WUB is dedicated to attaining excellence in medical education and research, to improve patient care and quality of life in the community and to remain committed to the highest ethical values so that our doctors will be socially responsible wherever they are.


Washington University of Barbados will be a state of the art centre for medical education and research with a vision to deliver significant contributions in the field of medicine and health sciences. WUB exists to serve others through the expression of our core values: Respect, Integrity, Stewardship and Excellence.


  • To impart the essential knowledge, skills, attitudes and values that will lead to success in graduates' medical training and clinical practice.
  • To matriculate and retain the best-qualified applicants for careers in medicine.
  • To provide an appropriate academic environment that encourages students to match their interests and talents with societal needs when making career choices.
  • To encourage students to volunteer in community-service activities and provide a forum for those students to share their experiences with other members of the institution.
  • To foster the development of students' humanistic behaviours and attitudes.

Core Values

Excellence & Discovery

Be the best. Commit to exceptional quality and service by encouraging curiosity, seeking information and creating innovative solutions and job opportunities.

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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