Vato Peradze | IE School of Politics, Economics & Global Affairs

Vato Peradze

About me

Hailing from Georgia, nestled in the Caucasus Mountains, I cherish the distinct traditions, culture and history of my homeland. Tbilisi, the capital, is where my journey began. Being Georgian fundamentally shapes who I am: responsible, enthusiastic and resolute, traits nurtured by my community’s rich environment.

Confronted with geopolitical challenges, I realized after high school the crucial role diplomacy plays in securing our nation’s peace and future. Georgia’s stride towards EU integration, culminating in candidacy status, cemented my belief in our nation’s path. This spurred my passion for public affairs and international relations.

Vato Peradze
Master’s student
Georgia
Master in International Relations
Vato Peradze | IE School of Politics, Economics & Global Affairs

“My journey so far has sculpted me into a dedicated individual, eager to contribute significantly to Georgia’s future on the world stage.”

Vato Peradze

Contributing to Georgia’s future on the world stage

Vato Peradze has big ambitions. Describing himself as a “dedicated individual,” his goal is to shape the future of his home country, Georgia, on the world stage. As Georgia’s Youth Ambassador for Spain, he’s already taking steps toward this by promoting his country’s rich heritage and furthering his commitment to diplomacy and conflict resolution.

Before embarking on the Master In International Relations, Vato had already been accepted for an international affairs program at a US university, but opted to defer this in favor of IE University. He explains that he particularly valued IE University’s “unparalleled global exposure” and was impressed by its international and diverse academic community. 

Vato describes his experience in the program as “transformative.” The unique diversity of IE University provided him with an invaluable learning experience from a global perspective. He credits the opportunity to work with organizations such as the United Nations Systems Staff College (UNSSC), UN-Habitat, the Georgian Foreign Ministry and the Georgian Embassy in Spain, for deepening his understanding of international dynamics.

Vato Peradze | IE School of Politics, Economics & Global Affairs
Vato Peradze | IE School of Politics, Economics & Global Affairs
Vato Peradze | IE School of Politics, Economics & Global Affairs

“With the wealth of experiences I’ve gathered and the knowledge I’ve acquired, I feel profoundly prepared and excited for the future.”

After graduating from the program, Vato plans to continue his studies in New York, where he’ll be studying another master’s program with a specific focus on economic and political development and UN studies. Bolstered by the knowledge and experience he’s acquired at IE University, he intends to go on to augment his understanding of global economic and political landscapes, as well as gaining further insights into the workings of the United Nations.

The wealth of experience Vato has accumulated so far, including the Master In International Relations, has prepared him for a future where he can embrace new challenges and opportunities confidently. Having enhanced his diverse skill set through the program, he’s ready to make a positive contribution to international development and diplomacy. As he stands on the brink of a new chapter in his career, he’s determined to continue growing both personally and professionally.  Thanks to the experience he’s gained, he now feels fully prepared and excited about the future.