Gulf Medical University


Gulf Medical University



Celebrating 24 years of excellence, Gulf Medical University (GMU) has grown phenomenally with a vision to be a leading international Academic Health System - with a mission to pursue excellence through the integration of health professions education, translational research, quality healthcare, innovation, and social accountability; and enhanced by national, international partnerships, community engagement, and strengthening its core niche in the health sector.

GMU has over 3,000 students from more than 95 different nationalities and offers 29 accredited undergraduate and graduate programmes run by the six constituent colleges in the fields of:

- Medicine
- Dentistry
- Pharmacy
- Nursing
- Biomedical Sciences
- Healthcare Management and Economics
- Anesthesia Technology
- Medical Laboratory Sciences
- Physiotherapy
- Medical Imaging Sciences
- Healthcare Management and Economics

Graduate programmes are also offered in specialised fields.

GMU’s Medicine Programme Outcomes are aligned to the World Federation of Medical Education (WFME) Standards. While the Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences Programme is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS), UK and the University’s PharmD Programme is certified by Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), USA.

Thumbay Group affiliated academic hospitals are JCI accredited, and laboratories are CAP accredited, signifying high priority to maintenance of quality. Founded in 1998, GMU is owned and operated by Thumbay Group, the Dubai-based global conglomerate.

With the group’s network of academic hospitals (Thumbay University Hospital-Al Jurf, and Thumbay Hospital Ajman), multispecialty daycare centers, clinics, pharmacies and diagnostic labs, which provide training facilities for its students, GMU is one of the biggest success stories in the private Academic Health Professions Education institution across the Middle Eastern region.

Scholarship value

up to 30%

Scholarship Details

GEMS discounts applicable for all undergraduate healthcare and business programmes.
Eligibility criteria apply.
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