It is the first and leading high education institution in Armenia. It is founded in 1919. By now approximately 100000 students have graduated from YSU. About 19000 students study at 19 faculties and Ijevan branch of this HEI. The educational process is conducted by more than 1660 highly qualified professors and lecturers (215 professors, 557 associate professors, 427 assistants, 489 lecturers). 39 academicians of NAS RA and 26 associate members of NAS RA are also involved in the educational process of this higher education institution. Owing to highly qualified scientists significant researches related to different modern scientific branches are implemented at YSU. The educational and research activities are organized at more than 100 chairs, which are periodically replenished with modern techniques and equipment.