Welcome to Georgian Technical University

Georgian Technical University (GTU) is one of the biggest educational and scientific institutions in Georgia. The university’s main focus is to improve its position on the international higher education scene providing opportunities to learn excellent professional and academic skills maintaining internationally competitive education, research, and innovation services significant for Georgia’s sustained development.

GTU

History

1922 - was founded as a Polytechnical Faculty of Tbilisi State University
1990 - Georgian Polytechnic Institute was granted the university status and was named the Georgian Technical University (GTU)
2001 - GTU became a full member of the European University Association – EUA
2005 – Georgia joined Bologna Process

Educational Programs

211 educational curricula are accredited at GTU
44 Vocational programs currently active (total number - 184 Vocational programs) - 150 ECTS
69 Bachelor's degree programs - 240 ECTS
46 Master’s degree programs - 120 ECTS
38 Ph.D. programs - 180 ECTS

Languages of Study

  • Georgian
  • Russian
  • English
  • German

GTU has licensed TELL ME MORE® language training software, which includes American English, British English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Spanish. Learning programs are also suited to user needs, as the software offers Complete Beginner, Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced levels.

Facts and Figures

Departments - 59 Scientific and Educational Centers – 127 Affiliated Scientific-Research Institutes - 17

  • Faculty of Civil Engineering
  • Faculty of Power Engineering and Telecommunications
  • Faculty of Mining and Geology
  • Faculty of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy
  • Faculty of Architecture, Urban Planning, and Design
  • Faculty of Law and International Relations
  • Engineering Economic, Media Technology and Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Business Technology
  • Faculty of Informatics and Control Systems
  • Faculty of Transportation and Mechanical Engineering
  • International Design School
  • Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Biosystems Engineering

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STEM Programs at GTU

GTU has been offering Engineering Degrees for decades with special attention to the following STEM fields: Computer Sciences, Computer Engineering (50+ years), Energy and Electrical Engineering (90+ years), Civil Engineering (90+ years), Food Industry, and Forestry (60+ years). GTU participates in Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) project for STEM Higher Education Development in Georgia. Indicative STEM programs include Electrical (Power) Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Chemical Engineering and Civil Engineering fields at Georgian Technical University. Project objectives:

  • Build up capacity in Georgian public universities

and to offer international standard US degrees and ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) accreditation in STEM fields.

New Program at GTU Under MCC-Georgia’s Program

In partnership with Auburn University (USA) and Georgian Research and Development Foundation, GTU has submitted project proposal “A New Program to Promote Workforce Training in Wireless Engineering Technology to Enhance Economic Development in Georgia” in response to the MCC-Georgia’s Program Improvement Competitive Grants for Industry-led Skills and Workforce Development Project. A new vocational education center “Georgian Wireless Vocational Center (GWVC)” will be established and administrated by GTU within this project.

ISU/GTU partnership program

In line with the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Iowa State University (ISU) and GTU, a new ISU/GTU partnership program was launched at GTU to align 5 undergraduate programs at a newly established Agrarian Faculty of GTU with ISU's relevant programs and enable program-to-program transfer of Georgian students to ISU after successfully completing two years of study at GTU. GTU educational-scientific activities are funded by the local and international scientific organizations and funds, including:

  • Georgia National Science Foundation (GNSF);
  • Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation (SRNSF);
  • Georgia Research and Development Foundation (GRDF);
  • Euro Commission Foundation TEMPUS, ERASMUS MUNDUS, ERASMUS+, HORIZON 2020;
  • US Civilian Research and Development Foundation (CRDF);
  • International Science and Technology Center (ISTC);
  • Science & Technology Center in Ukraine (STCU);
  • US Agency of International Development (USAID)…

GTU is executing various projects and researchers funded by well-known companies such as:

  • British Petroleum
  • Durapact GmbH
  • Boeing-Rotorcraft
  • INVENSYS
  • Schneider Electric
  • SIEMENS

International Partnerships

GTU has advanced partnerships in the fields of education and research with the world's leading organizations, such as KEK - High Energy Accelerator Research Organisation (Japan), Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH (Germany), CERN - European Organization for Nuclear Research (Switzerland), JINR - Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (Dubna Distinguished Professors from various countries are delivering the lectures at the International Design School established at GTU under the patronage of Prof. Dr. Giorgetto Giugiaro, well-known Italian automobile designer.

