Questions about exams and assessment:


1. How can I resume mid-term/final exam for an honorable reason?


The student must apply to the dean for eligibility to resume the missed exam for an honorable reason. The dean, in agreement with the student and the lecturer of the study discipline, makes a decision on the date of appointment for the exam. Resumption of midterm exam is allowed before final exams. Resumption of the final exam is allowed within the period specified for the additional exam. Resumption of the final exam is allowed until the end of the exam session;


2. In what case is a missed midterm/final exam considered honorable?


Honorable reasons are:

A) Documented confirmed illness;

B) Study trip confirmed by the rector’s order;

C) Fulfillment of obligations under public law, including judicial institutions;

D) Other honorable reasons (such as a car accident, domestic violence incident, etc.) that should be assessed individually by the dean and lecturer.


3. How do I react if I am not satisfied with my assessment?


There are two stages of appealing the assessment: 1. Correction of the thesis by referring to the lecturer 2. Review the appeal by the commission.

1. Correction of the thesis by referring to the lecturer: Assessment for the midterm and final exams may be appealed by the student within 48 hours of receiving the assessment information by student’s personal webpage or by submitting an appropriate written statement to the faculty learning process coordinator. The faculty is obliged to immediately, but not later than 24 hours after the student’s request, provide the student to see his/her work corrected by the lecturer, in case of disagreement with the midterm/final assessment. The student’s complaint will be forwarded to the lecturer for review within 24 hours of receiving the complaint. After receiving the complaint, the lecturer shall consider the complaint within 24 hours and make one of the following decisions by re-examining the test paper:

1) Not satisfy the complaint;

2) Satisfy the complaint completely (increase the assessment by the requested amount);

3) Satisfy the complaint partly (increase the assessment partly);

2. Review the appeal by the commission: If student disagrees with the decision made by correctional lecturer, he/she is entitled to write an appeal, within 24 hours of receipt of the appeal, the dean of the faculty shall form an appeals review committee composed of at least 3 members: one of them is a correctional lecturer, and the chair of the appeals commission may be: dean of the faculty, deputy dean, head of the educational program. The third member of the appeals commission must be a specialist in the profile in which the midterm/final evaluation is appealed. The appeals commission shall make one of the decisions given above by a majority of votes within 48 hours. No member of the commission have right to abstain from voting. The decision of the appeals commission is final and will not be appealed. The decision of the appeals commission shall be communicated to the student electronically through the student’s personal webpage, in case the student attends the appeals commission meeting, with the announcement at the appeals commission meeting. The announced decision will be reflected in the examination report.


4. What is credit?


Credit is the amount time required to achieve the learning outcomes set by the educational program, which includes contact and independent hours. One credit equals 25 hours.


5. How much credit can I accumulate in one academic year?


Depending on the features of the educational program and/or the student’s individual curriculum, the student’s workload per academic year should typically be 60 (ECTS) credits, but may be less than 60 (ECTS) credits, or exceed 60 (ECTS) credits, but not more than 75 (ECTS) credits.


6. What is the duration of one academic semester?


The duration of one academic semester is 20 academic weeks, which comprises a combination of academic weeks, an additional exam period, and a student achievement assessment for additional exams.


7. How is the evaluation system?


The total score for the assessment is 100; the overall score (100 points) of the midterm grade/grades is 60 points (60%); and the final score is 40 points (40%).

The university has a unified assessment system what allows:

A) Five types of positive evaluation:

(A) Excellent – 91-100 points

(B) Very good – 81-90 points of maximum evaluation

(C) Good – 71-80 points of maximum evaluation

(D) Satisfactory – 61-70 points of maximum evaluation

(E) Sufficient – 51-60 points of maximum evaluation

B) Two types of evaluation:

(FX) Did not pass – 41-50 points of maximum evaluation, which means that the student needs to do more work and is given the right to take one more exam after an independent work;

(Failed) – less than 40 points of maximum evaluation, which means that the works conducted by a student is insufficient and he/she has to study the subject from beginning.


