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The Role and Functions of the University Campus Development in Georgia in Global Educational Context

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 5)

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Page : 107-112

Keywords : globalization of education; US campus-based universities; Knowledge-based production; the Kutaisi International University; Georgian higher education; IBSU;

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The goal of the article is to highlight the role and the functions of the modern university campuses in development of 21st century educated multicultural society based on shared moral, ethical and human values. Globalization of American campuses has become an international trend which bears some unique features and is shared by many countries throughout the world. Globalization of knowledge and of higher education necessitates creation of more universities in different parts of the world. The article presents some basic characteristics of international level global university campuses which laid the foundation of recently established the Kutaisi International University in the city of Kutaisi, Georgia. The universities of Georgia have been hosting international students since Soviet period, but now the country faces the necessity of creating an international type university campus the aim of which is to generate intellectual capital and become a hub for international students education. The article provides survey analysis of the international students responses who study at Georgian Universities; also, the evaluation of the interviews with Georgian educators and international students office managers is presented who share their opinion about international students at Georgian universities, their attitudes, problems and perspectives.

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