Admissions Process

ISET strives to attract the best students from around the world and selects them on the basis of merit and in the spirit of open competition.

Admission to the program is open to anyone holding a secondary school (or equivalent) diploma. Each applicant to ISET is considered with great care. We’ll guide you through the application process and answer any questions you have along the way.

ISET accepts both local and international students; however, the application process for these two groups is a bit different. Applicants with Georgian citizenship are considered local students.

Local Students

Admission Process

To find the program in the "Students Catalog 2022" go to:
   • University - Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
   • 0010140 ეკონომიკის საერთაშორისო სკოლის (ISET) საბაკალავრო პროგრამა ეკონომიკაში (ინგლისურენოვანი) - Bachelor’s Program in Economics at International School of Economics at Tbilisi State University (ISET) 

Student of bachelor program can become any person with secondary education that is certified by the state with corresponding document (diploma) or equivalent.
Georgian citizens are required to pass the Georgian National Exams in order to enroll at ISET. The candidates should pass the following subjects:

  1. Georgian grammar and literature. The minimum required competency.
  2. English language. Minimum level of competency: 65%+1
  3. Mathematics. Minimum level of competency: 50%+1

Priorities are as follows: 2-3-1

Number of places: 150

International Students

Admission Process

Prospective international students are required to follow the rules and terms defined by the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia.

Those candidates whose native language is not English, are required to present a certificate of English language competence with the minimum level of B2 or prove their competences during the interview (explained below).    

For International Applicants the admission process consists of three main stages: (1) online registration and submission of full application package, (2) Online Exam and Interview, and (3) Tuition Deposit.

Number of places: 30

(1) Online Registration and Submission of a Full Application Package

Applications are to be submitted online as follows:

  • Complete an application form
  • Upload copy of passport
  • Upload copy of school-leaving certificate, diplomas from previously attended educational programs
  • Upload copy of English language certificate

Note: All documents should be scanned and attached in PDF format. If the documents are not in English, please provide translated versions.

(2) Online Exam and Interview

Candidates are required to pass the exam in Mathematics organized by ISET and attend the online interview conducted by the ISET Admissions Committee.

Applicants are expected to demonstrate their general math skills and English language. An interview is a necessary component of evaluation and must be recorded, and a link sent to the Ministry; this video may also replace the English certificate.

(3) Tuition Deposit

If you are offered admission to the BA in Economics program, you will receive an admission letter via e-mail. To secure your place, you must make a non-refundable tuition deposit in the sum of 500 USD (this sum is later deducted from your tuition payment).

If you have any questions related to admissions, please contact the Office of Admissions at, (+995) 322 507 177 (ext: 104)


16, Zandukeli St,
0108 Tbilisi,

Telephone: (+995 32) 250 71 77