About Us - შავი ზღვის საერთაშორისო უნივერსიტეტი
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About Us

International Black Sea University is a legal entity under private law – a limited liability company.

University identification code: 229275405

International Black Sea University has been engaged in educational and scientific activities since 1995. The university is the first English-language educational institution in Georgia, which offers programs in both English and Georgian languages at all three levels of education.

Currently, the university operates up to 40 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral accredited educational programs. Six refereed scientific journals are being published.

Limited liability company – International Black Sea University, a legal entity under private law, was founded and started functioning on August 31, 1995, based on the license No. 01-17-08/1277 of the Ministry of Education.

In 2011, it passed the process of external quality assurance (authorization) and was awarded the status of a higher educational institution by the decision of June 21, 2011, No. 71 of the Council of Authorization of Educational Institutions of the National Center for Education Quality Enhancement, a legal entity under public law.

In 2018, it passed re-authorization and was granted the status of a higher educational institution (university) for a period of 6 years by the decision No. 93 of the National Center for the Development of Education Quality of the National Center for Education Quality Enhancement.

School Educational Program Awarded Qualification Next accreditation
Bachelor
Business  Business Administration (English) Bachelor of Business Administration 31/12/2024
Business Accounting and Audit (English) Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting 31/12/2024
Business Accounting and Audit Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting 31/12/2024
Business Finances (English) Bachelor of Business Administration in Finances 31/12/2024
Business Finances Bachelor of Business Administration in Finances 31/12/2024
Business Management (English) Bachelor of Business Administration in Management 31/12/2031
Business Management Bachelor of Business Administration in Management 31/12/2031
Business Marketing (English) Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing 21/12/2024
Business Marketing Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing 31/12/2024
Business Tourism (English) Bachelor of Business Administration in Tourism 01/07/2023
Business Tourism Bachelor of Business Administration in Tourism 01/07/2023
Computer Science and Architecture Architecture (English) Bachelor of Architecture 31/12/2033
Computer Science and Architecture Computer Sciences (English) Bachelor of Computer Science 31/12/2032
Computer Science and Architecture Computer Sciences Bachelor of Computer Science 31/13/2032
Business Economics (English) Bachelor of Economics 31/12/2028
Business Economics Bachelor of Economics 31/12/2028
Education, Humanities and Social Sciences International Relations (English) Bachelor of International Relations 31/12/2028
Education, Humanities and Social Sciences International Relations Bachelor of International Relations 31/12/2028
Law and State Governance Law Bachelor
of Law (LLB)
01/07/2033
Law and State Governance Public Administration and State Govermence Bachelor of Public Governance 31/12/2024
Education, Humanities and Social Sciences Journalism Bachelor of Journalism 01/07/2028
Education, Humanities and Social Sciences American Studies (English) Bachelor of American Studies 31/12/2028
Education, Humanities and Social Sciences English Philology (English) Bachelor of Humanities in Philology 28/02/2023
Masters
Business Finances (English) Master of Business Administration in Finances 31/12/2024
Business Finances Master of Business Administration in Finances 31/12/2024
Business Marketing (English) Master of Business Administration in Marketing 31/12/2031
Business Management (English) Master of Business Administration in Management 31/120/2031
Computer Science and Architecture Computer Sciences (English) Master of Computer Science 31/12/2032
Education, Humanities and Social Sciences International Relations (English) Master of International Relations 31/12/2028
Law and State Governance Comparative Business Law Master of Laws (LLM) 01/07/2026
Education, Humanities and Social Sciences US Foreign Affairs (English) Master of American Studies 31/12/2028
Education, Humanities and Social Sciences Education Administration (English) Master of Education in Education Administration 31/12/2024
Education, Humanities and Social Sciences Education Administration Master of Education Administration 31/12/2031
Education, Humanities and Social Sciences Digital Media and Communication (Georgian Language)  Master of Mass Communication 01/07/2028
Doctors
Business Business Administration (English) Doctor of Business Administration 31/12/2024
Computer Science and Architecture Computer Sciences (English) Doctor of Computer Science 31/12/2032
Education, Humanities and Social Sciences American Studies (English) Doctor of American Studies 31/12/2028
Education, Humanities and Social Sciences  Education Sciences (English) Doctor of Education Sciences 01/07/2025
TEACHER TRAINING EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM
Education, Humanities and Social Sciences  Teacher Training Programme (English) 01/07/2025

A multicultural, student-oriented learning environment has been created at the university. The high level of teaching is ensured by local and visiting professors from different countries, educational programs and activities are focused on developing transferable skills.

The educational process is conducted using modern teaching methods and is based on the latest technologies. In the process of development and implementation of training programs, the role of modern technologies and its impact on the employment market, as well as the need for analytical thinking, teamwork, decision-making, planning and prioritization skills are taken into account.

As a result, educational programs are focused on the demands of both – local and international employment markets.

In terms of student and staff exchange, the university cooperates with leading educational institutions of Europe, Asia and America.

Research and Projects

The university publishes Georgian and English-language scholarly international journals in various fields of science annually. The editorial boards of journals are staffed by specialists and researchers recognized at the international level.

Large-scale international conferences in various disciplines are organized by the university every year. Internationally recognized leading field specialists take part in those conferences.

The university is involved in a number of international projects (Erasmus+, DAAD, Tempus, Visegrad Fund, Black Sea Cross Boarder Cooperation) and is the beneficiary of a number of scientific grants of Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia.

International cooperation

In 2019, International Black Sea University became a member of Magna Charta Consortium, a globally recognized university association, which unites up to 1000 leading educational institutions of different countries. IBSU is also a member of the Association of Francophonie Universities.

The university has signed a memorandum of cooperation with 70 leading universities and organizations of the world.

Employment, Student Life and Services

Student self-government and various clubs function in the university. University students are actively involved in social, cultural and sports activities.

Career Development Service helps students in career planning. The university has a high rate of employment of its graduates.

The International Black Sea University has a library. Electronic library databases and electronic resources are also available, providing students with continuous access to high quality educational and scientific materials.

The university’s grant policy is focused on supporting successful students. It has a variety of internal funding sources. Every year, the number of students with high academic performance who are awarded state training grants, gold and silver medals, is increasing.