Category Archives: South West Asia

Final report

The Regional Astronomical Summer School (September 2-6, 2019) and the Regional Astronomical Workshop (September 11-13, 2019) took place at the Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory (BAO), which is located near village Byurakan on the picturesque southern slope of Mount Aragatz. The Regional Astronomical Summer School was aimed at attracting beginner astronomers and related MSc and PhD students to the field of scientific […]

update: Workshop announcement

IAU South West and Central Asian 3rd Regional Workshop 11-13 September, 2019, Byurakan, Armenia. The Regional Astronomical Workshop aims at exchanging scientific research, teaching, astro tourism and public outreach experience.  All local expenses will be covered by the organizers. We also offer a limited number of travel grants for the participants from South West and Central Asian […]


The project is aimed at organizing the regional workshop “The 3rd South West and Central Asian Regional Workshop” on 16-20 September, 2019, at Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory as well as publishing scientific and popular materials. The subject of the workshop will be the teaching of Astronomy and Astrophysics. The project will help to improve astronomy teaching […]