Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University

Status State University

Abbreviation TSU

Telephone (995 32) 22 51 07

Email rector@tsu.ge

URL https://www.tsu.ge

Address 1, Chavchavdze Ave, 0179, Tbilisi, , Georgia

Contact person George Sharvashidze (Rector)

Contact person Joseph Salukvadze (Full professor)

Profile The Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (TSU) is a spiritual and intellectual successor of multi-century Georgian culture, humanistic traditions and old Georgian educational, scientific and cultural centers. The mission of this first Georgian university is: •To establish national and universal values; •To promote the intellectual, moral, cultural and socio-economic development of the society; •To develop the university traditions through innovative research and learning; •To protect academic freedom; •To take care of personal and professional development of students and professors; •To create, maintain and transfer knowledge; •To develop basic and applied research studies; •To promote student-centered learning and to train competitive staff; •To promote continuing education; •To develop international academic and scientific collaboration; •To provide honorary membership of the free global university society.

Personnel Nani Gaprindashvili, Ramaz Kurdadze, Maryam Gersamia, Giorgi Gogsadze,

Departments Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography , Faculty of Social and Political Studies, , M. Nodia Institute of Geophysics , TSU Institute of gender studies , Alexandre Janelidze Institute of Geology ,

Academic programs Eurasian and Caucasus Studies International Interdisciplinary English-language Master’s Program in Social Sciences , Human Geography , Tourism and Hospitality Management , Tourism and Hospitality Management , Physical Geography and Environment Sustainable Development , Geography , Human Geography , Tourism and Hospitality Management , Bachelors program in Tourism , Masters program in Tourism and Hospitality Management ,

People

Vladimer Papava

Joseph Salukvadze

Marika Kavtarishvili

Dali Nikolaishvili

Lia Matchavariani

Emili Tsereteli

Nino Paresashvili

Elene Salukvadze

Avtandil Amiranashvili

Kornely Kakachia

Nicolas Beroutchachvili

Levan Tielidze

Igor Bondyrev

Tamaz Chelidze

Shamil Shetekauri

Nino Tsereteli

Victor Alania

Konstantine Kvavadze

Shota Adamia

Evgeni Sakvarelidze

Nino Lomidze

Nino Popkhadze

Manana Kachakhidze

Ramin Gobejishvili

Giorgi Benashvili

Irakli Gamkrelidze

George Gaprindashvili

Larisa Korghanashvili

Leila Kadagishvili

Revaz Gachechiladze

Temur Gugushvili

Giorgi Kvinikadze

Davit Sartania

Lia Tsuladze

Pati Dzotsenidze

George Khelashvili

Giorgi Chichinadze

David Shengelia

Nodar Kekelidze

Nino Kapanadze

Marina Devidze

Zurab TATASHIDZE

Nino Chikhradze

Aleksandre Surmava

Lamzira Lagidze

Nana Bolashvili

Maia Avtandilashvili

George Melikadze

Lela Gadrani

Nodar Elizbarashvili

Zurab Seperteladze

Kukuri TSIKARISHVILI


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Gamkrelidze I., Shengelia D., Chichinadze G., (1996) Macera nappe in the crystalline core of the Greater Caucasus and its geological significance. BULLETIN OF THE GEORGIAN ACADEMY Of SCIENCES, vol: 154, 84-89


Shengelia D., et al. (2017) Genetic Typification of Zircons from Infrastructure of the Elbrus Subterrane (Caucasus). Bulletin of the Georgian National Academy of Sciences, vol: 11, 85-89


Shengelia D., Chichinadze G., (2014) Some questions on structure, variscan regional metamorphism and granitoid magmatism of the caucasian terrane crystallinicum. Bulletin of the Georgian National Academy of Sciences, vol: 8, 56-63


Shengelia D., (2012) New Data on the Formation and Age of Orthoclase Gabbro of the Dzirula Crystalline Massif (Georgia). Bulletin of the Georgian National Academy of Sciences, vol: 6, 75-82


Shengelia D., (2006) New data on structure, composition, and regional metamorphism of the Tsakhkunyats and Akhum-Asrikchai massifs, the Lesser Caucasus. Doklady Earth Sciences, vol: 409, 900-904


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Alania V., (2009) Didi Shiraki piggyback basin in the Georgian part of Kura foreland: implications for timing and development of the thrust wedge (south-east Georgia). Geophysical Research Abstracts, vol: 11,


Alania V., (2001) Geometry and Kinematics Evolution of Southern Part of the Kartli Forland Basin. SCIENCE–GEORGIAN OIL AND GAS, vol: 1, 70-74


Alania V., (2002) Late Mesozoic- Cenozoic geodynamic evolution of the eastern Georgian oil-gas bearing basin (Trans Caucasus).


