The International Black Sea University (IBSU) in Tbilisi, Georgia was established in 1995. It was opened by the second president of Georgia Eduard Shevardnadze and the former prime minister of Turkey Tansu Çiller in accordance with the decree of the Council of Ministers and the License of Opening given by the Ministry of Education of Georgia.
International Black Sea University has the objective of training Georgian and foreign students in scientific, technical and professional fields of study, and of using these studies in the fields of pure and applied research for contributing to the economic and social necessities of Georgia and other countries. The languages of instruction are English and Georgian.
Currently, IBSU does not have hostels on campus for foreign students. However, apartments and flats are cheap around the university’s vicinity.