International Relations

The Bachelor's Degree Program is intended for persons who have received full secondary education and successfully passed unified national exams.

In the unified national exams, together with three compulsory subjects, a student can choose any of the following subjects:

  • Math
  • History
  • Geography
  • Literature
  • Civic education 

Selection quota by electives:

  • Math - 12
  • History - 14
  • Geography - 12
  • Literature - 12
  • Civic Education - 10

Students should submit the following documents to register for the undergraduate program:

  • A copy of their ID card;
  • Certificate of secondary education (original, copy). If the certificate was not issued in Georgia, it must be accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.
  • Photo (3x4)
  • A copy of the document confirming military registration (for men)
  • Receipt for the payment of 20% of the annual rate (1000 GEL).

Registration for freshmen

Attention:

You will be reminded that the registration for freshmen will be conducted from 29 August to 8 September, 12.00-18.00 at the following address: Tabukashvili # 27 (# 1 Brose street).

List of documents:

  • Copy of the ID card;
  • Certificate of secondary education certificate (original, copy. If the certificate was not issued in Georgia, it must be accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.
  • Photographs (3x4)
  • A copy of the document confirming military registration (for men)
  • Receipt for the payment of 20% of the annual rate (900 GEL).

Payment can be made at any branch of TBC Bank (both in Tbilisi and in all cities or regions)

Account Number:

Name of the Recipient – Georgian Institute of Public Affairs

Settlement report - GE84TB1100000110700419 / GEL

For more information, please contact:

z.barkaia@gipa.ge +995598389538

Bachelor’s Program in International Relations

The purpose of the Bachelor program in International Relations (IR) is to train students who will have a good knowledge of international relations and related fields, wide education, analytical and critical reasoning skills, ability to outline general models of main sub-fields learned through the process of the program. Upon successful completion of a program, students will be able to comprehend the outstanding topics of international politics and relations, will have basic knowledge to continue further studies and research activities in the given fields. The program will equip students with enough skills and knowledge to pursue employment in public service, non-governmental sector or international organizations and contribute to strengthening country’s security and foreign policy, international peace, and democracy.

Study Plan:

International Relations Program curriculum

Name of the Educational Program:  Bachelor’s Program in International Relations

Qualification to be awarded:  Bachelor of International Relations

Amount of Program in Credits: 240 ECTS

The language of Instruction:  Georgian

Level of Higher Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Type of the Educational Program: Academic

For more information, please contact:

z.barkaia@gipa.ge +995598389538

Tuition Fee

The annual fee for the program is 4,500 GEL. Payments can be made in four installments. After successful completion of the program, students are awarded a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations.

Funding

In case of obtaining the state grant (100%, 70% and 50%), the student will receive a scholarship (1000GEL) from GIPA in the first academic year. Scholarship will be retained by the student on the basis of academic performance in the following years. Apart from the state grant, this program gives students a chance to receive GIPA’s co-financing (during the academic year).

Co-financing is distributed among top 5 students:

1st place – 1,000 GEL

2nd place – 1,000 GEL

3rd place - 700 GEL

4th place - 700 GEL

Payment can be made at any branch of TBC Bank (both in Tbilisi and in all cities or regions)

Account Number:

Name of the Recipient – Georgian Institute of Public Affairs

Settlement report - GE84TB1100000110700419 / GEL

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The Online Journal of Politics and Democratization (JPD), a new interdisciplinary, and peer-reviewed online journal, was created within the framework of the partnership between the University of Troy and the Georgian Institute of Public Affairs.

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:

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Lecturers

Giorgi Targamadze

Giorgi Targamadze

Nodar Kharshiladze

Nodar Kharshiladze

Bakur Kvashilava

Bakur Kvashilava

Dean of School of Law and Politics

Zviad Barkaia

Zviad Barkaia

Tornike Sharashenidze

Tornike Sharashenidze

Head of MA Program in International ...

Zurab Agladze

Zurab Agladze

Conflictology and Geopolitic of Geo ...

Zurab Parjiani

Zurab Parjiani

Administration

Bakur Kvashilava

Bakur Kvashilava

Dean of School of Law and Politics

Tornike Sharashenidze

Tornike Sharashenidze

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Zviad Barkaia

Zviad Barkaia

Head of Policy Research Center / Coordinator of BA program in International Relations

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