The program is intended for the third stage medical and biological education, by graduation of
which the graduate receives an academic doctor diploma in medicine.
Teaching process is conducted in Georgian language (teaching and assessment with English
A person holding a master degree in medicine can be admitted to the program. Admission
process is based on open competition selection.
The aim of the program is strengthening the skills and knowledge for individual research, based
on integrated studying. The program goal is to ensure graduates with independent scientific and
academic work ability in biomedicine and health sciences.
Employment area – biomedical and health academic and scientific work.
The program is 3 years long and considers a total of 180 ECTS credits, concluded by
scientific work (dissertation) defense.
The scientific component consists of:
An up to date bibliography and completed literature review.
Research resource work
Data analysis and result discussion
Formation of articles and dissertation chapters
Final preparation of dissertation and its defense
The obligatory prerequisite of dissertation defense is the existence of highly valuable scientific
theoretical and clinical results and completion of the learning courses and activities
representing the 30 ECTS credits. As a result of public defense of the dissertation, the doctoral
student is awarded the academic degree of Doctor of Medicine.