International Law

The necessary precondition for the admission to the International Law program are the following:

    1. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in the law field. 
    2. Successfully pass general master's exams  

  • Fulfill the internal procedures which is made up of the following stages: 

  1. Analysis of the student’s application 
  2. Pass exam in the English language (B2 level). Those applicants who have relevant qualification certificate (TOEFL, IELTS..) or studied Bachelor in English,  will be exempted from passing an exam in English language. 
  3. Exam in the relevant field, which aims to assess the applicant's knowledge in the chosen field and determine the compliance of the applicant's skills.

Information about exam dates:

- Application submission: from August 15 to September 10

- Exam in English: September 12

- Exam in relevant field: September 15

Information about the evaluation system:

  • The internal university written exam of English language is evaluated with 100 points.
    See sample English language test. Here
  • The internal university examination of international law in the specialty is conducted in an oral format, which involves an interview with the admission committee. The commission consists of 5 members and is staffed by academic and visiting staff of the International Law Program. Each member of the commission evaluates the applicant with a total of 100 points and the final score of each applicant is calculated by the arithmetic average of the evaluations of the members of the commission.
    Internal University Field Examination Questions and Assessment Rubric can be found here. 
  • If there is a competition during the selection of applicants, priority will be given to the grade obtained in the internal university exam in the specialty.

Enrollment of students in the Master's program in International Law without general master's exams is possible for applicants defined in paragraph 2 of Article 2 of the directive of Minister of Education and Science of Georgia “on approval of the procedure for submission and review of documents by entrants/master's degree candidates/students who have the right to study without passing unified national exams/general master's exams.”

Contact Information: +995 595 582 260

The Master of International Law Program was established in 2005.


The program provides deeper theoretical knowledge and practical experience in different concentrations of international law and develops the ability to assess and analyze legal issues.

Most of the lecturers of the International Law Master’s Program have received a Western education and are actively engaged in their field. Learning methods and materials are based on those of American and European schools, emphasizing a combination of theoretical knowledge with practice during the learning process. The aim of the school is to introduce learning methods that are used in the leading universities of foreign countries.

The Master of International Law is a two-year program and consists of four semesters. Each academic year begins in September. After completing mandatory and elective subjects, students work on their diploma thesis.



The International Law Master’s Program is designed to train a student holding a bachelor's degree in the legal field who is equipped with the skills required for conducting independent scholarly research, among other practical skills. The program is aimed at educating professionals with democratic values, promoting graduates’ employment and the career growth of students in state or non-state institutions.



International Law Master’s Program Plan

(Elective and compulsory subjects)

More information:

Qualification awarded - Master of International Law

Level of teaching - master

Capacity of the program - 120 credits

Language of instruction - English

Duration of the program - 2 years

Schedule - evening


Tuition fees:

Annual fee of the program is 4,000 GEL.

Payments are made in 4 installments each semester.

In case of successful completion of the program, students will be awarded a Master's Degree in International Law.



The students with the highest GPA will be awarded scholarships each semester. The student with the greatest achievement in the International Law Master’s Program will have 50% of the tuition fee waived for the next semester.



Bank Requisites:

JSC "TBC Bank"

Bank Code (MFO): TBCB GE 22

Name of the Recipient - Institute of Public Affairs of Georgia

Account Number - GE84TB1100000110700419 / GEL


Please indicate the personal number and name of the program when making payment.


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Erevan State University

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Russian-Armenian University

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Qafqaz University

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Tbilisi State University

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Wrocław University

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University of Troy

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Michigan State University

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Michigan State University (USA)

Two students from GIPA’s Law Program will be sent to Michigan State University annually. The tuition is waived fully for the first student and reduced by half for the second.


Masaryk University (Brno, Czech Republic)


Each year, two students of the law program (one bachelor’s and one master’s degree candidate) are given the opportunity to study at Masaryk University for a semester, while two students from Masaryk University are sent to GIPA annually. Additionally, professors from GIPA’s law program regularly read lectures at Masaryk University.

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Its main focuses include Europe, Russia and the Caucasus region, as well as studies concerning other geographical areas and specific individual countries or comparative/global analysis.


Online address:

Irina Bakradze

School of Law and Policies Coordinator


Mob: +995 595 582 260


Ketevan Korkia

Coordinator of International Law Master Program


Mob: +995 591 510 090


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