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Lasha Kandelakishvili
Rector of European University

Lasha Kandelakishvili successfully graduated from the Faculty of Mining and Geology of Technical University of Georgia in 2007. In 2017, he earned Master’s Degree at Legnica University of Management in Poland.

In 2007, he was the Director General of Tbilisi Secular University, and in 2008 he was a director of Tbilisi International University. In 2009, she held a position of the Rector of the International University of Eurasia. Since 31 December 2012 to the present day he has been the Rector of European University.

Lasha Kandelakishvili had been lecturing for years and had worked for various NGOs. He is the author of 5 manuals, scientific papers and publications.

Contacts: rector@esu.edu.ge


Gocha Tutberidze
Vice-Rector in the field of Educational and Scientific Research

Gocha Tutberidze graduated from Tbilisi State University with a degree in Economics in 1985, and in 1988 he graduated from the Institute of Economics and Law of the Georgian National Academy of Sciences (postgraduate studies). In 1991 he graduated from Ilia Chavchavadze Institute of Foreign Languages (German Language and Literature) and in 1992 - from Gutenberg University of Miami (Germany). He is a Doctor (PhD) of Economics.

Gocha Tutberidze has a varied working experience; He worked as a Head of Currency Regulation, Documentary Supervision Departments of the National Bank of Georgia, Deputy Head of Banking Supervision and Regulation Division, Financial and Executive Director of Commercial Banks, CEO of Audit and Consulting Company. Stipendiary of the German Academic Exchange Program (DAAD) and Carl Duisberg (CDG).

In 2016-2018 he occupied the position of Dean of the Faculty of Business and Technology of the European University and Vice-Rector of the same University.

Contact: gtutberidze@eu.edu.ge


Tamar Kerdzaia
Vice - Rector in the field of Administration 

In 2006 Tamar Kerdzaia graduated from Tbilisi State University, Faculty of Law and received her Master's Degree in Civil Law. Later, she continued her doctoral studies at New Vision University. She carried out research activities at the University of Münster in Germany.

Tamar has passed the qualification exams for lawyers and judges.

Tamar holds the position of Assistant Professor at the European University. In parallel, she is a trainer at various organizations, including training for lawyers at the Georgian Lawyers Association.

She is a member of the Federation of Business Leaders "Women for the Future".

Tamar has both local and international professional experience. She successfully led a law firm in the past, served as a chairwoman of arbitration, head of several law firms and vice rector of the university. In total, she has seven years of leadership and fourteen years of professional experience.

Tamar has received a DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) fellowship for research activities.

Contact: tamar.kerdzaia@eu.edu.ge


Tamar Zarginava
Vice – Rector in the field of Foreign Relations        

Tamar Zarginava successfully graduated from Eastern European University of Economics and Management Bachelor program in law, in 2013, and in 2015 she received a Master's degree in law at the same university.

In 2007-2011 she was the head of the administration of the Tbilisi Secular University, in 2011-2012 she was a performer of duties of Rector of International Teaching University of Georgia, and in 2012-2014 she was the head of the Rector's Office of the same university. In 2015-2017, she served as the Head of Administration at European University and since 2017 she is a Vice Rector in the field of Foreign Relations.

Contact: tamar.zarginava@eu.edu.ge