Department International Relations
Staff of the International office
Director of International Relations DepartmentTerm Dates (For 2012-2013)Fall Semester:
September - JanuarySpring Semester:
February – JuneOpen for incoming exchange studentsFall Semester: May 1Spring Semester: October 1
Nomination by the exchange coordinator of the partner University is required!
Nomination Letter should be sent to CU International office via email from your home university coordinator.Application:
1. The application form
2. The Learning Agreement where you list the courses you'd like to take
3. A transcript of records which shows your leaning achievements from your home university
4. Non-native English speakers are requested to prove their proficiency in English by presenting:
a. A copy of TOEFL/IELT score report. The score of TOEFL test should not be less than 80 iBT. Requested IELTS score is 5,5 and above.
b. Official Confirmation Letter of English proficiency from the University (written and signed by the lecturer of any course given in English)
a) Your CV
b) Photocopy of the identification pages of your passport
c) One passport size photo
After the successful application, CU will send out an official letter of acceptanceExpected Arrival Date:
Latest day of arrival should be 3 days prior to the start of the Classes. Try your best not to be latecomer!Course Descriptions
Undergraduate level students coming for an exchange term may be restricted to some courses by their home university. CU reserves the right to decide individually according to specific requirements such as pre-knowledge, language skills.Housing
CU does not have student dormitories.
Accommodations are provided at the student's choice with a hostel or in a rented apartment.
If you want us to help in finding a flat please contact International Relations Office at CU.Approximate Living costs
- Housing: around $175 to $300 per month, depending on sharing arrangements and distance from University
- meals: about $15 per day
- pocket money: a few dollars a day for incidentals
- Local transportation: Travel within Tbilisi is by:
a. bus – 0.50 GEL one way(students – 0.20 GEL)
b. minibus – 0.50 GEL one way
c. Metro - 0.50 GEL one way
You can also use touch cards for transportation that offers good discounts. You will be given information about touch cards when you come here in Tbilisi.Academic Requirements for Exchange Students
CoursesCU offers a variety of subjects in the fields of:
- Exchange students are not reduced to take some specific number of credits during a regular term though we allow maximum of 30 credits.
- Only on request of the home university will exchange students be allowed to overload our maximum limit.
- Fluency in the English language is mandatory!
- Business Administration
- Social Sciences
- Health Care Management
Average class size is 10-15 StudentsAssessment and Grading
All subjects include different forms of assessment, such as class exercises, assignments, quizzes, tests or examination. Individual student is ultimately responsible to meet all course requirements.
Key Attractions of CU
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Key attraction of Tbilisi, Georgia
- CU is one of the leading and prestigious private universities in Georgia accredited by government.
- Member of CEEMAN, IAUP, BMDA, EFMD, NIBES
- Highly International with over 60 partners worldwide and an international composition of the student body and faculty
Tbilisi is 1600 years old city, so it certainly has lots of things to offer. It is the place where it all happens. Politically, socially, culturally, economically - Tbilisi is the hub of South Caucasus and Central Asia where one gravitates for fun and excitement. It's old city with narrow, winding streets, beautiful gorgeous buildings, old balconied houses with the appropriateness of contemporary architectural insertions from a presidential palace to shopping malls, leisure facilities, bridges, parks.
There is a wide array of good places to eat, and enjoy a busy cultural scene and nightlife. There are plenty of clubs and bars worth visiting after a busy day at Caucasus University. Just to taste various Georgian wine (it is widely believed that Georgia is where wine production first began) and food while enjoying live music.
So you should come here Because of the look of the city, the friendliness of the people that will make all and every day of your visit more interesting and simply because that Tbilisi is stunning, unbelievably invigorating and the place for that new experience you are in a need now.Student Services Available
- Student Club
- Assistance – all incoming students will have assistance by the members of student club.
- IT service Exchange students will have access to all IT facilities including a personal CU e-mail address.