Project Name: Launching the Center for Russian Studies in Georgia


Donor: Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS)


Project duration: October 2020 - March 2021


The project aimed to establish a platform for academic research of Russia in Georgia, where both experienced and young researchers, as well as students, were able to contribute to the research of the current social and political processes in Russia and develop academic discourse.


Target groups: Scholars; young researchers and students; the wider public.


Main Activities:

  • In the first phase of the project, a curriculum for the Russian Studies Seminar Program was developed,


  • The Second Phase of the project was dedicated to conducting a lecture course “Russian Studies”,


  • In the third phase, project participants were trained in blog writing,


  • In the fourth phase, academic essays and blogs written during the project were published on the organization’s website.