The Freie Universität Berlin’s Armenian Studies Chair will no longer function, University Professor Jirayr Kotscharjan stated during a press conference on Friday.
“The Chair functions since 1921. After the fall of the Berlin Wall, it was decided to minimize The Freie Universität Berlin. This notwithstanding, the Armenian chair continued its activities. But due to a lack of state assistance and funding by Armenia, the Chair will close in September 2013,” the Professor noted.
As per Jirayr Kotscharjan, he was unable to meet with Armenia’s Education and Science, or Diaspora ministers because they are very busy.