School of Business, Technology and Education ILIA STATE UNIVERSITY

MBA (Eng)

OPPORTUNITY FOR THE STUDENTS OF MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA) PROGRAM AT ISU TO RECEIVE THE DOUBLE DEGREE

Master of Business Administration (MBA) program admission requirements for Georgian students

Entrance examinations and registration procedures for Georgian students at the University:

A candidate is admitted for Master of Business Administration program based on the results of the General Graduate Examinations, University internal examination, English language examination (a candidate is waived from the language requirement if B2 level certificate is provided) and CV. 

In order to get admitted for this program, a candidate should be awarded with the BA degree in any field (preferred but not mandatory fields are business and economics) 

*Please note that application is not considered, if the following documents are not provided:

  • GPA and the rule of calculation (GPA min and max points) or diploma average point;

  • Contact information and position of the employer if working or/and internship experiences are provided and certificate of employment

  • Documents confirming participation in exchange programs, trainings, seminars, conferences and internships. 

Master of Business Administration (MBA) program admission requirements for international students

International applicants willing to admit for ISU MBA program are required to apply for the program based on the order №224/N of the Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia and register online at https://iliauni.edu.ge/en/international/apply-now 

Since 2017-2018 academic year, ISU MBA students have opportunity to spend one semester at University of Applied Sciences Burgenland (Austria) if they meet additional qualification requirements. Upon successful completion students will be awarded with the diploma and qualifications from the both universities. 

University of Applied Sciences Burgenland is one of the most successful higher education institutions in Austria with 99% rate of graduate employment as it provides an excellent mixture of practical and theoretical knowledge. Master of Arts in International Business Relations is the partner of ISU MBA program and stands out with its inter-cultural perspective and special focus on research and innovation. Students of ISU will be involved in Marketing and consumer behavior fields. 

In the framework of the partnership, students will be awarded with the double degree and the following qualifications:

  • „Master of Business Administration“ awarded by Ilia State University

  • „Master of Arts in International Business“ awarded by the University of Applied Sciences Burgenland

In order to receive double degree, ISU students are required to:

  • have the BA degree diploma and obtained ECTS in the following fields:

  • Management / business administration / economics (14 ECTS);

  • Legal studies / Law (6 ECTS);

  • English Language (8 ECTS) or international certificate in English language (C1)

  • spend second semester at the University of Applied Sciences Burgenland and obtain 27 ECTS which will be recognized by the Business School of Ilia State University in accordance with the requirements of “Master of Business Administration” program. 

  • complete two courses of international communications (9 ECTS), including one course at the University of Applied Sciences Burgenland and another at Ilia State University.*

* Mentioned International Communications courses are not included in planned 120 ECTS and are defined as extracurricular components. However completion of these courses is obligatory in order to receive the double degree.

For the detailed information see the curriculum of the Master of Business Administration (ENG) program or contact the School of Business.


Contract information

Faculty of Business, Technology and Education

Business School
Room E302, 3/5 K. Cholokashvili Ave, 0162, Tbilisi 


Contract persons for Georgian students:
Tamar Takaishvili
Program manager
E-mail: tamar_takaishvili@iliauni.edu.ge
(995 32) 222 00 09 (181)

Lana Alibegashvili
Coordinator of Master’s programs
E-mail: lana.alibegashvili.1@iliauni.edu.ge
(995 32) 222 00 09 (196)


Contact information for international students:

Office of Foreign Relations
Room E208, 3/5 K. Cholokashvili Ave, 0162, Tbilisi
E-mail: international@iliauni.edu.ge
(+995 32) 222 00 09 (385)

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