Frequently Asked Questions - შავი ზღვის საერთაშორისო უნივერსიტეტი
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Frequently Asked Questions

Registration

Registration for first-year students in the first semester consists of two stages. In other cases, students register online.

It does not. You must bring an original version of your certificate during the registration at the university.

The first payment must be made before the registration is completed.

Exchange Programs

Yes, it has exchange programs.

More than 70 universities around the world are partners of IBSU. Accordingly, each student can receive higher education both in Europe and in leading states of Asia.

High academic performance and active student life.

Mobility

In order to recognize credits of a student transferred via mobility rule, the study process management service, in coordination with the head of the relevant program, prepares a comparison report and submits it to the quality assurance service for review. The final edition of the act of comparison is approved by the faculty council. The consent or rejection of the credits recognized by the university is confirmed in writing by the student, organized by the study process management service.

Yes, it is possible. You need to submit relevant documentation to receive an internal grant.

A student wishing to register, after receiving a confirmation of mobility, must send the following documents to the International Black Sea University:

  • application;
  • Copy/copies of document(s) regulating a student status (eg Enrollment/Status Suspension/Termination Act);
  • mark sheet certified by the signature and seal of an authorized person of the university (indicating the number of credits and evaluation of study components);
  • A student must submit a document confirming the relevancy of the subjects/test type to the mobility transfer program at the national exams (if he/she passed the unified national exams in 2020 and afterwards). If this relevancy is not confirmed, the student will not be able to participate in the mobility.
  • a copy of the person’s identification card (ID);
  • A document confirming complete general education and/or a copy of a document confirming the completion of a previous level of higher education;
  • Two photographs (3X4), (printed and electronic version);
  • For male students: a document confirming being on military registration;
  • In case of enrollment at a master’s and doctoral levels according to the mobility rule, if the candidate provides a diploma obtained as a result of completing at least a five-year program within the period determined by the Law of Georgia on “Higher Education”, the candidate must also present a recognition document issued in accordance with the law, which proves that the diploma is equivalent to the corresponding level.

In order to enjoy the right of internal mobility, the student is obliged to submit the following documents to the relevant faculty within the time limits determined by IBSU:

  • application(R3.F13);
  • When writing a mobility application, student must submit a document that confirms the relevancy of the national examination (if he/she passed the unified national exams in 2020 and afterwards)/master’s exam subjects/type of test with the mobility transfer program. If this relevancy is not confirmed, the student will not be able to participate in the mobility.

In the case of a diploma issued by a foreign country, it is necessary to submit its translated and notarized version recognized by the National Center for Education Quality Enhancement.

Different tuition fees apply to foreign nationals. Detailed information is available on the IBSU website www.iro.ibsu.edu.ge or you should contact iro@ibsu.edu.ge   nmaghalashvili@ibsu.edu.ge

When using the right of mobility from the Georgian-language educational program to the English-language educational program, the student is obliged to confirm the English language appropriate level of knowledge. The relevant levels for this purpose are:

  • In order to enroll in the first semester of the bachelor’s program, the student must have received at least the number of points in the English language test at the unified national exams, which is determined for the corresponding educational program in the relevant academic year. (50%+1) or (60%+1);
  • A student enrolled in the second semester of the bachelor’s program must confirm the B1 level of English language proficiency;
  • A student enrolled in the 3rd-5th semesters of the Bachelor’s program must confirm the B2 level of English language proficiency.
  • As for master’s and doctoral programs. A student enrolled in a master’s program must confirm B2 level of English language proficiency; a student enrolled in a doctoral program must confirmB2/C1 level of English language proficiency as a prerequisite for admission to the program.
  • In order to confirm the required level, the student can: present an international English language certificate or pass an English language test prescribed by IBSU or provide a document proving that he/she has completed a course component in English at the same level, the learning outcomes of which corresponds to the B2/C1 level or adocument proving that he/she has previously completed an English language education program within the last three years and has a grade point average (GPA) of at least 75 (out of 100) or 3 (out of 4) within that program.

In case the documentation submitted by the student does not confirm an appropriate level of the language proficiency required by the educational program, the student must pass the language level test. The mentioned test is carried out within the deadline for the submission of the documentation for mobility, no later than before the end of the deadline for the recognition of credits and the preparation of decisions of the faculties of International Black Sea University LLC.

In order to confirm the required level, a student can: a) provide an international English language certificate; b) In order to enroll in the first semester at the bachelor’s level, a student must have received at least the number of points in the English language exam at the unified national exams, which is determined for a corresponding educational program in the relevant academic year. (50%+1) or (60%+1) for the English Philology program; c) submit a document certifying that he/she has passed the educational component in English at the same level, the learning outcomes of which are at the corresponding/B2/C1 level: d) submit a document certifying that he/she has completed an English-language educational program of the previous level within the last three years and the grade point average (GPA) of that program is at least 75 (out of 100) or 3 (out of 4).

Student status

The grounds for suspension of a student status are:

  • pregnancy, childbirth, child care or deterioration of health;
  • financial debt;
  • Missing of academic registration (except for studying within the exchange educational program);
  • Missing of financial registration;
  • studying in a higher educational institution of a foreign country (except for studying within an exchange educational program);
  • Personal application (without specifying the reason);
  • Lack of health and accident insurance (if such insurance is required by the law/regulations).

Note that 5 years after the suspension of student status, a students status will be cancelled, except cases determined by the legislation.

The grounds for termination of a student status are:

  • awarding an academic degree;
  • Transfer to another higher educational institution;
  • Failing at least two mandatory study components three times (except for the case when the student benefits from the right of internal mobility to another educational program, where the failed study component does not represent a course with a mandatory status);
  • Violation of the university’s disciplinary norms, which, in accordance with the “Regulating Rule on Students’ Disciplinary Responsibility” (R7), foresees the termination of a student status;
  • Suspension of student status for five years;
  • Personal application;
  • death;
  • Failure to complete an educational program during additional semesters

Yes, it is possible. Within 5 years after the status suspension.

At least 2 weeks before the beginning of the study process, a student must apply to the faculty for restoration of a student status.

In case of restoration of a student’s status, the study components passed and to be passed by the student are evaluated. If the student’s educational program has undergone a change during the suspension period, the student may have to take additional components after the status is restored.

Student Rights

Yes, they can freely establish and/or join a student organization according to their interests.

The quality management service periodically evaluates the academic staff’s activities, in which all students have the opportunity to participate.

Student should consider issues of their interest in the following order. Firstly, apply to the study process administrator; Then to the head of the program or the dean of the faculty.

Financial matters, including tuition fees, should be addressed to the Chancellor of the University.

Generally, it is recommended to discuss the examination paper with the lecturer and get a feedback. After entering the marks in the student information system, you can appeal the exam results.

The student is obliged to:

  • learn and develop intellectually by using the opportunity offered by the university for personal growth, development and success;
  • master the selected and mandatory components in accordance with the requirements of the educational program and university regulations;
  • Follow the rules of the university. Not knowing the rules is not a basis for releasing the student of liabilities. All students are obliged to familiarize themselves with the regulations of the university.
  • follow the obligations arising from the mutual agreement between the student and the university;
  • take care and protect the University’s property.
  • act in accordance with environmental, ecological, sanitary, fire safety and other general rules.