Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS)


Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) is the oldest and most well-known medical center in Iran founded as the School of Medicine in 1934. As one of the country’s top research universities, TUMS accepts the most qualified students. There are 12 TUMS-affiliated schools, 16 general and specialty hospitals, 87 research centers, 44 Libraries and 5 Technology incubator centers.

TUMS School of Medicine

TUMS has been accredited by Iranian Ministry of Health and Medical Education nationally and been accredited by Accreditation Service for International Colleges (ASIC) internationally. Furthermore, Doctor of Medicine (M.D) and Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDs.) degree programs of TUMS have been recognized by the Malaysian Medical and Dental Council.

TUMS has been ranked 251-300 in the field of Medicine according to the QS ranking system reported on April 7th, 2016. In addition, the number of citations to the documents published in TUMS has been reported 110349 according to the Essential Science Indicator (ESI) ranking system in August 2016.

TUMS School of Nursing & Midwifery

Admission to TUMS is granted without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender or national origin. TUMS admits by field of study and degree, and when you apply you must indicate your interest in a major and degree. Residency and fellowship programs are also offered to international students. The academic schedule at TUMS is semester-based. The fall semester begins in September and ends in January. The spring semester begins in February and ends in June. All international students will be admitted to start at the beginning of each semester.

TUMS rejoices in its presence at an international level with participating in exchange programs such as Erasmus Mundus MARHABA, taking part in capacity building projects such as Erasmus Plus, having Cotutelle PhD programs with other prestigious and internationally known universities in Australia, Europe and other universities across the globe.

TUMS School of Traditional Medicine

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Admission information: http://gsia.tums.ac.ir/en/fc/1134/Admission

Phone Numbers:

(+98 21) 8889 6692
(+98 21) 8889 6694
(+98) 921 4032641

Fax:  (+98 21) 8885 2654


Office of Admissions for International Studentsadmission_ic@tums.ac.ir
Office of International Relations, Accreditation and Ranking: dira_gsia@tums.ac.ir