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28/03/2021 - 28/05/2021


  Program description


ISET – The International School of Economics at TSU is opening the application process for its prestigious MA in Economics. ISET’s curriculum mirrors the best programs in the U.S. and Western Europe and is taught in English by international professors.

The admission season at ISET for the 2021-2022 academic year is held in two waves1. Early admissions and 2. Late admissions.

Early admissions: the deadline for applications is May 15, 2021 (application process is run from February 15 to May 15); admission exams will be held on May 22, 2021.

Late admissions: the deadline for applications is July 1, 2021 (application process is run from May 16 to July 1); admission exams will be held on July 10, 2021.

All students from the South Caucasus countries accepted into the program will be invited to study for free during the Math Camp (3 weeks in August) and the first miniterm (8 weeks in September-October 2021).

Tuition and Financial Aid:

TUITION FEE: Annual tuition is $3,000. However, thanks to the generosity of ISET supporters, the School is able to offer:

Merit-based Scholarships: the top 15 best performing students are eligible for merit-based scholarships up to the 80% of tuition. All successful regional students are offered partial scholarships.

Needs-based Scholarships: thanks to the ISET community and its partners, we offer limited scholarships for students in financial need.

Georgian Government Grants: students receiving Georgian government grants may apply these toward the cost of tuition at ISET.

Student Loans: ISET facilitates a bank loan program with commercial Banks to help students cover the cost of their education.

Outstanding Future Career Prospects:

International student exchanges: ISET students have the opportunity to spend a semester at top-rated economics schools at Clermont-Auvergne University in France, Norwegian School of Economics in Norway, participate in summer schools and research workshops at Stockholm School of economics in Sweden and other partner institutions.

Employment and professional internships: 98% of ISET graduates (with the exception of those studying abroad) are currently employed in professional and analytical positions. ISET students can benefit from a range of diverse internship opportunities during their studies.

Placement in prestigious PhD programs: ISET graduates have gone on to pursue PhDs at range of world’s top universities with full funding, including Stanford University, the University of Chicago, New York University, Washington University, the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Warwick and the University of Leicester, among others.

Teaching Fellows Program: around 70% of ISET graduates become teaching fellows under the grant of the CERGE-EI foundation (Czech Republic). All fellows receive pedagogical training in Prague and active mentoring from senior faculty at CERGE-EI and ISET. They go on to teach modern, market-based economics in different universities of the region.

Enrollment in applied concentrations in Economic Theory, Energy Economics, Inclusive Growth, Macroeconomic Policy and Modern Data Analysis.

How to apply:

(1) submit application package online,

(2) take admission exams,

(3) attend interview (where necessary).
Georgian citizens are also required to pass the Georgian National Master’s Exams in order to enroll at ISET.

Contact information:
Maya Surguladze
Email: AdmissionsMA@iset.ge

Telephone: +995 322 507 177 (ext. 104)

Website: www.iset.ge