He graduated from faculty of Philology of Sokhumi Branch of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University with specialty "German Language and Literature"; Studied Economics, German and Slavic Studies at the Albert-Ludwig University of Freiburg. She was a PhD student of The Humanities, Social Sciences, Business and Management Faculty of The Shota Rustaveli Theatre and Film Georgia State University, Specialty- "Art Management"; Defended  the thesis of the Dissertation - “The Management Aspects of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Tourism ” and became the Academic Degree of Doctor of Management/of Art management. She is also an author of nineteen articles.
Research interest: Cultural Heritage Tourism, Cultural Tourism Management, Cultural-touristic Resources of Georgia and of the World.
Delivers courses: Tourism Resources of Georgia, World Tourism Resources, Animation in Tourism, Ecotourism.
E-mail: maiagvinjillia@yahoo.de