Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (Ivane TSU)

member img
Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (Ivane TSU)

Ivane TSU was founded in 1918, making this university one of the oldest universities in the Caucasus region as well as Georgia. Medical education in Georgia was established at Ivane TSU in 1918 with the establishment of the first Faculty of Medicine in Georgia. In 1919 the Faculty of Medicine was founded as an independent faculty, and at the end of the academic year of 1929-1930 it ceased the operation at the University. Admission of students to the medical program has resumed since 1994 year. Educational programme Medicine was accredited in 2011 and the first admission of international students was announced. The university was a leader in the South Caucasus region and Georgia in 2015-2021 by the number of students and staff who studied at European Universities. More than 2,500 mobility projects involving students and academic personnel from Ivane TSU and partner European universities were carried out during this period. Ivane TSU offers 24 foreign-language programs – BA, MA, PhD and one-step educational programs, including internationally accredited BA programs in Public Administration and Chemistry; ABET-accredited BA programs in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Computer Science. Ivane TSU is collaborating with 26 universities of 10 Asian countries.

Top reasons to study at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University:

  • Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University is number one higher educational institution throughout the Caucasus region.
  • Ivane TSU university is ranked 776th in the U.S. News & World Report 2022-2023 (Best Global University Ranking).According to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, Ivane TSU university is ranked at 1501+.
  • Ivane TSU is ranked 601-650 in QS World University Rankings 2023 and 188th in regional rankings of QS EECA University Rankings 2022.
  • Ivane TSU is ranked 763rd in Round University Ranking 2022 and 201-300 in Shanghai Academic Ranking of the World Universities (ITSU Department of Physics 2022).
  • Ivane TSU has up to 400 institutional partners, among them universities and research centres, in 56 countries;
  • In 2015-2021, 364 projects with the participation of Ivane TSU were financed through Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility program; in 2020-2022, 107 projects were financed through a partnership with more than 100 universities of 29 European countries.
  • Ivane TSU is a leader in the South Caucasus region and Georgia in 2015-2021 by the number of students and staff who studied at European Universities and raised their qualifications there. More than 2,500 mobility projects involving students and academic personnel from TSU and partner European universities were carried out during that period.
  • The degree is taught in the English medium of instruction.
  • Ivane TSU is listed in WHO and NMC and thus it is recognized globally.
  • The students who study Medicine at this university can take advantage of students exchange programs from Canada, USA, Europe, Australia.
  • Ivane TSU provides hostels.

  • Admission

    No Entry Exams

  • Tuition Fees Medicine

    $8000 per Year

  • Tuition Fees Dentistry

    $8000 per Year

  • Undergraduate Entry Medicine

    6 Years

  • Graduate Entry

    Not Available

  • Clinical Rotations Medicine

    Up to the last 3 years

  • Country


  • Address

    Tbilisi, Georgia

Accommodation 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


$150 - $200


E-books are provided by the university for free

Electricity & Gas




TV Cable/Internet


Public Transportation



$451 - $651

University FAQ's
  • Ivane TSU is among 1.5% of the world’s best universities.
  • Over 350 student events are held annually.
  • Ivane TSU scientists are involved in important international scientific projects. ATLAS experiment carried out on the Large Hadron Collider at CERN; experimental research at the COSY accelerator of the Jülich Research Center (Germany); and the COMET experiment planned at the Japan Proton Accelerator Research Complex (J-PARC); KM3NeT experiment launched in the Mediterranean Sea; international accelerator facility FAIR (Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research), one of the largest research projects worldwide, being built in Darmstadt, Germany.
  • Ivane TSU is implementing over 200 research projects.
  • According to Scopus, over 2500 publications were published during the last five years.
  • Over 500 articles are published annually in highly ranked scientific journals; Joint publications have been published with over 150 international partners (Scopus).
  • About 3000 foreign scientists are involved in joint research activities.
  • Up to 100 publications have been published through collaboration with industry.
  • Ivane TSU scientists and students enjoy the services provided by modern learning spaces – 16 research institutes; up to 85 learning labs, including FabLab, SMART|Lab, SMART|AtmoSim-Lab, Bloomberg Lab; Physics and Chemistry Labs modernized with the support from San Diego University; high resolution modern nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR – 400 MHz); Ivane TSU Knowledge Transfer and Innovation Center; Multimedia Center; archeological excavation site at Grakliani Hill; fine arts studio; etc.
  • Ivane TSU has up to 300 international partners.


