International Black Sea University

Introduction

Our Vision

International Black Sea University is internationally recognized for its teaching and management excellence, research output, and societal integration having the necessary environment for its students and staff to be advocates of intercultural dialogue, respect global human values, and strive for lifelong learning.

Our Mission

International Black Sea University is committed to prepare highly qualified graduates equipped with modern theoretical and practical knowledge along with global human values and dedicated to lifelong learning with its quality management system in order to contribute to the formation and maintenance of a democratic civil society focused on peace and intercultural dialog through student and staff mobility and professional support from friendly staff in a truly academic environment.

Our Quality Policy

Putting the student satisfaction first and observing the legal and our quality management system requirements, IBSU will produce highly-qualified individuals imbued with local and universal values in a truly academic environment who strive for continuous improvement.

Why IBSU?

  • National and International high qualified academic staff
  • International exchange and study abroad programs
  • Cultural and educational visits abroad
  • Rich socio-cultural events
  • Safe campus environment
  • 98% employment rate
  • Studying in English and/or Georgian Languages
  • Flexible tuition fee payment system
  • Being at the scientific center of Georgia: Tbilisi
  • Student teachers ratio

At IBSU, we offer 30 programs in English at three cycles:

Bachelor's: Accounting and Audit, Finance, Management, Marketing, Tourism, Industrial Management & Technologies, Informatics, American Studies, English Philology, Economics, International Relations, Public Administration and State Governance

Master's: Finance, IT Management, Management, Marketing, Computer Science, American Studies, Caucasus Studies, English Philology, General Education Administration, Higher Education Administration, Methods of Teaching English Language, US Foreign Affairs, International Relations & Politics

Doctoral: Business Administration, Computer Science, American Studies, Education Sciences, International Relations

Looking forward to seeing you here on campus!

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Bachelor of Science in Informatics

Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Georgia Tbilisi

In the bachelor's program in Informatics, you'll learn programming, software development, mobile applications development, algorithms and complexity, and the theory, science, and math. Particularly, you learn about Java, C++, AngularJS, Scala and MATLAB. Your will have the courses in data structures and analysis, computer systems and architecture, computer networks and communications, image processing, and more. [+]

About the Programme Are you interested in programming? Do you want to develop software for the various areas? Do you like working in a team? Then you should like further information about a Bachelor of Science program in Informatics (BSI). The term “informatics” is the study and practice of storing, finding, creating, manipulating and sharing information. Informatics is the science of computer information systems. As an academic field it involves the practice of information processing, and the engineering of information systems. Everywhere Software can be found, either in the washing machine, the TV. To meet this challenge are complex software systems and people who can develop these needs (developers). Software solutions are to be reliable, fast and easy to operate. Career prospects The industry is always looking for capable people from computer science. The growing use of information systems increases the need for trained professionals. In the future, the demand will increase by computer scientists. Whether in research, development, consulting, in a company or self-employed, there are countless career opportunities for computer scientists in various fields: software development, System administration and data management, Research and Teaching and Advice and support. Program description In the bachelor's program in Informatics, you'll learn programming, software development, mobile applications development, algorithms and complexity, and the theory, science, and math. Particularly, you learn about Java, C++, AngularJS, Scala and MATLAB. Your will have the courses in data structures and analysis, computer systems and architecture, computer networks and communications, image processing, and more. Through your courses,... [-]

BA

Bachelor of Arts in American Studies

Campus Full time 4 years August 2017 Georgia Tbilisi

American Studies program will give chance to Georgian, as well as foreign students to get high level Western, multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary education about the United States envisaging Georgian requirements. This mission will be carried out by highly qualified Georgian, as well American Fulbright Professors invited by the US embassy in Georgia. [+]

Globalization and internationalization are now central issues for higher education worldwide, and particularly for the International Black Sea University, established in 1995, that serves the mission to develop educational, cultural, economic, and social issues between Georgia and Turkey. The only English American Studies Program, opened first time in Georgia in 2002 at the International Black Sea University, based precisely on principles of globalization and internationalization, got involved in the relations between the two countries and thus created the triangle of relations, that is often mentioned at the American Studies program annual scientific conferences by the American Ambassadors accredited in Georgia. American Studies Program at the International Black Sea University (IBSU) is simultaneously multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary in character. As a multidisciplinary program, it provides an opportunity for students to investigate the heritage and contemporary developments of the U.S.A. from the variety of disciplines: American History, American Geography, American Literature, American Novel, Multiculturalism, American Media, American Politics, American Economics, American Business, Hollywood, Women’s Studies in the U.S., etc. Besides, our program involves Computing, Second foreign-language: Spanish, Turkish, German, Russian, French, Georgian (for foreign students). American Studies program will give chance to Georgian, as well as foreign students to get high level Western, multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary education about the United States envisaging Georgian requirements. This mission will be carried out by highly qualified Georgian, as well American Fulbright Professors invited by the US embassy in Georgia. The mission of this program is to organize the educational process in a way, that will meet... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Business Management

Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Georgia Tbilisi

Effective Management involves having an insight in external as well as internal business environment an organization operates in. With the correct understanding of the tendencies in different industries as well as in economy, a good manager always drives its organization to success. Our bachelor program will enable a graduate with professional skills to participate in the decision-making alongside with top management of an organization. [+]

About the Programme Effective Management involves having an insight in external as well as internal business environment an organization operates in. With the correct understanding of the tendencies in different industries as well as in economy, a good manager always drives its organization to success. Our bachelor program will enable a graduate with professional skills to participate in the decision-making alongside with top management of an organization. Successful Managers Successful managers are able to understand the essence of an organization and the importance of its proper functioning at all levels of management. Together with this a manager will be well aware of the processes and the systems that provide the operations of a business to run smoothly allowing the company to prosper and make profit. A good manager will acknowledge a human factor in every organization and be able to attract and maintain the necessary resource for organization. Employment Our program graduates will have a superior opportunity to serve as managers in small, medium-sized businesses as well as in large corporations. They will possess the skills and confidence for business idea development and start-up initiatives. With the qualification and the expertise that our program offers, the graduates will be able to start with being middle-level managers and work their way up the hierarchy easily. Some courses offered in Management Direction: Strategic Management Operations Management Quality management Entrepreneurship Project Management Leadership Management [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Economics

Campus Full time 4 years August 2017 Georgia Tbilisi

The BA program in Economics was established in 2011 and offers studies in English as well as in Georgian. It introduces students to macro- and microeconomic theory, monetary and fiscal policies, models of international economics. In addition, students will obtain a knowledge in evaluation of world economy as well as become familiar with the key thinkers related to the field. [+]

The BA program in Economics was established in 2011 and offers studies in English as well as in Georgian. It introduces students to macro- and microeconomic theory, monetary and fiscal policies, models of international economics. In addition, students will obtain a knowledge in evaluation of world economy as well as become familiar with the key thinkers related to the field. Furthermore, the program also covers issues related to Georgian economy, its current trends and challenges. Overall the main goal of the program is to deliver a high quality education that will enable the graduates to meet international standards and provide the labor market with a highly qualified workforce. The undergraduate program provides an excellent background for those who plan careers in government and private enterprise as well as those pursuing graduate degrees in professional schools or in the field of economics. Prerequisites to Enrollment Students are allowed to enroll the program according to the regulation established by Georgian legislation. A person with the complete secondary education is allowed to study the educational bachelor program. Passing of the Unified Entry Examinations is a precondition of acceptance at the program. Citizens of foreign countries have a right to study at the program in relevance with the regulation established by the Georgian legislation, without taking Unified Entry Examinations Georgia. Purpose of the Program The BA program in Economics aims to introduce students to the economic aspects of modern society, to familiarize them with techniques for the analysis of contemporary economic problems, and to... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in English Philology

Campus Full time 4 years August 2017 Georgia Tbilisi

English Philology at International Black Sea University is the only BA programme in Georgia which is taught completely in English. It gives a unique chance to Georgian, as well as international students to get quality education and increase their chances for employability. [+]

English Philology at International Black Sea University is the only BA programme in Georgia which is taught completely in English. It gives a unique chance to Georgian, as well as international students to get quality education and increase their chances for employability. The design of the programme (possibility to choose courses) gives students an opportunity to create their own, individual educational programme according to which they can reach their objectives and wishes. Students study wide range of courses related to their profession – language, culture, translation, pedagogy, psychology, methods of teaching, etc., which increase their competitiveness on labour market and provide successful development of their career. Vision & Mission Bachelor Programme in English Philology provided by the Faculty of Education and Humanities will be one of the best study programmes whose unique nature is shaped through high level of teaching and programme management, qualification of academic personnel involved, appropriate learning environment for students, which will ultimately ensure preparation of highly qualified and knowledgeable English philologists with due perception of civil responsibility, respect towards human values, and who will be competitive not only at local, but international labour market as well. Outcomes The programme is delivered in English, so all courses contribute to development of verbal (English) communication skills. Besides, as in almost all courses students need to search for materials on the Internet, type papers and prepare Power Point presentations, they develop non-verbal (audio-visual) communication skills as well. As philology is a very cross-disciplinary and varied field, majority of courses... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Finance

Campus Full time 4 years August 2017 Georgia Tbilisi

Effective Finance involves the ability of business data collection, manipulation, analysis, interpretation and making of the relevant conclusion. Our bachelor program will enable a graduate with professional skills to identify a problems of business activity related to financial aspects and diagnose it in order to find the optimal ways for solution. [+]