Alania V., (2008) Thrust systems and time of deformation of the Gare Kakheti foothills, eastern Georgia (Georgia). An International Journal of Earth Sciences, vol: 49, 207-208


Kekelidze N., et al. (2017) Radioactivity of soils in Mtskheta-Mtianeti region (Georgia). Annals of Agrarian Science, vol: 30, 1-8


Elizbarashvili M., Kekelidze N., et al. (2014) Temporal and spatial distribution of radioactivity in the soil of the black sea coast in the supsa-natanebi interfluvial region (Georgia).


Kekelidze N., (2012) Research of Physical-Chemical Parameters in Drinking (Tap) Water in Tbilisi City and Its Close Regions. Clean Soil and Safe Water, Springer, Dordrecht, 11-23


Kapanadze N., Melikadze G., (2011) Modeling of the Tbilisi (Georgia) Geothermal Deposit Under Climate Change Conditions.


Nikolaishvili D., (2017) The Study of the Dynamics of Forest Landscapes in Georgia Based on the Analysis of Spatial-Temporal Concept of Natural-Territorial Complexes. Earth Sciences, vol: 5-1, 17-22


Nikolaishvili D., Sartania D., (2016) The Retrospective Image of Vine Distribution on the Back–ground of Samtskhe–Javakheti. International Journal of Scientific Research,


Devidze M., (2009) Emergency Response and Water Security of the Btc Pipeline In Ecologically Sensitive Areas of Georgia.


TATASHIDZE Z., (2006) ACTUAL ECOLOGICAL SITUATIONS IN THE TERRITORY OF MOUNTAIN REGIONS AND BIODIVERSITY PROBLEMS (THE CASE OF GEORGIA).


Chikhradze N., (2010) Desertification Trends in the Eastern Part of Georgia.


Chikhradze N., (2011) On the origin of fruit and some industrial crops in the Mediterranean genocentre and microcentre of Georgia.


Chikhradze N., (2013) Intensification of the desertification process in the eastern Georgia’s plain due to influence of possible climate warming.


Salukvadze E., Lomidze N., et al. ( 2012) Tbilisi's climatic-landscape peculiarities and their dynamics. Journal of Environmental Biology, vol: 33, 521-524


Makarychev A., Kakachia K., Ter-Matevosyan V., (2014) The South Caucasus and the Ukraine Crisis. Caucasus analytical digest, vol: 67,


Chiragov F., Kakachia K., Makarychev A., et al. (2015) The South Caucasus-Between integration and fragmentation.


Surmava A., (2017) Numerical simulation of dust distribution in Kakheti and its adjacent territory. Geophysics, vol: 11, 79-84


Surmava A., (2015) Numerical simulation of distribution of contaminants discharged to kura river. Geophysics, vol: 9, 1-7


Nikolaishvili D., Salukvadze E., Bolashvili N., Chikhradze N., Matchavariani L., (2015 ) Anthropogenic Transformation of Landscapes of Colchis Lowland and Surrounding Foothills. Earth Sciences , vol: 4, 68-72


Nikolaishvili D., Sartania D., (1015) Problems with the Drawing a State Border along the River Psou Section. Earth Sciences, vol: 4, 60-67


Nikolaishvili D., (2013) Geographical Factor as a Basis for Research of State Borders—An Example of Georgia. Journal of Earth Science and Engineering, vol: 3, 701-713


Nikolaishvili D., Matchavariani L., (2010) Humus Reserves and Their Distribution in the Landscapes of Georgia. SOIL CHEMISTRY, vol: 43, 39–48


Nikolaishvili D., Matchavariani L., (2010 ) A Method for Determining Landscape Changes on the example of Georgia’s landscapes.


Nikolaishvili D., (2012) Evaluation of Agri Resource Potential of Georgia’s Landscapes by the Use of Mathematical Methods.


Matchavariani L., (2017 ) Solution of Reservoirs' Siltation Problem for Hydropower Development and Coastal Protection. International Journal of GEOMATE, vol: 13, 206-212


Matchavariani L., et al. (2016 ) Results of Field Experiments of Reservoirs' Siltation for Harmonious Realization of Hydropower and Coastline Problems.


