Do you realize that Cuba one is of the best countries to study
human healthcare services are available in Cuba as every year it develops
enormous numbers of doctors with the best educational facilities. Many
dedicated administrative bureaus, institutions and associations of Cuba, along
with other nations, give out medical grants so that the students can learn
medical sciences with the best facilities possible. Likewise, various other
countries give full privileges to their students to study in Cuba to practice
as physicians. After the completion of the course, the students are supposed to
return and serve the most deprived of communities with medical services.
allows many brilliant students who can't afford the expensive costs of studying
first-class medicine in the US and Europe to pursue their interests. Cuba
provides quality medical education to such students at affordable rates or in
Why choose Cuba for medicine?
has the best medical education facilities in the world and, it has the most
perfected figures of one doctor to patient ratio among all the countries. Cuba
also prepares and sends medical specialists all around the world to serve
impoverished countries. They also provide free medical education to students of
different nationalities in their medical schools.
is the biggest nation in the North Caribbeans which offers the most promising
and affordable tertiary training programs, especially in medicine. Even though
they primarily communicate and instruct in Spanish, it is still a top global
educational institution, with its enormous body of students from different
regions. Cuba aims to keep terminal, interminable, characteristic and airborne
sicknesses under control in their country. It allows the prevention of
widespread malignancy of diseases and infections like meningitis, cholera,
AIDS, and malignancy. That's why Cuba inhabitants are stated according to
medical surveys to have a longer future and higher life expectancy.
Cuban colleges are severe in matters of studies as much they are reasonable.
They provide an all-round education to their students. It is the reason for the
increasing number of countries sending their students for under-graduation and
post-graduation degrees in medicine.
are various schools in Cuba which has been offering for many years. However, according to MCI, only two of the universities have been approved. These
schools in Cuba have a perfect teacher to student proportion that is
unmatchable anywhere in the country. It provides students opportunities for
tutoring, preparing and specializing in courses that are not available in many
keen on applying must be between the age group of 18 to 25 years when they
apply in the universities of Cuba. The minimum educational qualifications
should be a degree in of higher secondary (12th Class) that is for
MBBS or Bachelor's in Medicine and a Bachelor's (BS or BA) degree from any
country for the Master's programs. The applicants should not have a prior
criminal record or have never disrespected the authority or have expelled. They
must belong from a low-salaried background or remote, inaccessible areas. They
should follow and adhere to all the rules, guidelines and principles strictly
which has been provided by the different colleges
the college policies incline towards supporting non-privileged poor students
and scholars. For accepting free medical education and sound instructions,
students need to pledge of practicing medicine in places where the facilities
are inadequate, healthcare service is underdeveloped, and people do not have
access to medical services.
Cuban government offers students a free year term to the Medical Schools in
Cuba. The applications of the students are handled by the licensed Cuban
political officers collaborating in the native country. It is essential to
contact the Cuban Embassy or Cuban Interests Section for the accurate
information and assistance.
The application procedure is structured,
keeping in mind the condition of students from financially troubled families
who meet the accompanying basic requirements of high school education with
transcripts and confirmation documents [12th Marksheet and 10th
One of these two reports should have the
stamp of the Ministry of Education of the native nation, or the International
Relations Department of the country, or government office or the Cuban interests’
office in the country.
The reports such as the birth
Certificate and Certificate of Health, including an HIV test and pregnancy test
is compulsory. Age should not surpass 25 years during the admission process.
One needs to undergo all the mentioned
medical examinations and show the proof with legible reports.
