Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani University is an authorized Higher Educational Institution, founded by Bishop Giuseppe Pasotto, the Apostolic Administrator of Latin Catholics in Caucasus in 2001 as the Institute of Philosophy, Theology, History and Culture. There was only one faculty – the faculty of Theology. Multiple profile Christian theology was taught on the faculty. International symposiums, conferences, seminars were organized on the faculty. Various theological, philosophical and historical books and manuals were published in the University. Gradually, partnerships were established with various European universities. Visiting lecturers enriched the knowledge, imagination and skills of our students.
The University obtained further institutional accreditation in 2009. From this time onwards, educational programs are gradually added and today the University carries out educational activities with 13 undergraduate (Law, Business Administration, Business Administration in English, Tourism, Theology, International Relations, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, and graduate (Law, Business Administration, Public Administration, Theology) programs on three faculties. There are several research institutes and centers on the basis of the faculties, which organize the research activities of the university. As a result, several hundred studies have been conducted, dozens of books, textbooks and scientific journals have been published.
University publications are recognized and integrated into educational programs of all three levels throughout Georgia.
Since its inception, the University has successfully collaborated with European and American universities, has exchange programs for students, professors and staff, is a member of several international university associations, and enjoys exclusive scholarship and institutional international support.
The University is accredited and all educational programs are accredited. A state-recognized diploma is issued.