23 years have passed since Caucasus International University (CIU) – LLC was founded. The University operates as a Legal Entity of Private Law - a limited liability company. The university was founded as a medical institute “Clinitsist” in 1995. The university received a license from the Ministry of Education of Republic of Georgia in the same year. In 2005 it was granted Accreditation by Accreditation Council of Higher Education Institution. In 2006, the name and founders of the institute “Clinitsist” were changed and it was formed as a multi-profile higher education institution – Caucasus International University – LLC.
Caucasus International University went through the authorization process with great success and has been granted authorization for six years by the joint decision of the Authorization Council of the National Center for Education Quality Enhancement In 2018 (14.11.2018 decision #88) . The highest assessment document was issued among the higher educational institutions of Georgia.
Caucasus International University – LLC was granted an institutional accreditation for 5 years on the basis of the decision made by Accreditation Council of Higher Education Institution in 2007. Afterwards, CIU was granted Authorization for 5 years on the basis of the decision made by Authorization Council of HEI of National Center for Educational Quality Enhancement in 2012. During the period of the last authorization (from 2012 – till present) up to 30 Undergraduate, One- cycle, Post-graduate and PhD Educational Programs of Caucasus International University LLC were granted accreditation.
Each Educational Program envisages 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 “Life Science Centre”.
The Faculty offers the following accredited Educational Programs:
- Medicine (language of instruction Georgian and English)
- Dentistry (Languages of instruction Georgian and English)
- Pharmacy (Languages of instruction Georgian and English)
- Taking care of professional and personal development of students through modern researches and methodologies and developing their scientific and research based educational activities.
- Students from all countries are treated equally and are provided same guidelines and protocols with in-depth clinical knowledge approach.
- Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Languages of instruction English)
Anatomical Theatre and Clinical Skills Center are functioning at the faculty of Medicine, Caucasus International University. They are equipped with the latest educational-medical technologies – modern computer and high-tech equipment, simulators and other educational models manufacture by the International Corporation “3B Scientific”. The above mentioned corporation represents the world leader company in the manufacturing of anatomical and medical – biological patterns (Hamburg, Germany). Medical simulators imitate the real patients, which provides the development of students’ clinical and communicative skills. Clinical Skills Centre aims to give efficient and up-to-date education in clinical and practical skills to future doctors. Students have an opportunity to acquire basic clinical, emergency, obstetrics and gynecological, resuscitation, therapeutic and surgical practical skills. Clinical Skills Centre plays an important role in the upbringing and formation of highly qualified medical personnel.