About the College
College of Medicine in Babylon university was founded in 1993 and it was in the main building of the university of Babylon. After that, in 2001 the college was moved to a new location near ALHilla surgical hospital as an independent location that has several specialized buildings.
The college has eleven scientific branches, seven of these branches are basic medical branches(Anatomy, Physiology, Chemistry, Medicine, Microbiology, Pathology, Community
Medicine), and the other four are from the clinical medicine branches (Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology
, and the branch of Surgery). The college also has units for scientific research and clinical chemistry, a unit of psychiatry, a unit of tissue and cancer research as well as a group of scientific and administrative divisions.
After graduate study was first introduced in the branch of Microbiology in the academic year 2002-2003 for granting Ma. degrees in the field of Microbiology.The first batch was graduated from the college in the academic year 1998-1999, and the number of graduates was (66) students. Now , the number of batches has become (14) and the number of graduates is (1537).
After that, new branches were introduced in Biochemistry, Medical Physiology, Pharmacology, Toxins and a diploma in general surgery, a PhD in Microbiology, a diploma in family medicine( a branch in society medicine), Ma. In Pathology and a PhD in Microbiology. Furthermore, our college is considered as a training center in the clinical specialties within the Iraqi organization of medical specializations which gives a certificate of a colleague of Iraqi organization for medical specializations . Furthermore, this degree is considered as the highest degree in this field which is General Surgery, Ophthalmology, Ear, Nose, and Throat, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Esoteric.
The college has hold a number of scientific seminars, conferences and training sessions with the cooperation of Babylon Health Department, Directorate of traffic, Civil Organizations, Education Directorate, and other related directorates in order to reinforce the role of the college and solve health problems by raising health situation to a higher level. Furthermore, the researchers of the college have participated in the international seminars in order to improve their experiences and exchange knowledge with each other. Besides, the college is committed to apply overall quality management and academic accreditation since 2007. Moreover, the college has hold the first international conference for medical colleges which has witnessed the presence of medicine lecturers from United States, Britain and the deans of colleges of medicine in Iraq.
The system of studying in the college is a yearly system( first semester, mid-year, second semester and final exam). Knowing that the college has started courses system for first grade starting from the academic year 2015. The college gives a bachelor degree in medicine and general surgery after passing all six studying years successfully.