Theology and Philosophy International Institute

The Research Institute of Theology and Philosophy is a research structural unit of Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani University. The institute was established on the basis of a memorandum signed between Grigol Palama Theology and Philosophy International Institute and Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani University (on August 19, 2019).

Address of the institute:  #3 K. Kutateladze Street, Tbilisi, Georgia

E-mail of the institute: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Director of the institute: Dean of the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Professor Gocha Barnovi

Website: sabauni.edu.ge/ge/about-us/palamainstitute

Contact info: +995557764861

 

The objectives of the institute are:

  • To contribute to the research of theology and philosophy and establish academic contacts with the local and international organizations;
  • To collaborate with the state, private and non-governmental structures and organizations;
  • To support scientific-practical researches and enlarge the teaching area;
  • To support the introduction of international standards and efficient implementation of the research and educational processes within the framework of the university;
  • To implement the research, educational-consultation and expert activity, to conduct the application work ordered and financed by international state, private or non-government organizations.

The key directions of the university activity are:

  • Implementation of the research and educational work in theology and philosophy at national as well as international level;
  • To establish the research and educational contacts with local and foreign organizations;
  • To implement the work ordered and financed by international, state, private or non-government organizations;
  • Translation;
  • Publishing;
  • Conduction of different scientific, practical and educational activities (training, workshop, business meeting, round table, conference, public meeting, etc.);
  • Participation in different scientific, pratical and educational events (training, workshop, business meeting, round table, conference, public meeting, etc.).

Members of the Institute:

VAJA VARDIDZE, Ph.D., Theology (UNIVERSITY OF MÜNSTER) - Professor at SULKHAN-SABA ORBELIANI UNIVERSITY, TBILISI;

GOCHA BARNOVI, Ph.D., Theology (ATHENS UNIVERSITY) - Associate Professor at SULKHAN-SABA ORBELIANI UNIVERSITY, TBILISI, Director of Theology and Philosophy research Institute;

TEIMURAZ BUADZE, Ph.D., Theology (FRIEBURG UNIVERSITY) - Associate Professor at SULKHAN-SABA ORBELIANI UNIVERSITY, TBILISI, Deputy Director of Theology and Philosophy research Institute;

DIMITRY GEGENAVA, Ph.D., of Law (IVANE JAVAKHISHVILI TBILISI STATE UNIVERSITY) –Associate Professor at SULKHAN-SABA ORBELIANI UNIVERSITY, TBILISI;

ANDREAS ZACHARIOU, Ph.D., Theology (ATHENS UNIVERSITY), Director of the official Journal of the Metropolis Trimythountos (Cyprus) “AgiosSpyridon”(γιος Σπυρίδων) and Editor of the series “Theologikes Parembaseis”(Θεολογικς Παρεμβάσεις);

ALEKSANDRE GABUNIA, MA.,Theology (SULKHAN-SABA ORBELIANI UNIVERSITY, TBILISI), Associate Professor at INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF COMMUNICATION, TBILISI;

SABA KEVLISHVILI, MA.,of Arts FRIBOURG UNIVERSITY;

NODAR BARATASHVILI, BA., Theology; Student of MA programmeof The University of Fribourg;

NIKOLOZ GONGADZE, MA.,Theology, TBILISI THEOLOGICAL ACADEMY;

DAVITI NEBIERIDZE, BA., Theology, Student of MA programme of The Faculty of Theology of University of Athens;

DAVIT ZAZASHVILI, BA., Theology, Student of The Faculty of Theology of University of Athens;

GURAM LURSMANASHVILI, BA., Theology, Student of The Faculty of Theology of University of Athens, Deputy Director of Theology and Philosophy research Institute;

IVANE SHOSHIASHVILI, BA., Theology, Student of The Faculty of Theology of University of Athens;

GIORGI GEGUCHADZE, BA., Theology, Student of The Faculty of Theology of University of Athens;

GIORGI KHUBULURI, BA., Theology, Student of MA programmeof The University of Fribourg;

GIORGI NADIRASHVILI, BA., Theology, Student of The Faculty of Theology of University of Athens.

 

The Scientific Committee of Theology and Philosophy research Institute

ANDREAS ZACHARIOU (Director of the Scientific Committee)

VAJA VARDIDZE

GOCHA BARNOVI

TEIMURAZ BUADZE

DIMITRY GEGENAVA