Mzia Tutberidze

 

 

Education:

1967-1972 - Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (TSU), Faculty of Geography-Geology,  specialty: Economic geography of Foreign countries. TSU Diploma with honor.

1967-1972 - Moscow State Courses for Correspondence Study of Foreign Languages, specialty: German Language, Certificate № 106.

 

Work experience:

2010-present - Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography of the Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Department of Human Geography, Research Fellow.

1997-2010 - Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography, Department of Human Geography, Research Fellow.

2001-2002 - State United Foundation of Employment of Georgia, Department of Labor Market Monitoring, Head of the Department.

1998-2001 - State United Foundation of Employment of Georgia, Department of Labor Market Monitoring, Deputy Head of the Department.

1982-1997 - Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography, Department of Social and Economic Geography, Junior Research fellow.

1977-1982 - Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography, Lab of Recreational Geography,  Senior Engineer.

1976-1977 - Tbilisi Scientific-Research and Design Institute “Tbilzniepi”, Department of Planning of Rural Settlements, Senior Engineer.

1972-1976 - Design Institute "Saksoplmshensakhproekti", Department of Regional Planning, Senior engineer.

1971-1972 - Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Department of Economic Geography, Laboratorian.

 

Publications:

40 scientific papers including:

2011 - Mzia Tutberidze. Nino Pavliashvili. - Problems of Internal Tourism in Georgia. Collected Papers. New Series N 3 (82). Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography of the Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, International Scientific Conference on: „Environment and Global Warming“, dedicated to the 100th birthday anniversary of Academician Feofan Davitaya. Tbilisi (Georgia).

2010 - Tutberidze M., Pavliashvili N., Kharadze K. - Tourist potential of the Black Sea coast of Georgia. Proceedings of the 2nd International Geography Symposium GEOMED2010, Kemer-Antalia, Turkey.

2009 - Tutberidze M., Neidze V. and Pavliashvili N. - Tourist Disasters in Georgia (in Russian). Proceedings of Azerbaijan Geographical Society (14). Baku, p.307-309.

2008 - Tutberidze M. - General Trends of Development of Tourist Requirements. Collected Papers of Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography, New Series No 2 (81).

2007 - Tutberidze M., Neidze V. and Pavliashvili N. - Problems of Modern Tourism in the Mountainous Regions of Georgia (in Russian). Proceedings of Conference Published by Yerevan State University. Yerevan, p.159-161.

2006 - Tutberidze M. and Pavliashvili N. - Tourist-Recreational Zones of Adjara-Kolkheti. Collected Papers, New Series No:1 (80)Tbilisi, "Universali", p. 506-514.

2003 - Tutberidze M. - Labor Market: Geographical Aspects of Research. Tbilisi,"Metsniereba", p. 230-237.

2003 - Tutberidze M. - 1. Social-Economical Conditions of Population; 2. Imereti. Monograph "Geography of Georgia", Part 2 "Social-Economic Geography". Tbilisi," Mediaservisi", p. 272-286.

2001 - Tutberidze M. and Pavliashvili N. - Problems of Development of Recreational Economy in Georgia. Proceedings "Actual Problems of Geography of Georgia", Tbilisi "Metsniereba", p. 388 -395.

2000 - Tutberidze M. and Pavliashvili N. - Tourism - a reliable basis for revival and sustainable development of mountainous regions. Proceedings of the Conference on "Mountains - wealth of our country", Tbilisi-Mtskheta-Gudauri.

1999 - Tutberidze M. - Tourism - an important part of social infrastructure. Proceedings of Scientific Conference on "Scientific bases for Tourist-Recreational Industry of Georgia", Tbilisi.

 

Research projects:

2009-2011 - Potential of Natural-Tourist Resources of Kvemo Kartli and Javakheti: Evaluation and Perspectives of its Application. № GNSF/ST08/5-429, Georgian National Scientific Foundation, Main Staff, Economic-Geographer.

2004-2005 - Socio-geographical Research on Forming Regional Centers of Georgia. Academy of Sciences of Georgia. Project participant.

2004 - Creation of General Scheme of Development of Georgian Black Sea Coastal Zone.  Ministry of Urbanization and Construction of Georgia. Project participant.

2002-2003 - Administrative Regions and Cities of Georgia (Geographical Reference Book). Academy of Sciences of Georgia. Project participant.

2000-2001 - Socio-economic and Geopolitical Problems of Development of Border Regions of Georgia. Academy of Sciences of Georgia. Project participant.

 

Participation in conferences:

2011.09.15-17 - Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography of the Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, International Scientific Conference on: „Environment and Global Warming“, dedicated to the 100th birthday anniversary of Academician Feofan Davitaya. Tbilisi (Georgia);

2010 - Tourist potential of the Black Sea coast of Georgia. The 2nd International Geography Symposium - GEOMED2010. Kemer-Antalia, Turkey.

2009 - Tourist Disasters in Georgia. International Conference on „Geographical Problems for Ensuring Ecological Security of Natural-Economic Systems“. Baku, Azerbaijan.

2008 - General trends of development of tourist requirements. International Conference on: Pressing Problems of Geography of Mountainous Regions. Tbilisi, Georgia.

2007 - Problems of Contemporary Tourism in Mountainous Regions of Georgia. International Conference “Applied Issues of Geography and Geology of Mountainous Regions of the Alpine-Himalayan Belt”. Yerevan, Armenia.

 

Foreign languages:

English - average
German - average
French - good

Russian - fluent
Farsi - beginner

 

Participation in professional organizations:

2010 - present - Co-founder and the Member of the Board of the Union of Research-Geographers of Georgia.

 

Contact Information:

mzia.tutberidze@tsu.ge

mziatutberidze@gmail.com