Armenian Virtual College

Armenian Virtual College (AVC) provides learners around the world, including New Zealand, with the opportunity to receive a full-fledged education in Armenian Studies. 

Whether you want to learn or enhance your knowledge of the Armenian language (Eastern or Western), dive into the rich Armenian history, or develop a deep understanding of the Armenian culture, AVC has a multitude of eLearning options, supported by tutors online.

There is even an option to learn Chess, which is a compulsory subject in the Armenian National Curriculum.


Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU)

AGBU is the world’s largest Armenian non-profit organisation. 

Established in 1906, today, AGBU develops and delivers numerous programs that engage with Armenian communities locally, while connecting them globally. 

AGBU’s mission is to ensure  the prosperity and well-being of all Armenians. From education and culture, to humanitarian relief and socio economic development, there are countless programsvolunteer opportunitiesevents and more to get involved with.


Office of the High Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs

The Office of the High Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs works to bring the Armenian Diaspora closer to home.

By offering a variety of events, initiatives and programmes it aims to strengthen Armenia – Diaspora relations for a better future.

There are many opportunities for New Zealand Armenians to get involved to not only make a difference in the homeland, but also grow and evolve personally.