Faculty of Humanities

BSU Holds International Summer School


Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University is hosting an international summer school: ‘Manifesting Europeanization in the South Caucasus and Black Sea Region – through the of Economic, Legal and Social Spectrums’. The summer school was opened by the honorary guests: Archil Karaulashvili, First Deputy State Minister of Integration into the European and Euro-Atlantic Structures, BSU Vice Rector Inga Shanilishvili, Zaza Vashakmadze, Chairperson of the State Agency of the Religious Issues, Giorgi Ermakov, Batumi City Mayor. The International summer school has been organized through the EU program Jean Monet Network “Developing European Studies in the Caucasus” and the Erasmus + study module “European Law in the South Caucasus”.   

The goal of the summer school is to represent Europeanization of the South Caucasian region in various aspects, and analysis of development of the Post Soviet countries to Europeanization. The analysis includes reflection of the strategy on the regional political institutions, safety strategy, legislation, social and cultural issues.

The summer school trainees are 30 international students from 17 countries who will be studying issues related to the harmonization of the Georgian legislation to the EU Laws, minority rights, security of the South Caucasus, European Social Policy and Migration.

The international summer school participants include Georgian, Italian, Polish, German, Austrian, Latvian, Turkish, Hungarian, Azerbaijani, Ukrainian and Armenian students.

The young people will learn presentation skills and knowledge of methodology. The summer school will offer the students an international environment with the international future lawyers involved. It will definitely be advantageous for their integration and creation of the philosophical flagman “Friendly Circle in the EU Neighborhood”. The summer school lecturers are Georgian and international professors from the leading universities as well as think tank experts.