Admission of International Students


General Information

International Black Sea University offers more than 45 degrees programs in three cycles: first (bachelor’s), second (master’s) and third (Ph.D.) on education and humanities, computer technologies and engineering, business management, and social sciences through specific programs. The list of the programs and fees are available here.

We are currently accepting international applications for 2017-2018 Spring Semester. We generally allow new applications until 50 days before the classes start, because it normally takes around 2 months for the Accreditation Center and the Ministry to process the applications. 

The academic calendar is available here.


There are specific country-based requirements according to which applicants from different parts of the world are assessed during their admission process.

Georgian citizens who completed at least last two years of their studies abroad are also subject to the international admissions process.



An applicant has to pass through the following steps to complete their admission package.

  1. Filling out an application form online.
  2. Uploading the required documents (to check if the application is in line with our country-based requirements and quotas).
  3. Confirmation of the corresponding educational program.
  4. Transferring the application fee (upon the consent of the related program coordinator and / or dean).
  5. Seeking official consent (translations are made and the documents are sent to EQE and / or Ministry of Education and Science for their approval).
  6. IBSU’s internal procedure (faculty decision, and registration at the Student Affairs)
  7. Course registration

APPLY NOW buttons on the top and bottom of the page will take the new applicants to the application form.

You may send a message to should you have any further inquiries about the admission process, but please make sure you've studied the relevant IBSU web sites first with regard to your question.


Student Visa

After the student has received official acceptance letter from IBSU, the applicant will have to obtain student visa for long-term stay in Georgia before their arrival.

For up-to-date information regarding visa issues, please visit the Georgian Consular websiteYou may also check with the web site of your country's embassy in Georgia for further details.



Student Residence Permit

Student visa is the prerequisite for obtaining the student residence permit. After getting the student visa, the student should apply for student residence permit immediately.

Required documents for student residence permit are the following:


Applicants will have to visit the Public Service Hall personally to submit all the required documents.


For online application click the button below.


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