NEWSNetwork East-West Summer Exchange Program 2017 successfully launched at RAU
15.08.2017

Network East-West Summer Exchange Program 2017 successfully launched at RAU

 

From 7th to 13th of August 2017 Russian-Armenian University hosted the 3rd Summer Exchange programme in the scope of  Network East –West Project, which is organized by  RAU in collaboration with  Faculty of Law of Humboldt University in Berlin. This year the topic of the Programme is “European Convention of Human Rights: contemporary challenges”.

During the program 10 participants from each University weres given subtopics in the scope of which German and Armenian students wrote research papers in pairs. The whole process is supported by 2 organizers and 2 tutors from RAU and HU.  

During this week at RAU, students conducted extensive group work and made presentations on the given topics followed with intensive discussions. The Delegation of law students from Humboldt University had a very enhanced week at RAU. During their visit to Armenia the participants had the opportunity not only to gain knowledge and have  inter-cultural exchange, but also to get acquainted with the legal system of the Republic of Armenia by visiting RA Court of Cassation and the Office of RA Human Rights Defender. A meeting with The Ombudsman of the Republic of Nagorno Karabakh, Mr. Ruben Melikyan was also organized in RAU. Along with the intensive academic and research-oriented program, the German students  had a chance to get acquainted with the ancient and historical culture of Armenia.

From 14th to 20th of August 2017, the Program will continue in Berlin where both delegations from RAU and Humboldt University will join the participants of the similar program of HU in cooperation with Czech, Georgian, Hungarian, Latvian and Ukrainian partner universities, which will intensify the comparative analysis to be conducted by the students. During this week the students will have the opportunity to share their findings with their peers and learn more about the German legal system.

Ms. Suzanna Shamakhyan, Head of RAU Department of International Cooperation highlighted, that “RAU had joined the Network East-West project in 2014 as a result of successful cooperation between legal professionals of Russian-Armenian University and Humboldt University of Berlin. Today this is a a long-term partnership program between the two Universities which is not only strengthening the academic and research capacity of law students, but also building a bridge between the young German and Armenian professionals! This year Network East-West project is celebrating its 25th Anniversary at Humboldt University and we are happy to be part of this outstanding program.”

 

 
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Network East-West Summer Exchange Program 2017 successfully launched at RAU
Network East-West Summer Exchange Program 2017 successfully launched at RAU
Network East-West Summer Exchange Program 2017 successfully launched at RAU
Network East-West Summer Exchange Program 2017 successfully launched at RAU
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