Adelaida Baghdasaryan

LL.M. Program Chair, Assistant Professor

Adelaida Baghdasaryan is the AUA LL.M. Program Chair since 2015. Ms. Baghdasaryan has received her Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree from Harvard Law School, MCLS from American University of Armenia (AUA) and Diploma in International Relations from Yerevan State University (YSU). She holds a license of Mediator, is the National Consultant of UN International Trade Center as well as is the Legal Counsel at PicsArt Company. From 2006-2014 she has been the Political Program Assistant of the Political-Economic Section in U.S. Embassy in Yerevan. Ms. Baghdasaryan’ s experience also includes legal consultancy, research and contracts drafting to numerous companies.
Ms. Baghdasaryan has been involved in various professional trainings and workshops including Program on Negotiations, Mediation, Workshop on Regional Refugee Legal and Social Issues, Monitoring of Grants and Cooperative Agreements, etc. She is the Board member of the Mediators' Self-governing Organization of the Republic of Armenia.

Higher Education

May 2015, Master of Laws (LL.M), Harvard Law School
November 2007, Master of Comparative Legal Studies, American University of Armenia (AUA)
May 1996, Yerevan State University, International Relations Department

Courses Taught

  • Corporate Governance
  • Legal Method and Argumentation
  • Introduction to American Law
  • Master’s Paper
  • Negotiation


  • U.S. Embassy Honor Award – for “Exemplary performance in advancing Embassy Yerevan’s human rights and anti-corruption goals”
  • U.S. Department of State Franklin Award- for “Outstanding performance in legal research and analysis in both protecting the foreign assistance program partners from unfair taxation and developing a meaningful anti-corruption strategy for judicial sector”
  • U.S. Department of State Extra Mile Award-for “Exemplary service and extraordinary effort” 2010
  • U.S. Department of State Meritorious Honor Award – for “Extraordinary teamwork, resourcefulness, dedication and analytical insight in monitoring 2008 Armenian Presidential Elections”
  • U.S. Department of State Extra Mile Award and Certificate of Appreciation- for 2008 Operational Plan and Performance Report

[email protected]

(+374 60) 61-27-53

Office Location:
109W (PAB)

Office hours:
By appointment