ISET students again win prestigious IMF student competition across 35 countries

Friday, 05 November 2021 10:46
For the third year in a row, ISET BA economics students have won the prestigious “Fund Challenge” from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The student competition is held worldwide and involves students in economics undergraduate programs from 35 countries. With ISET students having won the IMF competition for three consecutive years, we’re proud to note: "Our team is constantly committed to the professional development and success of students, and we are pleased with the results." The award-winning project came from Nino Sarishvili and Meri Julakidze, fourth year students in ISET’s economics BA program. Within the competition, they presented an analysis…

Training in green economy for journalists and students

Friday, 22 October 2021 16:13
ISET Policy Institute, thanks to the financial support of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is launching the series of training in Green Economy for Journalists and students. The main objective of this initiative is to increase the capacity of Georgian journalists to understand and discuss policy challenges associated with the development of a greener, circular economy, climate change mitigation and adaptation, as well as concrete energy and environmental policies adopted by the Georgian government. After the training, participants will have a greater understanding of the topics discussed, and an increased ability to effectively gather, process, and disseminate information about…

ISET and GIZ jointly hosted workshop on implementing climate change-topics in higher education in Georgia

Friday, 22 October 2021 13:01
On Friday, 15 October, ISET and the German Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) jointly hosted an expert digital workshop on Implementing climate change-topics in higher education in Georgia: experiences, needs, and potential for future collaboration. Climate change has lately been attracting growing societal and political attention, but it has also been gaining traction as a topic within academic programs. For instance, several pilot programs implementing climate-related classes are already underway in Georgia, including the Climate Change Economics class in ISET's own BA program. However, many of these programs still lag far behind the potential and the country’s needs. Consequently, we…

ISET's BA Program in Economics ranked #1

Wednesday, 15 September 2021 09:56
For the second consecutive year ISET's BA Program in Economics ranked No. 1 among every economics and business programs in Georgia, based on the NAEC scores. BA program was launched in 2017 and the initial cohort of BA students numbered 50. Since 2019 ISET’s BA Program in economics annually admits 150 students. It’s also a tradition that almost every student in every intake receives a state grant. In 2021, 94% of freshmen admitted to the program come with either a 100% or 70% state grant. ISET is proud that the best students keep choosing our programs!


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