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Texila American University (TAU)

About University

Texila American University (TAU) is located in the beautiful rain forest country - Guyana (British Guyana), the only country which has the privilege of being a part of South American Nations and also the Caribbean Nations, popularly refereed as “The West Indies”. TAU offers programs in Medicine & Nursing in its Campus in Guyana. TAU, in partnership with various universities around the world offers programs in Masters of Medicine (Specialist Training). TAU through its International partner universities, also offers programs ranging from Bachelor to Doctoral levels which are delivered through Distance & Online Mode


  • Registered with National Accreditation council of Guyana (which is governed by Ministry of Education)
  • TAU has been added to register of participants in United Nations Global Compact program
  • Listed in WHO (World Health Organization) Diretory
  • Listed in IMED (International Medical Education Directory)
  • Member of IADR (International Association for Dental Research)
  • Member of GAME (Global Alliance for Medical Education)
  • Member of AMEE (International Association for Medical Education)
  • Listed with Medical Council of India's as international medical institution

College of Medicine

TAU is a rapidly growing University in the Caribbean where students from 35 Different nationalities learn, live and cherish their dream of becoming a doctor or nurse. First of all, you'll find the individual attention you'd get at a smaller university and the unique clinical experiences of a much larger institution. TAU offers Health Science programs with a high level of professionalism, exactness and problem solving skills, upon which the foundations of specialist training and an independent medical practice can be built. The curriculum at the TAU is structured after the best US and Caribbean medical schools. The academic program is both accelerated and rigorous, with a focus on preparing students for licensure in the United States, Caribbean & various Asian and African countries.

Programs Offered

Doctor of medicine

A highly focused and rigorous training program for those individuals who are determined to become great leaders in their profession. The exposure to hospital and patients start early from the second semester of the program.

The program is divided into two parts

  • Pre Clinical part ( On campus) – 2 Years
  • Clinical part( In Hospital – 2 Years

Eligibility :

Students should have a Bachelors Degree/ Associate degree/ Diploma in relevant science areas (Allied Health Science, Life sciences etc).

Pre medical Program

This is a 3 semester program for students who are fresh from High school and are interested in studying Medicine. This program prepares the student to get trained for rigors of medical education. Students with Cambridge ‘A’ levels or Equivalent with subjects in Biology, Chemistry and/or Physics will be given Exemption for 1-2 semesters depending on their transcripts (Mark Sheets). (After Completion Of The Pre Medical Program The Student Can Enroll For The Doctor Of Medicine Program)

Eligibility :

To Enroll of Pre medical: 12 years of Schooling with High School Certification

American track

Students who are interested to enter into Residency programs in USA or Work in USA in the future are encouraged to enter the American track. In the American Track students will do the clinical training in USA in our affiliated hospitals. Clinical training is available in locations like, Atlanta, Chicago, St Louis, Washington DC etc. Some of the hospitals where our students currently are Dekalb Medical center, Atlanta, Union City Georgia, Adventist behavioral health, Pickens country medical center, Phoenix Women’s center.


Internship is after the completion of the medical program. Internship can be done in Home country too after completion of Local licensing exams if any. Students wishing to do in Guyana can do so after fulfilling requirements of Local Medical Council.

Salient Features

  • Students from over 35 Countries
  • Faculties from/trained from USA, UK, Canada, India, Philippines, Caribbean, Japan etc
  • Clinical Exposure from Year 1 of the medical program
  • One of the few medical schools in Caribbean and the ONLY medical school in Guyana to use Plastinated bodies for teaching Anatomy.
  • All classes are Audio Visual with PPT, Videos and 3’D Images used for teaching.
  • Advanced learning management system with Digital Library & online exam systems
  • Affiliated to 600 bedded Georgetown public Hospital Corporation (130 Year Old Hospital)

Hostel & Safety

It is compulsory for students to stay in Hostels provided by University for 6 months minimum. All hostels and campus are well secured with Security Services and CTV Cameras. All hostels have WIFI Access


  • Well-equipped laboratories for pre clinical studies Affiliated with GPHC, a 600 bedded Teaching hospital in Georgetown
  • TAU offers more number of practical and lab based education system to its students to provide a strong foundation for understanding the core subjects
  • Community clinical experiences provided through the outreach programs.
  • Options to do the complete clinical rotations in USA (8O Weeks)
  • For those who cannot afford to complete clinical training in USA, they can either go in for elective or take up Extemship & preresidency training which is offered with over top attending physicians in various cities of USA
  • Attractive additional options to do complete clinical rotations in Asian locations like China, Philippines and elective rotations in India