School of Medicine


Pre-Medical Bridging Year (PMBY)


    The University of Kurdistan Hewlêr is presenting an internationally affiliated medical education in partnership with several European universities.

    Our School of Medical Sciences is the first of its kind to be established in the Middle East with the collaboration of several medical schools and medical universities in Europe and the USA offering.

  • An exclusive medical education using the latest pedagogic methodologies in this field of science.

  • Research-based and evidence oriented education.

  • Clinically oriented teaching and training from the very first days of education.

  • International affiliations for the purpose of enriching the educational experience of our students through exposure to international medical education training.

  • Our medical school starts with the premedical year (PMBY) and then continues directly to the MBBS program


As the name indicates, this 1 year program serves to bridge the transition between high school and medical school.  It is an excellent primer for the demanding course of study ahead embodied in the 6 year MBBS program.  The PMBY program consists of biosciences such as biology, biochemistry, biophysics, physiology and anatomy as well as advanced academic skills, English for medicine, critical thinking and computers.  After successful completion of the PMBY year, students will move directly into the MBBS program and do not need to reapply.

Admission Criteria

  1. General High School Average 90% and above.
  2. Minimum high School Score of 80% in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.
  3. Advanced English Language Capabilities. PTE score of 54; IELTS 6.0; ibt-TOEFL 82 prior to admission 
  4. Interview

***Notice: For AY 2019-20 applications, please email [email protected] or visit UKH's Registry Office.

Tuition Fee

$5,000 USD per academic year

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