Master’s Degree

28 Jan, 2010


ISET International School of Economics at Tbilisi State University

Master’s Degree in EconomicsTaught entirely in English by International Professors 

The International School of Economics in Tbilisi, Georgia (ISET) is currently recruiting applicants from countries in the region for its Master’s Degree in Economics. 

The program has international funding from BP, the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Open Society Institute, the Swedish Agency for International Development Cooperation (Sida) and The World Bank. 

Admission applications are due by April 30, 2008 for study beginning in September 2008. 

Any student who has completed a bachelor’s degree before September 2008 is eligible to apply. 

Students who are successful at ISET include mathematicians, computer science majors, physicists, engineers, business and economics majors, MBAs, and others.  Strong math ability is recommended. 

The School teaches economics on the international-level- preparing students for analytical decision-making using data, mathematical tools, and modeling techniques.  ISET students prepare for a variety of careers in international organizations, government, business, and think tanks, and for Ph.D. study abroad.  Housed in a newly renovated seven-story building, ISET offers students a Western-style education in a Western-style facility. 

Admissions and Financial Aid 

ISET is recruiting students internationally for the Master’s Degree in Economics.  The full cost of the program is $8000/academic year, but FULL SCHOLARSHIPS, including housing support and a living stipend are available.  Admissions exams and interviews will be held simultaneously in Tbilisi, Baku, and Yerevan in early May.  Admission is purely merit-based. 

Submit your application for ISET’s Masters Degree in Economics no later than April 1, 2008 to participate in free Preparatory Courses in English and/or Mathematics during April 2008. Courses are free for applicants to the Master’s degree program. Courses will meet during evenings/weekends. Students may choose either English or Mathematics, or both courses. 

These short courses will help students prepare for the ISET admissions exams-although students are able to prepare for the exams independently as well. 

To register for the preparatory courses, e-mail or contact Maya Surguladze at 507 177 or 178 (ext 104). 

Applications and more information are available online