GEORGIAN AMERICAN UNIVERSITY (GAU)
GEORGIAN yankee UNIVERSITY (GAU) Georgian yankee University (GAU) is that the main center of upper medical education in Georgia, with Associate in Nursing virtually hundred-year history. Actually, higher medical education in Georgia is of constant age further. it's noteworthy to stress that thousands of our university graduates continue their skilled carriers in several leading clinics and establishments of Georgia, Europe and also the world as a full.
The core role and responsibility of GAU in providing population health care activities is of nice importance and respectable. whereas accomplishing this necessary mission GAU is target-hunting by the elemental principles of its activities.
- Academic Quality of knowledge and research
- Electiveness and transparency of the managing bodies;
- Academic freedom of both students and academic staff
Electiveness and transparency of the managing bodies; Academic freedom of each students and educational workers Successful undergrad, postgraduate, continuous skilled development programs, Master’s, scholarly person courses and better vocational training programs build GAU engaging for prospective students not solely in Georgia, however sixty five alternative countries round the world.
The main guiding principles of GAU activities are fully compatible with the approaches and strategies of the European educational system, and moreover, GAU, to some extent, is involved in the development of these principles.
GAU could be a full member of the eu Education space meaning its active involvement in functioning of this academic system, decisive directions for development and implementation, establishing free and shut scientific and educational relationships with the academic, scientific and clinical centers throughout the globe.
Successful implementation of internationally recognized standards and approaches for medical education at the University promotes development of traditional educational programs, while the collaboration with foreign partners, long-term academic experience and worth-while efforts to address modern challenges to medical services thrusts us to take bold and innovative steps forward.GAU runs bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and professional education Programs. In recent years new academic programs have been added:
- American MD (USMD) Program – developed with Emory University School of Medicine (Atlanta, U.S.)
- Joint International Bachelor’s Program in “Public Health and Management” with UniMan Academy of Management and Performance (France). Upon completion, two - Georgian and French diploma will be issued;
- Joint International Master’s Program in “Public Health Management and Health Policy” at GAU Faculty of Public Health.
- Joint Georgian-Austrian Bachelor of Nursing program with Tyrol hospitals Union - the Western Education Centre (AZW), allowing Georgian nurses to pursue proficiency in accordance with European standards and gain international experience in the Clinics of Austria.
At present, GAU is the partner of more than 120 universities and University Clinics from 40 countries worldwide; collaboration with them is regulated on the basis of bilateral agreements and / or joint international projects (ERASMUS +, MEVLANA, HORIZON 2020). Within the frames of the programs, every year more than 300 students, academic and administrative staff of GAU participates in short- or long-term international mobility programs at undergraduate, master and doctoral levels mobility.
GAU attaches great importance to a student-centered educational system in comparison with a teacher-oriented system (not time-dependent and, a priori, based on the assumption that professor/teacher knows what to teach). Student-centered approach pays much more attention to curriculum planning and is focused on students’ needs in terms of their future social activities and professional career. Therefore, one of the mechanisms of evaluation of educational programs and, most importantly, the performance indicators, is a study of assessment of students and graduates and critical analysis of the study results.
For this purpose, the Department of Quality Assurance has worked out a number of target questionnaires and criteria, in the use and interpretation of which the students are actively involved.
All the above-mentioned determines the proper planning of the curriculum, the effectiveness of its implementation, existence of the chain of study and evaluation processes of the results using the objective, measurable criteria.
Each member of our university communities - faculty, administration, students and alumni - had, has and will have the opportunity to make own contribution in professional improvement and development of the Tbilisi State Medical University as a whole.
Once your choice falls to join Tbilisi State Medical University academic community, be sure you will be taken into care by academic staff, and the administration of GAU as well as the cohort of graduates and the students of GAU who are ready to help you create future and successfully realize your dreams.