The purpose of the platform is to gather students, graduates and scientists interested in studying the Armenian world and Armenology in order that they can better know Armenia and the Armenian people. The course consists of theoretical lectures, seminars, discussions, practical classes, thematic excursions to the historical and archaeological sights of Armenia.
In addition, students will work on three projects.
Project 1. Teaching and educational guide "Armenia through my eyes". This work will become a visiting card for tourists arriving in Armenia. It will contain information on the following topics:
- General information. The territory of Armenia and its neighbors, the population of Armenia and its customs, religion, features of development, the national currency, language features, etc.
- Geography and climate. For example, the greatest amount of precipitation in Armenia falls in the spring months and in part in the autumn - therefore, in case of visiting the country at this time, it is recommended to bring an umbrella, a hat and appropriate clothes, etc.
- Tourist information. Tourist attractions and the most interesting sights that must be visited in order to get an idea about Armenia and its culture.
- Tips and opinions. This section may contain applications for mobile phones and other information and tips that may be useful during your holiday in Armenia.
Project 2. Textbook of Armenian language for tourists. It will include the Armenian alphabet, a student-developed dictionary of the most commonly used words and expressions with their translation and a list of words that are similar to their native language. For example, մամա-mom-mom-mami, etc.
Project 3. Armenological map. It will be a geographic map with textual description. The map will include the main countries where you can study Armenology, as well as the largest and most influential Armenian communities.