10 teams, each plays the others four times - twice at home and twice away - for a total of 36 games each, over 36 game weeks.

Scoring points:

3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss.

Table order:

1. points won; 2. points in head-to-head matches; 3. goal difference in hth matches; 4. goals scored in hth matches; 5. away goals in hth matches (only if 2 teams are tied); 6. total goal difference; 7. total goals scored.

Qualification for UEFA competitions:

1 place: UEFA Champions League qualifiers

2-3 place: UEFA Europa League qualifiers

4 place: possible UEFA Europa League qualifiers (depends on David Kipiani Cup outcome)

Relegation from the league:

8-9 place: enter Play-offs 1/2 with two Pirveli Liga teams for 2 places in Umaglesi Liga

10 place: relegated to Pirveli Liga

Promotion to the league:

1 team from Pirveli Liga

2 more teams from Pirveli Liga possible to promote through Play-offs 1/2