Welcome to Victoria University of Barbados

Victoria University of Barbados, School of Medicine (VUB) is a medical university located in Bridgetown, the capital city of Barbados, a beautiful island country in the Caribbean.

Established in 2017 with a vision to deliver best medical education and facilitate medical aspirants excel in medicine, clinical practice, research, and patient care, VUB now has become one of the fastest growing medical universities in the Caribbean region.

Currently, VUB offers a 5-Year MD Program based on US Medical curriculum with international clinical rotations and is chartered by the Government of Barbados, licensed and recognized by the Ministry of Education, Barbados, recognized by Medical Council of India, registered with FAIMER and listed in WDOMS.

Why Choose Victoria University of Barbados


US-based international medical curriculum with a focus on USMLE.


Affordable tuition fees, hostel and mess facility with good food.


Focus on all-round-growth with recreational and extra-curricular activities.

Clinical Rotations

Clinical rotations in affiliated hospitals of Asia, Caribbean, and other countries.


State-of-the-art library, classrooms, laboratories, and teaching equipments.


Recognized by MCI, listed in WDOMS, Chartered by Ministry of Education, Government of Barbados.

5-Year MD Program

Brief Overview

Our 5-Year MD Program (including 1-Year Pre Medical Program) follows US medical curriculum and is USMLE based.

Pre Medical Program

1-Year Basic Foundation for medical sciences which introduce the students to the basics of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and prepare them for the next level.

Pre Clinical Program

In 2-Year Basic Sciences Program, students get to the next level of medical sciences and imbibe clinically integrated problem-based learning, conduct their research and experiments in laboratories, and prepare themselves for the clinical rotations.

Clinical Sciences

In 2-Year Clinical Rotations Program, students get an exclusive opportunity to get into the real world of medicine – visiting hospitals and clinics, observing fellow doctors & medical practitioners and treating patients under guidance.

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Medical Council of India

VUB is approved and recognized by the Medical Council of India. After completing MD in Barbados at VUB, students can qualify MCI screening test and practice in India.

Ministry of Education,
Government of Barbados

VUB is one of the only seven medical universities chartered by the Government of Barbados, licensed and recognized by the Ministry of Education, Barbados.

World Directory of
Medical Schools

VUB is listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools (WDOMS) – the most authoritative list of all the medical schools in the world, with accurate information.

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