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Point E Rue 2 x Canal IV Dakar Senegal

Pobox 25978 Dakar Fann

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Our main focus is to provide quality education, which will help students to achieve basic and advanced medical knowledge to develop their insights into clinical practice.

Courses offered at SCIMD College of Medicine are at the forefront of academic knowledge and are taught by enthusiastic and encouraging faculty that creates an excellent environment of learning.

University El Hadji Ibrahima Niasse (UEIN) is chartered since February 2000 with Ref 000809/AG/MEN/DES by the Ministry of Education, Senegal and is permanently recognized by the Government of Republic of Senegal, to confer MD Degree to students who are eligible to practice medicine in the country.

Saint Christopher Iba Mar Diop (SCIMD) College of Medicine, under the university UEIN, has a main campus located in Dakar, Senegal, offering courses in French from 2003 and has a continual growing population of medical students. The student population is obtained from 21 different countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, and Central Republic of Africa, Comoros, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, France, Gabon, Guinea Conakry, Guinea Bissau, Lebanon, Mali, Morocco, Mauritania, Senegal, Chad, Togo, Tunisia, and USA).

SCIMD College of Medicine is planning to run satellite sub-campuses in Africa and other continents, similar to the one in Dakar, Senegal.

An English program has been introduced at the main campus in Senegal from January 2008.


We are here to pass our knowledge, impart skills, and application capabilities to next generation and we achieve this by blending traditional and modern methods of learning; class-room based lectures, group discussions, seminars, problem based learning, literature search, one to one clinical teaching at the bedside, in the clinic and in the office. By utilizing the considerable skills and talents of both of our basic and clinical science faculty, we are able to achieve our target of creating a perfect and healthy learning environment, all of which earn us the various recognitions we can lay claim to, at present.

ISO 9001: 2008 Certification:

The College has been ISO 9001: 2001 certified as a supplier of high quality medical education services since 2006. The College has been re-certified by the award of ISO 9001: 2008 to it in 2009. This is a great development which shows the level of our commitment to standards. We shall continue with our efforts in the maintenance of high standards of education.

UK Accreditation:

SCIMD College of Medicine, Luton is accredited by the Accreditation Service for International Colleges (ASIC) as a “Premier College”.

Sponsor Licences by the UKBA:

The College has been granted a 4-year sponsor license by the United Kingdom Border Agency (UKBA) effective from 2009. The College is A-rated for each of Tier 2 and Tier 4 categories. This new status enables the College as an employer and education provider to sponsor migrant workers and students under the points-based immigration system. The College is listed in the Register of Sponsors which link can be accessed via the point-based immigration system link below

World Health Organization:

St. Christopher Iba Mar Diop College of Medicine is listed by World Health Organization, which can be seen in Avicenna directory. It can be viewed under the following link.

International Medical Education Directory (IMED) Listing:

St. Christopher Iba Mar Diop College of Medicine is recognized by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG). You can find us listed on the International Medical Education Directory (IMED) at:


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