Tbilisi State University Masters Scholarships for International Students in Georgia

International School of Economics (ISET) at Tbilisi State University is now accepting applications for scholarships for international students for the academic year 2017-2018 academic year. Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s degree program in Economics.


How to Apply: Applications are to be submitted online as follows:

  • Complete an application form.
  • Upload a statement of purpose – a one or two-page essay explaining your motivation to study economics and how a master’s degree in economics is related to your career goals and intellectual interests (in PDF format).
  • Upload diplomas and transcripts from previously attended education
    al programs (BA/MA Degrees or equivalent). If the documents are not in English, please provide translated versions. All documents should be scanned and attached in PDF
  • Upload your GRE or GMAT scores.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing two-year master’s degree (MA) programme.

Scholarship Award: 

Local Students

  • Tuition Fee for the 2017-2018 academic year is 2,250 GEL

Amount you pay depands on the results of your performance at National Entrance Exams:

  • If you receive 100% of the state grant (2,250 GEL), you pay 0 GEL in a year.
  • If you receive 70% of the state grant (1,575 GEL), you pay 675 GEL in a year.
  • If you receive 50% of the state grant (1,125 GEL), you pay 1,125 GEL in a year.
  • If you receive 0% of the state grant (0 GEL), you pay 2,250 GEL in a year.

International Students

  • Tuition Fee for the 2017-2018 academic year is 3,000 USD
  • Scholarships: ten scholarships are available for international students, covering up to 60% of tuition cost
  • Stipends: outstanding students are granted monthly stipends, depending on performance
  • Housing: International students will be considered for housing support in TSU dorms or ISET-rented apartments

Number of Scholarships: There are ten scholarships available for international students.

Scholarship Country: Georgia

Course of study: Scholarships are awarded in the field of Economics.

How to be Eligible: To successfully complete the program, students must:

  • Pass all first year courses (a grade of D- or above).
  • In the second year, students must write a Master’s Project (15 credits) and complete and pass 15 elective courses (a total of 45 credits).
  • In the second year, if a student is enrolled in a concentration he/she has to satisfy all concentration requirements, as formulated by the concentration coordinator.
  • Write and successfully defend their Master’s Project.
  • Meet the minimum overall GPA requirement of 2.67 (B-).

Nationality: Local (Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia) and international students can apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Test Requirement:

Local Students: Georgian citizens are required to pass the Georgian National Master’s Exams in order to enroll at ISET.

International Students: If you are unable to provide GRE or GMAT scores, you are eligible to take ISET’s admissions exams, in one of the following three locations: 1. Yerevan, Armenia; 2. Baku, Azerbaijan and 3. Tbilisi, Georgia. If you are unable to take exams at one of the three locations, the Admissions Committee may arrange a proctored online exam.

English Language Requirement:  Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Application Deadline: The deadline for applications for admission in the 2017-2018 academic year is April 27, 2017.

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