Published On: Wed, Sep 17th, 2014

Caribbean Medical University (CMU) welcomes some 120 new students to Curaçao

2014-09-15 09.35.49 (2)WILLEMSTAD - They come from all over the world, although primarily from the USA, to start here a career in medicine.

On September 15th, 2014 an Orientation meeting was held, followed by a tour of the island. Actual classes began September 16th, 2014.

CMU offers 24 different courses to its students, divided into 3 trimesters of 14 weeks each for 2014-09-15 09.25.34 (2)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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