Shetekauri S., (2017) Diversity, Ecotopology and Hypsometric Distribution of the Endemic Flora in High-Mountain Phytolandscapes of the Caucasus. Earth Sciences, vol: 6, 38-48


Shetekauri S., (2008) Spatial distribution characteristics of glacial relief flora of the high mountains of the Caucasus. Feddes Repertorium, vol: 109, 465–472


Matchavariani L., (2016 ) Siltation Problem of Mountainous Reservoirs and its Solution for Sustainable Hydropower.


Gobejishvili R., (2004) Late Pleistocene (Würmian) glaciation of the Caucasus. Developments in Quaternary Sciences, vol: 2, 129-134


Matchavariani L., et al. (2015) Soil quality changes in response to their pollution by heavy metals, Georgia. Journal of Environmental Biology, vol: 36, 85-90


Matchavariani L., (2012) Pollution of Soils by Heavy Metals from Irrigation near Mining Region of Georgia. Forum geografic, vol: 11, 127-136


Kvinikadze G., (2017) Challenges Of The 21st Century: The Position of the Small State in Geo-Economic View from Georgia. International Journal of Social Science and Humanities Research, vol: 5, 495-500


Matchavariani L., (2015 ) Intensity, Distribution and Role of Profile-forming Processes in Pedogenesis of Georgia.


Lagidze L., Matchavariani L., et al. (2015) Medical aspects of atmosphere pollution in Tbilisi, Georgia. Journal of Environmental Biology, vol: 36 , 101-106


Lagidze L., (2015) Impact of the Relief on the Territorial Distribution of the Precipitations on the Example of Samtskhe-Javakheti Region. Earth Sciences, vol: 4, 91-98


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Lagidze L., Matchavariani L., (2017) The Influence of Circular Processes on Changes in Precipitation in the Scope of Climate Change. International Journal of GEOMATE, vol: 13, 213-219


Gamkrelidze I., Nikolaeva E., et al. (2008) Tbilisi fault and seismic activity of Tbilisi environs (Georgia). Tektonika, vol: 124, 30-35


Bolashvili N., et al. (2015) Efficient Use of Water Resources in Agriculture. Procedia Environmental Sciences, vol: 29, 107-108


Tsereteli E., Bolashvili N., Gaprindashvili G., et al. (2014) Mudflow Phenomena in Eastern Georgia (Kakheti Region) and Their Development Trends Related to Climate Change. International Journal of Scientific Research, vol: 3, 193-197


Avtandilashvili M., et al. (2005) Monitoring of the Radioecological Situation in Marine and Coastal Environment of Georgia.


Avtandilashvili M., (2005) The Professional-Oriented Regional Radioecological Collaboration of Southern Caucasian States.


Melikadze G., Chelidze T., (2011) Using Numerical Modeling for Assessment of Pollution Probability of Drinking Water Resources in Borjomi Region (Southern Georgia). Climate Change and its Effects on Water Resources, 267-275


Melikadze G., (2016) Hydrodynamic and geomagnetic anomalies related with preparation of earthquakes in Caucasus. JOURNAL OF THE GEORGIAN GEOPHYSICAL SOCIETY, vol: 19,


Melikadze G., et al. (2015) Using Isotope Application for Assessment Water Origin in the Kakheti Region. JOURNAL OF THE GEORGIAN GEOPHYSICAL SOCIETY, vol: 18, 22-32


Amiranashvili A., Melikadze G., et al. (2013) New data about the aeroionization characteristics of the territory of National Botanical Garden of Georgia as the factor of the expansion of its sanitation properties for the visitors. Journal of the Georgian Geophysical Society, vol: 16, 24-30


Melikadze G., Kapanadze N., (2008) Microtemperature observation in Tbilisi seismoactiv region. Geophysical Journal International, vol: 12, 75-80


Melikadze G., Kapanadze N., (2014) Some aspects of natural gases distribution on the territory of Georgia. ENGINEERING GEOLOGY AND HYDROGEOLOGY, vol: 28,


Amiranashvili A., Chelidze T., Melikadze G., (2008) Quantification of the radon distribution in various geographical areas of West Georgia. Journal of Georgian Geophysical Society, vol: 12, 65-69


