EU ambassador: Education in Armenia on high level among post-Soviet countries

Education in Armenia is on a high level among the post-Soviet countries.

New head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Piotr Antoni Świtalski, stated the aforesaid at his talk Monday with Armen Ashotyan, the Minister of Education and Science of Armenia.

The Ministry of Education and Science informed Armenian that Ashotyan briefed Świtalski on the education reforms that were implemented in Armenia in recent years. The minister also stressed that the country actively participates in the EU’s two largest education projects: Erasmus, and Horizon 2020.

The EU ambassador, in turn, noted that the ongoing education programs in Armenia are rated as effective. He added that a new EU Association Agreement is being developed, and this document will greatly highlight support to education.

At the ensuing talk, the interlocutors underscored the continuity of respective cooperation.