University Recognitions

Victoria University of Barbados is a well-recognized medical University and is also listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools. Our recognitions speak for the quality of medical education we provide to our students.

Here is a list of Recognitions of Victoria University of Barbados:

World Directory of Medical Schools (WDOMS)

World Directory of Medical Schools is the most authentic list of all of the medical schools in the world, with accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive information on each medical school. WDOMS facilitates students to verify the authenticity of a medical school, explore their medical programs and check the University credentials.

VUB is listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools. School Details of the VUB, along with contact information, program details and other recognitions, can be found on the WDOMS School Detail Page of Victoria University of Barbados.


Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Government of Barbados

VUB is one of the only seven medical universities in Barbados which have been granted the charter/ license by the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Government of Barbados to establish and operate as a recognized university in the Island of Barbados.



Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE)

Victoria University of Barbados holds membership of Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE), a membership organization with a global network of medical professionals and institutions with footprints in 90 countries worldwide. By joining AMEE, VUB contributes to and promotes excellence in medical education and an evidence-based approach to teaching.



Medical Council of India (MCI)

Medical Council of India, abbreviated as MCI, is the only medical authority in India responsible for the recognition of foreign medical colleges/ universities and institutes and their qualifications in India.

To get a license for medical practice in India, a Foreign Medical Graduate (FMG) must hold a valid degree from an MCI recognized Medical University.

VUB is approved and recognized by the Medical Council of India. After completing MD in Barbados at VUB, students can qualify the MCI screening test (also known as FMGE or Foreign Medical Graduates Examination) and start practice in India.