8. What is the prerequisite for passing the final exam?


To qualify for the final exam, a student must score a minimum of 60 points in the intermediate assessment (60 points) specified by the syllabus. Refer to the syllabus of the relevant subject for more information.


9. What is the minimum margin for a final exam?


The margin of competence for the final assessment is 20 points. Refer to the syllabus of the relevant subject for more precise information.


Questions about academic registration:


10. What is the academic registration period?


Academic registration begins one week before the start of the academic semester and continues within 2 weeks after the start of the academic semester. Different deadlines can be set for students who are enrolled in the Unified National Exams or Masters Examinations, students with mobility and students participating in the exchange programs.


11. Whom do I address in case of problems with the learning process? (for example choosing subjects, individual curriculum questions, etc.)?


If you have any questions about the learning process you can ask:

Nana Bichenovi:

Head of study process management office

Tel: 597 540 096

E-mail: nanabichenovi86@gmail.com

Room: N2


Eter Iremadze:

Coordinator of the Educational Process Management Service of the Faculty of Law

Tel: 579 540 045

E-mail: eter11@mail.ru

Room: N22


Lika Obgaidze

Coordinator of the Educational Process Management Service of the Faculty of Medicine

Tel: 574 540 092

E-mail: liaobgaidze@yahoo.de

Room: N27


Gayane Grigorian

Coordinator of the Educational Process Management Service of the Faculty of Humanities

Tel: 579540033

E-mail: gayane-grigorian@mail.ru

Room: N5


Nato Giunashvili

Coordinator of the Educational Process Management Service of the Faculty of Economics, Business and Management

Tel: 574 100 005

E-mail: natukagiunashvili@gmail.com

Room: N23


12. What supports are available for socially vulnerable students?


The university has established a scholarship to support socially vulnerable, high-achieving students.

The scholarship is awarded each academic semester based on the results of previous semester, based on selection. The selection is made by the faculty board, which results in the Rector’s order.

After submitting relevant documentation, socially vulnerable groups may receive an allowance in the form of a reduction in study fee, the amount of which in each individual case is determined individually by the Rector’s order.


13. How do I apply for a scholarship?


University scholarships are awarded to students enrolled in the Unified National Examinations who have completed the academic semester with high-achievements.


14. When and how do I pay for my study fee?


The student pays part of the study fee for the current semester within 10 business days of the starting the course. Applicants who have obtained the right to continue their studies on the basis of the Unified National Examinations must pay part of the study fee for the current semester 10 days prior to enrollment in order to complete academic registration. The remaining amount is covered by the student until the end of the semester.

In case the student fails to pay part of the study fee within 10 working days, the issue of step by step payment may be considered. For this purpose the student should apply to the Rector of Tbilisi Humanitarian Teaching University.


15. Where can I find information about my academic counseling schedule?


Information about academic counseling is available on the students’ electronic database and on the university information board.


Questions about obtain/suspend/terminate status:


16. What might be the basis for suspending a student’s status?


The basis for suspending student status is:

A) academic leave granted to the student on his/her own application for a maximum of 5 years; in case of continuing study abroad for the duration of study abroad(except for study under exchange educational program); study abroad should be documented, semester-long;

B) Compulsory military recruitment (confirmed by appropriate document);

C) In case of documented long illness;

D) Based on student application for pregnancy, childbirth and childcare;

E) In case of failure of administrative and/or academic registration for the relevant semester;

In case of violation of the terms/conditions of the agreement signed between the student and the Tbilisi Humanitarian Teaching University, including financial obligations (non-payment of study fees);


17. What might be the basis for termination of student status?


The basis for termination of student status is:

A) Completion of educational program at present stage;

B) personal statement;

C) Suspension of status for more than 5 years while studying at Tbilisi Humanitarian Teaching University;

D) Taking action incompatible with the status of a student under the rules of ethics and disciplinary responsibility provided by the Tbilisi Humanitarian Teaching University, followed by procedures established in accordance with internal law of the Tbilisi Humanitarian Teaching University to terminate a student’s status;

E) Death or declared dead by the court;

F) other grounds defined by the legislation of Georgia.


