Dr. Professor, Iuri Mgebrishvili
Deputy Director of the Institute, member of academic board
Professor of Arts Research Institute (Georgia), expert and trainer in cultural management, marketing and marketing research ( collecting, analyzing and data processing). Since 1999 as an invited expert Mr. Mgebrishvili run training programmes in Armenia, Mongolia, Sweden, Ukraine, Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova and other regions of Caucasus in a field of cultural management, marketing, sponsorship, fundraising, and networking. He is an author of scientific works and publications at the professional editions and magazines (on Georgian, Russian and English languages) as well as translator of study books. Since 1998 he is director of Caucasus Spring University. 2005-2010 professor of Ilia State University leading BA, MA and PhD programmes in Cultural management and marketing. He is Executive Director of International Culture Fair "Caucasus 2003", which have place biannually in Tbilisi (Georgia). He is the initiator and manager of various cultural and educational projects. As a leading expert of Ajara Culture Research Group run workshops, trainings, research and analyze, collecting and processing data, statistical research for practical recommendations for future indicators and activities of the Ajara Autonomic Republic in the field of culture. 2016-2917 research exert for UNESCO CDIS research.
Membership: ENCATC /European Network of Cultural Administration Training, CAMN /Caucasian Arts Managers Network/, ICOM /International Council of Museums/, General of Georgian Regional Theatre Network /GRTN/, UNIMA.