Canada has the 14th-largest economy in the world (measured in US dollars at market exchange rates), is one of the world's wealthiest nations. International students who apply directly to some of the leading and prestigious institutes compete with the local candidates for a limited number of medical placements. Education in Canada is for the most part provided publicly, funded and overseen by federal, provincial, and local governments. Education is within provincial jurisdiction and the curriculum is overseen by the province.
- International Medical University
- St. George's University
- Vitebsk State Medical University
- Melaka Manipal University
- Angeles University Foundation
- Riga Stradins University