Petre Shotadze Tbilisi Medical Academy

  • Founded: 1992
  • Location: Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Type: Private

We will tell you everything you need to know about as a International student desiring to study In Petre Shotadze Tbilisi Medical Academy Georgia. Learn about TMA’s rich history, programs for International students, tuition fees, admission and how to apply to study in TMA”

TMA’s Official Admission Representative 

Petre Shotadze Tbilisi Medical Academy (TMA)

Tbilisi Medical Academy was founded in 1992 by notable Georgian physician, pediatric surgeon, Petre Shotadze. After graduation of Tbilisi State Medical University in 1970, whole his doctoral, scientific and academic activities were connected to Tbilisi State Institute of Postgraduate Education for Physicians, where he went from being a postgraduate student to the Head of Pediatric Surgery and to the Rector.

In 1999, following the demise of Dr. Shotadze, Tbilisi Medical Academy was renamed as “Petre Shotadze Tbilisi Medical Academy”. Since its foundation, TMA has grown up more then 1500 graduates who work successfully in leading Georgian and International Hospitals, Universities and Scientific Centres.

Today, Tbilisi Medical Academy (TMA) aims to create an attractive environment for studying, scientific research and continuous development for students, researchers and academic personal. In response to the always-changing medical field and modern challenges, TMA thrives to establish its position both on national and global educational map through promotion of academic excellence and critical thinking.

The Academy acknowledges its responsibilities towards the public and strives to cope with existing challenges and justify high expectations.


Petre Shotadze Tbilisi Medical Academy’s Tuition Fees And Programs For International Students.

Bachelor Degree ProgramsTuition Fees per  yearDuration
School of Health Sciences and Public Health  

Tbilisi Medical Academy has a Preparatory Course for the applicants, who are lacking fluency in English,) with intensive teaching for 3-6-9 months. Contact: for more details.


Study In TMA

Join thousands of International students currently studying in the Petre Shotadze Tbilisi Medical Academy(TMA).

To get Admission at the Petre Shotadze Tbilisi Medical Academy (TMA) simply fill the Application form or send all the required documents to

List of the required documents:

  1. Copy of the passport;
  2. High School Certificate or BA degree Diploma (for MA degree applicants) along with transcript;
  3. Application fee payment receipt.
  4. Video Interview (Contact us for sample)

Application Status:

After submission, within the 7 working days of fulfilling the application requirements, you will get an official offer letter from the Petre Shotadze Tbilisi Medical Academy. On the basis of the signed offer letter, Admission office will start enrollment procedure. Translation, notarization, recognition and enrollment procedures take approximately 2 – 4 weeks.

TMA has no deadline for admission. However, the University has two intakesStudents can get admission to either join Fall Academic Session (September batch) or the Spring Academic Session (February/March batch).

Apply Now

Once the invited applicant sends the personal identification and educational documentation to the Petre Shotadze Tbilisi Medical Academy (TMA), the documents will be submitted to the National Centre for Educational Quality Enhancement and to the Ministry of Education and Science to obtain the Ministry enrollment. As soon as the enrollment procedure will be successfully completed, the University will inform the applicant of his successful enrollment to study in Georgia.

Start your admission process to study in Petre Shotadze Tbilisi Medical Academy (TMA) today, fill the Application form or send all the required documents to

As soon as the enrollment procedure will be successfully completed, TMA will send you an official invitation letters which – together with other documents – will be required for the applicant to apply for studying VISA to the closest Georgian Embassy. 

For more information about the visa regime for your country nationals and stateless persons residing in the relevant countries, see our Georgian Visa and Residence Permit for Students guide. 

For Visa application related issue, contact for professional support.

Global/Europe Recognition
Petre Shotadze Tbilisi Medical Academy (TMA) is involved in the Bologna process. Academic process at Tbilisi Medical Academy is based on the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) which is the foundation for international recognition

Tbilisi Medical Academy is listed in the directory of World Directory of Medical Schools – WDOMS and Association for medical Schools in europe (AMSE)

Also, TMA’s undergraduate program is recognized by international organizations and associations such as Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) and European Medical Students´ Association (EMSA).

MCI Recognition:
Petre Shotadze Tbilisi Medical Academy has gained the accreditation – Medical Council of India (MCI). Hence Indian Students can Study MBBS in Georgia (Europe) at TMA

Exchange Programs: As one of the top medical universities in Georgia, Tbilisi Medical Academy students have opportunities to participate in various exchange programs, become parts of exciting short term internships in European clinics and gain scientific experience while participating in the scientific conferences both on national and international level. TMA has exchange programs within ERAMUS mundus and Eramus + alliance.

Being part of ERASMUS+ and MEVLANA exchange programs, Tbilisi Medical Academy is proud of existing connections with some of leading European Universities and aspires to extend network.

International Projects:
On December 17, 2016 “Medi Club Georgia” hosted Student’s Scientific Conference, dedicated to the problems and current issues of Antibiotic Resistance. Alongside TMA students, scientific reports were delivered by representatives David Tvildiani Medical University (DTMU), Tbilisi State Medical University (TSMU), Caucasus International University (CIU), Iakob Gogebashvili Telavi State University (IGTSU) and Shota Rustaveli Batumi State University

"Welcome to TMA"

Take a visual tour of our University and see why Petre Shotadze Tbilisi Medical Academy is a favourite destination for International students.

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Career Services:
Through the International Relations Department of TMA, students can gain access to numerous international exchange programmes and clinical internships abroad.

Student Affairs:

Student Academy is a students’ voluntary union, which is developed to facilitate students’ involvement in TMA activities, encourage student initiatives and support maintenance or contacts with TMA students and graduates

Petre Shotadze Tbilisi Medical Academy Scientific Research Department Grant Opportunities: In order to promote international standard activities in scientific research and encourage student interaction in scientific research Department of Scientific Research and Development announces annual grant opportunities for young scientists and experienced researchers.
The funding opportunities will promote popularization of science among youth and their integration in international scientific environment; promote academic reputation of TMA and increasing scientific potential of the country.

Students’ health and wellbeing is supported by First Aid center, which is located on the first floor of TMA, at Objectively Structured Clinical Skills Examination (OSCE) Centre, which is fully equipped with necessary inventory and medication for ensuring quick and efficient delivery of emergency care.

Tbilisi Medical Academy’s campus is located in Tbilisi, Georgia. Video tour of TMA’s campus is available below.

TMA library has a well equipped library which is open 6 days per week, from Monday to Saturday. The library’s Electronic Catalog gives students access to Hinari, Cambridge Journals Online, BioOne, New England Journal of Medicine, SAGE Premier, e-Duke Journals Scholarly Collection, Edward Elgar Publishing Journals, IMechE Journals, IMF eLibrary, and Royal Society Journals Collection.

Currently TMA does not provide accommodation facilities, however, Department for Student Services is always ready to help students with rentals on shared basis.

To learn more about apartments near Petre Shotadze Tbilisi Medical Academy, read Accommodation and Hostels In Georgia for International Students

Message for International Students

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“Here with traditional values we have created multinational, friendly environment for our students and are working for better future in a world of global challenges. I am proud to be a part of institution with such a diverse community of people who strive every day to improve and save the life of others. I am delighted to welcome you to Petre Shotadze Tbilisi Medical Academy and wish you successful academic career”.

Irene Shotadze

Study In Petre Shotadze Tbilisi Medical Academy (Tbilisi).

Contact Details

Address: 51/2, Ketevan Tsamebuli AveTbilisi, Georgia

For Admission, Visa and Resident permit application.
Call: +995 571125222

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