Procedures for admission to the doctoral program:


  1. Submit the documents required for acceptance
  2. Pass the English language exam at B2 level (information about the exam)
  3. Pass Mathematics Admission Test (Test Information) (Test sample)
  4. Interview with the Admissions Committee


List of documents required for admission to doctoral programs:


  • Application form (download here)
  • A notarized copy of a master's degree or equivalent academic degree. The applicant must have completed an accredited higher education program
  • Notarized copy of diploma/marks sheet
  • Certificate of at least B2 level English language proficiency or a notarized copy of English language bachelor's or master's degree (if any), otherwise the applicant is required to pass an English language entrance examination
  • Motivation letter on research interest in English
  • Two letters of recommendation in English addressed to the Admissions Committee of Caucasus School of Business
  • CV in English
  • Copy of ID card
  • Military membership (for boys)
  • Two photos printed and recorded on disk 
  • Online registration 


Important dates:


  • Applications for the doctoral program can be submitted  2025 - September;
  • Documents can be submitted electronically via email:
    Or hard copies at the following address: Caucasus University, Paata Saakadze 1;
  • English language test: 2025 September;
  • Math Exam: 2025 September;
  • Applicant's interviews with CSB Admissions Commission: September 2025.


Tuition and funding:


  • The cost of a three-year doctoral program is 9,000 GEL. (Information on tuition fees for foreign nationals can be found here)
  • Students pay in two parts. In the first year - 4,500 GEL and accordingly in the second year also - 4,500 GEL.
  • At the end of the first year, honors doctoral students will be able to obtain a grant from Caucasus School of Business, the amount of which is GEL 4,500, so this grant will fully fund the remaining tuition fees.