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

Monday, 20 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!

Professor Muhammad Asali Contributes to Canadian Research Conference

Friday, 11 June 2021 12:35
Professor Asali has once again aided the field of economics by participating in the 55th Annual Conference of the Canadian Economics Association – this year’s conference was held online between 3-5 June, and hosted by the Simon Fraser University Economics Department. In his latest presentation, by using a general-to-specific approach of vector-autoregression estimation, Prof. Asali offered his cutting-edge research on Cooperative and Violent Cycles within geopolitical conflicts. Prof. Asali received his Ph.D. in Economics from Columbia University back in 2008 and soon after joined ISET’s resident faculty. Muhammad moreover has extensive teaching experience from Columbia University, New York University, and…

ISET Programs Receive International Accreditation

Tuesday, 01 June 2021 12:16
We are honored and delighted to announce that BA and MA in economics programs of International School of Economics at Tbilisi State University (ISET) are now officially accredited by the international quality assurance agency, FIBAA. As a result of this achievement, ISET’s degree programs are presently the only internationally accredited programs in Georgia within the field of economics. FIBAA, the German Foundation for International Accreditation is a quality assurance agency acting in higher education and a member of the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA). FIBAA accreditation is an international recognition of ISET, emphasizing that it is…
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