Study in Georgia
Georgia is located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe. Georgia is a good study option for students who are interested in a rich cultural experience and the adventure of exploring an interesting nation that continues to balance its relations between Russia and the EU.
In Georgia, there are over 60 higher educational institutions recognised by the state, with numbers of private accredited universities higher than public ones. Institutions are divided in: universities and teaching universities that include bachelors, masters and PhD programmes; and colleges that integrate only bachelors and higher professional education programmes.
Georgia is a unique study abroad destination, perfect especially for students who want to avoid massive crowds of the more popular international study locations. The education system in Georgia is continually developing and attracts more foreign students to enrol in universities every year. Candidates can choose from a great variety of study options such as: business administration, travel and tourism, marketing and PR, computer science, or social science.
Specialised medicine universities offer unique opportunities to foreign students. Graduates from these institutions can easily apply for any position in health care system centres. Interested applicants can choose the language of instruction, between Russian and English and they must pass a special exam that covers four major subjects: biology, mathematics, physics and chemistry.
Scholarship opportunities for studying in Georgia include:
- government scholarships
- private funds
- college scholarship
Generally, higher educational institutions have an easy application system that allows candidates to register for an application form online.
In most universities, foreign students are admitted on the basis of an interview, and only a few universities require IELTS in order to follow a degree programme taught in English. Usually, only an official document from your school attesting your understanding level of English speaking as acceptable is sufficient.
Universities request these documents for application:
- Online Application form
The learning agreement (Register Form) –a list that includes the chosen courses
Photocopy of the identification pages of your passport
One passport size photo
A transcript of records which shows your leaning achievements from your home school/university
For more information, visit the National Assessment and Examination Centre of Georgia: www.naec.ge.
Languages of instruction
The official Georgian language is a Kartvelian language, which is used in most of the Georgian universities or high institutions as a primary language of instruction. There are some universities that offer English and Russian courses, designed specifically for international students. In most institutions students can join preparatory courses in order to learn the Georgian language before pursuing the first year courses.
Medicine faculties in Georgia require students to have good knowledge of either Russian or English.
English language preparation for studying in Georgia
Develop your academic English language skills in order to meet the English language requirements at Georgian universities offering degree studies for international students. Choose an English language school anywhere in the world and pick your preferred English exam preparation course from diverse language course options.