Isfahan University of Medical Sciences

Isfahan University of Medical Sciences was established in 1946. It was known as Isfahan Higher School of Health education. It was established by Great Avicenna under the patronage of Allah-al-Dowleh, the Kakouid ruler. It is considered to be one of the world’s oldest universities with classes conducted as early as 1024. Students were then admitted for the MD degrees that took 6 years of medical training courses. With time, the university offered programs in human sciences, engineering, and medical sciences. Although these were the initial programs of the university, they were separated and became independent. University of Isfahan became Isfahan University of Medical Sciences in 1985.

University at a Glance:

Established: Founded in 1946

University Type: Public University

Number of International Students: 1% of total students

Hostel Type: University hostel

Climate: Hot and dry summers and cold winters 

Yearly Tuition Fee: USD 6000

Eligibility: 65% in UG

ECFMG Approval: Not Approved

Last Date to Apply: August 2020

University Introduction:

It is a university that specializes in basic medical sciences, clinical science, and health services. It is located in Hezarjarib street in Southern Isfahan. It has 10 faculties and 75 main departments. It has 75 hospitals making it a regional health care provider. Additionally, it is the main medical center in Isfahan Province and Central Iran. 


It has 939 faculty members. The schools within the university include; School of Health, School of Nursing and Midwifery, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Medicine, School of Nutrition and Food Sciences, School of Dentistry, School of Rehabilitation Sciences, school of Allied Medical Sciences, School of Advanced Technologies in Medical Sciences, School of Management and Medical Information Sciences.

Campus Life:

Provides undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programs. It has about 10,000 students from Iran and abroad.


The school has 10 halls of residence. 5 of them are for female students, while 5 of them are for male students. They accommodate 2,500 people. Facilities in the rooms include carpet, refrigerator, telephone, office chair and table, wardrobe, mirror, mattress, and bed. General facilities available are wi-fi, steam iron with an ironing table, LCD TV, Emergency staircase, study hall, prayer room, and a sports hall with sport equipment. 

Why Should I Study at Isfahan University of Medical Sciences?

  • The university aims to provide innovative solutions for health challenges. 
  • The university is in cooperation with German partners. 
  • The faculty of medicine was inaugurated in 1950.
Open chat
Can we talk on WhatsApp?