Goris State University is the only public Higher Education Institution of the Southern part of the Republic of Armenia. It was founded by the Armenian government in 1967, first as the branch of the State Pedagogical University after Khachatur Abovyan, then in 1985 as one of the branches of the State Engineering University of Armenia and in 2006 as “Goris State University” Non-Commercial Organization. The University wears the rich cultural values of middle aged century Armenian famous Tatev University and is considered the inheritor of it.The university provides bachelor and master degree programs and since 2007 the education system is credit-transferrable. At present 12 specialties are offered by the University from which 8 are pedagogical and 3 are engineering specialties. The university offers 12 specialties for full time bachelor degree programs (Mathematics, Physics, Pharmacological Chemistry, Informatics and Computational technique, Biology, Economics and Management of Enterprises, Pedagogy and Methodics, History, Jurisprudence(pedagogical), Armenian language and Literature, Electronics and Power Engineering) and 9 specialties are offered as correspondence courses. The university graduate level provides 7 specialties as Master’s Degree programs.