18. How can be student status restored?


Student with suspended/terminated status is entitled to restore his/her status in accordance with the rules and deadlines established by legislation of Georgia, in accordance with the internal legal acts of the Tbilisi Humanitarian Teaching University, unless the grounds for termination of student status are incompatible with the regulations of the Tbilisi Humanitarian Teaching University;

Student status is restored from the semester from which student status was suspended/terminated;

Restoration of student status on the basis of a personal application during the semester will be permitted if the student’s status is suspended, in case academic results can be achieved within the current semester.


19. What will be the study fee is I register for an extra semester?


The study fees for additional semester/semesters are determined on the basis of the dean’s submission, in accordance with the credits of the course/courses to be studied, by the Rector’s order. The study fee is calculated according to the credit given to the subject, with the following formula: the current annual fee is divided by the number of annual credits (default – 60), resulting in a 1 credit fee.


Questions about mobility:


20. What is external mobility?


External mobility is the transition from one higher education institution to another higher education institution.


21. When is student’s external mobility implemented?


Twice a year – before the beginning of the semester;


22. Where can I get detailed information about external mobility?


For more information about external mobility, please visit the National Center for Educational Quality Enhancement website:



23. What is internal mobility?


Internal mobility is the transition from one educational program to another, at the same university where the student is enrolled.


24. When is internal mobility announced?


Internal mobility is announced twice a year, before the start of the semester, as well as on the basis of the Rector’s order in case of students’ statements.


25. I have student status suspended at the time of announcement of internal mobility, can I still participate?


Yes, you can.


26. What obligations does the university have on the student?


The student is obliged to study all subjects that he/she chooses and the subjects that are compulsory according to the program established by Tbilisi Humanitarian Teaching University; to comply with the provisions of the THU, this regulation, other internal regulatory acts of the THU, including the decisions of the THU representative and academic boards, the Rector’s orders, the decisions of the faculty board and the obligations under the THU agreement on educational services.


27. What do the rules of student ethical conduct include?


1. The student is required to abide by the university’s internal regulations, educational discipline, and to promote the image of the university by his/her own behavior.

2. The student should take care of the material and technical values of the university, library funds, computers, etc.

3. Students are prohibited from:

A) Being in a sober state at the university;

B) use of toxic and narcotic substances.

4. The following actions will be considered a violation of student ethics by student:

A) Get into obscene verbal arguments with other students;

B) Initiating and/or engaging in physical conflicts with other students;

C) Use of obscene vocabulary on the official website of the university on social networks;

D) Use of the mobile phone for classes;

E) Behaviors in classroom that impede the study participants – lecturer, other students;

F) abuse of academic staff;

G) abuse of administrative staff;

H) abuse of support staff;

I) any other action that impedes the educational process, offends it or the image of the university;

J) violation of the tobacco restriction rule.

5. The student is prohibited from using others’ work, copying or dictating – in the process of testing knowledge. The work presented using these methods is not subject to evaluation.


28. Where can I find the university regulations?


The university rules are uploaded to the university’s study process management system and the university’s web site:



29. What disciplinary sanctions can be imposed on a student for violating the rules of the THU?


In case student is found guilty of violation of university regulations, the disciplinary commission petitions to the rector of the university (submits his own reasoned decision on the matter as well as the draft of the Rector’s order), applying one of the following disciplinary sanctions:

A) warning (basic);

B) strict warning (basic);

C) Compensation for damage/loss (additional);

D) Last warning (basic –one academic semester – repeated violation, after warning or strict warning);

E) Termination of student status (expulsion from university) for a student – used in an extremely severe or gross violation when the student’s continued study at the university makes it impossible for others to protect their rights and safety and/or conduct the educational process.


30. What are the tobacco restriction requirements in THU?


1. Tobacco use/smoking, existence of tobacco smoke, ashes, is prohibited in Tbilisi Humanitarian Teaching University.

2. There is a relevant sign at all entrances and other prominent places on the prohibition/restriction of tobacco smoking.