Cycles of Higher Education
Higher Education system of Georgia consists of three cycles:
First cycle – Bachelor’s Degree (240 credits);
Second cycle – Master’s Degree (120 credits);
Third cycle – Doctor’s Degree (180 credits)
Within the first cycle program leading to the degree of Certified Specialist exists (120-180 credits). Medicine, dental medicine and veterinary medicine (300-360 credits) are integrated education programs and their learning outcomes lead to the qualification equal to master’s degree.
Higher Education Institutions
The following are the higher education institutions in Georgia:
External quality assurance in Georgia is carried put through accreditation process. Accreditation is conducted by National Education Accreditation Centre www.nea.ge.
The state recognises the qualification documents issued only by an accredited or equalised thereto higher education institution. List of accredited higher education institutions.
Education System of Georgia
Cycles of Higher Education Types of HEIs