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Caucasus International University

Located in: Georgia

Founded in 1995 as a medical institute, Caucasus International University (CIU) was turned into a multi-profile higher education institution in 2006. The university is located in the capital of Georgia, Tbilisi. It now has 5 faculties. CIU offers fully English-taught courses in medicine and pharmacy. There are theoretical lectures and clinical practices in every program, which is well-organized.

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Tbilisi, Georgia
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Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Pre-med
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Graduate Entry
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Entrance Exam
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Living Costs
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The curricula for the academic year
2022/2023 are now available.

About Caucasus International University

Caucasus International University (CIU) was founded in 1995 as a medical institute, but in 2006 it was turned into a multi-profile higher education institution. The university is located in the capital of Georgia - Tbilisi. It now has 5 faculties.

Tbilisi is a town with a long history. Its old town with cobblestones attracts many tourists every year. But what attracts even more people here is that it is home to many Georgian medical universities that teach medicine in English, including one of the best medical schools in Europe - European University. The city provides low-cost living options and universities - with affordable tuition fees and high standards.

Courses at The Caucasus International University

Studying medicine Caucasus International University

CIU offers medicine and pharmacy courses entirely taught in English. All programmes are well-organised with theoretical lectures and clinical practices. This aims to prepare the students not only to know how to treat patients but also to be able to do it.

Also, the university offers a Pre-Medical course of 8 weeks. This course is not obligatory, but it’s a good start for a proper education. It contains the subjects Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. 

The university accepts student transfers.

Caucasus International University does not offer Graduate entry courses at this moment.

Caucasus International University is located at 73 Chargali St, T'bilisi, Georgia.

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Caucasus International University Tuition fees

The tuition fees are as follows:

  • Medicine, 6-year course: €4,500 annually
  • Dentistry, 5-year course: €4,450 annually for the first year and €4,200 annually for consecutive years
  • Pharmacy, 5-year course: €3,750 annually
  • Pre-medical, 8-week course: €450 one-time payment
Caucasus International University

Caucasus International University Admission & Entry Requirements

To apply to this university, you need to prove your English proficiency of at least a B2 level. You can do it by presenting a certificate or taking the university’s English exam.

Dealing with the intricate rules that medical universities have for international students can be quite tough. Caucasus International University, for example, has a detailed set of application requirements like documents that require translations, legalisation procedures, and notarisation specifics and failing to strictly follow these rules can result in an unsuccessful application. With Medlink Students, we simplify this complex process by managing your application from start to finish. Our expertise lies in sorting out these complexities, paving a smooth path for your successful admission to this prestigious medical university. We maintain close relationships with Caucasus International University and deeply understand their application process and what they seek in an ideal candidate. With the support of Medlink Students, you can avoid the exhausting and confusing parts of applying to an overseas medical school, allowing you to focus on what truly matters - preparing for exams and starting your journey toward a successful career in medicine.


The university is a member of WHO, FAIMAR, WFME and EQAR.


The university partners with a student hostel, providing safe and comfortable accommodation for all its international students. The hostel offers all-inclusive housing, including 3 meals a day. The rooms are equipped with all the needed comfort - heating and cooling systems, Internet, bathroom, kitchens and 24-hour security. Other facilities as the cafeteria and laundry rooms are available for all the residents.

The building is situated close to the university and has quadruple rooms. It is separated for males and females. Several students share the bathrooms and the kitchens. The rent per month is €150.

Affordable prices at Tbilisi allow the students to choose to live on their own. A 1-bedroom apartment in the city centre can cost only €250 monthly. In total, per month, you will need no more than €600 for rent, utilities and living expenses.

Term Dates

Classes for the first semester start in mid-November and last until the end of March. The exam period starts after the term and finishes at the end of March.

The second term begins in early April and lasts until mid-July, followed by a 3-week examination period.

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