Tamar Abashidze was born in Tbilisi, Georgia, in 1969. 1987-1992, she studied Psychology at Tbilisi State University (TSU); 1992-1995 she continued postgraduate studies at the Department of General Psychology. In 1999, she defended her Ph.D. dissertation in Psychology.
In 1994-95 Ms. Abashidze was granted a DAAD scholarship in Germany. Since 1996 she has been a lecturer at the Department of General Psychology of TSU. She has gathered work experience in various projects and non-governmental organisations.
Research topic: Transformation of the image of the warrior in Georgian mentality.