Why Study Medicine in English at Medical Universities in Georgia?
No entry exams
Medicine: 6 Years
Dentistry: 5 Years
October, November, March & May
Medicine: Up to the last 3 years
Students enrolled in the Undergraduate Medicine and Graduate Medicine Programmes will study at world class universities where they will complete their studies.Undergraduate Programme – 6-Year Medicine Programme
- For undergraduate students, the undergraduate course (6 years) has a structure of pre-clinical years studied on-campus followed by clinical modules completed in Georgian medical schools and hospitals.
- During the pre-clinical years, students can complete online studies for up to 2.5 years for the 6-Year Course.
- The medicine course structure involves sequential modules that build upon the knowledge established in the previous module using a methodology called looping with students completing applied research and gaining practical skills in laboratories and clinical settings.
Graduate Programmes – 4-Year Medicine Programme
- The four-year graduate entry medicine programme has the prerequisite of a Bachelor’s Degree (BSc) in a science-related field such as Biomedical Science and there are no entry exams.
- The course is taught entirely in English and structured into pre-clinical and clinical study modules.
- For the clinical study years, students attend lectures and complete their clinical rotations at Georgian universities and hospitals.
- The Study Medicine Europe (SME) Transcript Evaluation Team is authorised to assess and evaluate all documentation for graduate programme applications (inclusive of Bachelor’s Degree transcripts); see the Graduate Entry Assessment Process tab for key information.
Georgian universities offer students undergraduate and graduate dentistry programmes in English where they are supported to study online and on-campus depending on their needs.5-Year Undergraduate Programme
- Undergraduate students complete pre-clinical and post-clinical training during their 5-year programme, leading students to graduate with a comprehensive understanding of dentistry fundamentals.
- The programme commences with two years of pre-clinical modules to build foundation knowledge studied on campus in Georgia.
- The final three years comprise clinical training at renowned universities, Georgian dentistry schools and surgical clinics.
4-Year Graduate Programme
- Applicants qualified with a Bachelor’s Degree (BSc) in a science-related field such as Biomedical Science can apply for the accelerated 4-Year Graduate Programme that commences in Year Two of the 5-Year Undergraduate Programme.
- The application process requires the submission of analytical academic transcripts and there are no entry exams.
- Graduate Dentistry is structured to offer students a supportive, competitive course at renowned Dentistry Schools.
- The programme is structured into one year of pre-clinical modules followed by three years of clinical modules studied on campus at Georgian dentistry schools and in professional clinics.
- The Study Medicine Europe (SME) Transcript Evaluation Team has authorisation to assess graduate programme applications including evaluation of all paperwork such as Bachelor’s Degree transcripts; see the Graduate Entry Assessment Process tab for all relevant information.
- Both EU and non-EU students can apply for the medicine and dentistry programmes at Georgian medical universities.
- However, if English is not your mother tongue, you are required to submit an internationally recognised language certificate as required by the universities.
- There is also the option to do a course to improve your English at a cost of £1,000.
- New Vision University offers a four-year Graduate Entry Medicine and Dentistry Programme.
- Eligible candidates must have a Bachelor of Science degree from a science-related field.
- The graduate entry medicine programme allows students start in the third year of the six-year course.
- The graduate entry dentistry programme lets students start in the second year of the five-year course.
- Graduate entry candidates do not have to take entrance exams.
- This programme is a great opportunity for those seeking an accelerated pathway towards a Medical or Dental degree.
- Study Medicine Europe (SME) offers students at Georgian universities the option to apply for international clinical rotation opportunities at hospitals or clinical facilities in Ireland, the UK, the USA, Canada, and Australia.
- These rotations can be studied for up to three years with SME matching applicants to the preferred location and facility ensuring that all modules align with the university’s medicine programme.
- To apply, students submit the following documentation to SME:
- Their CV and rotation preferences consisting of the location, facility, department, and duration of placement.
- An official authorisation of the application from the university professor who coordinates their medicine programme.
- Placements are strictly limited based on matching modules to the location therefore SME processes applications in order of submission then makes offers in the same order.
- International clinical experience is an enriching study opportunity with students expanding their professional network and learning in dynamic medical settings.
- SME facilitates the application and entry to Graduate Medicine and Dentistry Programmes in Georgia for graduates with a Bachelor’s Degree in a science-related field with no entrance exams for successful applicants.
- SME Assesses applications to the Graduate Programme with the following steps:
- Completion of the due diligence process on behalf of the medical university
- Comparison of the transcripts of the students from their past studies with the study programme of the medical university
- Submission of the comparison for approval to both the respective ministry of education and the medical university itself.
- Below is the list of costs for the medicine and dentistry programmes at Georgian medical universities:
|Medical University||Programme (English)||Enrollment||Tuition Fees per Year ()|
|New Vision University||Undergraduate/Graduate Medicine||October, November, March & May||5250 (1st year: 7000)|
|New Vision University||Undergraduate/Graduate Dentistry||November & March||3750 (1st year: 5000)|
|Caucasus International University||Undergraduate/Graduate Medicine / Undergraduate/Graduate Dentistry||October & March||5,500 for Medicine / 4,500 for Dentistry|
|Georgian National University||Undergraduate/Graduate Medicine||October & March||5,500|
|Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University||Medicine||October & March||6,000|
- The medicine course lasts for a period of six years and the dentistry course is for a five-year period.
- Students in both programmes will have the opportunity to continue at their chosen university with a selection of post graduate and doctoral studies available.
- Some of our partner universities in Georgia offer funding options for medical students in the form of Scholarships.
- New Vision University also offers a Student Loans These loans cover half of the annual tuition fees over one full academic year.
- To learn more about student loans and scholarships in Georgia, please contact one of our representatives.
- The teaching practices at Georgian medical universities are extremely modern and focus on a range of task-based and innovative teaching techniques with a unique approach to learning.
- There is a good mix of non-clinical and clinical materials covered in lectures and seminars and also a strong focus on independent research assignments and laboratory work.
- All Georgian medical universities are affiliated with hospitals and clinics throughout the country.
- The libraries are comprehensive at all universities and contain thousands of scientific volumes, putting them amongst the largest in the world.
- The professors and scientists are of international calibre across the universities.
- Depending on the programme they choose, students can split their time between online and on-campus learning. The online learning portal includes videos, live-streams, question banks plus much more. Online learning is temporarily available during Covid-19 for students to maintain their studies.
- For students who do not require a visa from EU and non-EU countries, the deadline is the start of the previous month for each intake.
- Candidates who need a visa will need to submit an application a month prior to the deadlines to ensure the visa is processed in time.
- The academic year takes place over two semesters and requires students to partake in training for the final three years of every programme.
- The timetable will be structured as follows:
|Teaching Period||Early October||Late December|
|Vacation time||Late December||End December|
|Exams||Early January||Late January|
|First retake examination||Early February||Mid February|
|Teaching Period||Early March||Early May|
|Vacation time||Early May||Mid May|
|First retake examination||Mid-June||Late June|
|Summer Vacation / Summer Training Practice|
|Second retake examination||Early September||Mid September|