The BA degree program will give you advanced skills and knowledge crucial to understanding and engaging with the Caucasus region. Core courses encompass lectures and seminars devoted to the people, cultures, languages, history, and politics of the Caucasus, and language courses in Georgian and Russian. In addition, you can choose from a wide range of optional courses from political science, history, linguistics, Indo-European studies, religious studies or language courses in Turkish, Classical Armenian and Ancient Greek.
Exemplary BA courses offered by us:
Courses are complemented by guest lectures, expeditions and field work courses in the Caucasus, colloquia, and film series. And if you love adventure, we offer you a variety of study opportunities in the region at our partner universities (e.g. in Tbilisi, Kutaissi, Baku, Yerevan) so you can experience the Caucasus first hand. Plus we will support you to find funding and help you to get there.
The BA degree program is intended for students preparing for graduate work, those planning a career in government or industry, and those whose primary aim is to master Caucasian cultures in the original languages.