YSU Rector

Date of Birth 1955 Republic of Armenia, Syunik Marz, Goris

1977-1981 Institute of History of the USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow, PhD Studies

1972-1977 Yerevan State University, Faculty of History

1961-1971 Secondary School

2006 May – current YSU Rector

2000-2006 Vice-rector on Educational Affairs

2005 awarded the scientific degree of Professor

1995-2000 Head of YSU Educational Administration

1986-2000 YSU, Assistant at the Chair of USSR History, Associate Professor at the Chair of Armenian History

2000 Doctoral dissertation defense

1993-1995 YSU Scientific Secretary

1983 Candidate dissertation defense

1981-1983 Institute of History of the ASSR Academy of Sciences, junior researcher, later researcher

2009 - Order after Movses Khorenatsi

Aram Simonyan is the author of eight dozen research papers, including four monographs. The scientific researches relate to the issues of the Armenian History of the second half of 19th century and beginning of the 20th century, particularly the problems of historical statistics, industrial capital, as well as Nagorno Karabakh and Zangezur in 1917-1921. He has participated in numerous republican and international conferences.

Republican Party of Armenia

Married, has two daughters