Programme & Courses

Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology's


Fellowship in Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, performed in Welcare Hospital in Dubai, is now in its fourth year. Lectures are given by international top level faculty, and extensive ultrasound hands-on under supervision of Prof. Ulrich Honemeyer and Dr. Amira Talic provides sufficient practical experience. Hands-on is provided in groups of five participants each, at three work stations equipped with high end ultrasound machines (Voluson expert, Voluson E8). The fifth master course will start on 1st of March 2013 with max 15 participants.

International faculty: Asim Kurjak (Croatia), Frank A. Chervenak (USA), Roberto Romero (USA), Sanja Kupesic (USA), Eberhard Merz (Germany), Aris Antsaklis (Greece), Ivica Zalud (USA), Guillermo Azumendi (Spain), Giovanni Monni (Italy), Ritsuko Pooh (Japan), Biserka Funduk Kurjak (Croatia), Milan Stanojevic (Croatia), Ulrich Honemeyer (UAE), and many more.

We are proud to announce that 34 candidates have already successfully graduated as Masters in Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology. They received their Master diplomas in Dubrovnik in the unique ambiance of Dubrovnik International University. Take a look at photos taken at graduation ceremony in May 2011 and May 2012:



 "2011 Master Diploma Ceremony at Dubrovnik International University

From Left: Mrs. Tessa Donald, Prof. Frank Chervenak (Director of Ian Donald School), Prof. Asim Kurjak (Director of Ian Donald School and Dean of Faculty of Health Science, DIU), Prof. Janice McCormick (Rector, DIU), Dr. Sahraian from Iran, Master Graduate, and Prof. Miomir Zuzul (President, DIU)"






"2012 Master Diploma Ceremony at Dubrovnik International University"

Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology in Spanish language

 Fellowship Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology in Spanish language is in preparation and will be run in Uruguay, Paraguay and Dominican Republic.


International faculty: Roberto Romero (USA), Bernat Serra (Spain), Waldo Sepulveda (Chile), Guillermo Azumendi (Spain), Jose Manuel Bajo Arenas (Spain), Carmina Comas (Spain), Nerea Maiz (Spain), Juan Troyano Luque (Spain), Ruben Quintero (USA), Ana Bianchi (Uruguay), Miguel Antonio Ruoti Cosp (Paraguay), Alexandra Matias (Portugal).



Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery


Fellowship program in Minimally Invasive Gynecological Surgery (MIGS) will be launched in March 2013. Theoretical education by international faculty and practical teaching with hands-on experience in Welcare Hospital operation theatre will give a sound foundation for basic and advanced minimal invasive surgery to all candidates. After successful completion of the curriculum, all participants will be awarded the academic title of Masters of Science from Dubrovnik International University. The course concept Minimally Invasive Surgery is similar to the one for Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, offering modules which can be attended every other month in Dubai, without compromising job and family.

International faculty: Liselotte Mettler (Germany), Camran Nezhat (USA), Miroslav Kopjar (Croatia), Mohamed Zayed (Egypt), Mohamed Faris (Egypt), Wael Sammur (UAE), Paul Sungler (Austria), Naglaa Rizk (UAE), and many others.

Perinatal Medicine


Postgraduate Fellowship program on Perinatal medicine will be launched in March 2013 in Welcare Hospital. This program is designed to broaden the knowledge and skills for obstetricians and pediatricians involved in delivery of perinatal health care.

International faculty: Frank Chervenak (USA), Asim Kurjak (Croatia), Aris Antsaklis (Greece), Gian Carlo Di Renzo (Italy), Roberto Romero (USA), Joachim Dudenhausen (Germany), Isaak Blickstein (Israel), Wayne Cohen (USA), Davor Ivankovic (Croatia), Vlatko Silobrcic (Croatia), Ivica Zalud (USA), Ana Stavljenic Rukavina (Croatia), Giovanni Monni (Italy), Mona Zvanca (Romania), Manuel R.G. Carrapato (Portugal), Claudine Amiel Tison (France), Ulrich Honemeyer (UAE), Oleg Petrovic (Croatia), Aleks Finderle (Croatia), Milan Stanojevic (Croatia).

Human Reproduction, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility


Postgraduate Fellowship program in human reproduction, reproductive endocrinology and infertility is designed to train Ob/Gyn specialists for sub-specialization in a narrow field of human reproduction. The program will be launched in March 2013.

International faculty: S. Kupesic Plavsic (USA), V. Vlaisavljevic (Slovenia), P. Devroey (Belgium), A. Kurjak (Croatia), C. Plancha (Portugal), B. Kovacic (Slovenia), R. Bauman (Croatia), T. Turudic (Croatia), M. Kerner (Croatia), D. Hafner (Croatia), B. Funduk Kurjak (Croatia), G. Greissinger (Germany), H. Meden Vrtovec (Slovenia), H. Mousavi Fatemi (Belgium), Z. Mulla (USA), G. Pennings (Belgium), M. Pfeifer (Slovenia), M. Reljic (Slovenia), A. Van Steirteghem (Belgium), F. Shenfield (UK).

Quality Management in Health


The objective of this unique program is to foster the rapid acquisition, integration and implementation of quality standards and newest technologies into all levels of health system through education of different specialties to become experts for the organization and management of quality assurance along the health system in general. The program will be launched in March 2013.

International faculty: Ana Stavljenic Rukavina (Croatia), Dario Naletilic (Croatia), Charles Shaw (UK), Izet Masic (BIH), Vesna Ferkovic (BIH), Karl Karol (Australia), Bojana Filej (Slovenia), Jasna Mesaric (Croatia), Mathias Muller (Austria), Dubravka Cvoriscec (Croatia), Elizabeta Topic (Croatia), Isuf Kalo (Albania), Ratko Madjarevic (Croatia).

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