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Iran University of Medical Sciences

Iran

Hemmat Hwy, Tehran, Iran

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Foundation year:
1974
Short name:
IUMS
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Public
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Web-site:
www.iums.ac.ir
Region:
Asia
Location:
Tehran
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Academic staff per students   8% *-*
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded   8% *-*
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff   8% *-*
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Citations per academic and research staff   8% *-*
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD   8% *-*
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Papers per academic and research staff   8% *-*
World research reputation   8% *-*
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Share of international academic staff   2% *-*
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International level    2% *-*
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Institutional income per academic staff   2% *-*
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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.