CAUCASUS INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY
CIU Faculty of Medicine has been operating since 1995 and has produced and employed a number of successful medics. It is a member of Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research â€“ â€œFAIMER-IMEDâ€œ and World Health Organization â€“ â€œAVICENNAâ€œ. In addition,CIU is in the list of foreign Medical Institutions acknowledged by Medical Council of India. The Faculty offers nine accredited Educational Programmes: Medicine (Languages of instruction - Georgian and English), Dentistry (Languages of instruction - Georgian, English and Russian), Pharmacy (Languages of instruction -Georgian and English), Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Languages of instruction - Georgian and English). Each Educational Programme includes teaching basic and clinical disciplines. For this reason, teaching laboratories of basic disciplines are operating at university such as: Anatomy Room equipped with the latest anatomical models and phantoms, Biochemical Teaching Laboratory, Research Laboratory of Neuroscience and Applied Physiology- where students are able to conduct experiments on animals. In addition, students have an opportunity to participate in various kinds of experiments, carried out in Ivane Beritashvili â€œLife Science Centerâ€. Educational Laboratory for Propaedeutics of Internal Illnesses has been founded at university, equipped with new simulators and phantoms. The laboratory facilitates the study of physical methods required for patientsâ€™ examination in accordance with modern standards. In addition, students will gain practical experience and improve the techniques for patientsâ€™ examination. Modern infrastructure and technology contribute to creating perfect environment both for professors and students. Practical classes in clinical disciplines are conducted in leading Georgian clinics and Medical Institutions, thus enabling successful students to be employed in the future. Within the framework of Dentistry Programme, Rooms for Phantom Studies and University Dental Clinic are operating at university, which enable students to have direct contact with patients from an early stage of studying. Teaching at the faculty is carried out in accordance with international standards. The University provides all the conditions for gaining qualitative knowledge and leading an interesting student life. Academic courses are conducted by highly-qualified academic staff and visiting professors. Annual International Scientific Conference for Students are conducted at University, which is very popular with Higher Educational Institutions. CIU medical students actively participate in the conference. Our university attracts more and more foreign university entrants and students. Currently, more than 700 CIU medical students are the citizens of various countries, such as: France, Poland, Portugal, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Syria, Morocco, Nigeria, Egypt, India, Israel and Great Britain. The number of students significantly increases per term. Residency Programme in Theoretical Dentistry has been successfully operating on the basis of the university since 2014. Separate Dental Clinic is also available within the framework of the Programme, serving only the students of the Residency Programme. The Programme gives students opportunity to gain practical education and become qualified practicing doctors- dentists. Multi-Profile University Clinic is planned to be constructed. Furthermore, Clinical Skills Center and Anatomical Theatre are prepared to be established in the upcoming future. Development of International University Relations and organizing Exchange Programmes with foreign clinics will also be promoted.