From March 5-12 students of the Public Administration Academy of RA Gayane Sargsyan, Vagharshak Sargsyan, Ani Khanaghyan, Syuzanna Hovsepyan visited France on the invitation of Sciences Po Aix Institute for Political Studies. The group was headed by Tatevik Movsisyan; leading specialist at the Department of International Cooperation and Foreign Relations.French language teacher Mrs Siranush Manukyan accompanied them as a translator.
The Academy students got acquainted with the educational system, library, as well as with the functions of the methodological and teaching, communication and other departments at Sciences Po Aix Institute for Political Studies. The group was guided by Gilbert Derderian, Sciences Po expert and programme coordinator in the Caucasus, and Dean of Studies Norbert Nurian. They introduced the history of Sciences Po Aix, and the work implemented by a number of divisions, as well as the favorable conditions created at the Institute for learning to the guests.
The Academy students also attended the fair organized by the Sciences Po Aix Student Association and communicated with its President and students.
The group of the Academy students visited the “Arnaveaux” Market of National Interest in Marseille, where the security officer introduced the market; the strict requirements put forward the consumers and sellers for having access to the market, as well as the cleaning and garbage disposal system in the market in details.
In the frames of the programme the students also attended the election campaign of Mayor of Marseille Jean-Claude Gaudin, and got acquainted with Deputy Mayor of Marseille Didier Parakian and Valérie Boyer, Deputy in the National Assembly in France.