Caucasus International University

Caucasus International University (CIU)

The faculty of Medical School of Caucasus International University was established in 1995. Caucasus International University is a member of The World Directory of Medical Schools (World Federation for Medical Education (WFME) and Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER)). Caucasus International University was included in the list of acknowledged foreign Medical Institutions by Medical Council of India (MCI) in 2016 and it became a member of an International Association for Medical Education “AMEE” in 2018.

Why Study at Caucasus International University, Tbilisi, Georgia

  • Caucasus International University is an educational-scientific institution that supports socio-economic progress and develops values of Georgian and world culture based on modern knowledge.
  • Caucasus International University has created a modern learning and a scientific environment by implementing innovative methods, as well as through intercultural education and a diverse university life.
  • On March 4, 2019, by the unanimous decision of the Accreditation Council members of Higher Educational Programmes of National Centre for Educational Quality Enhancement, its number of students increased by 2700, a total number  7400 students.
  • The university is a member of The World Directory of Medical Schools (World Federation for Medical Education (WFME) and Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER)).
  • Caucasus International Medical university was included in the list of acknowledged foreign Medical Institutions by Medical Council of India (MCI) in 2016 and it became a member of an International Association for Medical Education “AMEE”in 2018

  • Admission

    No Entry Exams

  • Tuition Fee Medicine

    $5500 per Year

  • Tuition Fee Dentistry

    $4500 per Year

  • Undergraduate Entry Medicine

    6 Years

  • Graduate Entry Medicine

    Yes (Non-UK Students)

  • Undergraduate Entry Dentistry

    5 Years

  • Graduate Entry Dentistry

    Yes (Non-UK Students)

  • Intake

    October & March

  • Funding


  • Clinical Rotations Medicine

    Up to the last 3 years

  • Address

    Georgia 0141, Tbilisi, Chargali Str. 73

Accommodation & Living Costs (Monthly)

At Med Guide Europe, we ensure our students are kept up to date with all the information they require when studying abroad. For that reason, we have provided an estimated cost of amenities below:

Rent (Private Accommodation)

$250 – $400




E-books are provided by the university for free

Electricity & Gas




TV Cable/Internet


Public Transportation



$451 - $651

University FAQ's
  • The programme is taught in English entirely.
  • CIU has many graduates around the world, including the UK, USA, Canada, Australia and the Middle East.
  • Practical classes are conducted in leading Georgian clinics and Medical Institutions
  • Anatomical Theatre and Clinical Skills Centre are functioning at the faculty of Medicine. They are equipped with the latest educational-medical technologies – modern computer and high-tech equipment, simulators and other educational models manufactured by the International Corporation “3B Scientific”.
  • Medical simulators imitate real patients, which provides the development of students’ clinical and communicative skills.
  • Clinical Skills Centre aims to give efficient and up-to-date education in clinical and practical skills to future doctors. Students have an opportunity to acquire basic clinical, emergency, obstetrics and gynaecological, resuscitation, therapeutic and surgical practical skills. Clinical Skills Centre plays an important role in the upbringing and formation of highly qualified medical personnel.
  • Within the framework of the Dentistry Program, Phantom Cabinets and University Dental Clinic are operating at the university, which enable students to have direct contact with patients from an early stage of studies.
  • Teaching at the faculty is carried out in accordance with international standards. The University provides the right environment to acquire knowledge and skills. Academic courses are conducted by highly-qualified academic doctors and professors.
  • Currently, more than 700 CIU medical students are the citizens of various countries, such as France, Poland, Portugal, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Syria, Morocco, Nigeria, Egypt, India, Israel and Great Britain.

  • CIU has a library with TV and radio studios, Editing Rooms, Multimedia Centre, computers, books and many more feature for students to use for their studies.


  • The medicine programme is 6 years, taught entirely in English.
  • During the first 2 years students will learn the theoretical aspects of medicine, and in the years  3-5 the focus is more on clinical aspects of medicine.
  • In the final year, there will be a year-long internship in a local hospital.
  • Upon completion of all requirements over the 6 years, students will be become a Doctor of Medicine (MD) and obtain a master’s degree.
  • Graduates can choose to obtain employment in Georgia or in a hospital and country of their choosing around the world, including the UK, USA, and India.


  • Dentistry course at CIU takes 5 years, taught entirely in English.
  • The first 2 years will focus largely on pre-clinical study where students will gain an understanding of dentistry fundamentals.
  • In years 3-5, the focus primarily will be on clinical training. The course ends with a 6 month internship.
  • This 5 year dentistry course will give students a thorough understanding of all areas related to pre & post clinical procedures relating to dentistry.
  • Successful students will be rewarded the title of Dentist and earn a master’s degree.
  • Graduates can obtain employment in Georgia or continue with their practice in the USA, the UK, and India.

Admission deadline:

For fall semester – August 15th,

For spring semester – February 15th.

Required documents with Secondary Education:

  1. A copy of a document verifying citizenship (Passport)
  2. A copy of document verifying the completion of general secondary education acquired abroad or its equivalent degree.
  3. A filled-in application form.
  4. 2 photos 3×4 cm in size.
  • Tbilisi is a city of about 1 million in population. There are many districts where students choose to live, and some are more popular than the others.
  • The cost of living in Tbilisi  is relatively low. Life is generally easy, overall, the student community is inclusive, welcoming, and very diverse.
  • The main areas of Tbilisi are connected by a fairly extensive metro network, with fine marble architecture giving the underground stations a stylish feel. Station announcements are made in Georgian and English. Mini buses can also be encountered on a regular basis around Tbilisi, and this form of transport is an extremely easy way of seeing the sights.
  • With a host of religious monuments and unique geographical phenomena, Tbilisi offers those new to the city a host of activities in which to emerge themselves. The 4th century Narikala Fortress provides an insight into Georgia’s past conflicts, while the Bridge of Peace is an example of the country’s less turbulent modern-day situation.
  • Thriving cities and charming towns, beautiful countryside connecting mountain vistas with white-sand beaches, plus a temperate climate offering all four seasons make Georgia one of the very best places to live in the South. Across the state you will find world-class entertainment, professional and recreational sports, and restaurants providing cuisine from around the world. Come experience and enjoy life in Georgia.
  • The country of Georgia now has a population of more than 3.7 million and economic progress has been steady every year since they achieved independence in 1991.
  • Tourism has grown massively in recent years and it is now an important source of income for the country’s economy.

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