Mr. Chochua is a PhD candidate at BiGSEM (Bielefeld Graduate School of Economics and Management) Germany. He is also a visiting lecturer in Law and Economics at the Free University of Georgia. In different periods he has taught various courses at the Caucasus Business School, University of Carlos III in Madrid and Bielefeld University. In 2010-2013, he was leading researcher at the Free University's Research Center. Mr Chochua holds an MA degree in Economic Analyses from UC3M (University of Carlos III in Madrid, Spain) and an MA degree in Economics from the International School of Economics in Tbilisi, Georgia.