European University is an authorized higher education institution with the status of an educational university, which implements higher education programs in accordance with the rules established by law and issues a certificate of qualification recognized by the state.
By the decision of the Board of Authorization of Educational Institutions of January 21, 2011, University gained the status of a teaching university for a period of 5 years. By 2012, the university was implementing three educational programs: The Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, the Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy, and the Master's Degree Program in Health Management. The marginal number of students was 246 students. At the end of 2013, the university received accreditation for the Bachelor's degree program in Finance and Banking, and in 2014-2017 - for the educational programs it currently pursues, including the English-language educational program of the graduate physician, which accounts for the largest share of foreign students. According to the decision of the Board of Authorization of Higher Education Institutions of January 18, 2016, European University has regained the status of an educational university for a period of 5 years, until 2021. According to the decision of the Board of Authorization of Higher Education Institutions dated December 13, 2016, the university has a marginal number of students with 1500 students, and according to the decision of the Board of Authorization of Higher Education Institutions of July 26, 2019, European University has set a threshold of 3,000 students.
4 faculties operate at European University:
- Faculty of Business and Technology
- Faculty of Law, Humanities and Social Sciences
- Faculty of Medicine
- Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Within the framework of the mentioned faculties, the University implements 12 educational programs, which include educational programs of two levels of higher education (bachelor's, master's, one-level, and one-year teacher training).
European University has defined the following strategic priorities for the next seven years in accordance with its mission, vision, and values:
- Develop brand awareness and increase social responsibility;
- Development of all three levels of higher education programs;
- Improving the quality of planning and implementation of the learning process, wide introduction of innovative teaching-learning and assessment methods;
- Promotion and strengthening of scientific-research activities;
- Development of student services and environment;
- Organizational management of the University and resource development.
By 2025, European University, according to its vision application, is an open academic space that develops modern, well-equipped, comfortable, and adapted educational, scientific, and work infrastructure, maintains financial sustainability, attracts and effectively maintains highly qualified human resources, promotes their professional development, and encourages academic and student mobility through self-realization as well as active involvement in the process of internationalization.
The Faculty of Medicine
The Faculty of Medicine of the European University has been operating since 2014. The aim of the faculty is to ensure the training of students in the field of health care in terms of academic freedom and institutional autonomy.
The teaching process at the faculty is led by well-known and recognized specialists in the field, who have many years of medical and pedagogical experience. A variety of teaching and assessment methods provide the opportunity to master not only theoretical knowledge but also practical skills.
The Faculty of Medicine has signed cooperation agreements with about 60 clinics in Georgia, as well as with medical universities of different countries around the world. Professors and students of the Faculty of Medicine are members of various international scientific and professional associations. Based on all the mentioned above, apart from the practical training provided by the program, students have the opportunity to have clinical practice at various university clinics around the world, also to get involved in ongoing research projects at the faculty and participate in local and international scientific events. The student scientific journal "Biomedical and Core Clinical Research Practice" has been published since 2020.
There is a simulation center at the faculty, where clinical/sectoral skills are taught and assessed through modern medical technologies, mannequins in a simulated clinical environment.
The faculty conducts:
- Medical Doctor program MD in the English language
- Dental Medicine program in the English language
- Dental Medicine program in the Georgian language
The Research Institute of Medicine has been established at the faculty, which operates on the basis of the National Center for Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases. In addition to participating in local and international science grant projects, the Institute publishes a scientific journal - "Journal of Biomedicine and Medical Sciences".
We are not limited to simply teaching you medicine. We offer you an unforgettable journey through the micro and macro worlds of the human body, using modern medical literature, multimedia means, and medical simulators. We welcome you to major clinics where you'll be able to fully experience a realistic medical environment and help solve real tasks and use techniques that will later be crucial for conducting independent procedures in your future specialty.