About Tbilisi Medical Academy

Since 2012, Petre Shotadze Tbilisi Medical Academy (TMA) has been pioneering a comprehensive one-step Medicine program taught entirely in English. Our unique 6-year degree program empowers students to receive education that aligns with international quality assurance standards, all within the vibrant academic landscape of Georgia.

TMA takes pride in its distinguished faculty, who are not only experts in their respective fields but also passionate mentors dedicated to guiding and nurturing the future healthcare professionals of the world. Our commitment extends beyond the classroom, ensuring that each student receives personalized attention and support on their journey toward a successful and impactful medical career.

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Why choose to study at TMA?

Tbilisi Medical Academy (TMA), founded in 1992 by the esteemed Georgian physician and pediatric surgeon Petre Shotadze, has become a distinguished institution. With over 1700 graduates contributing to leading hospitals, universities, and research centers globally, TMA is renowned for its commitment to nurturing the healthcare specialists of tomorrow.
At TMA, our focus is on you, the student. We are dedicated to shaping the future of healthcare by fostering critical thinking, scientific reasoning, and sound judgment, all within a supportive and innovative environment.
TMA’s appeal to international students seeking medical education in Europe lies in its diverse teaching methods and comprehensive assessment approaches. Our program equips future doctors with not only theoretical knowledge but also practical skills vital for a successful medical career.

As one of Georgia’s pioneering private medical universities, TMA has continuously evolved over three decades. We adhere to international standards, including the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS), ensuring seamless student mobility across European institutions. Our growing community of local and international students thrives within an institution committed to excellence in medical education.

Since 2012, Tbilisi Medical Academy has proudly offered a six-year Medicine program in English, setting a benchmark in medical education. Our curriculum aligns with international quality assurance benchmarks and is guided by experienced faculty who draw from the latest foreign textbooks and educational resources.

TMA’s assessment and examination systems are designed to meet global standards, preparing students for qualification examinations such as USMLE, PLAB, MCI, and more. We take pride in fostering an international perspective among our students, opening doors to a world of medical opportunities.

As a TMA student, you’ll deepen your theoretical knowledge in our state-of-the-art laboratory and clinical skills center. Hands-on experience in clinical medicine awaits you at the University Clinic of TMA and other prestigious medical facilities in Tbilisi.

Tbilisi Medical Academy is not just a university; it’s your gateway to a fulfilling and impactful medical career. Join us on your journey to excellence in medicine.

What is living in Tbilisi like?

Tbilisi is the capital and the largest city in Georgia; urban and popular, there are several choices and opportunities for those who live and stay there. It is the beating heart of Georgia and definitely student’s sweetheart and tourist’s first destination when visiting in Georgia. 

Tbilisi is a unique city with a view that blends modern and rustic. there are modern infrastructure, leafy squares, clean lakes, and green valleys. You can quite get whatever it is you are on the lookout for.

Living a quality life in Georgia is sensible. It is not that cheap or costly. It depends on how smartly one manages a decent and comfortable life. However, while in the country, you may maximize and enjoy the wide range of amazingly-interesting places starting from countryside markets and mini-shops to the most expensive hotels with its luxurious styles. The currency of Georgia is the Georgian Lari. 

You can find the flavors of home across the state at restaurants and grocery stores specializing in food from Africa, Asia, Europe, India, Latin America, the Mediterranean, and many more. Everyone agrees that food is cheap in Georgia. Most of the good restaurants offer delicious meals at affordable prices.

According to Georgian Government, the Official average monthly expense is estimated at $250 – $350 US Dollars including Accommodation & Food. This is another proof that living in Tbilisi, Georgia is affordable for Students, locals and visitors. 

Transport is also fluid and affordable. . Bolt and Yandex is available in all Georgian cities for everyone who prefers to use taxi. There are buses and metro; if you also prefer a vehicle while studying in Georgia, cars are also affordable.

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