The Development of a Curriculum and Establishment of a Regional Training Platform for Hematology in Life Sciences and Medicine (DECERPH Tempus)
From December 2013, TMA is participating in EU-TEMPUS funded international project, which is led by University of Westminster (UoW) and aims to create a regional platform in south Caucasus for modernization and implementation of Hematology training course in Medicine and Life Sciences.
In the frames of project TMA is engaged in collaboration with following members of Consortia:

  • University of Westminster (UoW) (Great Britain)
  • Universita di Ferrara (UNIFE) (Italy)
  • Universita di Tor Vergata (UNITOV) (Italy)
  • Universidad de Murcia (UMU) (Spain)
  • Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (TSU) (Georgia)
  • Iakob Gogebashvili Telavi State University (TESAU) (Georgia)
  • Yerevan State University (YSU) (Armenia)
  • Mkhitar Haratsi Yerevan State Medical University (Armenia)
  • Baku State University (BSU) (Azerbaijan)
  • Azerbaijan Medical University (AMU) , (Azerbaijan)
  • Hematology Center after Professor Yeolyan (HC), (Armenia)

The main objectives of the program are:

  • Modernization, restructuration and customization of hematology teaching in medical and life science degrees in accordance to ECTS in south Caucasian region;
  • Development and preparation of blended and e-learning teaching and assessment resources in hematology;
  • Training of South Caucasian University staffs and raising level of teaching in modern hematology;
  • Creation of Caucasian Regional Platform in Hematology
  • Quality assurance of project implementation;
  • Dissemination of results and applying strategies for further sustainability.

In the frames of the project TMA has:

  • Developed curriculum of Clinical Hematology and implemented it in the medical program as a mandatory and independent discipline;
  • Disseminated and strengthened teaching of hematology related topics in subjects like Histology, Physiology and Pathology;
  • Established modernly equipped Hematology Laboratory, where students of pre-clinical stage are obtaining basic skills and knowledge, prior studying clinical Hematology;
  • TMA hosted visit of delegation from UoW and other partner universities;
  • Members of TMA had opportunities to obtain international training at EU partner universities.