  • The medicine programme duration is 6 academic years (12 semesters), delivered in English. On completion of the course, students will be awarded a Medical Doctor (MD) degree.

After graduating all students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the knowledge of biomedical, behavioural and social sciences, clinical disciplines as well as knowledge of the fundamental, ethical and legal principles of the field
  • Carry out consultations with patients
  • Assess a clinical case, schedule appropriate investigations, make a differential diagnosis, and develop a patient management plan
  • Provide emergency medical care to the patient
  • Appoint and prescribe medication
  • Perform  first-aid practical medical procedures (diagnostic, curative) in certain area of medicine
  • Establish successful medical communication
  • Apply ethical and legal principles in medical practice
  • Assess the psychological and social aspects of the disease
  • Apply knowledge and skills of evidence-based principles
  • Apply data and information technologies effectively in medical practice
  • Apply scientific principles, methods, and knowledge of biomedicine in medical practice and research
  • Be engaged in health promotional activities; participate in public health issues and its effective work.


  • The dentistry programme duration is 5 academic years (10 semesters), delivered in English. On completion of the course, students will be awarded the Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree.

After graduating all students will be able to:

  • Describe/identify chemical, biochemical, molecular, microbiological and histological processes in normal and pathological conditions in the human body, particularly of the mouth (head and neck region).
  • Classify, describe, differentiate and identify those somatic diseases, which are closely related to oral cavity diseases (stomatopathy);
  • Describe and review general research methods, including biostatistics and epidemiological;
  • Discuss, review and generalize health care and ethical aspects, list and formulate legal issues of patient’s rights and medical practice;
  • Identify/diagnose and classify of oral cavity diseases and conditions; Describe and review methods of prevention, making diagnosis and treatment, determine the possibilities of preserving the results of treatment.
  • describe the main groups of therapeutic and preventive drugs, describe and discuss the mechanisms of actions and interactions; describe dental materials and the area of usage,
  • Describe the methods safety management of doctor and patient;
  •  Obtain, sort and interpret the latest thematic literature, evidence based medicine (dentistry) data independently;
  • Describe the methods of managing urgent medical conditions
  • Selection, planning, analysing and practicing methods of prevention, making diagnosis and treatment of oral diseases. Planning and organizing ensuring oral health;
  • Effective management of the team work;
  • Selecting, analysing the methods of planning, implementation and evaluation of basic and alternative public health measures for ensuring oral health;
  • Planning, integrating and utilizing data synthesis, diagnostics and treatment methods in cases of complicated clinical situations and special need conditions based on the latest data;
  • Presenting, defending and arguing ideas and concepts, proposals, solutions, conclusions and recommendations in oral, in written or online in academic, professional circles, and with a patient or people accompanying the patient in native and English languages.
  • Reviewing, evaluating, planning scientific literature and research projects
  • Protect own ethical and legal norms in interpersonal relationships based on social, religious equality and democratic values;
  • The protection of patient’s rights and requirements of the professional ethics;

Admission Requirements:

  • MGE’s Application form (Please ask Med Guide Europe).
  • Secondary school certificates.
  • Proof that Biology, Chemistry and English language courses were passed at school
  • The NEET certificate required for the citizens of the Republic of India
  • Passport copy

Application deadline: 30th June

  • Tbilisi is a city of around 1 million in population. There are many districts where students choose to live, but some are more popular than 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.

Thinking About Applying This Semester?

Why Not! Your free assessment is just one click away. Click on the button ahead, and one of our expert consultant will get back to you within 24 hours and guide you through the best option that entirely fits your educational and financial needs.