David Aprasidze graduated from Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Faculty of International Law and International Relations in 1998. He received his PhD degree in political science from the University of Hamburg, Germany in 2003.
At different times, he was Dean of School of Arts and Sciences and Dean of School of Graduate and Doctoral Programmes, head of administration and vice-rector at Ilia State University. Prof. Aprasidze worked for Georgian Public Broadcaster, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia. He has experience working for local and international think-tanks, including the Caucasus Institute for Peace, Democracy and Development (CIPDD) in Georgia and the Institute for Peace Studies and Security Policy in Germany. He is frequently consulting international organizations, including the USAID, International IDEA, and Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation. 2009-10 he was awarded Fulbright scholarship to research at Duke University, North Carolina, US.
His scientific interests cover the following areas: