Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University

Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (TSU;, founded in 1918, is the first and oldest university in Caucasus. Research and high quality instruction together with extensive international networks make TSU highly demanded nationwide.


Tbilisi State University is an active member of leading international education networks (European University Association (EUA), Black Sea University Network (BSU), Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF), and Magna Charta Observatory) and partner of the world’s leading universities and is proud of its alumni, prominent professors, scientists and graduates who have successfully integrated into the European community and gained the recognition worldwide.

TSU offers a wide variety of degree programs at undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels and short courses in Georgian and English, attracting students from all over the world. Internationalization of TSU is fast-paced and it aims at creating multicultural environment that will enhance teaching and research opportunities. TSU promotes the equality to access education and believes in engaging and valuing all students and staff.

TSU follows the modern European system of education and quality assurance and shares the principles pertinent to the European higher education institutions in the organization of its studies and programs.

TSU has been involved in 35 Tempus projects (coordinating three of them), eight Erasmus Mundus consortia and one Jean Monnet project. As to Erasmus+ programme, TSU is in one CBHE project and has Credit Mobility partnerships with over 30 universities from 18 programme countries.