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During the study trip, the students visited institutions dealing with Georgia's accession to the EU, where they took part in key round table discussions with diplomats, parliamentarians and representatives of research institutions.

During the trip, the students had the opportunity to visit the European Union and NATO Information Centre in Tbilisi, where Tornike Parulava, Director of the Department of Security Policy and Euro-Atlantic Integration, and Archil Karaulashvili, Director General of the Directorate General for European Union Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, received the students together with the Deputy Director of the Institute.

The students then visited the Georgian Parliament, where they were able to ask questions to Mariam Lashkhoi, Vice-Chair of the Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee.

The delegation visited the Embassy of Hungary in Tbilisi, where the students were welcomed by Consul Gábor Mikecz. The discussion focused on Hungarian-Georgian relations and Georgia's EU prospects. Afterwards, the students attended a lecture organised by the Diplomatic Institute in Tbilisi.

During the trip, the Head of our Center, Rodrigo Ballester, gave a highly successful lecture on the European Union's enlargement policy to students and professors at Shokhumi State University in Tbilisi. The MCC students were then received by a delegation from the European Union, where they were able to ask questions to Catalin Gherman.

Following the informative programmes, the delegation had the opportunity to have a working dinner with representatives of the Georgian government, where, in addition to the professional experience, the students were also introduced to the Georgian culture.

Last but not least, Dr. Tibor Kozma, Deputy Head of the European Union Monitoring Mission in Georgia, received the delegation for a discussion, during which he presented the work of the mission and gave an insight into the current Georgian-Russian relations.