Known since the early 1st century CE as an important trading port between the west and the east.
Sultan Qaboos University, located in Al Khoudh in the Muscat Governorate, is the only public university in the Sultanate of Oman.
The College of Medicine was founded in 1986 and became the College of Medicine & Health Sciences (COMHS) in 2002. From the beginning, the COMHS and Sultan Qaboos University Hospital (SQUH) have recognized teaching, research, training and clinical and community services as their core responsibilities. They aim for the highest standards of achievement in the quality of their medical and health education, community services and research. They also aspire to become a role model for other medical and health science colleges and health care institutions in Oman.
In 2013, the MD programme was fully accredited for a ten-year period by Association for Medical Education in Eastern Mediterranean Region (AMEEMR) in cooperation with and in accordance with the standards of the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME)
Sultan Qaboos University hospital. All doctors in the hospital speak in English and it is the language used for teaching.The education system that the students would join has been accredited by the Association for Medical Education in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (AMEEMR) in Association with World Federation for Medical Education (WFME), plus the hospital, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, has been accredited by Accreditation Canada International.
An apartment building very close to the university. The apartment is in a lively neighbourhood with coffee shops and supermarkets around it. Some of these coffee shops broadcast live football matches from the major football leagues around the world.
All the students will live in the same building which will make it easier for you to meet and get to know each other. You get to be in an apartment with your room and a toilet. The apartment will also have a kitchen with a gas cooker.
The university hospital has a remarkable restaurant. Each student would recieve food coupons for breakfast, lunch and dinner. These can be used to get you diffrent main courses, dessert and juices!
Taxis can be found around Muscat however if you need to go somewhere specific our nmo members will do their best to take you around. You could also rent a car for a fair price
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
Royal Opera House Muscat
The National Museum
The royal Palace
The coral reefs of Bandar Khaiyran