At the Kutaisi International University (KIU), a "green field university" based on the model of the TUM is being designed by TUM International for the Georgian Government.
Like its TUM model, the new university will be very entrepreneurial and application-oriented. In order to build strong bonds with local and international companies, there will be an Innovation Center on the campus in Kutaisi with a start-up incubator and prototype factory, a SME business park and a "Center for Advancing Innovation". The campus will also house various student residences, sports facilities and apartments.
KIU is being designed as a full university with the aim of accommodating up to 60,000 students from Georgia, the Caucasus region and worldwide. The various bachelor, master and PhD programs are all offered in English. The first students will start studying at the Faculties of Economics and Computer Science & Mathematics as of the winter semester 2019/2020. Link: Kutaisi International University (KIU)
Project responsibility: Dr. Susanne Sölch