Emil Gevorgyan received his double MSc degree in Agronomy and Agricultural Management in 2006 from Armenian State Agrarian University and German Weihenstephan University of Applied Sciences. From 2008 to 2011 he spent time as a research scientist at the faculty of Life Sciences at the Humboldt University of Berlin. Afterword he obtained a Postgraduate Qualification in International Development Cooperation at the Berlin Centre for Rural Development - SLE, in 2012.
From 2013 to 2018 he coordinated an international research project in Kenya and Tanzania funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). He received his Ph.D. Agricultural Sciences from the Armenian National Agrarian University (ANAU), in 2015. Before joining the ANAU in 2020, he was a research fellow at the German Leibniz Centre of Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF).
He is currently an adviser on environmental curricula development at the ANAU supported by GIZ/CIM. His main research areas are natural resource management, environmental sustainability and socio- economic development, environmental education, rural development, food systems and nutrition security, biodiversity management, climate-smart and precision agriculture. He has been awarded with several fellowships, including the International Parliaments Scholarship - IPS of the German Bundestag (2008). He has published numerous research papers, studies and reviews and supervised a number of master’s thesis.