Alte International Medical School

Alte International Medical School

International Medical School offers Medical Doctor and Dentistry programs to Georgian and International students. The international medical program follows the standards set by the World Federation for Medical Education. The International School of Medicine is a member of both the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA) and the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE). The diploma of Alte University is recognized in all European countries, in the USA by ECFMG, in Turkey, India, and in many other countries.

The course is taught in English. After the course completion, degree holders can continue their study for a Doctorate (PhD), or apply for a Residency course, or a residency course equivalent in accordance with laws of their counties, and after completing a standardized unified state examination can begin to pursue their own medical practice.

Alte University is a fully accredited higher education institution with 20 years of experience and history in the Georgian educational sphere, which unites more than 2,100 students from 15 countries at 4 schools: Business School, International School of Medicine, School of Law and School of Humanities and Social Sciences. The University currently offers 12 academic programs, both undergraduate and graduate.

  • Admission

    No Entry Exams

  • Tuition Fees Medicine

    $5500 per Year

  • Tuition Fees Dentistry

    $4500 per Year

  • Tuition Fees Computer Science

    $3000 per Year

  • Undergraduate Entry Medicine

    6 Years

  • Undergraduate Entry Dentistry

    5 Years

  • Computer Science

    4 Years

  • Funding

    Not Available

  • Graduate Entry

    Available (Non-UK students)

  • Clinical Rotations Medicine

    Up to the last 3 years

  • Country


  • Address

    Tbilisi, University St. N2 ZIP: 0177

Accommodation & Living Costs

Our experience throughout the years has provided us with valuable insight in the real estate field with which we will help you find the best accommodation for you.


$250 – $400

Food Shopping

$150 - $200


Electronic books provided by the university for free

Gas & Electricity




Internet/TV Cable


Public Transportation



$451 - $651

University FAQ's
  • Students of Alte university simultaneously study, create and get practical experiences in the spheres they choose. And the gained knowledge is not just theoretical material that might be forgotten soon, but a unique experience which becomes the ground of their future success.
  • Full tuition funding from “Endowment Fund” in the case of high academic achievement (if the student has GPA of 3.5 or more);
  • Promoting employment and internships through the active involvement of the student success division
  • Exchange programs and courses in leading Asian and European universities;
  • Active student life: Cultural and Art Clubs, Ideas Clubs, Leaders’ Clubs, Language Clubs, Debate Clubs, Board Games Clubs, etc.

The Medicine Course:

  • The course is 6 years and is taught in English. Graduates will be awarded Certified Medical Professional award.
  • The course offers integrated teaching with an innovative approach, to provide both basic and clinical understanding of organ systems, as well as developing the necessary knowledge, skills, and values required for the field of medicine. The course takes place over four phases.
  • Phase 1 – Foundation
    • Key foundational fields such as biochemistry, anatomy, and physiology are integrated with practical fields such as radiology and clinical skills, to provide a practical understanding of all theoretical fields.

    Phase 2 – Pre-clinical

    • Understanding the syndromic and symptomatic effects of disease by clinical analysis of patient condition.

    Phase 3 – Clinical

    • Identification and analysis of medical diseases specific to disciplines such as obstetrics-gynaecology, paediatrics, surgery, as well as others, during shifts at a hospital.

    Phase 4 – Actual Clinical Practice in hospital settings

    In the fourth clinical practice phase of the course, the knowledge accumulated throughout the five-year course, is applied in the following ways:

    • To conduct independent, clinical procedures in a hospital environment, in leading Georgian hospitals, and clinics, both independent, and under the Evex group of hospitals, as well as the Iv. Bokeria University Clinic.
    • To conduct independent, medical research.
    • To take part in relevant seminars, and workshops, conducted by both Georgian and international experts.
    • To be part of medical research, in various forms, and with varied responsibility.
    • Preparatory courses for the United States Medical Licensing Exam, for residency in the US.
    • Preparatory courses for the Foreign Medical Graduate Exam, for residency in India.
    • Exchange programs and courses in leading Asian and European universities.

The Dentistry Course:

  • The Dentistry course is 5 years and is taught in English.
  • The program is based on the ECTC system, which is maximally student-centred and based on their academic workload, which is needed to achieve the goals of the curriculum.
  • The program includes 300 credits
    • 1 credit = 30 hours
    • 1 hour = 60 minutes (50 + 10)
    • 300 credits of the program = 9000 hours
  • The credit expresses the educational load required for the student and can be obtained through the achievement of learning outcomes, which is reflected in Order # 3 of the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, 2007 and one of the positive assessments of the regulation of the educational process at Alte University.
  • The credit includes contact and independent working hours. During the semester, the student should preferably achieve an average of 30 credits and 60 credits per year. however, depending on the specifics of the student’s individual curriculum, the number of credits per year may be less than 60 or more, but not more than 75.
Stage 1: Application Form
  • A completed application, competed by Med Guide Europe on be half of students.
Stage 2: Required Documents
  • MGE’s completed application form
  • A  copy of  passport (photo page)
  • A copy of complete general education certificate or its equivalent and its supplement/transcript of academic record issued by a foreign educational institution

After all required documents are submitted and considered, Med Guide Europe issues a conditional admission letter.

Stage 3: – Interview
Alte University will invite applicants for an online or face-to-face interview. The video will be recorded for future reference. Med Guide Europe will assist students with this.
Stage 4: – Recognition of foreign education
Med Guide Europe translates documents into Georgian, notarizes, and submits an application to “Legal Entity of Public law (LEPL) – national centre for educational quality enhancement”, for official recognition of foreign education.
Stage 5: – Enrolment
Med Guide Europe will enrol students.
Stage 6: – Paying Tuition Fees
The successful applicant will have to pay at least half of the yearly tuition fee via bank to Alte’s bank account in order to receive an enrolment letter.
  • 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.

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