Previous Version of Holidays
Replaced on: 01.01.2017

Effective as of: 01.09.2014

Policy name: Holidays
Ameamerican University of Armenia

Policy of Publication

Policy Number: ADMI20140002

AUA observes all Armenian national holidays and some American holidays.

The AUA is closed on the following days:

New Year and Armenian Christmas Holiday*           January 1-6

Commemoration Day*                                          January 7

Army Day*                                                          January 28

Women’s Day*                                                     March 8

Good Friday                                                         Dates vary annually

Genocide Memorial Day*                                       April 24

Labor Day*                                                           May 1

Victory and Peace Day*                                         May 9

First Republic Day*                                                May 28

American Independence Day                                  July 4

RA Constitution Day*                                             July 5

Armenian Independence Day*                                September 21

Thanksgiving Holiday                                             Forth Thursday and Friday in November

Christmas Day                                                      December 25

New Year's Eve*                                                   December 31


The work day will be one hour shorter on the eve of RA holidays. These days are asterisked above (*).