Our campus is located in the cozy resort town of Tsakhkadzor, on the north-western slope of Mount Teghenis, 55 km far from Yerevan. Thanks to the height of 2000 meters above sea level, favorable climatic conditions and sports facilities, the hotel is considered one of the best resorts of Armenia. The hotel is surrounded by green forests and gardens. It is an ideal place for recreation, trainings and workshops, business meetings and camping. This sports complex was founded in 1967 just before the Summer Olympic Games in Mexico to serve as the training center for the USSR Olympic team. Today, after a complete reconstruction in 2007, the hotel presents 182 rooms that are furnished with comfortable furniture. Thanks to the world class Olympic pool, training grounds, armed with the most modern equipment and designed for a wide range of sports, the hotel is always in demand for athletes from the CIS countries and Europe. High quality of service and professionalism of the staff will make your stay in the hotel unforgettable!
Our Sport Complex houses 182 luxurious Single, Standard twin, Double and Deluxe rooms that feature sleek and comfortable furnishings designed to satisfy the most exquisite taste.
All rooms are equipped with direct phone line, cable TV, fridge, hair dryer and iron. Deluxe rooms have a guest room, two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The rooms also feature complementary amenities: computer with free high speed internet connection, safe deposit boxes.
Many rooms offer the captivating view of verdant forest.
We offer a large variety of guest services, from one of the largest hi-tech fitness center to furnished and comfortable rooms, nutritious menu, and world class Olympic pool.
Some of the services and facilities above may not be available on a 24-hour basis or without advance request. Fees on certain facilities/services may apply.
Day 1: Wednesday 01.08.2018:
Day 2: Day of knowledge
Day 3: Day of knowledge
Day 4: Full day excursion to Yerevan and Religious capital of Armenia Echmiadzin
Day 5: Half day excursion Sevan – Dilijan
Day 6: Day of knowledge
Day 7: Day of knowledge
Day 8: Day of knowledge
Day 9: Day of knowledge
Day 10: Day of knowledge
Day 11: Saturday 11.08.2017
Day 12: Sunday 12.08.2017 International cuisine festival
Day 14: Day of knowledge
The teaching staff of EPIC Summer School has been invited from the best universities and educational institutions of Armenia. For some courses, well-known international experts have been invited to share their experience with EPIC Summer School students during trainings and master classes, which will serve as a basis for further scientific research and endeavors․
Director of the Armenian Astronomical Society (AAO).
Leading scientist, head of the research group and deputy director of the Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory (BAO)
Director of the Armenian Virtual Observatory (ArVO)
Mob: +37491 195901
Founder-president, "Dialogue of Arts" organization,
University of Albert-Ludwig, Freiburg, Germany, Art History,
Classical and Christian Archeology museum of Modern Art, Yerevan
Scientific worker, "Actual Art" magazine, articles on art and culture, translations of German-language scientific materials into Armenian
Advisor to the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Armenia
Director of the “Management of Modern Arts” department of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Armenia.
Mob: +37493 825459
Doctor of Natural Sciences,
Chair of the Faculty of Zoology at the Yerevan State University
Mob: +37491 195479
After assignment to a course, students are required to submit an online medical form, which must be printed and has a portion that requires a physician's signature.
We recommend that you schedule an appointment with your physician immediately upon receipt of your course assignment. If you will take medication during the program, there are forms you and your physician must complete and sign.
If you need special accommodations for a physical, medical, dietary, mental health, or other needs, you must contact summer programs staff at firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible and not later than July 15.
After registering and receiving a confirmation of your participation, you will additionally receive a form, where you need to fill in the information regarding your health condition and inform the EPIC Summer School organizers about your health status.
Medical information: While you are in EPIC.
All EPIC students must have health insurance in order to attend EPIC.
Please, be careful: because of the climate changes, and also because of excess/unusual physical activity, you may feel sick.
Students will be entitled to use the on-campus clinic for out-patient medical consultation. Registered health personnel are available at the on-campus clinic to screen student medical complaints and provide first aid; if needed, health staff would then refer students to local physicians or to a hospital for emergency medical treatment. When students are referred to local providers for medical consultation and/or hospitalization, EPIC staff member would accompany them, and parents would be informed as soon as possible. All costs associated with medical care are the responsibility of the student.
EPIC’s administrative and health staff dispense medications as authorized by physicians' signatures on the appropriate medical forms. Health assistants are not licensed professionals, but assist with health logistics and communications. They help dispense medications as authorized on student medical forms, maintain medical records, and escort students to medical appointments.
Participation and payment conditions
Arrival and departure dates
What's included in the price
Prices for 14 days of education in EPIC summer school starts from EUR 790.
The terms of participation are very simple. You need to fill out the application form on our website at www.epicstudy.org. After making a deposit payment from the credit card during the registration process, you conclude a contract with the EPIC Summer School and confirm that you agree to become a participant of the EPIC Summer School. Thus, you are subject to the Terms of Participation in the EPIC Summer School, which are further described on this webpage. In case of full payment before March 31, you will receive a 10% discount.
If you are paying for participation in the EPIC Summer School through an international bank transfer, you bshould be informed that the EPIC Summer School is not responsible for any bank charges incurred as a result of bank transactions. All bank charges, including expenses incurred both abroad and in Armenia, are paid by the person who is making the payment.
Cancellation by the student
You will not be eligible to participate in the Summer School, unless full payment is made 30 days before the start of the EPIC Summer School. Overdue payments give us the right to cancel all reservation made for participation. In case you want to cancel the reservation for participation in the EPIC Summer School, please check our cancellation policy below:
1. In case of cancellation within 14 days after confirmation of participation (but no later than 30 days prior to the initial reservation date of participation in the EPIC Summer School) the full amount will be refunded. In this case, the bank charges incurred as a result of refund, will be carried forward by the customer.
2. In case of cancellation after more than 30 days before the initial date of the reservation for participation in the EPIC Summer School, we will refund all payments, with the exception of the registration fee. In this case, the bank charges incurred as a result of refund, will be carried forward by the customer.
3. In case of cancellation of participation after more than 30 days prior to the initial date of the reservation for participation in the EPIC Summer School, no refund will be made.
Below are the exceptional circumstances under which the request for a refund will be considered on an individual basis:
Please note that we must receive written confirmation of your decision to cancel your reservation.
Cancellation by the Summer School
We reserve the right to cancel your chosen EPIC Summer School course, if the required number of participants are not met or there are circumstances beyond our control (force majeure). If the course is canceled due to a shortage of participants, an alternative course will be offered. In the event that a proposal for an alternative course is not accepted, the EPIC Summer School will return all payments made. Despite the fact that the EPIC Summer School does everything possible to avoid any changes in the educational programs, we strongly recommend that you do not make any preparations for the trip until you receive confirmation of your participation in the EPIC Summer School.
In case the refund is successfully requested, the amount will be refunded to you using the same payment method you used while making payments to the EPIC Summer School, unless otherwise agreed.
Deposit and tuition fees for the EPIC Summer School
The prepayment is 70 EUROs. After completing the application form, EUR 70 will be frozen on the participant's personal account within the next 72 hours. During this period, the participant can cancel the application free of charge. After 72 hours, the program automatically charges a prepayment and a place is reserved at the EPIC Summer School. The deposit is non-refundable if the request is canceled after the above date. For final confirmation of your participation, you must make a full payment no later than 30 days before the start of the course.
Invalid credit cards and credit card refunds