International Students


ILIA STATE UNIVERSITY (ISU / ILIAUNI) is a flagship public research and comprehensive higher education institution in Georgia that was established in 2006 as a merger of six different institutions, each having a long history and a diverse institutional profile.

ILIAUNI welcomes around 5,000 freshmen every year at all levels of higher education. ISU strives to meet each student's needs and help them reach their potential. Ilia State University equips its students with an all-round experience to provide them with the necessary knowledge, skills, and confidence to achieve future career goals. ISU provides an advanced and dedicated academic community where students can learn from experts and gain the qualifications they are looking for.

At Ilia State University, students can broaden their horizons through its multicultural environment, which will develop their interpersonal skills to face new challenges – and will have the opportunity to become involved in a wide range of engaging student activities, clubs, and societies.


  • INTERNATIONAL POSITIONING – Iliauni ranks as the No.1 university in the country according to both THE (Times Higher Education) and Scimago Institutions rankings
  • INTERNATIONALLY ACCREDITED PROGRAMS - Iliauni offers internationally accredited programs that meet the highest standards of academic quality. The MD program at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Medicine has been accredited by WFME, and the Computer Engineering program at the School of Technology has received accreditation from ABET.
  • EXCHANGE AND DOUBLE DEGREE PROGRAMS - Since 2012, Iliauni has been offering exchange programs to its students and staff, facilitating opportunities to engage with numerous international higher education institutions. Iliauni currently provides exchange programs with 125 European universities from 27 countries
  • INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY – Over 700 students from 61 countries have chosen Iliauni as their academic home. This multicultural environment enriches the educational experience, fostering cross-cultural understanding, and facilitating the development of lifelong connections.
  • UNFORGETTABLE STUDENT LIFE - friendly and welcoming community where students can actively engage in a variety of academic, social, and cultural activities
  • COMPETITIVE TUITION FEES – ISU offers top-class education with competitive tuition fees in the country and the region


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