Prof. Dr. Hrant Bagratyan

Faculty - Center for Cultural Diplomacy Studies (CCDS)

Prof. Dr. Hrant Bagratyan

Center for Cultural Diplomacy Studies (CCDS)


Hrant Bagratyan was the Prime Minister of Armenia from 1993 to 1996. He started his professional career as a senior scientific worker at the Institute of Economy of Armenian Academy of Sciences . From 1989 till 1990, he was the Head of Division at the Institute of Economy of Armenian Academy of Sciences. He was a member of the Pan-Armenian National Movement party and started his political career as the Minister of Economy of the Republic of Armenia and First Deputy of the Prime-Minister of Armenia in 1990.

Bagratyan graduated from the Faculty of Economy of the Yerevan State Institute of National Economy. He then did his Postgraduate at the Institute of Economics of NAS of the Republic of Armenia. He is the author of more than 52 scientific articles and has written 7 books. In " The Society and the State", published in 2000, he developed the theory of scientific technical cycles. Based on this theory he founded a new direction in economics, namely global macroeconomics or geoeconomics.

In 1995, he was named 'The Men of the Year' by the American Biography Institute and in 1996 was given the title of, 'The Man of the Millennium'. Since 2007, he has been a lecturer at the Russian-American University. From 2008 to 2013 he was a lecturer at the Kiev University in Ukraine, first in the Department of International Relations then he taught in banking.

“Growing Intensity of International Migration: Economic and Cultural Reasons”

The Annual Conference on Cultural Diplomacy 2013
(Berlin; December 17th - 21st, 2013)