Program Components


Izmir University of Economics Faculty of Medicine program is an integrated program consisting of four phases and totaling 6 years. These phases are:


The program is spiralling around 3 fields throughout the phases. These are;


The Scientific Basis Of Medicine is covering biomedical sciences such as Anatomy, Molecular Biology, Physiology, Histology & Embryology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Microbiology, Pathology, Pharmacology. Each phase begins with foundations, which is needed to learn the basic concepts for that phase and continues with systems integrated around thematic concepts. Phase 1 deals with normal structure and function while Phase 2 with pathological processes. These are:


The Phase 1 and Phase 2 curriculum are integrated around below concepts:


Medical Information, Biostatistics, and Evidence-Based Medicine are addressed under the topic of Research & Information Management (RIM) in Scientific Basis of Medicine courses.


The aim of the Human, Society and Planet is to develop professional attitudes as a doctor. The main components are; ethics, bioethics, legal aspects, health and environment relationship, humanities and professionalism.


At Phase 3 students will learn how to manage a patient by integrating all three areas at clinical applications.


At Phase 4 students will be expected to manage medical cases under supervision as professionals.