Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (TSU) - the oldest university in Georgia and South Caucasus region - has moved up 30 positions in 2022 rankings, compared to the previous year, and is now on 571-580 position. TSU first appeared in previous QS World University Rankings - for 2021, becoming the first (and still only) Georgian university represented in the QS ranking. Back then, in QS World University Rankings 2021, TSU was placed on 601-650 position.
Apart from being the only Georgian university represented in the rankings, TSU is the highest ranked university in the South Caucasus region (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia).
QS World University Rankings evaluates universities according to the following six indicators with different weights: academic reputation (40%), employer reputation (10%), faculty/student ratio (20%), citations per faculty (20%), international faculty ratio (5%) and international student ratio (5%).