The University was solemnly opened on 8th of February, 1918 (old style 26th of January), the day of remembrance of the Georgian King David the Builder. Since that, this day remains one of the most significant events in the history of the nation.
The Tbilisi State Medical University (TSMU) is the main center of higher medical education in Georgia, with an almost hundred-year history. Actually, higher medical education in Georgia is of the same age as well. It is noteworthy to emphasize that thousands of our university graduates continue their professional careers in many leading clinics and institutions of Georgia, Europe and the world as a whole.
The core role and responsibility of TSMU in providing population health care activities is of great importance and respectable. While accomplishing this important mission TSMU is guided by the fundamental principles of its activities
Successful undergraduate, postgraduate, continuous professional development programs, Master’s, doctoral courses and higher vocational education programs make TSMU attractive for prospective students not only in Georgia, but 65 other countries around the world.
The main guiding principles of TSMU activities are fully compatible with the approaches and strategies of the European educational system, and moreover, TSMU, to some extent, is involved in the development of these principles.
TSMU is a full member of the European Education Area that means its active involvement in functioning of this educational system, determining directions for development and implementation, establishing free and close scientific and academic relationships with the educational, scientific and clinical centers throughout the world.
Successful implementation of internationally recognized standards and approaches for medical education at the University promotes development of traditional educational programs, while the collaboration with foreign partners, long-term academic experience and worth-while efforts to address modern challenges to medical services thrusts us to take bold and innovative steps forward.