Melikadze G., Kapanadze N., et al. (2013) Investigation of carbon dioxide fluxes and possibility its storage in Georgia. Journal of Georgian Geophysical Society, vol: 16a, 32-36


Melikadze G., Kapanadze N., (2013) CREATION NUMERICAL MODEL OF THE TSAISHI GEOTHERMAL REZERVIOR FOR ORGANIZATION OF GEOTHERMAL CIRCULATION SYSTEM. Journal of Georgian Geophysical Society, vol: 16a, 44-51


Melikadze G., Kapanadze N., (2013) Assessment the role of snow in hydrological cycle of the Borjomula-Gudjareti-Tskali rivers basin. Journal of Georgian Geophysical Society, vol: 16a, 19-24


Melikadze G., (2013) THE GEOMAGNETIC VARIATIONS IN DUSHETI OBSERVATORY JANUARY- JUNE 2013. Journal of Georgian Geophysical Society, vol: 16a, 37-43


Melikadze G., Kapanadze N., et al. (2014) Preliminary result of stable isotopes monitoring in the Alazani-Iori catchment. Journal of Georgian Geophysical Society, vol: 17a, 39-46


Melikadze G., Kapanadze N., et al. (2014) Evaluation of recharge origin of groundwater in the Alazani-Iori basins, using hydrochemical and isotope approaches. Journal of Georgian Geophysical Society, vol: 17a, 53-64


Gadrani L., Gaprindashvili G., (2017) Modern Geo-ecological Conditions and Terrain Transformation of Tbilisi (Georgia). Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning, vol: 2, 36-42


Elizbarashvili N., Gadrani L., et al. (2015) Some Urgent Issues of Georgia's Geography. Earth Sciences, vol: 4, 1-7


Gaprindashvili G., Nikolaishvili D., (2016) The Retrospective Image of State Border according to Alexandre Javakhishvili's Maps. International Journal of Scientific Research, vol: 5, 749-751


Gaprindashvili G., Tsereteli E., (2016) Natural Disaster in Tbilisi City (Riv. Vere Basin) in the Year 2015. International Journal of Geosciences, vol: 7, 1074-1087


Gaprindashvili G., (2015) Generation of a national landslide hazard and risk map for the country of Georgia. Natural Hazards, vol: 80, 69-101


Gaprindashvili G., et al. (2014) Natural Environment Zoning of West Georgia for Identifying The Perspective Regions of Actinidia Chinensis Planch Culture Spreading. Global Journal For Research Analysis, vol: 3, 82-86


Seperteladze Z., Gaprindashvili G., (2014) Assessment of Agro-Resource Potential of the Western Georgia and Physical- Geographical Zoning. Global Journal For Research Analysis, vol: 3, 170-172


Gaprindashvili G., (2014) A New Statistic Approach towards Landslide Hazard Risk Assessment. International Journal of Geosciences, vol: 5, 38-49


Tsereteli E., Gaprindashvili G., Chelidze T., et al. (2011-2012) Problems of natural and anthropogenic disasters in Georgia. Journal of the Georgian Geophysical society, vol: 15a, 14-23


Seperteladze Z., Gaprindashvili G., et al. (2015) Agro-Landscape Zoning of West Georgia for Spreading New Varieties of Tangerine in Order to Reveal Optimal Natural Conditions. International Journal of Geosciences, vol: 6, 1339-1352


Seperteladze Z., Gaprindashvili G., et al. (2015) Agro-Landscape zoning of West Georgia for revealing of optimal regions of tangerine - Tiakhara Unshiu. INDIAN JOURNAL OF APPLIED RESEARCH, vol: 5, 259-267


Gaprindashvili G., (2015) Catastrophic Debrisflow in Dariali (Georgia) in the Year 2014. Natural Science, vol: 7, 379-389


TSIKARISHVILI K., Barjadze S., Kvavadze E., et al. (2010) Speleology of Georgia: Aspects of its current situation and perspectives. CAVE AND KARST SCIENCE, vol: 37,


Matcharashvili T., Chelidze T., Jorjiashvili N., et al. (2013) Discrimination between stochastic dynamics patterns of ambient noises (Case study for Oni seismic station). Acta Geophysica, vol: 61, 1-18


Matcharashvili T., Chelidze T., Jorjiashvili N., (2012) Scaling features of ambient noise at different levels of local seismic activity: A case study for the Oni seismic station. Acta Geophysica, vol: 50, 809-832