Members / Academicians
Ruben А. Safrastyan
Specialization: Oriental studies
Place of birth: Yerevan, RA
Date of birth: 05/10/1955
Membership: Academician
Address: 0019, Yerevan, 24/4 Marshal Baghramyan Avenue, Institute of Oriental Studies of NAS RA
Phone number: (+374 10) 58 33 82
E-mail: rsafrastyan {[ at ]}

Graduated from YSU (1977). Doctor of History (2009). Prof. (2007), Acad. (2014, corr. member 2010)


Director of the Institute of Oriental Studies NAS RA (since 2006)

Membership of other Organizations

Fulbright Association (USA)


Medals of Movses Khorenatzi (2008) and Garegin Njdeh (2010), Certificate of Honor of National Assembly of RA

Other information

International Senior Fellowships: Humboldt (Germany), Fulbright (USA), International Policy (Hungary). Founding Editor of Academic periodicals Turkic and Ottoman Studies and Contemporary Eurasia