The University Of Georgia
Program name: Archaeology
Study Level: Undergraduate
Program leader: David Berikashvili
Study language: Georgian
Qualification: Bachelor of Archaeology
Program capacity: 240
Program permission:

Admission criteria/ prerequisite (for the citizens of Georgia):
The students are enrolled on the bachelor programs on the basis of the results of the national entrance exams or on the basis of the decree  №224/ნ  (December 29, 2011) of the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, on the basis of  the administrative registration and the decree of the Rector.

Admission criteria/ prerequisites (for the foreign country citizens):
Foreign entrants who completed secondary education abroad or got the education equivalent to it, or/and completed the last two years of secondary education  abroad , or students, who lived abroad during last two or more years and studied abroad in higher educational institutions accredited in compliance with the  legislation of the host country can be  enrolled in the program without taking national entrance exams on the basis of the decree № 224 / ნ  (December 29, 2011)  of the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia. If the entrants don’t have English language Certificate FCE (First Certificate in English) the language competence (B2 – Intermediate )  is proved on the basis of the University exam in English with the minimal passing rate 60%.

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Date of approval: 11-15-2007
Approval protocol number: 13
Date of program update:
Update protocol number: 19/19
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Teaching Process Characteristics:

წავლების ორგანიზების თავისებურებები: ბაკალავრის აკადემიური ხარისხის მოსაპოვებლად არქეოლოგიაში სტუდენტმა უნდა დააგროვოს 240 კრედიტი, რაც გულისხმობს: ა) კულტურული მემკვიდრეობის მენეჯმენტში კონცენტრაციის არჩევის შემთხვევაში: • პროგრამის ძირითად საგნებს– 156 ECTS ( მათ შორის ინგლისური ენა 18 ECTS); • სავალდებულო არჩევით კლასიკურ ენას- 6ECTS;   არჩევით საგნებს–18 ECTS; • თავისუფალ კრედიტს 18 ECTS; • საგანთა კონცენტრაციას კულტურული მემკვიდრეობის მენეჯმენტში - 42 ECTS. ბ) დამატებითი სპეციალობის არჩევის შემთხვევაში: • პროგრამის ძირითად საგნებს– 156 ECTS ( მათ შორის ინგლისური ენა 18 ECTS); სავალდებულო არჩევით კლასიკურ ენას- 6ECTS;• თავისუფალ კრედიტს 18 ECTS; • დამატებით სპეციალობის საგნებს 60 ECTS.

Program Core

Code Subject ECTS Semester
MATH1414Analytical and Quantitative Reasoning6 4
ARCH1120Introduction to Archaeology6 1
ARTS1110History of World Art (General course)6 1
ENGL2217English language IV (B1/2)6 1
HIST1119Introduction to World History I6 1
KART1220Academic Writing6 1
ARTS2140History of Georgian Art6 2
ARTS2237Drawing6 2
ENGL3149English Language V (B2/1)6 2
HIST1219Introduction to The World History II6 2
HIST2220Geography and Historical Geography of Georgia and the Caucasus6 2
ARCH4120Methods of Archaeology Research6 3
ARTS2210Georgian Architectural Monuments6 3
ENGL3213English Language VI (B2/2)6 3
HIST1230Introduction to the History of Georgia6 3
ARCH3110Archaeology of the Stone and Bronze Ages6 4
ARTS4117Georgian Metallic Sculpture6 4
PALE2237Basics of Georgian Numismatics, Paleography, Epigraphy and Diplomatics6 4
ARCH3220Archaeology of the Iron Age6 5
INFO1220Geoinformatics6 5
ARCH3210Archaelogy of Classical Periods6 6
ARTS4157Technology and conservation of glass, ceramic products and metal products6 6
ARCH2237Internship in Archaeology6 7
ARCH4110Archaeology of the middle age6 7
ARCH4240Bachelor’s Thesis In Archaeology12 8

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Code Subject ECTS Semester
GREK2217Old Greek language6 3
LATN2217Latin Language6 3

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Program Elective

Code Subject ECTS
ARTS1210Decorative Applied Arts - Style and Era6
PHIL2130History of Philosophic Thought6
ARCH4141Methods of natural and precise science in archaeology6
ARTS1212Basics of art analysis of the artefacts6
HIST2230Hellenism and Georgia6
HIST4187Georgian Biographical and Hagiographic Works - as a Source for the History of Georgia6
ARCH3212Landscape Archeology6
ARCT1220Basics of Fine Arts I6
ARTS3130Christian Art in the Middle Ages6
BUSN1210Basics of Business and Economics6
BYZN1217Byzantine Civilization6
HIST2130Epoch and Religion6
HIST2157Basics of Ancient Culture6
ANTH3130Basics of Cultural Anthropology6
ARCT2110Basics of Fine Arts II6
ENGL1717English Language for Academic Exams (TOEFL)6
ENGL1718English Language for Academic Exams (IELTS)6
KART4227Georgian mythology and folklore6

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Code Subject ECTS
ARTS1117Ethnographic Design6
FRAN1147French Language I (A1)6
GERM1116German Language A1/16
ITAL1147Italian Language I (A1)6
SPAN1147Spanish Language I (A1)6
CILS1140 A/1Italian Language A/1 CILS6
ENGL1147English Language I (A1)6
ENGL1247English Language II (A2)6
ENGL2147English Language III (B1/1)6
GERM1216German Language A1/26
CILS140 A/2Italian Language A/2 CILS6
CILS140 B/1Italian language B/1 CILS6
FRAN1247French Language II (A2)6
GERM2116German Language A2/16
HIST3125“Kartvelta Tskhovreba”: The Georgian Chronicles and History6
HIST4140Foreign Sources of History of Georgia6
ITAL1247Italian language II (A2)6
SPAN1247Spanish language II (A2)6
FRAN2147French Language III (B1/1)6
GERM2216German Language A2/26
ITAL2147Italian Language III (B1/1)6
SPAN2147Spanish language III (B1/1)6
FRAN2247French Language IV (B1/2)6
ITAL2247Italian Language IV (B1/2)6
SPAN2247Spanish language IV ( B1/2)6

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Cultural Heritage Management - Specialization Core

ARTS3120Georgian Museum Collections65
MGMT2110Basics of Management66
CULT3237Legislative basis of cultural heritage66
ARTS4167Basics of gallery field67
CULT4117Project management of cultural fields67
ARTS4215Arts Marketing and Management68
ARTS4147International antiquity market, legislation, auction;68

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Matrix Of Privequisites

Evaluation system

Weekly review

36 point / 36%;

Research Paper

10 point/ 10%;

Midterm exams

24 point / 24%;

Final exam

30 point / 30%

Point GPA The university assessment   The general assessment in Georgia
97-100 4,00 A+ A Excellent
94-96 3,75 A
91-93 3,50 A-
87-90 3,25 B+   Very good
84-86 3,00 B B
81-83 2,75 B-  
77-80 2,50 C+   C good
74-76 2,25 C
71-73 2,00 C-
67-70 1,75 D+   D Satisfactory
64-66 1,50 D
61-63 1,25 D-
51-60 1,00 E E Sufficient
Not passed
41-50   FX FX Insufficient
<40   F F Failed

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