Kakha Shengelia



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Primary Position & Institution:

President, International Association of University Presidents (IAUP), UK

Short Bio:

Dr. Kakha Shengelia is a President of Caucasus University and President of the International Association of University Presidents (IAUP) for 2017 -2021 years. He holds an MA degree from Tbilisi State University, an MBA degree in Management from the University of Hartford (Hartford, USA), and a ph.D. Degree from Georgian Technical University (Tbilisi, Georgia). Apart from his administrative responsibilities, he teaches courses in Management Concept and History of Georgia. Dr. Kakha Shengelia was a Member of Parliament of Georgia, Deputy Chairman of Committee of Education, Science, Sport and Culture, and Committee of Foreign Affairs. He has been a Vice-Mayor of Tbilisi in Social Affairs. Dr. Shengelia is awarded the Presidential Order of Excellence by the President of Georgia and the Ring of Honor by the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria. He is an Honorable Doctor of Tallinn University of Technology and the University of Guadalajara, Mexico. Also, Member of the Board of Directors of the World University Consortium (WUC) and the European Public Law Organization (EPLO). Member of the Council of Representatives of European Law and Governance School (ELGS). He has been elected as a Fellow to the World Academy of Art & Science in 2018.