About Armenia

Why study in Armenia

Armenia is a country that is located in the southern Caucasus and is known for having the highest mountain peak in the region-Mt Ararat. Armenia is a growing democracy and is a scenic country of Europe. Around ninety five percent Armenians are Christians and in the Middle East, it was one of the first countries to convert to Christianity.
The capital of the Republic of Armenia is Yerevan and this is where almost all major universities and higher and secondary learning institutes are located. Information on study in Armenia can be found through many resources. Armenia is a great location for pursuing higher education as the costs are very affordable. Living costs in the Republic of Armenia are the relatively lower than those of other European countries. Communication costs are also one of the lowest in the entire world.
Armenia is one of the best countries when it comes to cheap and quality education. The Armenian people are friendly and welcoming and there is no problem of accommodation as rooms and apartments for rent are easily available. Armenian degrees are valid all over the world. Study and research in Armenia both are slowly gaining much importance and Armenia will soon be a hub of learning.

Universities & College
  • Yerevan State University
  • Yerevan State Medical University
  • American University Armenia
  • Russian-Armenian
  • National Polytechnic University of Armenia
  • Armenian State University of Economics
  • Armenian National Agrarian University
  • Komitas State Conservatory of Yerevan
Student Visa Requirements

Visa required for U.S. citizens before you go to Armenia:  No.  You need a passport and a visa to enter Armenia. You may purchase visas online in advance for a stay of up to 120 days at the Armenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.

  • Visa for stay of up to 120 days = US$40
  • Visa for stay of up to 21 days = US$10

Visa required for non-U.S. citizens before you go to Armenia:  If you are on this list here, you DO NOT need a visa before you go to Armenia

Receive your visa

Congratulations! The Consular Services of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will give to you your brand new Armenia visa.

In 2 business days, the Consular Services of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will give you a graphical representation of your visa, complete with your visa number and other details. The types of visas available via this method are extendable in Armenia for an additional 60 days