Programs taught in:
English
German
Russian
Georgian

This school also offers:

Master

Georgian Technical University

The English Master’s Program of Agronomy ("EMPA"), established in Fall 2017, provides a unique opportunity to prospective candidates aspiring to become future global lead ... [+]

The English Master’s Program of Agronomy ("EMPA"), established in Fall 2017, provides a unique opportunity to prospective candidates aspiring to become future global leaders in the field of agronomy. All EMPA courses and lectures are offered in English to prepare students to face real-life challenges of the global economy. Our expert team of English-speaking professors and lecturers are trained to equip each student with the English skills necessary to compete in both the academic and professional fields. We are confident that EMPA is the leading international program in the field of agronomy.

In addition to the core agronomy courses, EMPA offers various electives such as entomology, ecology, genetics, and breeding, to help course participants choose their specific careers and fields. We are currently in discussions with foreign universities regarding a potential double degree program in agronomy and are working towards finalizing the details soon.... [-]

Georgia Tbilisi
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Georgian Technical University

This program is intended to enhance the knowledge and skills of design professionals, and those of other disciplines, to enter or continue within diverse careers in the d ... [+]

This program is intended to enhance the knowledge and skills of design professionals, and those of other disciplines, to enter or continue within diverse careers in the design disciplines, and other allied professional disciplines. The program extends the students' critical understanding of the historical and contemporary social, cultural, economic and political contexts of design, while providing advanced, state-of-the-art specialized training and experience —in design practice, processes and methods —necessary to undertake complex, multi-faceted design projects, and produce professional design outcomes and results to an international standard.

Graduates of the program will be imbued with the requisite knowledge and skills to continue their careers as successful practicing designers who are able to make a positive contribution to the community of designers, design stakeholders, and society at large. Graduates will also gain a rigorous scholarly grounding and experience appropriate for life-long learning and further doctoral education.... [-]

Georgia Tbilisi
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Georgian Technical University

The Master’s Programme in Management and Policy of Technology will provide its graduates with the knowledge and skills to analyze complex sociotechnical problems, to stru ... [+]

The Master’s Programme in Management and Policy of Technology will provide its graduates with the knowledge and skills to analyze complex sociotechnical problems, to structure and model their solutions, and to carry out the design and implementation of complex projects, programs and policies in the technological area.

The programme integrates management knowledge with the fields of technology specialization, and comprises of an engineering elements, with courses in quantity analyzes, as well as courses in business planning, and economics. It emphasizes the integration of the different fields of management developing a general perspective to management problems and challenges. The programme offers systematized analysis of the concepts and principles that are basic for an understanding of the technology management field. Course work relates theories and ideas to the operating practices and policies of production and operational issues at enterprises. ... [-]

Georgia Tbilisi
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Georgian Technical University

After graduation of this program, with the acquired knowledge and awarded qualification, person will be able to work in private sector, governmental and nongovernmental o ... [+]

Program Objectives To prepare the enologist in accordance with labor market demands, which will be competitive, practically-oriented and ready to meet the highest expectations of the wine industry. To acquire the students with the required theoretical knowledge and practical skill. To introduce to students the world of grape growing, wine making, wine appreciation and wine business. To teach the current techniques, to give information about modern methods, innovations used while managing a vineyard and winery. To explain the importance of specific viticulture techniques in creating wines with good flavor and aroma. To provide the experience for students that develops relevant skills in current practices for harvesting grapes and processing grapes into wine at a commercial vineyard and/or winery. To become students familiar with common analytical skills, used in a wine laboratory. Program Description ... [-]
Georgia Tbilisi
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Georgian Technical University

This Master’s objective is to prepare the water resources engineer which will be modern requirement appropriate, competitive, performance-oriented, focused on the practic ... [+]

This Master’s objective is to prepare the water resources engineer which will be modern requirement appropriate, competitive, performance-oriented, focused on the practical and operational activities. Which, will provide design and implementation of operational activities given into construction norms and rules, will be motivated to be a professional point of view, a worthy contribution to the social - economic development. Will be able to design, construction and exploitation of water resources management systems using modern computer programs and consideration of risk–factors in the regulatory processes. Will be able to natural water classification, monitoring of water quality and assessment they use the modern standards.... [-]

Georgia Tbilisi
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Georgian Technical University

The Master’s Program in Water Supply, Water Discharge and Rational Use and Protection of Water Resources provides its graduates with the market-demanded knowledge and ski ... [+]

Program Objectives The Master’s Program in Water Supply, Water Discharge and Rational Use and Protection of Water Resources provides its graduates with the market-demanded knowledge and skills to independently and freely start development of construction of water supply and sewerage systems and properly manage the construction process in a sustainable and safe manner. Teach to provide rational use and protection of water resources in the current situation. Teach to solve complex engineering and environmental problems in the construction of water supply and sewerage systems. Teach to work independently with the project related normative documentation and to transfer a construction object into exploitation oriented on quality. Program Description ... [-]
Georgia Tbilisi
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus