• World Needs More Doctors
    We See One In You
    At Bridgetown International University, we deliver medical education to aspiring
    doctors who are passionate to change the world of healthcare, for good.
  • Democratizing
    Doctor Dreams
    At Bridgetown International University, we believe that every medical aspirant has a
    right to become a doctor. We are here to make medical education affordable for
    all and let the future generation of doctors claim their right.
  • Quality
    Medical Education
    Studying industry benchmark curriculum blended with an opportunity of
    international clinical training, our medical graduates step out as global medical doctors.

About Us

Bridgetown International University —BIU— is a medical university in Barbados, an English-speaking island country in the Caribbean region of North America.

Bridgetown International University was established in 2017 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, BIU aspires 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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5-Year MD Program

International-Standard MD Program based on US Medical Curriculum, including 1-Year Pre-Medical Program, 2-Year Basic Sciences Program, and 2-Year Clinical Sciences Program.

MD Program

1-Year Pre-Medical

Pre-Medical provides a comprehensive education in the subjects of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Anatomy, and Physiology, distributed into four trimester terms.


2-Year Basic Sciences

Basic Sciences Program integrates the in-depth study of medicine with research, laboratory experiments, problem-based learning, and evidence-based practice of medicine.

Basic Sciences

2-Year Clinical Sciences

Clinical Sciences Program is the final stage of the MD in Barbados. It offers an opportunity to get hands-on clinical training at University-affiliated hospitals in different countries.

Clinical Sciences

University Recognitions



Dr. Ravichandran D - Anatomy

Dr. Jai Shanker Pillai - Microbiology

Mr. Dennis Holder - English

Shabazz Arthur - Custodian

Dr. B. Mohamed - Biology

Dr. A. Mohamed - Anatomy

Ms. Camille - Chemistry

Quality Education Quality Life

Our 5-Year Program for MD in Barbados is designed on the basis of the US Medical curriculum. It also adheres to the requirements of USMLE (United States Medical Licensing Examination), which is the global standard in the field of medical education.

Technology has changed everything, and medical education is no exception. At Bridgetown International University, students have access to the library with print as well as digital books, fully equipped medical laboratories, and spacious classrooms with modern teaching aids.

Barbados is an English-speaking country. Bridgetown International University offers the medical course in Barbados in English language. Most of our International Students know English well, and they don’t need to learn any new language to study medicine in Barbados.

We have developed affiliations with teaching hospitals in different countries. Our collaborations facilitate international clinical training for our students. Clinical training in various countries provides global exposure. It also prepares our students for international medical practice.

Technology has changed everything, and medical education is no exception. At BIU Campus, students have access to the library with print as well as digital books, fully equipped medical laboratories and spacious classrooms with modern teaching aids.

Barbados has the very best of what nature and life have to offer. The popular tourist island offers a calm atmosphere for education and a refreshing living experience with white-sand beaches, pleasant climate, friendly people, and great culture.