Tbilisi State Medical University (TSMU)

Tbilisi State Medical University (TSMU)

The Tbilisi State Medical University (TSMU) is the main center of higher medical education in Tbilisi, Georgia, with an almost hundred-year history. The core role and responsibility of TSMU in providing the country population health care activities is of great importance and respectable.

Successful undergraduate, postgraduate, continuous professional development programs, Master’s, doctoral as well as higher vocational educational programs make TSMU attractive for prospective students not only in Georgia, but different countries around the world. TSMU is a full member of the European Education Area that means its active involvement in functioning of this educational system, determining directions for development and implementation, establishing free and close scientific and academic relationships with the educational, scientific and clinical centers throughout the world.

Increased attractiveness of TSMU for more than 3400 international students from 81 countries might be considered as obvious evidence of international recognition of Tbilisi State Medical University. Thus, we can say that every third student in university is an international student.

Location

Tbilisi, Georgia

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Programs details

Requirements

  • English B1
  • Previous Education dipoloma
  • No minumum GPA/Grade requirement

Why this program?

The Tbilisi State Medical University (TSMU) is the main center of higher medical education in Tbilisi, Georgia, with an almost hundred-year history. The core role and responsibility of TSMU in providing the country population health care activities is of great importance and respectable.

Successful undergraduate, postgraduate, continuous professional development programs, Master’s, doctoral as well as higher vocational educational programs make TSMU attractive for prospective students not only in Georgia, but different countries around the world. TSMU is a full member of the European Education Area that means its active involvement in functioning of this educational system, determining directions for development and implementation, establishing free and close scientific and academic relationships with the educational, scientific and clinical centers throughout the world.

Increased attractiveness of TSMU for more than 3400 international students from 81 countries might be considered as obvious evidence of international recognition of Tbilisi State Medical University. Thus, we can say that every third student in university is an international student.

American MD Program

Degree

One-cycle program

Credits

360

Qualification

Medical Doctor

Years

6

Study language

English

Annual Fee

13,500 USD

Semester start

September

Application deadline

Remains open on a year-round basis.

Requirements

  • English B1
  • Previous Education dipoloma
  • No minumum GPA/Grade requirement

Why this program?

American MD (USMD) program is designed to train internationally competitive and
competent, highly qualified physicians (Doctors) who are ready for postgraduate education and
the specific training courses, both in Georgia and abroad (particularly in the U.S.). The medical
cadres are prepared according to the requirements and standards of the country medical/public
health care system.  

American MD Program offers a wide choice of possibilities, including:
1. Considers the elements of general university education - the program includes a set of
humanitarian subjects: In the medical field of Georgia, it is actually the only program
which includes teaching disciplines such as the history of civilizations, Anthropology,
Art history, Philosophy, World literature, etc. All these disciplines are integrated taking
into account the so-called "Axis of Time".
2. The program is fully integrated - integration is achieved through the basic, preclinical
and clinical disciplines of both horizontal and vertical principles.
3. The program structure provides to pass two steps in the US Medical License Examination
- the program is so structured to allow students to be able to pass two steps to the so called United State Medical License Examination (USMLE). In addition, on the basis of
the agreement between TSMU and Emory University, any student of the American MD
Program, which will pass the first level of USML exams during the course, has a right
undergo some part of clinical rotations in Emory Medical School.
4. Research component - research component is presented in the program with
considerable volume, which considers the involvement of a student in a basic or clinical
medicine, health care organization and other areas of medicine.
5. One of the features of the program is structured system of student public education: Each
student is associated with the public, that's why the program devotes much attention to
this issue. Each group has an advisor - a small group coordinator who helps the student
during the full course of the program in the process of adaptation to the academic
environment, university and general requirements of the society.
6. The extracurricular part of the program is project of "Summer at Emory" and "Winter at
Emory", which was initiated by Emory University to encourage program students. This
project is implemented twice a year and aims to introduce the American medical
education and health care systems to TSMU students. The project is 4 weeks long and
students have the opportunity to attend the current study process (lecture-seminars), as
well as the daily clinical activities of American doctors. 

