International Education Fair in Georgia 2018

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23 February 2018 - 24 February 2018

International Education Fair in Georgia from 16th February 2018 will present a great number of educational establishments, and the opportunities of study programmes in Georgia and other countries.

Reasons to Attend

More than 25% of undergraduate students, graduate students and senior schoolchildren in Georgia are currently looking for overseas education opportunities. The registration for University National Exams in Georgia last from February to March. The National Exams last from June to July. Therefore, the fair date in February is the best time for both students and institutions, according to their next steps in education.

At the International Education Fair in 2016 there were 114 exhibitors in total. Visitors had an opportunity to meet representatives from 16 countries: Australia, China, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, North Cyprus, Poland, Turkey, UK and USA.

There has been a development of the number of visitors attending the fair each year:
2012 – 5,800
2013 – 7,200
2014 – 9,000
2015 – 12, 000
2016 – 12, 000
This incline in numbers highlights the increase in student interest in international education and demonstrates education as a priority for many visitors.

Market Overview
  • Approximately 36,000 entrants/applicants are passing national exams in July to study in the higher education institutions of Georgia.
  • 25% of undergraduate and graduate students, and senior schoolchildren in Georgia are currently looking for overseas education opportunities
  • There are 59 Universities in Georgia (31% State Universities and 69% Private Authorized Universities)  with over 124,000 students studying at higher education level.
  • There are 13 colleges authorized with over 240,000 students studying at secondary level.
  • The three-level system of higher education consists of: the first level - Bachelor's degree, the second step - Master's degree, the third step - PhD 

The fair date is  the best time for both students and institutions according to their next step in education (the registration for university national exams in Georgia last from February to March, the national exams in last from June to July).

Fair Outline

International Education Fair 2018 will be a great platform for professionals and decision-makers in the education sector to exchange their experience and know-how. The parallel events: presentations, seminars and workshops will reach the goals and aims of the exhibition.

Studying abroad is becoming more and more popular among Georgian students as the country itself continues to pursue integration into the international society and the demand for professionals with international experience is rapidly increasing amongst Georgian and regional employers. The B2C concept of the exhibition shows a very clear value to the exhibitors as well as visitors. It is an “Open Door Day” for all the presented organizations an opportunity to receive all required information directly from the source for the visitors.

The International Education fair will cover such subjects as state and private higher education institutions, colleges, vocational schools, training centers, language schools and courses, as well as will provide information on new study programmes, and information about the services for students and educational institutions. Education Fair 2018 will bring together the quality international education providers with study abroad agents and education consultants.

The exhibition is promoted through an aggressive and informative marketing campaign encompassing a variety of effective marketing tools to reach all visitors segments. Media includes target group-specific direct marketing, online campaigns, advertising in numerous trade publications and in the general business press, extensive press activities and networking with industry associations and media.

Further Exhibition Information

More information about this leading student recruitment exhibition can be found by selecting the tabs below.

To reserve your place at this international education fair, please select the ‘Prices’ tab and choose the buttons that meet your requirements. Place your purchase in your shopping cart by selecting the ‘Click To Proceed’ button, select ‘checkout’, and fill in your registration details.

What's included as standard

A standard equipped working space will include the construction of system walls, carpet, 1 table, 3 charirs, 1 brochure holder, 1 info desk, lighting (2 spots), power supply with 3-fold plug socket, 1 waste paper basket, fascia board (max. 20 letters per panel), wireless internet connection security, cleaning of the pavilion, exhibitor inclusion in the fair catalogue and participation of up to 4 representatives. (Additional reps can be ordered) 

Additional Items such as an interpreter and advertising in the fair guide can be offered. Please contact Studycentral Ltd to configure this participation.

Please note that registration to attend the fair closes on 15th January 2018.
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International Education Fair in Georgia (Tbilisi) - 23-24/02/18

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23 Feb 2018 - 24 Feb 2018

Venue address:

Exhibition Centre ExpoGeorgia Co. Fairground
118 A. Tsereteli Ave.



Opening hours for visitors
Date Time
Day 1:
Day 2:
11:00 - 19:00
Access times for exhibitors
Date Time
Set up (Pre-Event):
09:00 - 10:30
19:00 - 20:00
Additional activities
Date Time

Reception and Gala Evening 

23/02/18 TBC


This section identifies the levels and subject areas that are reflected at this fair and for which visitors will have an interest in. This section will help to clarify the types of participants who should attend.

  • Postgraduate (Masters, MBA, LLM, Dip, PhD)
  • Undergraduate (Bachelors)
  • Foundation (Preparatory)
  • Further education & vocational
  • Secondary education
  • Language learning
  • Professional training
  • Accountancy, finance & insurance
  • Architecture, construction, building & surveying
  • Business, MBA & management
  • Computer science & IT
  • Economics
  • Education & teaching
  • Engineering
  • Health & medicine
  • Humanities
  • Languages
  • Law & LLM
  • Mathematics
  • Retailing & marketing
  • Science
  • Social science
  • Tourism, leisure & hospitality
  • Visual & creative arts

Use the information provided below to learn more about visitors expected to attend the fair and the proportion of those visitors that are relevant to your offering. Additional information about how the educational exhibition is promoted and visiting agents can be found in the grey box.

Visitors are targeted by:

  • Billboards / Posters / Flyers
  • Cooperation with Educational Institutions
  • Internet
  • Invitations
  • Local / National Press
  • PR Campaigns
  • Promotion at other events
  • Television / Radio

Visiting Agents

Participants will have the opportunity to meet the principal agency at the fair.

Visitors expected to attend:

  • 12000 in Tbilisi

These visitors are expected to look for:

*All figures are estimates provided by the fair organiser. Individual exhibitors may experience different results as the data is based on the event as a whole.

Use the information provided below to learn more about fair exhibitors both past and current. The statistics are based on the last edition of the education fair and aims to give you a demographic of the international exhibitors based on their type and focus. To display a list of past and current exhibitors select the “Click to Display” button below. You can then sort the list based on the criteria most important to you. Additional information about who the education fair is aimed at can be found in the grey box.

Who should attend:
  • Boarding schools
  • Business schools
  • Colleges
  • Education agencies
  • Funding & scholarship providers
  • Government bodies
  • Hotel management schools
  • Language schools
  • Professional bodies
  • Publishers
  • Student service providers
  • Summer schools
  • Universities

Past exhibitor numbers:

  • Data coming soon for Tbilisi

Past exhibitor statistics:


Now you have decided to join the fair you might want to know some basic information to get you started with your travel plans. Information on hotels is listed below and you can find further country specific details in the grey box.

Applying For Visas

Most non-Georgian passport holders will need to apply for a visa to enter the Georgia. Please note you should arrange your business visa with plenty of time in advance. Tourist visas are also available and can take less time. Passport holders should contact their local consulate or embassy for advice. Visa support is strictly limited to our exhibiting clients. Visa support is NOT provided to visitors.

National Language


National Currency

Lari (GEL)


Radisson SAS Iveria Hotel
Rose Revolution Square, 1, 0108

Holiday Inn Tbilisi
May Square, Tbilisi 0171

*The hotels listed above are only suggestions and we advise you to carryout additional research to ensure you select the hotels that match your requirements. We cannot take responsibility for the accommodation and service provided by 3rd parties.

Working with the University Fairs / Studycentral team is easy, pleasant and fun. They do what we all should: offer sufficient and relevant information, they do it quickly and are very efficient.

Ivana Belamaric
IE Business School