Published On: Wed, Jan 14th, 2015

Caribbean Medical University (CMU) welcomes some 60 new students to Curaçao

CMU Orientation Jan. 2015-2WILLEMSTAD - They come from all over the world, although primarily from the USA, to start here a career in medicine.

On January 12th, 2015 an Orientation meeting was held, followed by a tour of the island. Actual classes begin January 13th, 2015.

CMU offers 24 different courses to its students, divided into 3 trimesters of 14 weeks each for the pre-medical (PM) program, followed by 4 medical (MD) trimesters here in Curaçao, starting with basic biology, physics and chemistry through Pathology and Physical Diagnosis in the MD program. After completing the semesters in Curaçao, the students will take the licensing exam in the US and complete 6 clinical semesters in CMU-affiliated hospitals in the United States. CMU also welcomes qualified local students who are interested in studying medicine and encourage them to contact us via: or

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