International Law

Entry requirements:

Participation in unified national exams, passing the C test and overcoming the minimum margin.

 

Registration

Applicants interested in a Master’s program should submit the following documents:

  • Application
  • Copy of Higher Education Diploma (Bachelor's Degree in Law)
  • Copy of ID card
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • The document confirming military registration (for men)

Documents should be submitted at the School of Law and Politics of the Georgian Institute of Public Affairs.

 

Internal admission exams will be conducted in the following sequence:

International Law Program

Written Test in English

Interview with the admission committee

 

Selection criteria:

Analytical thinking skills

Motivation

Education in the field

 

Contact person

Irina Bakradze

School of Law and Politics Coordinator

Email: i.bakradze@gipa.ge

Mob: +995 595 582 260

Tel: 2 49 75 02;

 

Khatia Gogilashvili

Coordinator of International Law Masters Program

Email: khatia.gogilashvili@gipa.ge

Mob: +995 595797252

Tel: 2 49 75 02;

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.

 

Goal

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.

 

Plan

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

 

Contact person:

Irina Bakradze

School of Law and Politics Coordinator

Email: i.bakradze@gipa.ge

Mob: +995 595 582 260

Tel: 2 49 75 02;

Khatia Gogilashvili

Coordinator of International Law Master Program

Email: khatia.gogilashvili@gipa.ge

Mob: +995 595797252

Tel: 2 49 75 02;

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.

 

Scholarship

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.

 

Project for persons with social status

GIPA and the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia are launching a joint social project. The aim of the project is to increase access to education for people with different social status in order to encourage and support them professionally and promote their social integration.

Financing for this project will cover individuals who have passed the unified master's exams and meet one or more of the following social status criteria:

A) Socially vulnerable;

Socially vulnerable persons should submit a certificate issued by LEPL "Social Service Agency" under the state control of the Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia on registration of "Socially Unprotected Families Database", which should be issued no later than 2 months before university approval.

B) Representative of national minorities;

Representatives of national minorities should present the document confirming registration of the last 5 years in the compact settlement municipalities of national minorities in Georgia, together with a Georgian citizen's certificate.

C) Persons with disabilities;

Persons with disabilities should present the formula 50 / II (copy) of the Medical Social Examination Inspection Act;

D) Internally displaced persons;

Internally Displaced Persons must submit ID cards - IDPs;

E) Georgian nationals of foreign origin (Lazes, deported Meskhs, Fereydan Georgians and others) or foreign citizens who consider themselves Georgian by ethnic origin and have Georgian surname or Georgian linguistic identity;

Foreign citizens of Georgia who consider themselves Georgian by ethnic origin and have Georgian linguistic identity or Georgian linguistic identity should present a neutral identity document or a neutral travel document and resident abroad, foreign citizens, residents of foreign countries (Lazes, deported Meskhs, Fereydan Georgians and others) Document confirming the status of the compatriot;

F) Living in the occupied territories;

Persons residing in the occupied territories must present a certificate of Georgian citizenship, a neutral identity card or a neutral travel document;

G) Living in high mountainous regions;

Persons residing in high mountainous regions should submit a document confirming permanent residence in any high mountain settlement set by the Government of Georgia Decree N671 of December 30, 2015;

D) Members of large families;

Members of large families should submit a certificate or any kind of other documents which will prove the fact that there are five or more sisters, brothers or siblings.

E) Member of the family / family of the deceased for the protection of territorial integrity.

 

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.

 

Contact person

Irina Bakradze

School of Law and Policies Coordinator

Email: i.bakradze@gipa.ge

Mob: +995 595 582 260

Tel: 2 49 75 02;

 

Khatia Gogilashvili

Coordinator of International Law Master Program

Email: khatia.gogilashvili@gipa.ge

Mob: +995 595797252

Tel: 2 49 75 02;

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Online address:

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