Arthur Aghababyan is the acting rector of the Yerevan University after Movses Khorenatsy. In 1978 he entered Yerevan State University (YSU), the faculty of mechanics and mathematics and graduated in 1983. In 1983 he entered the YSU postgraduate school at the chair of Differential Equations and Functional Analysis and defended his thesis on ‘The assessments of own values of a certain class of hipoeliptic operators’ gaining his PhD on physics and mathematics. In 1996 he founded the University after Movses Khorenatsy and since then he has been working as a founder-rector. He is a Vice-President in the rector’s council of Armenian accredited universities.