From 1983-1990 Artur Mkrtichyan studied in the Yerevan State University (YSU) Faculty of Philosophy and Sociology. From 1990-1993 he was a PhD candidate, and in 1994 earned his Diploma as a Candidate of Philosophy in Philosophical Sciences. In 2008, he earned his Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophical Sciences.
Since 2011 he has been a professor of sociology and a member of the 013 board of the Supreme Certifying Commission at YSU. From 1997-1998 and 2001-2002 he worked as an observer at the German Bielefeld University and the Berlin Humboldt University.
He has lead various scientific research programs and has rich experience leading trainings and working as an expert to pass on his knowledge and skills.
Mkrtichyan is the Dean of the YSU Faculty of Sociology. Within the Faculty, he leads various projects implemented through international cooperation. He has participated in numerous international conferences and workshops in RA, USA, Austria, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Russia and more.