As the term in office of the Dean of the Faculty of Law Gagik Ghazinyan expired, new elections of dean were announced at this faculty according to the procedure of the elections of dean and the order of YSU Rector after February 27, 2014.
The elections took place on April 2. The only candidate nominated, NAS RA Associate Member, Doctor of Law, Professor Gagik Ghazinyan was elected.
According to the 3rd and 4th paragraphs of the procedure of the elections of dean of the faculty of YSU, the professor or associate professor, who has the title of candidate or doctor of sciences and at least 5 years of experience in research and pedagogic affairs, can be elected dean. Dean is elected by the faculty council, via secret ballot, for the period of 5 years.