Public Administration Academy of the Republic of Armenia


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8 Kievyan Str., Yerevan 0028, Republic of Armenia

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ECBE Contact

Jan Vanherck

Remarks Member since April1st, 2019 until now

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Information supplied by the member institution:

The Public Administration Academy of the Republic of Armenia (PAARA) was founded in 1994 with the assistance of the European Union TACIS Program. Its main objective is preparing public servants (to work for the President's Office, the Government, State and local self-government bodies of the executive power, etc.) and improving higher and mid-ranking public servants’ professional qualifications. The Academy offers the following Master programmes:

  • Business Administration;
  • Public Administration;
  • E-Public Administration;
  • Public Finance Management;
  • Tourism Management;
  • Insurance;
  • Psychology of Management;
  • Law;
  • Political Governance and Political Analysis;
  • Global Governance and Regional Policy;
  • Political Journalism and PR Technologies.

PAARA also provides PhD programmes in:

  • Public Law;
  • Economics and Management of Economy and Its Fields;
  • General Psychology, Theory and History of Psychology, Psychology of Personality;
  • Political Processes and Institutions.

Beside ECBE PAARA is a corporate member of International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA) and the Network of Institutes and Schools of Public Administration in Central and Eastern Europe – NISPAcee, as well as European Network of Training Organization for Local and Regional Authorities (ENTO).





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ENQA registration process

  • 02/10/2020: ENQA review visit ECBE started
  • 29/06/2020: ENQA review visit to ECBE is planned to start, but, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is postponed to Fall
  • 29/02/2020: ECBE Self-Assessment Report was submitted to ENQA
  • 10/02/2020: Updates of the ECBE Quality Management Manual
  • 06/11/2019: The BoD approves the Bye-Laws, version 2.3.
  • 28/05/2019: EQAR confirms that the application by ECBE for inclusion on the Register is eligible
  • 14/05/2019: ECBE submits the application for EQAR registration
  • 15/04/2019: ENQA and ECBE agree on the full membership time-line; contract is signed
  • 14/01/2019: The General Meetings in Brussels approve the new Statutes

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Important decisions

  • 02/09/2021: The BoD decided to cancel the Annual Conference 2021 and to convoke the AGM on October 23rd, 2021
  • 21/04/2021: The BoD coopts Matthew Kitching as voting BoD member and Oliver Kesar as member of the Committee of Appeal, both until the AGM of 2021
  • 21/04/2021: The BoD fixes the format of the AGM and the Conference of 2021
  • 21/04/2021: The BoD decides to apply for membership of AASHE
  • 15/04/2021: The Extraordinary General Meeting confirms the new Statutes at the office of notary Berquin (Brussels)
  • 08/04/2021: The Additional General Meeting accepts the new Statutes
  • 15/03/2021: The BoC agrees to grant accreditation to Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, International Business School for a period of 5 years
  • 04/01/2021: The BoD approves version 3.0 of Terms and Conditions of Sale.
  • 04/01/2021: The BoD approves the text for the new Statutes and decides to convoke the Special AGM as soon as possible.
  • 04/01/2021: The BoD approves version 3.4 of Accreditation Process Guidelines for Institutions.

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