Earn a Joint Kenyan-Israeli Degree in Medicine and Surgery

...sets you up to practice anywhere in the world

  • Study in both Kenya and Israel
  • Affordable world-class degree
  • Up to $5,000 Scholarship available
  • Apply with your O-Level saving 2 years or Apply with your Lower Sixth saving 1 year or Apply with your A-Level for priority admission

Current Admission Closes on April 30th. Apply Now!

Why the joint Kenyan-Israeli Degree in Medicine?

  • The Joint Kenyan-Israeli program in Medicine prepares you to work in the United States, France/the EU, Canada, Britain and anywhere else of your choice.
  • One-Year clinicals in top teaching hospitals in Israel.
  • You will be taught by top Israeli-Kenyan Faculty.
  • Apply with your O-Level saving 2 years or Apply with your Lower Sixth saving 1 year or Apply with your A-Level for priority admission
  • A world class, yet affordable programme.

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Key Information about the Joint Kenyan-Israeli Degree Programme in Medicine

  • The Joint Kenyan-Israeli Medical programme is delivered by Uzima University in Kisumu, Kenya and Galilee International Management Institute, Israel.
  • It is a 6-Year degree programme
    • 5-Years in Kenya under the tutelage of top Israeli/Kenyan Faculty
    • 1-Year clinicals in leading Teaching Hospitals in Israel
  • Annual Tuition is $20,000
    • A Part scholarship of up to 25% available 
  • Tuition Fee payment in up to 3-instalments is allowed.
  • The Tuition Fee excludes other living expenses estimated at about $300 per month.

Please click the link below to register or, for more information, call or chat (WhatsApp) +237653250025

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  1. GCE O-Level credit pass in English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology + 1 other subject.
  2. GCE O-Level credit pass in subject in (1) plus attendance of Lower Sixth gives advantage.
  3. GCE O-Level credit pass in subject in (1) plus GCE A-level pass in Biology and Physics gets priority.
    • The candidate clicks the registration link ( https://forms.monday.com/forms/embed/8087933017837ca79f2394265f424616?r=use1 )to fill the registration/application form
    • Candidate should upload all relevant documents (e.g  certificates, passport photograph, previous Academic Studies/ Qualifications {if any})

After registration, the candidate will pay an application fee of US $100 (or equivalent).

Not necessarily, a placement examination may not be required if all conditions are met.

Generally, the quality of your GCE O’ Level and A’ Level results determines priority preference.

This cohort begins in May 2024

Late registration is not allowed once the session commences.  Class attendance is mandatory for assessment which students must meet to qualify for examinations and progression.

In Principle, yes. This will be evaluated on a case by case basis.

    1. This is not guaranteed.
    2. The University may arrange make up classes if it is not more than 10% of the class attendance. The University may offer make-up classes and tutorials for the group of students affected to catch up.
    • The MBChB is a 6-year programme
    • Can the degree programmes be shortened? No, it can’t be shortened.

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery:

  1. Annual Tuition (with the application of the 25%/$5,000 scholarship):
    • Full Tuition: $20,000
    • 25% Scholarship Offered: $5,000
    • Actual Tuition Paid: $15,000
  2. Application Fee: $100

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery:

  • Registration Fee: $100
  • Tuition 1st Instalment paid upon acceptance and: $7,500.
  • Tuition 2nd Instalment paid before at the start of the 2nd Semester: $5,250.
  • Tuition 3rd Instalment paid before the start of the 2nd Semester Examination: $2,250.

Full access to all facilities provided to the students of the University including full access to both the physical and digital library repository.

Currently no refunds are possible.

Currently, Uzima University offers scholarships up to $ 5,000

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB)

    • Yes, it will.
    • The programme is a collaboration between Galilee International Management Institute, Israel and Uzima University, Kenya.
    • The faculty is joint Israeli and Kenyan.
    • The clinical rotation/year shall be taken in Israel.

Uzima University/Galilee Campus is Off Kisumu-Kakamega Road, Kisumu, Kenya.

Click to see the University campus area view: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fBD7uuOC2pg

Click to see the area view of Kenya Kisumu: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GEfccAYQMRU

The University does not have owned accomodation.

However, it has arrangements with certified private providers.

There are 2 sets of accommodation available.

  • Single room Kshs 6,000/month (approximately $42/month depending on current dollar rates in your country of residence).
  • Double Room Kshs 10,000/month (approximately $69/month depending on current dollar rates in your country of residence). This can also be shared.

The cost of feeding would range between $ 100-200 per month.

    1. Emory University USA,
    2. University College Leuven Lumberg, Belgium,
    3. Walla Walla Community College, USA,
    4. San Diego Botanical Garden for Medicinal Plant Research, Lake Region Economic Bloc LREB

LBH Consulting working with Uzima University will provide needed consular services.

No, Medicine and Surgery is so intensive that undergraduates will have no time to do work on the side. In the preclinical years in medicine there will also be no time either.

The students trip to Israel is not immediate. They’ll spend 3-4 years of the program in Kenya before going for their 1 year clinicals in Israel.
The conflicts in Israel are localised, especially the occupied territories of Gaza and The West Bank.
With all the history of conflicts in Israel, normal pilgrims to Israel have never had any issue where their safety was compromised.

Kisumu is reputed to be one of the safest countries in the whole of Eastern and Southern Africa. It is also one the cleanest. And attracts thousands of visitors every year due to its location on Lake Victoria and cultural attractions.

Some Video Resources

Watch the video below to see a virtual tour of Galilee Institute

Watch the video below to learn more about Galilee Institute's Centre for Health Management

Watch the video below to see how to spend a weekend in Kisumu, Kenya

Watch the video below to learn more about Kisumu

For more information

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