Previous Version of Holidays
Replaced on: 01.01.2017

Effective as of: 01.01.2017

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

Easter Memorial Monday                                          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 (*).