In 1997, Poti St. Gregory the Theologian Theological-Catechist School was founded with the blessing of Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia and with the effort of the Metropolitan of Khobi and Poti Grigoli (Berbichashvili). The School was higher religious educational institution and it implemented the same educational programs as Tbilisi Theological Seminary. From the beginning there were two sections: a) Theology and b) Catechism. Metropolitan Grigoli, at that time the Bishop of Poti, was appointed as a rector of the School with the blessing of Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia.
In 2009, the School was renamed as “Fazisi Theological- Philosophical Academy”. In 2012, according to the changes in the law “On Higher Education”, the Academy was reorganized and as the result “New Georgian University” was founded.
On 14th December, 2015 “New Georgian University” successfully received authorization and accreditation. After that it was granted the status of University, which gave it the opportunity to implement higher educational programmes and scientific researches. Nowadays, New Georgian University is implementing following academic programmes: MA in Christian Philosophy, MA in Christian Psychology, PhD in Christian Philosophy.