Shirak State University is the largest educational institute in the northern part of Armenia. It was opened in 1934 as a pedagogical institute during the Soviet Union, through the efforts of S. Movsisyan. In 2016, the institute was restructured to become the public university of the Shirak Province. It currently offers 28 bachelor’s degrees as well 16 master’s degrees. As of 2017, the university has around 6,000 students and approximately 80,000 graduates since its founding in 1934.

Typical Volunteer Tasks: Volunteers organize language clubs focusing on English, German, French, and Spanish, facilitating opportunities for language learning and cultural exchange. Additionally, volunteers may assist with grant writing initiatives to secure funding for university projects and programs and organize/conduct workshops on a diverse range of topics, catering to the interests and needs of the university community.

March 25, 2024