DSc in History. Professor of the Department of Archaeology and Ethnology, Odessa I. I. Mechnikov National University (Ukraine)
PhD, Professor Emeritus, Department of Slavic Languages, University of Southern California (USA)
PhD, Professor Emeritus of Music Anthropology, University of Tampere (Finland)
DSc in Philology, Academician. President of the Academy of Sciences of Abkhazia (Abkhazia Republic)