The Center of Cultural Heritage represents a structural unit at the School of Government of the Georgian Institute of Public Affairs (GIPA). The Center runs the GIPA Travel Club which was formed in 2011 within the BA program in Social Sciences.
Directions of the Center's Activities:
Mission and Vision
The Center of Cultural Heritage’s mission and values are:
The objectives of the Center of Cultural Heritage are:
Certified Tbilisi Guide
GIPAs’ Center of Cultural Heritage, in partnership with the Union of Town Conservators - Tiflis Hamcari, announces a call for applications for the Certified Tbilisi Guide program. The aim of this certified program is to prepare highly qualified guides who will be capable of creating and leading professional guided tours in Tbilisi.
The target audience is tourist guilds, representatives of tour and travel companies and other interested parties who would like to work in the field of Tbilisi tourism.
Upon successfully completing the program, students will know the history of Tbilisi, its architecture and infrastructure and other city-related topics and issues which will further enable them to lead existing or create new tours and tourist programs. In parallel, students will increase their ability for effective communication with tour groups.