The University of Georgia

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The University of Georgia (UG) was founded in 2004 in Tbilisi, Georgia. The University of Georgia:

  • Is the biggest private university in Georgia.
  • Owns the Batumi Branch and shares another private university – Georgian American University.
  • Offers modern study programs, infrastructure and laboratories.
  • Is first East European education institution financed by OPIC (USA) for development of University’s infrastructure and used for cultivation of
    western standards.
  • Implements Bachelor, Master’s, Doctoral and Life-long Learning Programs
  • Combines unlimited choice of specialties of Major and Minor programs.
  • Administers with the electronic system, which allows the use of modern methods of teaching.
  • Is one of the few research oriented universities in Georgia involved in Tempus, Erasmus Mundus and other educational programmes.

University of Georgia established international contacts and international programs with well-known and world leading universities such as: “University of Scranton”, “Central University of Florida”, “Lakeland Collage” (USA),“University of Lille” (France), “University of Munster” (Germany) and “University of La Sapienza” (Italy).).Up to 3500 students study at The University of Georgia, among them are International Students.Recent research results revealed 92 % of our graduates are employed and most of them work on higher managerial positions.

Mission and Goals of the University of Georgia

Mission: 
The mission of the University of Georgia is to broaden the boundaries of knowledge, contribute to education and human development through professional and scientific activities based on integrity and hard work and to promote the development of democratic society for the sake of the nation and mankind.

Vision: 
– Become and maintain the status of the largest private university in the region.
–  Become the most innovative educational and research institution as well as business-organization.
–  Contribute significantly to socio-economic development in the Caucasian region as well as beyond its borders.

Long-term, Strategic Vision: 
The long-term, strategic vision of the University is to become one of the successful and largest Universities in the region. The University of Georgia offers students to get professional and higher education through the establishment of modern technologies, support of scientific-research activities and effective management of study process. Academic, professional and certification programs enable students to learn how to become an expert in particular field, how to solve the problems and use opportunities. This message accompanied to the mission of University. Strategic point of view of the University is to create such conditions, which will give a student the possibility of self-realization, form a civil mentality and grow such professionals, which lead scientific/professional knowledge and skills for the benefit of human well-being.

Values:

  1. Honesty;
  2. Respect of the Person;
  3. Cooperation and Solidarity;
  4. Strive for Development;
  5. Responsibility.

Johnny Mtsariashvili head of the Department of Authorization at the University of Georgia. He has several years of work experience in the field of higher and vocational education and training with special focus on the issues of Quality Assurance and development of bachelor, master and doctoral study programs. In the years of 2008-2010 he was a head of the department of Public Policy and Administration, in charge of developing academic and training programs in Public Policy and Administration. Before that he was a principal of Batumi branch and director of the school of vocational studies at the University of Georgia. Currently he is working on his Ph.D. in Business Administration. He has participated in several trainings on the Public Policy Analysis, Action Research and International Educational Development.

Tinatin Chitorelidze head of Study Process Management Department at the University of Georgia with 6 years of work experience in leading and administering the academic process of bachelor, master and doctoral education programs. Tinatin graduated with a Master’s degree in Education Management in 2011. In the years of 2006-2007 she has been working in the Georgian Non-Governmental Organization’s Coalition for Independent Living. In the frame of the project “Supporting Equal Rights and Opportunities for People with Special Needs” she led the trainings and seminars regarding the educational problems of children with special needs. She is also the member of Academic Commission of Credits Recognition, working on the issues of credit recognition. Presently Tinatin is doing PhD in Education Sciences. She has participated in different conferences and is the author of several articles.

Nato Chikhadze international Project Manager since December, 2013. She has over 8 years of work experience in curriculum development, program accreditation, quality assurance, project management and study process organization. Currently she’s pursuing a master’s degree in Lifelong Learning Policy and Management at the Institute of Education, University of London.

Website: www.ug.edu.ge