“After restoration of Georgia’s independence, a new state university is being founded in the country for the first time,” this statement was released by Georgian PM Giorgi Gakharia after presenting new learning space at Kutaisi International University to the public.
As per the PM, development based on knowledge is most sustainable and significant.
“Otherwise we will prove unable to be competitive in different fields and, most importantly, our young people will find it difficult to be competitive. That’s why first of all I want to express my gratitude to CARTU, to Bidzina Ivansihvili for this great initiation, and I do hope that we will see the first graduates soon,” Giorgi Gakharia stated.
Admissions at Kutaisi International University starts in September, 2020. The idea of establishing the University belongs to Ivanishvili. The project, which was presented on Sept 8, 2016, is being entirely financed by The International Charity Foundation CARTU, with its approximate budget being a billion euro.
The model of Kutaisi International University has been adopted in close cooperation with The Technical University of Munich. The University will be equipped with modern infrastructure and technology and will provide Georgian and foreign students with high-quality education. Georgian and foreign academic personnel will be employed at the University.
The event was attended by Chairperson of Georgian Dream Bidzina Ivanishvili, President of Georgia Salome Zurabishvili, the Chairperson of the Georgian Parliament, representatives of the executive and legislative government and academic circles, as well as young people.