Subjects

  • Chemistry 1, 2
  • Biophysics 1, 2
  • Molecular Biology
  • Medical Anthropology
  • History of Civilizations 1, 2
  • World Literature 1, 2
  • Art History 1, 2
  • Georgian Language 1, 2
  • Academic English
  • BAD (Becoming A Doctor) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
  • Medical Genetics
  • Histology, Cytology, Embryology (ETC)
  • Module: Basics of Medicine, Prologue 1 (Combines Human Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry)
  • Medical Microbiology and Introduction to Infect Diseases 1, 2
  • Module: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Basics of Public Health
  • Module: Exercise and Movement (Combines Human Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Histology, Embryology)
  • Module: Nutrition and Metabolism (Combines Human Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Histology, Embryology)
  • Module: Endocrine Control (Combines Human Anatomy, Physiology, Histology, Embryology)
  • Immunology
  • Module: Respiratory/Pulmonary System (Combines Pathology, Pharmacology, Clinical Basics of Pulmonology)
  • Module: Neuroscience 2 (Combines Pharmacology, Clinical Basics of Psychiatry)
  • Summation Module: Interdisciplinary Correlations
  • Internal Medicine - Core Clerkship
  • Pediatrics - Core Clerkship
  • Surgery - Core Clerkship
  • Radiology/Neurology/Urology/Oncology
  • The Basics of Scientific Research
  • ENT, Dermatology, Ophthalmology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology, Psychiatry, Primary care
  • Endocrinology, infectious disease, Forensic medicine, Cardiology, Angiology

Dental Medicine Program, English

Degree

One-cycle program

Credits

300

Qualification

Doctor of Dental Medicine

Years

5

Study language

English

Annual Fee

7,000 USD

Semester start

September

Application deadline

Remains open on a year-round basis.

Requirements

  • English B1
  • Previous Education dipoloma
  • No minumum GPA/Grade requirement

Why this program?

Educational program ,,Dental Medicine” is designed to prepare a highly qualified, competitive, Doctor of Dental Medicine with the competence relevant to modern requirements. In other words, the program aims to equip graduates with knowledge and skills based on which a Doctor of Dental Medicine will be able to hold a working position in dental clinics, continue education on the next level of higher and/or professional education (residency, doctoral degree (PhD)) and specialization, as well as, realization and career advancement in public or professional activities. The goals of the program, in more detail, means to train the student in the following directions: Apply and critically understand the basic knowledge of biomedical disciplines, clinical sciences and medical field in process of high quality patient care in relation to the profile issues of dental medicine / dentistry; Diagnose the health problems of dental patient timely, in an appropriate and effective manner; Take effective measures for the prevention of dental diseases; Treat, manage and promote the dental patient with patient-centered care; Communicate with the dental patient in an effective and professional way;  Self-develop within the current legislation based on highly professional and ethical values

Subjects

  • Medical Physics and biophysics
  • Medical chemistry
  • Medical Biology and parasitology
  • Human Anatomy
  • Histology, cytology and embryology
  • Molecular and medical genetics
  • Human physiology
  • Medical biochemistry
  • Orientation Course in Dentistry
  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Pharmacology
  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics
  • Radiology
  • Dermatology and venerology
  • Neurology
  • Oto-rhyno-laringology
  • Psychiatry
  • Phanttom endodontics
  • Propeadeutics of clinical operative odontology
  • Preclinical parodontology
  • Orthodontics (1, 2, 3 and 4)
  • Maxillofacial surgery (1, 2 and 3)
  • Dental Disease Management, Financing and economy
  • Medical Phsycology
  • Professional lathin language
  • Traumatology

Medical Doctor Program, English

Degree

One-cycle program

Credits

360

Qualification

Medical Doctor (MD)

Years

6

Study language

English

Annual Fee

8,000 USD

Semester start

September

Application deadline

Remains open on a year-round basis.

Requirements

  • English B1
  • Previous Education dipoloma
  • No minumum GPA/Grade requirement

Why this program?

The defining goal of the Medical Educational Program for MD is to train highly qualified and competent physicians who respond to contemporary challenges. In other words, the program serves to provide graduates with the
knowledge and skills, upon which they will be able to get a job position in the clinics, continue study to the next level and develop their professional skills.
The objectives of the program:
Provide students with up-to-date medical knowledge;
Develop student’s clinical and communication skills necessary for medical practice;
Generate values of medical ethics and entire professional life-long learning skills and motivation;
Ensure high-quality medical education of the students by introducing nationally recognized medical standards and ethical norms.

