The Training Center carried out an authoring Electoral Law Program at 6 universities during 2019-2020 Autumn semester. The program was implemented as part of the MOU with partner universities.
273 students (178 - women; 95 – men) from Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Ilia State University, David Agmashenebeli University of Georgia, East European University, Samtskhe-Javakheti State University and Gori State Teaching University took the semestrial course. As part of the program, bachelor’s students of Law, Political and Social Sciences Faculty and Journalism Faculty acquired detailed knowledge of national regulations on elections and reviewed international electoral practice. At the end of the accredited educational program, through January 29, 2020, students passed final exams.
Notably, students of law faculty took part in simulated trials conducted at six universities as part of the program. This component is a novelty in the curriculum and is aimed at the enhancement of practical skills, along with the theoretical knowledge.
Another stage of the electoral law training program will commence from March, during the Spring semester, 2019-2020. 5,633 students took the above-mentioned program from 2010 to date.