The Armenian National Agrarian University (ANAU) has just joined the University Network for Studies of Cultural Routes. A general framework agreement for collaboration between European Institute of Cultural Routes (EICR) and the Armenian National Agrarian The University was signed by Mr. Stefano DOMINIONI, Executive Secretary of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe (EPA) and Director of the IEIC, and Mr. Vardan Urutyan, Rector of the Armenian National Agrarian University.
The Armenian National Agrarian University (ANAU), founded in 1930, is the only agrarian university in Armenia. ANAU offers a number of courses aimed at the development of agrotourism and wine tourism, including bachelor’s and master’s educational programs in fermentation technology, winemaking, wine marketing, wine tourism, and a special program “Enology and Wine Trade”, the first of its kind in Armenia. ANAU is known for a modern agrarian education with a student-centered learning and teaching environment and its high-level international cooperations.With the new incorporation of Armenian National Agrarian University, the University Network for Studies on Cultural Routes now has 19 members.
The University network for studies on cultural routes is a network of Universities interested in the study of Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe. The Network aims to encourage the conduct of research on Council of Europe cultural routes, to encourage students to undertake their academic research on Cultural Routes, to apply jointly for European scholarships with the EICR, participate in the annual program of activities of the EICR and offer scientific advice when necessary.