Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran

Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran is one of the oldest universities for medical education. Initially, the university was established with the name of the Institute of Health for Higher Education. However, later on in 1949, the university turned into the Faculty of Medicine. Nursing and Dentistry school was founded in 1950 and 1970.


University at a Glance:

Established: Founded in 1946

University Type: Public University

Number of International Students: More than 1000

Hostel Type: Yes 

Climate: Mild Winter and Hot Summer

Yearly Tuition Fee:  USD 7500 (Tuition Fee/ Semester), 3500 USD (Hostel fee)

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

ECFMG Approval: Approved 

Last Date to Apply: Open all year round


University Introduction:

Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran is the globally recognized university for medical education. The university is affiliated with the Iranian Ministry of Health, Treatment and Medical Education, World Health Organization, and Medical Council of India. The university ranked 423 internationally, and 4 nationally. 



The university has 18 schools,-School of Medicine, School of Dentistry, School of Pharmacy, School of Paramedical Science, School of Nursing and Midwifery, School of Advanced Medical Science and Technology, and many more. Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (SUMS) not only train students, but also manage health care services in the city. The university has 63 research centers, 41 public hospitals, and 6 research incubators. Currently, more than 9000 students are studying in the university and getting an education from 900 world-class faculty members.


Campus Life

The university focus on traditional as well as the modern methodology to teach students. Students are getting training in organ transplantation, cancer radiation therapy, and chemotherapy, Different types of heart surgery, Fetal Surgery, Treatment of infertility using IVF technology, and many more. The campus has a world-class library with 73587 Books in the Persian Language, 35300 Books in the English Language, 12923 Theses and Dissertations in Persian, and 4593 Theses and Dissertations in English. In addition to this, the university has a Digital library with over 1789 publication, a sports complex, and a recreation center.



Shiraz University of Medical Sciences offers well-furnished dormitories to its students. There is a separate hostel for boys and girls. All the dormitories have LED TV, closet, drawer, sofa set, etc. The room is available on 2 or 3-bed sharing basis. The dormitories also have facilities such as free internet, lounge, and shared bathroom with separate shower, laundry, and praying room. 


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

  • Offers scholarships to students.
  • Health insurance facility for students.
  • Supportive environment.
  • Front line clinical experience.
  • Small size classroom for medical students.
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