ESTD.: 1918 | TYPE: Government | AFFILIATION: who | RECOGNITION: mci
Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University : ივანე ჯავახიშვილის სახელობის თბილისის სახელმწიფო უნივერსიტეტი Ivane Javaxishvilis saxelobis Tbilisis saxelmts'ipo universit'et'i, often shortened to its historical name, Tbilisi State University or TSU), is a established on 8 February 1918 in Excluding academies and theological seminaries, which have intermittently functioned in Georgia for centuries, TSU is the oldest university in Georgia and the region. Over 18,000 students are enrolled and the total number of faculty and staff (collaborators) is 5,000. According to the university rankings, TSU is ranked 359th in the world, tied with the
The university has five branches in the regions of Georgia, six faculties, 60 scientific-research laboratories and centers, a scientific library (with 3,700,000 books and periodicals), seven museums, publishing house and printing press (newspaper Tbilisis Universiteti
The Rector of TSU since September 2016 Giorgi Sharvashidze. TSU has six faculties: Law, Economics and Business, Humanities, Medicine, Social and Political Sciences, Exact and Natural Sciences and the as an autonomous graduate school of economics.