Caucasus University

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Caucasus University
კავკასიის უნივერსიტეტი
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Motto Pro magno futuro (Latin)
Motto in English
For a great future
Type Private
Established 2004
President Kakha Shengelia
Administrative staff
full-time, part-time
Location Georgia (country) Tbilisi, Georgia
Campus Urban
Colors Light Blue     
Athletics Varsity teams
Mascot Owl
Website cu.edu.ge

Caucasus University is a privately held university in Georgia, Caucasus. The university was established in 2004 on the foundation of Caucasus School of Business, which was established in 1998 in partnership with Georgia State University, Atlanta, USA, during the country's transitional period.[1] This was when Georgia was making the first attempts to move from a planned to free market economy. Caucasus University has evolved and is now one of the most prominent higher education institutions in Georgia and the South Caucasus region.

Schools and programs[edit]

Caucasus University currently consists of eight schools: the School of Business, the School of Law, the School of Media, the School of Technology, the School of Governance, the School of Social Sciences, the School of Tourism and the School of Healthcare and offers degree and certificate programs.

Caucasus School of Business (CSB)[edit]

CSB is a member of the Central and East European Management Development Association (CEEMAN), and was the first educational institution in the South Caucasus Region to be granted CEEMAN International Quality accreditation. The school offers:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, with specializations in Finance, Accounting, Marketing Management, Marketing Research and Analysis in partnership with ACT, Management, International Business.
  • Dual Bachelor of Business Administration/Master of Business Administration, a four-year joint program with Robinson College of Business in the USA, consisting of two years at CSB in Tbilisi, followed by two years at Robinson College. The program is conducted in English, and focuses on Management, Marketing, Finance, and International Business.
  • Master of Business Administration, with areas of specialization including Finance, Marketing, and Management.
  • Dual Master of Business Administration, a joint venture with Grenoble Graduate School of Business (GGSB), which is accredited by all three major business school accreditation services: the Association of MBAs (AMBA), European Foundation for Management Development (EQUIS) and Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Graduates of this program are awarded a Master of Business Administration degree from GGSB and an International Executive Master of Business Administration degree from CSB. There are three specialized tracks: Global Management, Management Consulting, and Business Intelligence.
  • MSc in Management
  • a Ph.D program, in conjunction with Georgia State University in the USA. The program is offered in English with specializations in finance, Marketing, and Management. Robinson College of Business provides academic and administrative support for the program, which is supported by Eurasia Foundation and the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the USA.
  • In-Service Training courses for organizations that are interested in training their staff in different spheres of business.

Caucasus School of Law (CSL)[edit]

Caucasus School of Law, established in September 2005, is designed to fulfill the requirements established by the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia and the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS), and the education process is frequently monitored by foreign experts. CSL’s motto is “The law is strict, but it is the law” (Dura Lex, Sed Lex). The secondary priority of CSL is the scientific and research activities of students and professors. The students’ self-governing organization, CSL-U, is a member of the European Students’ Union (ESIB).

Caucasus School of Law offers:

  • LL.B programs
  • Masters programs, the first of their kind in Georgia,[citation needed] with possible specialisations of Private (Business) Law, Public Law, Criminal Law and International Law
  • Doctoral programs

Caucasus School of Media (CSM)[edit]

Caucasus School of Media, established in 2007, offers:

  • a Bachelor of Journalism program (SS.B), consisting of 10 subjects: five press journalism modules, five TV-radio journalism modules, five international journalism modules, seven subjects of basic university disciplines
  • a Master of Journalism program (SS.M), targeted at bachelor alumni and specialists who hold diplomas in journalism in Law; International Relations; Information Technologies; Banking; Business Management and Administration; Humanitarian Sciences; Social-Political Sciences. The Masters program incorporates areas of the international, broadcasting and print media; research trends of media management, media law and media technologies. The Masters program usually lasts 2–5 years.

Caucasus School of Technology (CST)[edit]

Caucasus School of Technology (CST), established in 2008, offers:

  • an undergraduate program in Computer Technology.
  • a graduate program in Information Systems, based on the model curriculum of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and Association for Information Systems (AIS)
  • certificate courses.

Caucasus School of Governance (CSG)[edit]

Caucasus School of Governance offers:

  • Undergraduate degrees in Public Administration and International Relations
  • Public Administration, International Relations and related fields
  • a minor in Business Administration.

Affiliations[edit]

Caucasus University is a member of:

Partnerships[edit]

Caucasus University maintains partnerships with several international education institutions, including:

References[edit]

Collegium Civitas (Warsaw, Poland)

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