The 2nd Swedish-Armenian Contact Seminar
The 2nd Swedish-Armenian Contact Seminar which took place on 13-14 October, 2016 at Yerevan State University and American University of Armenia. The Swedish delegation was e comprised of 9 representatives from various Swedish Universities, as well as 3 officers from the Swedish Council for Higher Education. RAU was represented by Marianna Kalashyan, Deputy Director of the Institute of Law and Politics and Syuzanna Shamakhyan, Head of the International Cooperation Department.
The aim of this Contact Seminar is to offer concrete networking opportunities between Armenian and Swedish higher education institutions, as well as develop future partnerships (or extend the existing ones) within the frames of Erasmus+ Programme (Key Action 1 (International Credit Mobility) and Key Action 2 (Capacity Building in Higher Education)) with particular focus on the following subject fields:
- Cognitive Science
- Computer Science
- Food Technology/ Nutrition/Food Engineering
- Gender Studies
- Industrial Engineering and Management /Machine Design/ Energy Savings
in Built Environment
- International Relations
- Medicine/Infectious Diseases
- Mathematics/ Statistics
- Migration and Ethnicity Studies
- Social Sciences (Sociology/Anthropology/Teaching and Education)
- Wood-Building Technology
It should be mentioned that Swedish side assured in visiting leading Armenian HEIs during October and November, 2016.