Stepan is specialized in International Relations and Diplomacy, with a BA from YSU. Afterwards, he completed two Master’s degree programs at the European Institute and at the College of Europe. He has conducted a number of professional research on the topic of EU-Armenia relations, as well as completed about a dozen scientific and educational visits to different international organizations. Stepan has taken part in various public activities in the field of human rights protection, promotion of democratic values and social inclusion. He has participated in a number of local and international seminars, conferences and exchanges in the mentioned fields.
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