Gulf Medical University

country rank  24
world rank  8628

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University Overview

Established in 1998, Gulf Medical University is a private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Ajman (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, United Arab Emirates, Gulf Medical University (GMU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Gulf Medical University (GMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 20 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Emirati higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name جامعة الخليج الطبية
Acronym GMU
Founded 1998
Motto Learn from the World
Colours Red and gold

University Location

Address Behind Shk Khalifa Hospital, PO Box 4184
Ajman (population range: 250,000-499,999)
4184 Ajman
United Arab Emirates
T +971 (6) 743 1333
F +971 (6) 743 1222
Other locations Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office PO Box 4184
Ajman 9716
+971 (6) 743 1333
(6) 7431333

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff 900-999
Control Type Private
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Education, United Arab Emirates

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Association for Dental Research (IADR)
  • Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE)
  • Institute of International Education (IIE)
  • Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP)
  • Eurasian Universities Association (EUA)
  • Association of Arab Universities (AArU)
  • Mediterranean Universities Union (UNIMED)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019