University by the Black Sea

Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University

The main institution of higher education in Batumi and Adjara is Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University (BSU), with its 6000 students from BA to PhD levels (https://www.bsu.edu.ge/). It’s a university with a full range of faculties – including the Faculties of Economics and Business; Humanities, Exact Science and Education, Law and Social sciences, Natural Sciences and Health care, Technologies, Tourism. Some of the university’s priority areas are South-West Georgian culture, studies of the Black Sea biology and ecology and also the rare specialization of tourism development. Few universities can compete with Batumi University when it comes to the location of it’s main campus – just by the beach of the Black Sea, across the long sidewalk with palmtrees.