Located in: Georgia
Georgian American University (GAU) is located in Tbilisi and was established in 2001. In no time, the university develops a well-equipped campus with all the modern medical technology needed.
GAU invests in research and modernising its facilities constantly and it is ranked as one of the top Georgian Universities. But we all know that facilities are not the only priority in order to have the best education. That’s why the university hires highly experienced professors in the area.
The M.D. course here is balanced between theoretical lectures and practical training. In the first years, you will dive into the depths of medical knowledge - microbiology, anatomy, pathology, and more.
Training in simulators and laboratories will prepare you for the coming bedside teaching and clerkships. By the end of your studies, you will be fully prepared for the licensing exams and to start practising on your own as a real doctor.
The university is located at 10 Merab Aleksidze Str., 0160, Tbilisi, Georgia.
The tuition fee for the 6-year English-taught medicine programme here is around $ 4437 annually.
The admission ranking for this university is based only on students’ high school grades. There is no entrance exam here. But all applicants must have an English language certificate - IELTS or TOEFL.
GAU offers its students comfortable housing options. The dormitories are close to the campus and transportation checkpoints. It allows students to get easily to any place in Tbilisi by walking or transportation. There are all the needed facilities to make your stay comfortable.
Living in the dorms allows you to use all the common areas for the residents. This includes libraries, computer labs, information centres and medical facilities for the safety of the students. CCTV cameras constantly monitor the building. Living in the dorms will cost you around €830 per year.
The city of Tbilisi offers affordable living costs for students who prefer private accommodation. A 1-bedroom apartment here costs around €200 per month. Other living expenses and utilities will cost you no more than €300.
Georgian American University is listed in the World Directory of Medical School and is recognised by World Health Organisation. Also, the curriculum meets all the GMC’s requirements.
Graduating from GAU gives you the privilege to be able to applying for residency or start practising everywhere around the globe.
The academic year at Georgian American University is divided into two semesters - autumn and spring. The autumn term’s classes start in the middle of September and finish at the end of December. The exam period is between mid-January and early February.
The spring semester begins in the first week of February and continues until mid-May. The exams start after the end of the classes and end at the beginning of June.