SDSU Colleges

SDSU Partner Universities in Georgia

SDSU-Georgia, in close collaboration with our three Georgian partner universities, focuses on providing a high quality STEM undergraduate education to train an advanced workforce that will help meet the growing needs of an expanding Georgian and regional economy.

Tbilisi State University

The oldest university in the entire Caucasus region, Tbilisi State University (TSU) was established in 1918 in Tbilisi, Georgia. TSU has eight branches in different regions of Georgia, with approximately 60 scientific-research laboratories and centers, a scientific library, several museums, and a publishing house. An essential objective of the University is to support the development of a democratic society, culture and science, and continued growth of the national level of civilization.
Degree Programs Offered Through SDSU Georgia:
  • Chemistry with a Biochemistry Focus
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering

Ilia State University

Ilia State University (ISU) in Tbilisi was established in 2006 as a merger of six different educational and research institutions. It was the first university in Georgia to introduce principles of liberal education. In 2012 a new standard for teaching RESULT (Research and Education Systems United as Learning Tools) was created in which students and professors carry out research together, so that students “learn by doing.” The university operates 25 research institutes, centers, and laboratories throughout the country.
Degree Programs Offered Through SDSU Georgia:
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering

Georgian Technical University

Georgian Technical University (GTU) was founded in 1922 as a polytechnic faculty of TSU. Transformed in 1928 into an independent Georgian Polytechnical Institute, it achieved university status by 1990. GTU has provided over 60 percent of Georgia’s engineering, chemistry and scientific industry specialists in the last 80 years, and its scientific library is one of the largest in Georgia, comprised of more than 1,254,000 books, many of which are unique and rare.
Degree Programs Offered Through SDSU Georgia:
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering