Petre Shotadze Tbilisi Medical Academy (TMA) is one of the first private medical higher educational institutions with more than 29 years of background in delivering medical education. At present, TMA is one of the highest ranked medical HEIs in Georgia, which carries out its programs in accordance with international educational standards. TMA Diploma is recognized around the globe and more than 1700 graduates who work successfully in leading Georgian and International Hospitals, Universities and Scientific Centers.
TMA is a self-governed higher education institution – a teaching university, with highly qualified academic staff, which conducts its activities in accordance with all applicable laws and TMA regulations.
TMA provides two educational programs: 6 years Medicine (English) and Medicine (Georgian).
Mission: TMA, as a student-oriented higher education institution, primarily seeks to teach and develop national and international healthcare professionals in an innovative manner by using evidence-based knowledge, whilst practically benefiting the community in Georgia through research-based outreach activities.
The main Goal of Tbilisi Medical Academy is to elaborate independent and critical thinking, scientific reasoning abilities, and reasonable judgments among students, in order to support their development into highly qualified specialists.
Why Choose TMA?
⮚Innovative Methods of Teaching and Assessment:
⮚Case Based Learning
⮚Team Based Learning
⮚Learning through Standardized Patient Scenarios
⮚Learning through Virtual Reality and AnatomAge – 3D table (software and hardware)
⮚Objective Structured Practical/Clinical Examination (OSPE/OSCE)
⮚Clinical Skills Centre and Laboratory – both TMAs units are supplied with modern equipment and during the academic year, students are able to engage in various scientific-research projects and enhance theoretical knowledge with practical works.
⮚Library is equipped with up-to-date textbooks and international electronic databases. This cozy area is the best place to promote evidence-based education.
⮚International collaboration and Exchange programmes – Based on the various bilateral agreements TMA offers multiple exchange opportunities for students and short-term student mobility placements and summer clinical internships worldwide.
Georgia is located between Europe and Asia. Moreover, it is one of the oldest countries in the world and the first historical dates take back more than 4,000 years. Georgian are very proud with its unique alphabet introduced in the 5th BC and ancient culture heritage. All over the country you can find various historical monuments as evidence. In the first half of the 4th century Georgia became one of the first world countries to adopt Christianity. Over the centuries, Georgia stands to be a diverse country and became home for people with different cultural, ethnic and religious backgrounds.
Georgia is famous for its traditions of hospitality and cuisine.
Admission Fee: 200$ (paid once)
Tuition fee: 7000$ (per year)
Average Accommodation cost: 4200$ (per year)
Average Meal cost: 3000$ (per year)
Average Insurance cost: 200$ (per year)
*Currently TMA does not provide accommodation facilities, however, the Department for Student Services is always ready to help students with rentals on a shared basis.