Caucasus International University is a private university located in Tbilisi, Georgia, and has a 27-year-long educational history. It offers undergraduate, and postgraduate programs and Doctoral programs in various fields such as business- technology, and social sciences, in addition to Law, and Viticulture- wine making only undergraduate, and post-graduate programs are available. Whilst in Medicine the undergraduate degree, and various graduate programs are available. The university is recognized by the Georgian Ministry of Education and Science and is accredited by international organizations such as the World Federation for Medical Education and the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research.
In the year 1995, the Caucasus International University was founded as a medical institute “Clinitsist” with great employment results later in the year 2006 it starts serving multi-disciplinary subjects such as business, law, social sciences, and humanities hence the university was reintroduced, and named as Caucasus International University. The university has a highly inventive curriculum that includes not only theoretical but also technical skills in it, therefore, it has witnessed mass new enrollments every year (approx. 700). In the year 2005, it gained the Accreditation by Council of the higher education institution.
Moreover, Caucasus International University has achieved successful authorization, earning accreditation for six years from the National Center for Education Quality Enhancement's Authorization Council. This decision, made on November 14, 2018, was the highest assessment given to any higher education institution in Georgia.
Previously, in 2007, CIU was granted institutional accreditation for five years by the Accreditation Council of Higher Education Institutions. In 2012, CIU was granted another five-year authorization by the Authorization Council of HEI of the National Center for Educational Quality Enhancement. During this most recent authorization period, which began in 2012 and continues to the present, a total of 30 undergraduate, one-cycle, post-graduate, and Ph.D. educational programs offered by CIU were granted accreditation.
On July 14, 2015, CIU's application for authorization was approved by the Authorization Council of the National Center for Educational Quality Enhancement, and the council established the university's student population as 4,700.