Georgia

This Country Report is only available in English language.

General country information

Official name of the country: Georgia

Population: 3, 729, 500 (source: geostat.ge)

Area: 69,700 km2

Capital: Tbilisi

System of Government: Unitary semi-presidential republic

Head of State: President Giorgi Margvelashvili 

Head of the Government: Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili

Minister of Education and Science: Aleksandre Jejelava

Parliament: The Parliament consists of 150 members elected by a proportional system and 85 members elected by a majority system for a term of four years on the basis of universal, equal and direct suffrage by secret ballot.

Administrative structure: 9 regions, and 2 autonomous republics

Geography: Geographic coordinates: 42 00 N, 43 30 E, Map references: Europe, Land boundaries: total: 1,461 km border countries: Armenia 164 km, Azerbaijan 322 km, Russia 723 km, Turkey 252 km, Coastline: 310 km

Source: SRNSF
Last updated: August 2016

Documents

  • Country Report 2016: Georgia

    [PDF - 280.5 kB]

    (general information - research structure - research policies - international cooperation) (URL: http://www.increast.eu/_media/Georgia_Country_Report_EN_2016.pdf)

  • Country Report 2011: Georgia

    [PDF - 1.29 MB]

    (November 2011, compiled as an annex to the "White Paper on Opportunities and Challenges in View of Enhancing the EU Cooperation with Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and South Caucasus in Science, Research, and Innovation".) (URL: http://www.increast.eu/_media/Country_Report_Georgia_revised_1June2012.pdf)

Contact Persons

  • Manana Mikaberidze

    • LEPL Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation (SRNSF)
    • Aleksidze Str #1
    • 0193 Tbilisi | Georgia
    • Email Address: mikaberidze@rustaveli.org.ge
    • Homepage: http://www.rustaveli.org.ge/en/
  • Mariam Keburia

    • LEPL Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation (SRNSF)
    • Aleksidze Str #1
    • 0193 Tbilisi | Georgia
    • Email Address: Aleksidze Str #1
    • Homepage: http://rustaveli.org.ge/index.php
  • Nikoloz Bakradze

    • LEPL Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation (SRNSF)
    • Aleksidze Str #1
    • 0193 Tbilisi | Georgia
    • Email Address: bakradze@rustaveli.org.ge
    • Homepage: http://www.rustaveli.org.ge/en/