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Comparative Commercial Law

Law and State Governance School

Program Description

The goal of the MA program of “Comparative Commercial Law” at the International Black Sea University’s School of Law and Public Administration is to prepare competitive, highly qualified specialists in the field of comparative commercial law who will have in-depth knowledge of the field;

Graduates will be able to identify the etymology of practical cases and conflicts arising at the level of private and adjacent public relations at national and international levels in the trade and business sphere in general, rationally arrange them based on internationally recognized values ​​and professional ethical standards, as well as be able to communicate effectively with a professional and academic audience in compliance with the principles of academic integrity.

The Law School helps students to get internships in the university’s public or private partner organizations/companies, according to their interests.


Career opportunities

Field of professional activity of Graduates:

  • Local and international law companies
  • Non-governmental organizations and business companies
  • Public service structures with an appropriate profile
  • Consulting companies
  • Other organizations, where staff with the qualification of a lawyer is needed.
  • The graduate can also continue his/her studies at the next level of higher education –a doctorate of law, in accordance with the requirements established by the law.


Admission prerequisites

Candidates for master’s degree who are citizens of Georgia are required the following to be admitted to the program:

  • Bachelor’s or equivalent academic degree;
  • successfully passing the general master’s exam;
  • Passing intra-university exams in the specialty;
  • Passing the B2 level foreign language intra-university exam;

Please, consider the following!

  • Applicants who have an international certificate proving their knowledge of a foreign language at the B2 level are exempted from passing the foreign language exam;
  • The applicant is exempted from passing the foreign language exam if he/she has completed a foreign language educational program;
  • For candidates who are not in Georgia, the admission exam(s) for the master’s program can be conducted online;
  • In case of equal points, the GPA of the master’s degree candidate is considered in terms of the contest conditions;
  • Exam(s) in the specialty are conducted in the program instruction language.

Required documents: 

  • Application form;
  • 2 photos (3X4) (printed and in electronic form);
  • Notarized copies of the diploma and the appendix, or the certificate issued by the relevant higher education institution on awarding the degree and a consolidated mark sheet (the IBSU diploma does not need to be notarized);
  • Applicants with higher education overseas should present notarized translations of the diploma and appendix, as well as documentation confirming their international education;
  • Copy of identification card/passport (for citizens of foreign countries – notarized translation);
  • An international certificate confirming the level of proficiency in a foreign language/a document confirming the academic degree obtained as a result of the completion of a foreign language program – diploma and appendix (if any);
  • A military registration document issued in accordance with law;
  • A Common Master’s Degree Exam Card.

For foreign citizens see the link: www.iro.ibsu.edu.ge


Awarded Degree: Master of Law

Language of instruction: Georgian (with English components)

Duration and credits: 2 years, 120 ECTS


Tuition fees

Tuition fee for Georgian citizens: 4500 GEL
NOTE: Candidates registering between 20 and 31 August and signing a contract between 11 and 16 September will receive a 30% discount.
Candidates registering between 11 and 18 September and signing a contract between 25 and 27 September will receive a 15% discount.

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Tuition fee for international students: 9900 GEL


If you have already obtained the right to continue your master’s studies at the International Black Sea University, you will benefit from a 20% discount if you enroll during the registration period determined by the master’s and doctoral school. No grant retention condition applies to this grant.

For citizens of Ukraine:

A citizen of Ukraine who enrolls in any educational program of the university (all three levels) will receive a 50% tuition fee discount during the period of study determined by the program. (Bachelor’s degree – 4 years, Master’s degree – 2 years, Doctorate – 3 years).

The benefit applies to:

a) students who will be enrolled from 2022-2023;
b) Status restored;
c) ones who enrolled via mobility.

In case of restoration of status and mobility, the benefit will be used according to the university’s internal grant usage rules (30 credits per semester, remaining period determined by the program).


For detailed information please contact

E-Mail: tamarmshvidobadze@ibsu.edu.ge

Tel: (+995 32) 2595006 (117)

Head of the Program: Prof. Dr. Ketevan Kokrashvili