Subjects

  • Biophysics and medical physics
  • Medical Chemistry
  • Medical Biology
  • Medical Parasitology
  • Human Normal Anatomy
  • Histology, Cytology and Embryology
  • Physiology
  • Mollecular and Medical Genetics
  • Microbiology
  • Topographycal Anatomy and Operative Surgery
  • Pharmacology
  • Radiology
  • Infectious diseases
  • Phtisiology
  • Oto-rhyno-laringology
  • Ophtalmology
  • Psychiatry
  • Public Health
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Clinical Skills (1,2,3,4)
  • Professional Latin Language
  • Foreign Language (1,2 and 3)
  • Bioethics
  • Scientific Research
  • Clinical Clerkships
  • Surgery
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Rehabilitation and Sport Medicine
  • Health Resort and Physiotherapy with Medical Tourism
  • Narcology

Pharmacy

Degree

Bachelor

Credits

240

Qualification

Bachelor of Pharmacy

Years

4

Study language

English

Annual Fee

3,500 USD

Semester start

September

Application deadline

Remains open on a year-round basis.

Requirements

  • English B1
  • Previous Education dipoloma
  • No minumum GPA/Grade requirement

Why this program?

The Pharmacy Bachelor’s Program, in line with TSMU's mission, vision, values and strategic development policy, provides training for Bachelor of Pharmacy competitors in line with competitive, modern field development requirements and values, with continuous professional development skills. The Program aims to give the student knowledge:  On the biomedical and chemical basis of the pharmaceutical sciences;  About basic principles of pharmaceutical activity. Ø To make the student: · Ability to engage in pharmaceutical care (within competence); · Ability to perform pharmaceutical analysis and make conclusions; · Ability to participate in the production of pharmaceutical products.

Subjects

  • General and Inorganic Chemistry
  • Basics of Histology
  • Medical Biophysics
  • Pharmaceutical Botany 1
  • Medical Biology
  • Pharmaceutical Ethics and Deontology
  • Information Technologies with Biostatistic Elements
  • Elective study course: Professional Latin Language/Bioethics
  • Basics of Human Anatomy
  • Pharmaceutical Care
  • Basics of Parasitology
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Basics of Scientific Research
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Basics of Microbiology and Virology
  • Human Physiology
  • Physical and Colloid Chemistry
  • Basic Environmental Health
  • Clinical Skills
  • General Biochemistry
  • Technology of Galenic Preparations
  • Basics of Pharmacokinetics
  • Integrated Module of Pharmacy

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Degree

Bachelor

Credits

240

Qualification

Bachelor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Years

4

Study language

English

Annual Fee

3,000 USD

Semester start

September

Application deadline

Remains open on a year-round basis.

Requirements

  • English B1
  • Previous Education dipoloma
  • No minumum GPA/Grade requirement

Why this program?

Aim of the program is to prepare competitive and competent bachelor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation through outcome-based teaching approach and development of clinical/practical skills relevant to the learning outcomes, able to: to apply basic biomedical research methods and evidence-based practice to the process of physical therapy examination, evaluation, intervention, and rehabilitation management, based on biopsychosocial approach, to prevent or remediate impairments, functional limitations and disabilities as related to movement and health across all ages, to improve functional movement potential and quality of life; to provide rehabilitation services in both in-patient and out-patient settings, based on the multi/interdisciplinary team approach, utilizing appropriate interpersonal skills;  to conduct in professional and ethical manner, with responsible approach to societal needs;  to develop independent learning skills/activities and foster continuing professional growth and life-long learning.

Subjects

  • Medical Physics, Biophysics
  • Medical Chemistry
  • Medical Biology, Genetics
  • Cytology, General Histology, Embriology
  • Anatomy
  • Professional Latin Language
  • Public Health and Sociology
  • Medical Biochemistry
  • Histology
  • Medical Parazitology
  • Informational Technologies
  • Basics of Psychology
  • Bioethics
  • Basics of Scientific Research
  • Pathophysiology
  • Biomechanics & Kinesiology
  • Exercise Physiology & Biochemistry
  • Laboratory Medicine
  • Basics of Radiology
  • Fundamentals of Evidence-Based Medicine
  • Hygiene
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Neurology
  • Oncology
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Prosthetics and Orthotics in Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine
  • Physical Rehabilitation in Pediatrics/Neurology/Geriatrics/Traumatology & Orthopedics

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