Eka Gurgenashvili, a doctoral student in the joint transdisciplinary Carl Friedrich Lehmann-Haupt international doctoral program of Ilia State University (ISU) and the Georg-August University of Göttingen (Germany) defended her dissertation A Search for Rieger-type Periodicities in the Sun like Stars on April 12, 2023.
The program allows doctoral candidates to defend their dissertations using the Cotutelle model and to receive a double doctoral degree and a diploma from both universities.
The scientific supervisor from the Georg-August University of Göttingen is Prof. Dr. Ansgar Reiners.
The scientific supervisor from Ilia State University is Prof. Dr. Teimuraz Zakarashvili.
The dissertation defense was held in English in a hybrid format, with the ISU dissertation board physically present and their German counterparts participating virtually.
After defending her dissertation successfully, Eka Gurgenashvili’s work was awarded Summa Cum Laude from Ilia State University’s dissertation board and Magna Cum Laude from the University of Göttingen’s dissertation board.