YEREVAN – News.am – Children from Turkey likewise will study at Armenia’s Dilijan International School. Veronika Zonabend—the wife of renowned Armenian businessman Ruben Vardanyan, and both of whom are among the co-founders of this school—stated the abovementioned during a press conference on Wednesday. Four children—one of whom is Armenian and another one, a Kurd—will arrive from Turkey to study at the school.
In Zonabend’s words, this bespeaks the high international standing of the school plus it may contribute to the improvement of Armenian-Turkish relations in the future.
She added that all children attending Dilijan International School will be taught Armenian, and Armenia’s history and culture.
The school will start functioning in September 2014.
Ninety students will be enrolled in the first year. In 2023, their number will reach 650, and they will come from sixty countries.
The one-year tuition fee at the school will be $30,000, but 90 percent of the students will study free on the account of scholarships by sponsors.
Children from Armenia will comprise 10-12 percent and the Diaspora-Armenian students will make up about 30 percent of the total number of students of Dilijan International School.
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