Vardan Voskanian

Instructor of Persian Language

Vardan Voskanian is the head of the Department of Iranian Studies, Yerevan State University.

Mr. Voskanian frequently serves as a Persian translator during official political and business meetings and negotiations in Armenia and abroad.

Mr. Voskanian’s mastery of Iranian languages is not only limited to Persian (Modern Persian, Classical Persian, Middle Persian, Old Persian). He also has a fluency of Pashto and Kurmanji.

He has a BA and MA degrees from the Department of Iranian Studies, Yerevan State University, and has done his Ph.D. at the Institute of Oriental Studies of St. Petersburg branch of the Russian National Academy and Institute of Linguistics, Armenian National Academy with a main focus on the comparative Indo-Iranian linguistics.