LLM, Associate Professor
Director of the Institute for European Studies
Project Coordinator, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
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  • Currently - Postgraduate Studies, Law Faculty/ Ivane Javakhishsvili Tbilisi State University
  • 2007 -2008 MSc (Master of Science) in Policy Studies/ University of Edinburgh (UK)
  • 2005 -2006 LLM /Master of Lae in Human RIghts/, Law Faculty/ Central European University
  • 2000 - 2005  Bachelor's Degree in Law, Department of Law/Tbilisi State University

Professional Experience:

  • 2010 – present / Director of the Institute for European Studies, Tbilisi State University
  • 2009 -  Invited Professor at TSU Law Faculty, Tbilisi State University(Minsk)

Research Interests:

  • Foreign policy of Georgia
  • Georgia − European Union


Georgian (native), English (fluent), Russian (fluent) , French (basic)


  • European Union Studies Assocsiation (EUSA)/Member
  • International Media Lawyers Association/ Founder, Member

Recent Publications:

  1. Organized Crime and Corruption in two break-out regions of Georgia - Abkhazia and Tskhinvali region /South Ossetia. Can EU conditionality help to mitigate grave conditions for isolated local population in “frozen conflict” areas? Work in progress to be published by REES, University of Graz, Austria, 2012
  2. Georgian Prospects for Eastern Partnership, Publication of Jean Monnet Conference, Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova, 2011.




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This project is implemented
by the YSU Centre for European Studies
Yerevan State
Taras Shevchenko
National University
of Kyiv
Belarusian State
University of European
Political and Economic
Studies (USPEE)
European Inter
University Centre