

Chair of Armenian New and Modern Literature and its Teaching Methods

TThe Chair of New and Modern Armenian Literature and its Teaching Methods was established on 17 May 2013 as a result of dissolution of the Chair of Armenian Literature and its Teaching Methods. Today, it is considered a separate structural subdivision. The newly created Chair continues the traditions established by the joint Chair of Armenian Literature throughout decades.

Great was the contribution to the scientific and pedagogical activities of the Chair by Sevak Arzumanyan, Doctor of Science in Philology, Professor, a corresponding member of the RA National Academy of Sciences, Yeghishe Petrosyan, Hektor Rshtuni and Avag Khachatryan, all Doctors of Science in Philology, Professors, and Ashot Mkrtchyan, Candidate of Science in Philology, Professor.

Today, one Doctor of Science in Philology/Professor, five Associate Professors and one Candidate of Science/Assistant Professor work in the Chair. Doctors of Science in Philology, Professors Albert Makaryan and Laura Muradyan, are invited to do research projects in the Chair and deliver lectures for MA students. 

Educational and scientific activities of the Chair include all periods of New and Modern Armenian Literature together with teaching methods.

E-mail: spyurksd21@aspu.am

Tel:  55 60 30  (interoffice: 150, 151)

Chair of Ancient and Medieval Armenian Literature and its Teaching Methods

The Chair of Armenian Language and Literature was a united Chair after 1922 when the Pedagogical Institute of Armenia was separated from Yerevan State University. In the 1930s, the Chair of Armenian Literature became a separate academic unit. In different years, the Chair was headed by distinguished figures of the Armenian SSR, including Doctor/Professors Arshaluys Babayan, Vache Partizuni and Karlen Danielyan.

Doctor of Science in Philology, Professor Aelita Dolukhanyan headed the Chair of Armenian Literature and its Teaching Methods from 1990 to 2013.

In 2013, the Chair of Armenian Literature and its Teaching Methods was divided into two separate chairs.

The main trends of the chair works include all the periods of the Armenian literature, namely; Armenian folklore, history of literary critical mind, the methodology of Armenian literature teaching, diaspora literature.

The activities of the Chair include the following periods of Armenian Literature: Armenian folklore, ancient and medieval Armenian literature, history of critical thought, methods of teaching Armenian literature.

The Chair also approved for publication scientific papers of its MA students and degree-seeking candidates and organized meetings of the Student Scientific Society (SSS).

The Chair of Ancient and Medieval Armenian Literature has a club called “Literary Newspaper.”

The Chair collaborates with Matenadaran, the Institute of Ancient Manuscripts named after Mesrop Mashtots, “Historical and Philological Journal” of the RA National Academy of Sciences and “Literary Newspaper” of the Writers' Union of Armenia.

E-mail: armlit02@aspu.am

Tel:  55 60 30  (interoffice: 127,128)

Chair of Armenian Language and its Teaching Methods after Ararat Gharibyan

The Chair of Armenian Language and its Teaching Methods is one of the most important Armenological centres in Armenia. The Chair was founded in 1932 by Ararat Gharibyan.

In different years, the Chair was headed by famous scientists, including Ararat Gharibyan, an academician of the RA National Academy of Sciences, Ashot Abrahamyan, a corresponding member of the RA NAS, Vagharshak Kosyan, Honored Worker of Science, Professor, Ashot Marutyuan, Candidate of Science in Philology, Professor, and Hovhannes Nazaretyan, Candidate of Science in Philology, Associate Professor.

In 2009, the Chair was renamed after its founder - academician Ararat Gharibyan. The lecturers of the Chair always participate in different scientific conferences and present reports.

Research in the Chair is carried out in different areas, including theoretical science, methodology, lexicography, compilation of textbooks and manuals, etc.

The Chair also focuses on important issues related to Theory of Modern Armenian (L. Khachatryan), History of Armenian Language (Ed. Mkrtchyan, L. Khachatryan), Stylistics (Yu. Davtyan), General Linguistics (L. Khachatryan), Lexicography (L. Khachatryan, G. Khalatyan, R. Julfayan) and other fields.

E-mail:armlang01@aspu.am

Tel.: 55 60 30 (internal: 125, 126)

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