FAQ - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT STUDYING IN GEORGIA
First step is to choose the program you want to study and the university in which you desire to study, then, submit all the required documents to the University and pay the University’s admission fees. Within a month of completing this procedure, the University will contact to inform of your admission status.
For students who have not decided which university or City to study in, the easier way to get admission to study in Georgia is to fill the Admission Office’s Application form or send your documents to email@example.com. Within 24hrs, you will receive FREE guidance from our team of professionals.
Requirements for getting admission into most Georgian Universities.
- Copy of the passport;
- High School Certificate or BA degree Diploma (for MA degree applicants) along with transcript;
- Application fee of the University.
- Video Interview (Contact us for sample)
A few Universities may require some students to provide IELTS, TOEFL, or SAT result to study some programs.
Application cost varies in the different Universities. Among the top 24 Universities in Georgia for International students, Minimum Admission fee is $100 and the Maximum admission fee is $1100. Please Note: Admission fees are Non-refundable.
There is no age limit for applying for a degree program in Georgia. High school applicants must have a 12th Grade High school certificate (GCE Equivalent).
Most Universities in Georgia have no deadline for admission. So, students can get admission at any time of the year.
However, there is a deadline for getting admission to either join Fall Academic Session (September batch) or the Spring Academic Session (February/March batch). Usually, the deadline is a month before the start of the desired academic session.
The University’s consent comes within 5 working days. While the documents Translation, notarization, recognition and enrollment procedures take approximately 2 – 6 weeks depending on the university and program the applicant is applying to study in Georgia.
The average annual cost of studying and living in Georgia is $8,000 per academic year for Non-medical students. And $10,000 for Medical students.
We recommend students to budget $300 – $500 per month on accommodation in the Tbilisi city centre. And $200 – $350 for accommodation outside Tbilisi.
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The cheapest degree program in Georgia is Business Administration for $2200 per year.
Yes! the Georgian government has many financially friendly policies for students such as
- Subsidized public transport fare for students ($0.09 per ticket in public buses and City Metro)
- Student Saving Accounts In Banks.
- Student Cards (Students get discounts and sales offers occassionally using this card).
- Discounts to Paid parks, Museums, tourist attractions and More.
Currently, there are No full Scholarship offers for foreign students from the Georgian government.
Some Universities in Georgia offer partial scholarships for International students ranging from 25% discount on total tuition fees upwards. These scholarship are only available to students who do well academically.
Yes! You can study and work as long as your work does not interfere with your academics. However, We recommend that students have a financial plan that is not dependent on them finding a job in Georgia.
Most Universities in Georgia encourage students to develop their entrepreneurial skills while in Georgia. So, start the next big innovation in Georgia.
The Average cost of utility bills in Georgia for a 1 bedroom or 2 bedroom apartment during the warm season is $50 (120Gel) per month. And $100 (220Gel) per month in Winter.
- Optic Internet 20MB- 30Gel (Same in Winter)
- Water, Light and Sanitation – 40 Gel (Same in Winter
- Gas – 30Gel (130Gel in Winter)
This prices can be higher or lower depending on the economical/extravagant habit of the student. See full details on the Cost of living in Georgia here
Georgia is located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe, it is bounded to the west by the Black Sea, to the north by Russia, to the south by Turkey and Armenia, and to the southeast by Azerbaijan. The capital and largest city is Tbilisi
Yes! Georgia is a safe country. Georgia ranks fifth (5th) among 125 countries in the 2018 Crime Index by Numbeo. Since 2015, Georgia has been among the top 7 country in the Crime Index Statistics. Following countries like: Qatar, Singapore, Taiwan, Austria, United Arab Emirates and Hong Kong.
Yes! Georgia is a socially tolerant country. Even though Georgians are predominantly Orthodox christians, they have a hospitable culture. Georgia is welcoming to people of different religions, race, ethnicity and social status. This is why Georgia remains a top tourists destination and a favourite destination of International students.
Georgian is the official language of Georgia. Georgian is a Kartvelian language spoken by Georgians and it is written in its own writing system, the Georgian script.
However it is easy to find locals who speak Russian language (especially the older generation) and English language (among the younger generation).
Georgian Lari is the official currency of Georgia.
Georgia is part of the European continent. In 2011 Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili expressed a desire for Georgia to become a member state of the European Union (EU).
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