Russian-Armenian State University
(RAU) (also known as Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University
) is located in Yerevan
in the Arabkir district
. The University is managed both by the Russian Federation
and the Republic of Armenia
and has the status of higher state educational institutions of both states. The language of instruction and communication at the University is Russian. The University was established in August 29, 1997. Beginning with one general department in 1999, RAU has grown rapidly and at present enrolls approximately 1,600 students at the departments of Law, Journalism, Economy, Informatics and Applied Mathematics, Political Science, Social-Cultural Service and Tourism, Physics and Engineering, Electronic and Microelectronics, Medical Biochemistry, Psychology, Theory and Methodology of Teaching Foreign Languages and Cultures, Philology, Bioengineering. and Bioinformatics.
Current rector of university is Armen Darbinyan.