12.02.2018 | 
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THE PARTNER OF YSU TBILISI STATE UNIVERSITY IS 100 YEARS OLD
THE PARTNER OF YSU TBILISI STATE UNIVERSITY IS 100 YEARS OLD
YSU delegation participated in the celebrations dedicated to the 100th anniversary of TSU, headed by the Rector Aram Simonyan.

YSU delegation was composed of Alexander Grigoryan, Vice-rector on Academic Affairs, Alexander Markarov, Head of the International Cooperation Office.

Tbilisi State University was founded in 1918 by Georgian historian Ivane Javakhishvili and his followers.

The series of events dedicated to the 100th anniversary of TSU started on February 7. On that day, in the morning, Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili received all the participants of the jubilee celebrations. In the evening a joint festive concert of the ensemble "ART" of TSU and the State Conservatory took place.

On February 8, a festive meeting was held, with the participation of not only the key figures of the country, but also delegations from more than 50 leading universities. On that day, the guests were received by the whole staff of the Georgian National Assembly, chaired by Irakli Kobakhidze. On the same day a liturgy was served at the main church of Trinity in Tbilisi. On February 8, Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili organized a reception and dinner.

On February 9, a conference titled "Higher education prospects: re-evaluation of the past and ideas for future" took place, as well as the ceremony of awarding the title of the Honorary Doctor of the University and awarding the University Medal. On the same day, Tbilisi's mayor Kakha Kaladze also received the delegations.

"Tbilisi State University has become an important scientific center, which has a huge impact on the country's scientific life. Now, this is a significant and modern university, where the multifaceted development process, as well as the training of qualified specialists, contributes to the expansion of education and integration of science. TSU is one of the most famous, authoritative and dynamically developing universities," - YSU Rector Aram Simonyan said in his speech.

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