Effective Finance involves the ability of business data collection, manipulation, analysis, interpretation and making of the relevant conclusion. Our bachelor program will enable a graduate with professional skills to identify a problems of business activity related to financial aspects and diagnose it in order to find the optimal ways for solution. Successful Specialists of Finance Successful specialists of finance have an understanding of key financial concepts, instruments and techniques to help an organization ensure that business decisions are made rationally. They will have a thorough knowledge of investment tools and the ways of managing investment portfolio. Specialists in finance will study financial markets and institutions and the specific aspect relating to the field, as well as they will have an insight in corporate finance and give sophisticated advice to organizations for risk management. Employment Our program graduates will be able to collect, analyze, interpret and evaluate financial data and information about business financial environment and financial markets determination of market opportunities and participation in development of relevant strategy and its implementation. [-]

Bachelor of Arts in International Relations

Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Georgia Tbilisi

BA Programme in International Relations was launched in 2010 and is the largest at the faculty. The programme is taught in Georgian as well as in English and aims at providing a modern multidisciplinary knowledge of international relations with essential input from political science, economic and legal disciplines relevant to the field. The programme strengthens students’ competitiveness on the labor market through combining theoretical knowledge with practice. The programme extensively covers world history, philosophy and sociology which builds a solid ground for the Major Specialty courses, such as history and theory of International relations, international organizations, negotiations and conflict resolution etc. Graduates of the BA Programme in International Relations will have an opportunity to commence a career in government bodies with main focus on foreign and security policy, International Organizations, as well as NGOs, think tanks and private companies. [+]

About the Programme The International Relations Bachelor Program aims at providing a modern multidisciplinary knowledge of the international relations with essential input from political science, economic and legal disciplines relevant to the field. The Program helps foster critical thinking and leads to a natural connection between theory and practice in compliance with increasing demands towards modern standards of education, ensuring graduates’ employability within the country as well as abroad. With the view to establishing excellence of the education process, the Program aims at providing students with comprehensive knowledge of the Professional and Academic English. Studying world history, basics of philosophy and sociology builds a solid foundation for the Major Specialty courses. The Program’s core courses cover essential issues of history of political thought and the questions it raises on the design of the political and social order, traditional and modern political ideologies which serves as the basis for studying essentials of political science and comparative politics. The core part of the Program introduces the students to such essential disciplines as history and theory of international relations, international organizations, negotiations and conflict resolution, geopolitics. Furthermore, special focus is made at understanding the economic aspects of modern international relations as well as resilient issues that shape contemporary international politics. Rigorous attention is paid at learning basic elements of research design. Finally, special place is assigned to covering Georgia’s foreign policy priorities as well as politics of the European Integration. Based on the knowledge obtained throughout the study process, students are entitled to... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Marketing

Campus Full time 4 years August 2017 Georgia Tbilisi

Effective Marketing is a life blood to every prosperous organization. Our bachelor program will enable a graduate with professional skills to confidently lead and innovate marketing campaigns within a given business climate. [+]

Effective Marketing is a life blood to every prosperous organization. Our bachelor program will enable a graduate with professional skills to confidently lead and innovate marketing campaigns within a given business climate. Successful Marketing Specialists Successful marketing specialists are able to understand the essence of a market an organization operates in. They will be able to create, communicate and deliver the benefits of the product offered to the customers. Marketing specialists will help an organization identify the market, its preferences, position itself in the competition and satisfy more customers by providing solutions for their needs. Employment Our program graduates have a superior opportunity to be preferred and employed by a numerous top-range organizations on local as well as on global level. At the beginning stage their positions are thought to be seen as functional and middle-level managers, participation in decision-making processes alongside with top-level managers. [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Tourism

Campus Full time 4 years August 2017 Georgia Tbilisi

Tourism as the field of study draws upon a wide range of basic disciplines to provide the fundamental knowledge and skills that are required to fulfill the diverse demands placed upon individuals in management positions within the hospitality and tourism industry. [+]

Tourism as the field of study draws upon a wide range of basic disciplines to provide the fundamental knowledge and skills that are required to fulfill the diverse demands placed upon individuals in management positions within the hospitality and tourism industry. The strong commitment of the program is the internship opportunity, in the curriculum there are integrated both academic site visits and trips to local attractions, it is the ideal way for students to develop customer service skills and learn to handle unique cases. Successful Tourism Specialist The hospitality and tourism industry offers abundant opportunity for students seeking careers, our successful graduates possess strong communication skills and desire to provide excellent services, they are detail oriented, creative, organized, and dependable. Employment For our program graduates’ job scope is wide, consequently they have a good capability to choose preferred fields and to be employed in: Travel Industry: tour operator companies, travel agencies and other travel tourism sectors. Lodging: hotels, resorts, meetings, conventions, expositions, restaurants, managed services.Recreation: attractions, gaming, parks. [-]

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International Black Sea University

Address David Agmashenebeli, Alley 13km, 2
Tbilisi 0131, Georgia
Website http://www.ibsu.edu.ge/
Phone +995 322 59 50 05