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
Type Public
Established 1918
Rector Prof. Zurab Vadachkoria
Academic staff
Students 5250
Location Tbilisi, Georgia
Campus Urban
Website www.tsmu.edu

Tbilisi State Medical University (TSMU) (Georgian: თბილისის სახელმწიფო სამედიცინო უნივერსიტეტი (თსსუ)) is a leading medical university in Tbilisi, Georgia. 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 Tbilisi State Medical University in 1992. Since then, the University has operated as an independent educational institution.

Rankings and reputation[edit]

Tbilisi State Medical University is ranked 6279 by 4icu.org[1] and 6427 by www.webometrics.info [2] TSMU became one of the high-ranking state-supported institutions of higher education in the whole Caucasus region.[when?] There are almost 5000 undergraduate and 203 postgraduate students at the University of whom 20% come from foreign countries.[citation needed][which?] Tbilisi State Medical University has undergone Institutional Evaluation Programme, performed by Association of European.[citation needed]

Executive Board[edit]


  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]


  1. ^ "Tbilisi State Medical University - Ranking & Review". 4icu.org. Retrieved 14 June 2015. 
  2. ^ "Search". webometrics.info. Retrieved 14 June 2015. 

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Coordinates: 33°14′21″N 35°34′25″E / 33.2391°N 35.5737°E / 33.2391; 35.5737