Washington University of Barbados is aspiring to be one among the
top Medical Universities in the Caribbean.


Barbados, a beautiful sovereign Island country, surrounded with its amazing beaches, charming botanical gardens, the pleasing Harrison’s Cave formation, and 17th-century splendid plantation houses like St. Nicholas Abbey and much more. It’s a nation of the delicate hearted Barbadians filled with a lot of friendship, kindness, peace, humanity, courtesy and fellow feeling. It’s a land with eleven churches and four towns, each with their own appearance, glamor, and history.

  • Barbados was first placed in the “Very High Human Development” category by The Human Nations Development Index (2011).
  • Barbados’s free education system has given rise to a literacy rate of 97%.
  • Barbados is a nation praised by all the visitors who highlight the friendliness of the Barbadians and glorifies the beauty of the land surrounded completely by the Atlantic Ocean.
  • The name 'Barbados' is derived from the Bearded Fig Trees which are more abundant on the island.
  • Barbados is 21 miles long and 14 miles wide.
  • It is the only coral island among the regions with complete white sand beaches.
  • Barbados is the 3rd oldest Parliamentary democracy in the world. It is the 16th most densely populated country.
  • The nation has had uninterrupted parliamentary governance since 1639, which makes it the world’s third oldest parliament.
  • Barbados was the first Caribbean island to have piped water.
  • It also has pure drinking water. Barbados is a famous tourist destination with around 500,000 visitors per year.
  • Barbados is the most developed Caribbean island country, and is also in the top 5 most developed countries in the Western hemisphere, alongside the U.S. and Canada.

Considering all the above pros it is by far the best option for prospective candidates to study medicine in such a beautiful and developed country like Barbados.

of Barbados?
An Established Institution

An Established Institution
WUB is a renowned healthcare institution that has offered Medical Degrees for well over a decade.

An International Career

An International Career
Join our international medical community where classes are taught in English by experienced professors and medical doctors from around the world.

Clinical Experience

Clinical Experience
Direct clinical experience is supported by a solid tutoring system and starts in your third year, which gives you considerable practical experience.

Innovative and Active Teaching

Innovative and Active Teaching
WUB curriculum is enhanced by a wide variety of active learning methods based on a student-centred approach (Problem-Based Learning, Case method, Concept maps, Simulated patients).


Enjoy the style, culture, gastronomy and entertainment of one of Barbados's most exciting cities. Venture further to experience the delights of Barbados or use the opportunity to learn Barbados.

Advanced Research and Technology

Advanced Research and Technology
WUB can count on state-of-the-art technologies and research experience. A new simulation centre of 1000 sm, designed according to the highest technological standards, will be ready for autumn 2018.

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