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Fact Sheet:
Class Standing: 2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior Language of Instruction: English
Minimum GPA: 2.50 Field of Study: Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Linguistics, Mathematics/Statistics, Physics
Housing Options: Apartment or Flat Credit Type: Resident Credit
Program Type: SDSU Exchange SDSU Office: 1-Study Abroad (ISC)
Program Description:
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This is a unique study abroad program open to SDSU students from all majors. Please review the specific classes available to determine if they will meet your academic needs and interests. Students will enroll in SDSU classes taught in English on the campus of Tbilisi State University. A $500 scholarship from the Office of International Programs is typically available to all participants for the fall term. 
Location Summary 

Tbilisi is the capital and largest city in Georgia; located in the southern Caucasus region at the border of Europe and Asia located between the Caspian and Black Sea. Tbilisi is home to SDSU partner institutions, Tbilisi State University and Ilia State University which are both situated east of the city center and Mtkvari River.  Georgia's unique geography and rich cultural and political history contribute to a rewarding study abroad experience.

Academic Notes

Below is a  list of SDSU courses that are available in English for Fall 2018. A list of courses available in Spring 2019 will be posted as soon as it is available. 
Click the following link for a copy of the class all listed on one word document: SDSU-G course offerings, Fall, 2018.docx

You can also review a full list of SDSU-Georgia Course Offerings for Fall, 2018 as listed below:

Aerospace Engineering 200, Statics /Mechanical Engineering 200, Statics
Biology 100, General Biology
Biology 203, Principles of Cell and Molecular Biology
Biology 203L, Principles of Cell and Molecular Biology Laboratory
Chemistry 100, Introduction to General Chemistry
Chemistry 232, Organic Chemistry
Chemistry 232L, Organic Chemistry Laboratory
Chemistry 410A, Physical Chemistry
Chemistry 417, Advanced Physical Chemistry Laboratory
Chemistry 457, Instrumental Methods of Chemical Analysis Laboratory
Chemistry 520 A, Inorganic Chemistry
Chemistry 550, Instrumental Methods of Chemical Analysis
Chemistry 560, General Biochemistry
Chemistry 562, Intermediate Metabolism
Civil Engineering 100, Introduction to Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering, 220, Civil and Environmental Engineering Computer Applications
Computer Engineering 160, Introduction to Computer Programming
Computer Engineering 270, Digital Systems
Computer Engineering 361, Windows Programming
Computer Engineering 375, Embedded Systems Programming
Computer Engineering 470L, Digital Logic Laboratory
Computer Engineering 496, Advanced Computer Engineering Topics
Computer Engineering 560, Computer and Data Networks
Computer Science 108, Intermediate Computer Programming
Computer Science 310, Data Structures
Computer Science 370, Computer Architecture
Construction Engineering 201, Construction Concepts and Building Codes
Economics 102, Principles of Economics
Electrical Engineering 300, Computational and Statistical Methods for EE
Electrical Engineering 310, Circuit Analysis II
Electrical Engineering 330L, Engineering Electronics Laboratory
Electrical Engineering 340, Electric and Magnetic Fields
Electrical Engineering 420, Feedback Control Mechanisms
Electrical Engineering 434, Electronic Materials and Devices
Electrical Engineering 440, Electromagnetic Waves
Electrical Engineering 458, Analog and Pulse Communication Systems
Linguistics 94, Developmental Writing for International or Bilingual Students
Linguistics, 100, English Composition for International Students
Linguistics 200, Advanced English for International Students
Linguistics 305W, Advanced Composition for International Students
Mathematics 141, Precalculus
Mathematics 150, Calculus I
Mathematics 151, Calculus II
Mathematics 245, Discrete Mathematics
Mathematics 541, Introduction to Numerical Analysis and Computing
Mathematics 579, Combinatorics
Physics 195, Principles of Physics
Physics 195L, Principles of Physics Laboratory
Physics 196, Principles of Physics
Physics 196L, Principles of Physics Laboratory
Statistics 250, Statistical Principles and Practices
In addition, a GE course in the Humanities a GE course in the Social and Behavioral Sciences and an American Institutions course will be offered.

Available GE course Confirmed for Fall 2018 as of 21 Feb 2018:

Humanities, lower division:
Philosophy 101, Introduction to Philosophy: Ethics
Comparative Literature 270A, World Literature
History 100, World History

Social and Behavioral Science, lower division:
Women's Studies 101, Women: Self, Identity and Society

Humanities, upper division:
Philosophy 332, Environmental Ethics
Comparative Literature 470, Folk Literature

Social and Behavioral Science, upper division:
Women's Studies 375, Sex, Power and Politics

American Institutions:
Political Science 101, Introduction to American Politics in Global Perspective
Study Abroad Advisor & Program Assistance:
For assistance with the application process, or questions about the program, please see Ms. Inemesit Williams in the SDSU Study Abroad office located at the International Student Center. You can make an appointment to see her by calling the SDSU Study Abroad office at 619-594-2475. General questions should be emailed to

You can also visit study abroad advisor staff during walk-in advising hours every Tuesday and Wednesday from 1 - 4 PM at the SDSU Study Abroad Office located at the International Student Center. 

Once you are confirmed as a nominated participant, you will also be provided with a contact for the SDSU Georgia campus who will coordinate your plans for classes, housing, and orientation, as well as connect you to a SDSU Georgia Buddy. We will then instruct you to follow up directly with SDSU Georgia staff for certain steps to confirm your plans. Students often copy (cc:) Ms. Williams to any correspondence they send to SDSU Georgia staff.

The SDSU Study Abroad office will also invite you to the SDSU Georgia Facebook Group to connect with current and past participants, Georgian students, and other nominated and those preparing to depart for the new outbound term. This will help you get a better sense of the program from a recent group of peers who were in Georgia for this program. 
Foreign Travel Insurance Program Requirement
All confirmed participants will be automatically enrolled in a CSU-mandated study abroad health insurance & travel assistance plan call the Foreign Travel Insurance Program plan for the duration of their program and billed via SDSU Student Account Services. Our office will add you to a list of confirmed participants and the SDSU Risk Management office will enroll you accordingly.  Review the SDSU Student Account Services site for billing information and schedules. For more details about the mandated FTIP coverage and standard fees, visit the SDSU Risk Management page. 


Apartments will be arranged by SDSU-Georgia.  The approximate cost will be $250/month double occupancy. This does not include utilities, which are quite low.  The estimated cost for food is ~ $150/month. Housing is often situated about a 15-20 minute walk from the campus. 

A $500 scholarship is typically awarded to each confirmed participant. For more information on scholarships, view Financing & Scholarship options listed on the Aztecs Abroad Database menu. All applicants should also be sure to apply for the Associated Student Study Abroad Travel Scholarship - due mid to late February. See the link for details. If you receive a Pell grant, or are eligible to receive a Pell grant, and you are a U.S. Citizen, then you can also apply for the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship

Note: Applicants who submit their SDSU Aztecs Abroad Study Abroad applications by the Feb 20th deadline will be given priority consideration. Students who apply after the deadline will also be reviewed for consideration as long as space remains. Applicants will also have the potential to be selected as an alternate if a primary applicant withdraws. This program is currently not impacted so we encourage you to apply and reach out to our office with questions.  

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 09/20/2018 10/15/2018 01/05/2019 05/23/2019
NOTE: Start and End dates are estimates only. Final confirmation of start date (expected arrival) and end date (final exams) will be presented via the official acceptance letter from the host campus.