One should provide the police
verification certificate that there are no Criminal Records
One should give the Scholarship
application form, along with Five photographs 3cmx3cm (International
Relations); six photographs 2cmx2cm (Registrars Office) and Documents for
enrollment is required while recording at the Registrar’s Office.
consideration in the US grant program, candidates must be a US resident (with a
US visa), should be age between 18 to 25, with higher secondary level science
education, and a commitment to practice medicine in remote areas of US without
lacking medical facilities after graduation.
grant includes full educational cost, lodging support, three free of cost meals
each day at the college cafeteria, free reading material in Spanish for all
courses, the school uniform, basic toiletries, bedding, and a monthly stipend
of 100 Cuban pesos ($4). The grant does not include the costs of traveling
to-fro the school, which is unnecessary in the initial three out of six years.
learn medical sciences in Cuba as an international student, one will require a
student's visa. For any trouble, while applying one should contact the Cuban
Consulate in their respective nation and the solicitation data vary from one
country to another. For entry in Cuba, an identification proof [Government
issues ID Cards] is compulsory, which needs to be valid for at least for half a
year from the date of arrival. A quarter of a year before you show up; supplies
for the picked college with: your complete name, address, visa number, date and
place of the birth, name of father and mother, arranged residence time in Cuba,
arranged date of arrival in Cuba would be required.
Benefits of studying MBBS in Cuba
a professional in the medical sciences in Cuba is a perfect choice for any
student as they are offered both undergrad and postgraduate education through a
system of 13 colleges over the island.
resources of the capital train more than 2,500 students from Africa, Latin
America and the Middle East, by funds accumulated from subsidies paid by the
legislatures or self-financed students bolstered by their families.
Doctor in Pedagogical Sciences includes a force of 700 specialists from over
the world with 43 specialization courses offered by the Ministry of Public
Health (Minsap) including preparing, confirmation, aces degrees, and doctorates
in health sciences, medical training and oral medication.
students in Cuba need to learn Spanish in the private academies of the capital.
They are required to undergo rigorous examinations by the college to test
their basic knowledge. In the interim, for postgraduate studies, certain
subjects are specially tested and adjustments according to the proficiency are
made by the Ministry.
medical students have a harmonious relationship with Cuban culture, as they
prepare to tolerate the patient while treating them. They do not plan to
develop expertise in lifestyle; however, someone who empathizes and socially
interact is more preferred. Their capability judged by the Ministry, which has
some knowledge in Internal Medicine and Intensive and Emergency Care.
North West Province of South Africa offers this grant to qualified students
from their territory to study medicine in Cuba. If that happens, one should be
ready to work for healthcare in underdeveloped rural areas. The Health
Department has the free right to assign students where they will practice
The Common FAQs
ISN'T CUBA A DANGEROUS COUNTRY?
has reduced the crime percentage by the most significant figures in the Western
Hemisphere. You will be shocked by the apparent police presence in Cuba. They
are always ready to secure and support visitors.
cash, as well as convertible pesos (CUC), are central to their economy, they
ensure that everybody has a sheltered and comfortable stay. Despite this fact, one should beware of their
belongings in urban areas like Havana and Santiago de Cuba.
HOW MUCH DOES CUBA COST?
comparison with the other Caribbean islands, Cuba isn't as much costly. One
should not contrast costs in Cuba and connected areas of the nation with the
expenses required in Asia.
the cost of lodging in different islands of the Caribbean, the entire expenses
will be sufficient in Cuba. The airfare will be the costliest thing.
CUC 75-100 is regularly needed for a person's food, transportation costs, and other
trivialities. Low spending explorers can do with 50 CUC every day.
SHOULDN'T SOMETHING BE SAID ABOUT MONEY? WHAT'S MORE, CAN ONE
USE CREDIT CARD?
is alright till the cards are not from an American bank as there is a US ban on
certain time limitations in Cuba. No US voyagers check either, and Americans
need to carry money.
all lodgings have safes in the room. Concerning the particulars, one can trust
the proprietors of a casa as they are too scared of getting their license
canceled if something "awful" occurs with a traveler.
doesn't prescribe using the ATM's in Cuba. There are terrible accounts of
explorers with awful encounters where the ATM swallows your card, and in Cuba,
there will be no one to assist you in getting it back.
DO THEY HAVE INTERNET and E-MAIL ACCESS IN CUBA?
practically all lodgings have it in rates ranging from 1 or 2 PCs to go on the
web for outsiders.
the tourist regions there likewise are web bistros from Etecsa the Cuban
phone/internet service. Wifi is conceivable from most lodgings and wifi
hotspots. Don't think of transferring pictures as the Cuban web is moderate.