During the January, February and April of 2018, European Union Studies Association (EUSA) organized series of open lectures on the issues of EU-Georgia relations at several regional universities of Georgia. The lectures were held at Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University, Akhalkalaki Branch of Samtskhe-Javakheti State University and Shota Meskhia State Teaching University of Zugdidi. Over 80 students took part in the lecture-seminars and discussions.
The main objective of the seminars was to provide students with updated information about the EU-Georgia relations. A speaker tried to explain the Foreign and Security priorities of Georgia and the role of the EU in this architecture. In the Q&A and discussion format, seminar overviewed the existing programs and agreements with the EU, which helps and bolsters the social, economic and democratic life in Georgia.
The students had an opportunity to meet and held discussion with EUSA expert, Deputy Director of Georgian Center for Security and Development (GCSD). The lectures were held in the framework of the EU’s Erasmus + Jean Monnet project “Disseminating Knowledge on EU-Georgian Association Agreement among Academic Communities in Georgia”.