Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran

Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran is a higher education institution. It is situated in Tehran, Iran. The University School of Medicine was established in 1934. It is the oldest university for medical education in Tehran.


University at a Glance:

Established: Founded in 1851

University Type: Public University

Number of International Students: 794

Hostel Type: Yes 

Climate: Arid and Semi-arid

Yearly Tuition Fee:  USD 6,000 (Tuition Fee/ Semester), 840 USD (Hostel fee)

Eligibility: 10+2 with at least 50% in PCB + NEET is mandatory + IELTS/TOFEL is mandatory 

ECFMG Approval: Approved 

Last Date to Apply: February and September 


University Introduction:

Tehran University of Medical Sciences is a globally recognized university for medical education. The university is administrated by the Ministry of Health, Treatment, and Medical Education. It is also affiliated with the World health organization and the Medical Council of India. Currently, the university has 11748 students studying in numerous departments.



The university has quite a few departments including the department of medicine, nursing and midwifery, medical genetics, pharmacy, Occupational health, Endocrinology, and Metabolism Research Center, Medical Nanotechnology, Physiotherapy, Internal Medicine, Pharmacology, Anesthesiology, and many more. The university has 1798 faculty members from all across the world. The university ranked 623 globally, and 3 in Iran.


Campus Life

The university’s mission is to teach students all levels of medical and educate them for future medical conditions for diverse communities. The university has numerous teaching hospitals situated all across the city- Imam Khomeini, Vali-e Asr, Ziayian, Sina, Baharloo, and Shariati. The university also has children medical center and TUMS pediatric centers, Heart Center, and Cancer Institute where students can practice medicine. In addition to this, the university has a research center, digital library, and its own publishing house. University is also very focused on extra curriculum activities such as sports, mountaineering, magazine writing, and various competitions, exhibitions.



The university provides fully furnished dormitories to international students. The quality of accommodation is very high and all the rooms are furnished with beds, closets, drawers, chairs, sofa sets and Chairs. Each room also has television, internet access through Wi-Fi, and hard wire. Dormitories have a distinct kitchen area, laundry room, ironing section, and lobbies with sofas and armchairs.


Why should I study at the Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran?

  • Offers scholarships to students.
  • Linked with international and national medical organizations. 
  • Visiting professor program 
  • Convenient admission process.
  • Students can explore the cosmopolitan culture.
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