Alte University

Medical Doctor (Georgian)

  • Program Overview
  • Program Structure
  • Admission Rules
  • Employment Opportunities
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The Aim of the program

The aim of the medical program at Alte University is to instill contemporary skills, values, and methods in both practical and theoretical applications of medicine, to prepare internationally qualified, highly skilled, medical professionals.

Teaching Methodology

The course consists of the following teaching methodologies:

  • Lectures;
  • Group Work;
  • Discussions; 
  • Inquiry;
  • Presentations;
  • Case Studies;
  • Practical Work;
  • Problem-Based Learning; 
  • Inductive-Deductive Reasoning;
  • Virtual Reality Assisted Learning;
  • Clinical Based Learning;
  • Bedside Teaching;
  • Learning Using Simulated Environments.

Course Aspects

The course offers:

  • Integrated teaching with an innovative approach, to provide both basic and clinical understanding of organ systems, as well as developing the necessary knowledge, skills, and values required for the field of medicine. The course takes place over four phases.


 Phase 1 - Foundation

  • Key foundational fields such as biochemistry, anatomy, and physiology are integrated with practical fields such as radiology and clinical skills, to provide a practical understanding of all theoretical fields.

Phase 2 - Pre-clinical

  • Understanding the syndromic and symptomatic effects of disease by clinical analysis of patient condition.

Phase 3 - Clinical

  • Identification and analysis of medical diseases specific to disciplines such as obstetrics-gynecology, pediatrics, surgery, as well as others, during shifts at a hospital.

Phase 4 - Actual Clinical Practice in hospital settings

  • In the fourth clinical practice phase of the course, the knowledge accumulated throughout the five-year course is applied in the following ways:
  • To conduct independent, clinical procedures in a hospital environment, in leading Georgian hospitals, and clinics, both independent, and under the Evex group of hospitals, as well as the Iv. Bokeria University Clinic;
  • To conduct independent, medical research;
  • To take part in relevant seminars, and workshops, conducted by both Georgian and international experts;
  • To be part of medical research, in various forms, and with varied responsibility;
  • Preparatory courses for the United States Medical Licensing Exam, for residency in the US;
  • Preparatory courses for the Foreign Medical Graduate Exam, for residency in India;
  • Exchange programs and courses in leading Asian and European universities.

Course Results

Course completion allows degree holders:

  • To attain a fundamental understanding and competence of biomedical, behavioral, social, and clinical systems, allowing them to solve problems efficiently;
  • To effectively communicate, using clinical knowledge and analysis, when providing consultations to patients, or their families, or when consulting with peers and colleagues, in a professional manner;
  • To assess and identify, through physical examination, the severity, and origin of the disease, after conducting the necessary examinations, reaching a final diagnosis, to assign the recommended treatment;
  • To conduct first aid help, taking into account factors such as age, and condition, such as Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, or CPR, on the foundations of Basic Life Support, or BLS;
  • To conduct Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, or ACLS, taking into account factors such as age, and condition;
  • To conduct medicamentous therapy corresponding to the patient’s clinical condition, taking into consideration drug interactions, side effects, and patient age group;
  • To independently perform relevant obligatory practical procedures, on patients (under supervision) and in simulated environments, while abiding to safety, ethical and legal principles;
  • To conduct medical activities in a multicultural setting, while abiding to ethical and legal standards;
  • To effectively solve clinical problems, and to make decisions in critical situations, both as a leader and as a team player;
  • To manage acute and chronic diseases, taking into consideration a patient's age, type of disease, as well as psychological and social factors;
  • To efficiently source medical literature based on the principles of evidence-based medicine;
  • To draw relevant conclusions based on critical analysis and evaluation, taking into account academic honesty and ethical context;
  • To effectively use information technologies for the production of practical medical records, in accordance with the legal requirements for confidentiality, and personal data protection;
  • To perform assigned duty with high professionalism and to provide quality medical service in an interdisciplinary and multicultural environment, impartially, in accordance with the norms of ethics, from the position of a leader with decision-making ability;
  • To conduct medical research, draw conclusions, and make recommendations, with the aim of reducing the rates of mortality, and intensity of the disease, to ensure the health of population;
  • To promote a healthy lifestyle and related activities.

