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About The University

Bridgetown International University, School of Medicine (BIU) is a private medical university situated in Barbados, a Caribbean English-speaking island country in North America.

The University was established in 2016 with a mission to provide quality and affordable medical education to aspiring doctors, add more physicians to the healthcare ecosystem of the world, and contribute to the betterment of health for all.

Moving forward, we aspire to be an accessible premier institution for providing healthcare education and training in all spheres of medicine and emerge as an elite transformational organization for quality medical education.

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Our Medical Programs

We offer International Standard Medical Program for MD in Barbados (equivalent to MBBS) based on US medical curriculum with clinical rotations in Asia, Caribbean, and developing possibilities in the USA. The program spans over a duration of four years or five years, depending on the level of qualification of the students.

Latest In The University

To make our students’ MD in Barbados experience as better and fruitful as possible, we keep enhancing the facilities and our collaboration with other medical institutions and hospitals worldwide. Check out University updates, news, events, and explore what’s new!

Delightful Campus Life!

BIU campus is situated in Bridgetown, the capital city of Barbados which is known for its aesthetic natural beauty and is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. BIU campus encompasses the entire University facilities including hostel and mess facility managed by the University.

In the campus, students study in modern classrooms, have access to built-in research laboratories and all the infrastructure required for quality medical education. In the University, we maintain a culture of friendliness and holistic development and keep arranging various extra-curricular activities for the all-round development of the students.

The fresh and soothing atmosphere of Bridgetown, breathtaking views and splashing beaching of Barbados and fulfilling lifestyle of the Caribbean make BIU campus life a delightful experience!

Bridgetown International University is well-recognized.

Our Recognitions:

MBBS From Barbados - BIU - Listed in WDOMS


BIU is listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools (WDOMS).

Study Medicine In Barbados - BIU - Recognized by MCI


BIU is recognized by Medical Council of India (MCI). Medical graduates from BIU can practice in India subject to qualification of MCI Screening test.

MBBS In Barbados - BIU - Registered with FAIMER


BIU is registered with the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER).

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Admission - MD In Barbados - Bridgetown International University

Admission Overview

At Bridgetown International University, we invite applications for admission to our MD Program from medical aspirants worldwide. While applications for admissions are accepted throughout the year, fresh batches start in the month of January, May, and September. To study medical in Barbados at Bridgetown International University, students are not required to go through any entrance examination except in the case when entrance examination is required by any medical authority in their home country. For more details, check out the Admission Overview to study medicine in Barbados.

Eligibility - MD In Barbados - Bridgetown International University


Eligibility Criteria for Barbadian and International Students (Except Students Who Are Indian Citizens or Overseas Citizens of India):

  1. 1. The candidate must be at least 17 years of age or will attain the age of 17 by the end of the year of application. In other words, if a candidate is born on or before 31st December 2002, he or she can apply for 2019 intake;
  2. 2. The candidate must have completed the 12th Standard Schooling with a science background and must have separately qualified in the disciplines of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology; and
  3. The candidate must have achieved a score of at least 50% aggregate in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

For more details on eligibility to get admission in a medical course in Barbados, go to Eligibility Criteria page.

Student Sevices - MD In Barbados - Bridgetown International University

Student Services

Helping medical aspirants become successful doctors is the primary reason for the existence of BIU. BIU makes sure to provide the best possible and affordable medical education and living facilities for its students.

BIU has got well-equipped and tech-enabled medical infrastructure to provide international-standard medical education to its students. Education at BIU comes to practice with in-house laboratories, modern teaching systems, libraries, and research facilities.

We also believe in the all-round development of the students and keep arranging recreational activities for the students, in-campus and out-campus, to let students take some time off from their regular studies, regain energy, and study more productively.

To ease the living of the students, we provide fully furnished hostel facilities, transportation service, and good quality food to our students and are always eager to help our students by all means we have.

Faculty - MD In Barbados - Bridgetown International University


BIU is blessed to have high quality and experienced doctors and professors from different countries who have a zeal to impart knowledge to the young medical aspirants who aspire to save the world with their medical innovations. The faculty at BIU is very friendly and supportive of its students and can be contacted by students at any time.

To make the teaching and learning experience even better, BIU maintains a low student-teacher ratio so that students can get the faculty attention that they deserve and resolve their concerns quickly.

Faculty members closely work with students to help them in their research and medical projects that carve the way for discoveries in the field of medicine.

Student Support - MD In Barbados - Bridgetown International University

Student Support

We are eager to help our students in all ways we can. Whenever students come to us, in person, or through an online medium, we try to be as responsive as possible. For support from our team of friendly and expert counselors, reach via any of the following media:

  • Call: +1 246-831-3595 / +1 246-426-0026
  • Call Toll-Free: 1800-843-2121
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If you want to study medicine in Barbados and have any queries relative to our services or need any assistance with the medical courses offered, fill in the form with your respective details, and we will get back to you at the earliest.

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