Scientific Council

Scientific Council is operating under the Rector of Tbilisi Theological Academy and Seminary with the right of an Advisory Body. It is the highest body of academic (educational-scientific) and administration activities of Tbilisi Theological Academy and  Seminary  entitled to make decisions within its  competence. Decisions made by the  Scientific Council are obligatory for all the  structural unites of Tbilisi Theological Academy and Seminary.

Head of the Scientific Council  is  the  Rector of  Tbilisi Theological Academy and Seminary.

                                  Members of the Scientific Council:

  1. Protopresbyter Giorgi Zviadadze – Rector of Tbilisi Theological Academy and Seminary. Dr. of Theology, Dr. of Philology, Professor;
  2. Metropolitan Anania Japaridze – Dr. of History, Professor;
  3. Leila Geguchadze – scientific secretary of the Council, Dr. of Philology, Professor;
  4. Archpriest Besarion Tsintsadze, Vice-Rector in Academic Field;
  5. Mamia Sakandelidze – Vice-Rector in the Field of Economy;
  6. Archimandrite Seraphim Tchedia, Spiritual Father of Tbilisi Theological Academy and Seminary;
  7. Archpriest Shalva Kekelia – Spiritual Father of Tbilisi Theological Academy and Seminary;
  8. Archpriest Longinoz Suarishvili – Dean of the Theological Academy;
  9. Archpriest Teimuraz Mzhavanadze – Dean of Theological Seminary;
  10. Archpriest Ioseb Vanidze – Dean of the Faculty of Architecture, Icon Painting, Restoration of Easel and Monumental Icon Painting;
  11. Teia Bezhuashvili – Dean of the Faculty of Art History and Theory;
  12. Grigol Khachapuridze – Dean of the Faculty of Christian Psychology;
  13. Eldar Bubulashvili – Head of the Doctorate of Tbilisi Theological Academy and Seminary, Dr. of Historical Sciences, Professor;
  14. Archpriest Bidzina Gunia – Scientific Secretary of the Doctorate Council, Academician of Scientific Academy, Dr. of Theology, Dr. of Philology, Professor;
  15. Archpriest Giorgi Gugushvili – Head of the Department of Biblical Studies of Theology, Dr. of Historical Sciences, Professor;
  16. Archpriest Maxime Tchanturia – Head of the Department of Church History, Ascetics and Canonical Law, Professor;
  17. Archpriest Besarion Menabde – Head of the Department of Church Architecture;
  18. Archdeacon Demetre Davitashvili – Head of the Department of Liturgics and Pastoral Theology, Dr. of Theology, Professor;
  19. Edisher Tchelidze – Head of the Department of Patristics and Dogmatics, Academician of Gelati Scientific Academy, Dr. of Theology, Dr. of Philological Sciences, Professor;
  20. Sergo Vardosanidze – Head of the Department of the History of Georgia, Dr. of Theology, Dr. of Historical Sciences, Professor;
  21. Lela Khachidxe – Head of the Department of Religious Studies and Christian Psychology, Dr. of Philological Sciences, Professor;
  22. Griver Parulava – Dr. of Philological Sciences, Professor;
  23. Merab Buchukuri – Head of the Department of Icon Painting and Restoration, Professor;
  24. Rusudan Vashalomidze – Head of the Department of Christian Art History and Theory;
  25. Iuri Mosidze – Head of the Department of Foreign Languages, Dr. of Philological Sciences, Professor;
  26. Archpriest Abraam Solomnishvili – the coordinator of management and educational procedures of the Quality Assurance Office;
  27. Giorgi Natroshvili – Head of the Quality Assurance Office of Theological Academy and Seminary;
  28. Nino Melikishvili – Head of the Publishing house of Theological Academy and Seminary, Dr. of Philological Sciences, Professor;
  29. Zurab Tchumburidze – Dr. of Philological Sciences, Professor;
  30. Gvantsa Joplatadze – Dr. of Philology, Professor;
  31. Rusudan Tsikvadze – Dr. of Philology, Professor;
  32. Maia Rapava – editor of the Publishing house, Dr. of Philological Sciences, Professor;
  33. Avtandil Arabuli – Dr. of Philological Sciences, Academicion of the Georgian Scientific National Academy;
  34. Archpriest Michael Galdava, Dr. of Theology and Philology;
  35. Head of the Law Department – Ekaterine Macharashvili;