Qualification to be awarded to a graduate: Certified Medical Professional

Language of instruction: Georgia

Credit / Duration: 360 credits / 6 years

Program structure:

  • Compulsory-elective courses - 342 credits
  • Elective courses - 18 credits

Admission is based on passing the Unified National Examinations and also in accordance with other rules established by the legislation of Georgia.

Subjects to be submitted:

  • compulsory subjects: Georgian language and literature; English language; Biology
  • Selected  subjects: Physics/Mathematics/Chemistry

Number of students to enroll : 90

Annual fee: 2950 GEL

Graduates of the English Language Medicine Program will be able to:

  • Continue their study for a Doctorate, or apply for a Residency course, or a residency course equivalent in accordance with local laws, and after completing a standardized exam relevant to their jurisdiction, can begin to pursue their own medical practice;
  • Be employed as a junior doctor in organizations of public health and medical services;
  • Be employed in pedagogical and/or scientific institutions;
  • Be employed in healthcare management organizations;
  • Be employed in pharmaceutical establishments;
  • Be employed in laboratories and scientific research centers;


Contact number: 032 240 29 46/48

Please, follow the link below and: fill out a registration form to be interviewed by a university representative.

Will I be able to participate in exchange programs?

  • Students at the Alte University School of Medicine program can participate in exchange programs announced by partner universities operating in Europe and Asia;
  • Alte University actively cooperates with the Erasmus program;
  • Alte University collaborates with the Confucius Institute, which gives each student the opportunity to study Chinese for free and receive 100% funding for studying in China;
  • The University cooperates with one of the leading educational institutions in India - Bharath Institute (Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research), through exchange programs, and joint seminars and workshops.

What funding opportunities do Alte University students have?

  • Scholarship issued by the University;
  • Scholarship;
  • Annual Evex grant in the amount of 100,000 Gel for the Top 5 Georgian students. 

In what cases does a student receive a scholarship?

In order for a student to be eligible for a scholarship, he or she must have a high academic standing and be actively involved in student conferences, research, projects, cultural and sporting events of the University.

What is the difference between a university grant and a scholarship?

  • Grant- A grant awarded by a university is different from a grant awarded by the state as a result of the Unified National Examinations and is an additional opportunity for each student. The grant is awarded by the University Foundation with the aim of increasing access to quality education and promoting research in the educational sphere., each student who will have a GPA of 3.5 or higher at the end of the semester will be fully funded for each subsequent semester.
  • Scholarship - Details can be found at the link.
  • Evexi grant - includes a 100,000 GEL grant allocated by the "Evexi Hospitals" group, which will annually finance the studies of the TOP 5 Georgian students (with scores obtained as a result of unified national exams).

Academic Staff

Learning course: Clinical Skills

Tamar Dowse

Founder of Nursing Association Numane, invited personnel
Learning course: Pathology

Kotiko Thordia

Research coordinator of the Republic Hospital, invited personnel
Learning course: histology

Sofo Khardzeishvili

Gynecologist - Reproducologist of the Institute zhordania clinic, invited specialist
Learning course: clinical diagnostics

Kakha Robakidze

Dermato-venerologist of Ghudushauri National Medical Center, associate professor
Learning course: Anatomy

Tamar Mgeladze

assistant professor
Learning course: teacher of basic subjects - anatomy, pathology

Eka Abzhandadze

"Vabako" - health information system product owner, program manager
Learning course: genetics

Nino Firtzkhelani

Expert of the Biological (DNA) Department of the levan samkharauli National Forensic Bureau Expertise, professor