In 1992/1993, the AIETI Medical School started functioning under the patronage of Acad. David Tvildiani and Dr. Dimitri Tvildiani. It is one of the first non-governmental higher medical education institutions in Georgia. Since 2011 AIETI Medical School was renamed after the academician David Tvildiani in David Tvildiani Medical University.
The university has one faculty - the Faculty of General Medicine. The duration of the educational process lasts for 6 years. It consists of three stages: Basic Medical Science (2.5 years), Clinical Science (2.5 years), Pre-diploma Specialization (Clinical Clerkship - one year). The curriculum consists of single cycles each concluded by a test which affects the final results obtained in a given discipline. The duration of an academic year makes up 40 weeks (2 semesters). The end of year examination is conducted in the form of test according to the quotas in all the subjects taken within the year.
The quality of students knowledge is checked using the original self-designed computer-based assessment program including the complicacy number test questions. Learning of Basic Medical disciplines is system-oriented, while that of Clinical Medical Disciplines is Problem and System - oriented. According to the results of the course examination a student may have the fee discount. The final score is also influenced by the results of oral examinations taken throughout the year. Selection examinations are conducted for AIETI`s students and graduates aimed to pass the USMLE Steps. A student has to obtain the threshold exceeding score to be admitted as a candidate for the USMLE financed by the School.
According to the university, a student's expenses per month are approximately $130-$180, for food and transportation, excluding accommodation.
1.) STUDENT ACCOMMODATION: It depends on whether you would prefer to live 5 km around the University or in other district, far from the University. If you choose in University district it will cost approximately $250-$350 US.
Find more at:
1.1.) Rentals Georgia: http://www.rentals.ge
1.2.) Europe-wide server for housing for international students: http://erasmusu.com/en/erasmus-tbilisi/student-housing
1.3.) Good-quality housing options, incl. luxurious apartmens: http://www.besttbilisiapartments.com