Top reasons to study here

  • Gulf Medical University is the first medical school in the U.A.E to offer admission to both males and females of all nationalities.
  • GMU was listed in Asia’s 100 best and fastest growing private education institutes by WCRC Leaders-Asia magazine.
  • GMU provides authentic educational opportunities for all categories of health professional students.

About

History

Gulf Medical University (GMU) is located in the emirate of Ajman, on the western coast of the UAE. GMU was founded in 1998 as Gulf Medical College (GMC) by the Thumbay Group, and offered certified courses in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) and Bachelor of Physiotherapy. 

Education

Gulf Medical University (GMU) established in 1998 is a leading medical university in the Gulf region. GMU offers Medical and Health Professional Education in the field of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Nursing, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Anesthesia & Surgical Technology, and Medical Imaging Sciences. GMU offers postgraduate programs in Toxicology, Public Health, Clinical Pathology. In addition, the university also offers Short Term Certificate Courses for Health workforce development and career enhancement. GMU differentiates itself having its own network of hospitals, clinics, and institutes.

Research

Gulf Medical University’s Thumbay Institute of Precision Medicine and Translational Research (TIPM&TR), The Thumbay Institute of Population Health and The Thumbay Institute of Healthcare Workforce Development and Leadership are world-class training and research facilities.

Services

Student services

The college has introduced student counseling services and career counseling. Students may approach the Office of the Dean Student Affairs and Counseling center for details. The Student Welfare Committee for student counseling is assisted by a clinical psychologist and a psychiatrist. 

Library services

Facilities & Services available in the Library:

  • Multimedia Collection & Services
  • Online Database Access
  • Internet & Intranet Access
  • Online Catalogue
  • E-Books & E-Journals
  • Inter Library Loan & Inter Library Document Delivery
  • Photocopying and Binding Services
  • Study Carrels
  • Group Study Rooms
  • Audio & Video Room Section

Medical services

Our Hospitals houses the departments of Anesthesiology, Cardiology, Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, Dermatology, E.N.T. Psychiatry, Urology and Special Clinics like Diabetics Clinic, Well Woman Center and Well Baby Clinic. 

Student Life

Campus life

The Gulf Medical University is located in the Al Jurf area in the northern emirate of Ajman on a vast stretch of land extending up to a 100,000 sq.m that currently houses the Gulf Medical University (GMU). It has laboratories, classrooms and administration buildings, a stand alone building that houses the library and the modern multimedia centers, a cafeteria and a sports complex with courts for lawn tennis, basket ball, volley ball and grounds for cricket and football and the vacant grounds have been earmarked for the future multispecialty hospital, the residence halls for students and living quarters for the staff and faculty.

Student clubs

GMU publishes a bi-monthly magazine, Health Magazine, launched in 1999.

GMU is active in participating in national and international events. In March 2013, GMU hosted the UAE’s biggest Inter-Collegiate Sports Festival and the National Conference on Contemporary Dimensions of the Pharmacy Profession. In April 2013, GMU hosted the 5th Annual Dental Conference on Excellence in Oral and Dental Health.