Copper League
Iran University of Medical Sciences

Iran

Hemmat Hwy, Tehran, Iran

475 World
rank
6 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1974
Short name:
IUMS
Type:
Public
Students:
4380
Faculty:
750
Faculty/Students Ratio:
6
:
1
Web-site:
www.iums.ac.ir/
Region:
Asia
Location:
Tehran
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 475 42.394
Teaching 132 71.226
Research 654 15.538
International Diversity 678 12.569
Financial Sustainability 401 55.593
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 610 15.14
Research Perfomance Rankings 666 16.668
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TEACHING
World Rank: 132
Country rank: 2
Score: 71.226
League: Golden League
Dimension
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name
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weight
40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 654
Country rank: 7
Score: 15.538
League: World League
Dimension
weight
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name
Indicator
weight
40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 678
Country rank: 6
Score: 12.569
League: World League
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weight
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name
Indicator
weight
10 %
Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 401
Country rank: 5
Score: 55.593
League: Copper League
Dimension
weight
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name
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weight
10 %
Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

Iran University of Medical Sciences (IUMS) was established as a Medical Center in 1974. It started activity with gathereing several thousand scientific journals and books in different branches of medical sciences to establish a library. Because of its direct communication via satellite with the American Medical Information Center, it was considered one of the most important medical centers at the international level. Activities commenced in 1976 with the only affiliated hospital, Iranshahr Clinic (Shahid Rahnemon Hospital). Thereafter, the School of Nursing and Allied Medicine was established at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The center was officially taken over as Iran University of Medical Sciences by the Ministry of Health and Medical Education in 1986.

Mission Statement

On 29 October 2010 IUMS was merged with Tehran university of medical sciences. But, at 8 April 2013 the health ministry announced that the university would be held up again. With a 40-year background, 872 faculty members and more than 7000 students, IUMS is considered one of the main universities of medical sciences in the country. It operates eight schools, twenty-seven research centers, two institutes, and ten teaching and seven non-teaching hospitals in Tehran, which are run by the Board of Trustees and Administrative Office. Also, IUMS is Accredied by ASIC ( Accreditation Services for International colleges) and recieved International Accreditation Certificate 2014-2018. It is being stated that in a request IUMS announced its capability for international accreditation.