Tbilisi State Medical University

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Tbilisi State Medical University
თბილისის სახელმწიფო სამედიცინო უნივერსიტეტი
Tbilisi Medical University Logo.jpg
Motto Latin: Per traditiones ad futurum
Established 1918
Type Public
Rector Prof. Zurab Vadachkoria
Academic staff
Students 5250
Location Tbilisi, Georgia
Campus Urban
Website www.tsmu.edu www.tsmu-library.com

Tbilisi State Medical University (TSMU) (Georgian: თბილისის სახელმწიფო სამედიცინო უნივერსიტეტი (თსსუ)) is a leading medical university in Caucasus Region. TSMU was founded as Tbilisi Medical Institute in 1918 and became the Faculty of Medicine within the Tbilisi State University (TSU) in 1930. Tbilisi State Medical Institute was renamed to Medical University in 1992. Since that University operates as an independent educational institution.

Rankings & Reputation[edit]

Tbilisi State Medical University is ranked 6279 by 4icu world ranking and 6427 by Webometrics world ranking TSMU became one of the high-ranking state-supported institutions of higher education in the whole Caucasus region. Currently there are almost 5000 undergraduate and 203 postgraduate students at the University of whom 20% come from foreign countries.

Tbilisi State Medical University (TSMU) is a full member of the following international organizations and associations:

  • European Universities Association (EUA)
  • Association of Medical Education of Europe (AMEE)
  • European Association of International Education (EAIE)
  • European Medical Students Association (EMSA)

TSMU closely collaborates with:

  • WHO
  • World federation of Medical Education (WFME)
  • Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)
  • Schwaitser World Academy (SWA)

Tbilisi State Medical University has undergone Institutional Evaluation Programme, performed by Association of European

Executive Board[edit]

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Tbilisi State Medical University is the largest Medical University in Caucasus region [Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan]. With more than 95 years of existence, this university currently educates 5000 students using 1200 Professors.


  1. Largest Medical University in Georgia, Caucasus and Eastern Europe[citation needed]
  2. Founded in 1918. Celebrating 90 years of existence[citation needed]
  3. Produced more than 40,000 Doctors[citation needed]
  4. Founder of Eastern European Medical Association[citation needed]
  5. Recognized/Listed by World Health Organization, Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, European Commission for Education, and World Federation of Medical Education.[citation needed]
  6. Member of International Association of Universities, European Universities Association.[citation needed]
  7. Signatory of Bologna Declaration - European Union Medical Syllabus[citation needed]
  8. Graduate, Post Graduate and Research Degrees are available in Surgical, Medical, Dental, Nursing and Pharmacy Fields.[citation needed]

General information[edit]

  • Located in Tbilisi - Capital of Georgia
  • Medical courses are available in English, French, German and Russian Mediums.