Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences

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Coordinates: 35°42′14″N 51°23′42″E / 35.7038°N 51.395°E / 35.7038; 51.395

Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
دانشگاه علوم پزشکی و خدمات بهداشتي، درماني شهيد بهشتی
Established 1961
Type Public
President Ali Asghar Peyvandi, MD
Academic staff
Students 13,000
Location Tehran, Evin, Next to Ayatollah Taleghani Hospital

Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences is one of the three medical universities in Tehran, the capital of Iran. It began its mission in 1961 with establishing the Schools of Medicine and Dentistry. Following the merge of some of the treatment and educational units and organizations affiliated to the then Ministry of Health and “Melli University” (National University) in 1986, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences began its activities independently. In addition to educating students and researching, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences is responsible for providing for and supervising health for more the 5 million citizens who live in northern and eastern parts of Tehran, and some of the cities next to the capital. The university is basically government funded and its fundamental cornerstones include the Board of Trustees, chancellor, and the University Council. Furthermore, 8 vice -chancellors in International ,academic & education, research, health, treatment, food & drug,logistics, and students affairs are the main wings of the university in fulfilling its tasks.

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Internationl Students

The SBUMS as the 2nd largest medical university in Iran, with an acknowledged reputation for excellence in training and research is honored to have responsibility of education for more than 12500 students in field of medicine and allied medical sciences. Booklet 2015….

URAP (University Ranking by Academic Performance)[edit]

  • 2012-2013: Rank In World:2016, Medical: 6
  • 2013-2014: Rank In World:1711, Medical: 5
  • 2014-2015: Rank In World:1053, Medical: 5
  • 2015-2016: Rank In World: 926, Medical: 2

Colleges and schools[edit]

SBMU School of medicine, Velenjak
The school of medicine
The School of Health


Presently, the university benefits from 12 schools admitting students in a wide and varied range of fields from 40 fellowships, 24 sub-specialties, 34 specialties, 43 PhDs, 3 general medical fields (medicine, dentistry, and pharmacy), to 63 majors at MSC and BSC levels. The university also benefits from the full time and invaluable cooperation of 1300 academic staff that educates and train some 12500 students. The university includes a 4 research institutes, and 62 research centers.

  • School Of Medicine
  • School Of Dentistry
  • School Of Pharmacy
  • School Of Public Health
  • School Of Rehabilitation
  • School Of Traditional Medicine
  • School Of Paramedical Sciences
  • School of Medical Education Sciences
  • School Of Nursing And Midwifery
  • School Of Health, Safety And Environment
  • School of Advanced Technologies in Medicine
  • School of Nutrition Sciences & Food Technology
Health, Safety & Environment (HSE)Faculty restaurant

The university includes a 4 research institutes, and 62 research centers:

Research Institutes[edit]

  • Research Institute for Dental Sciences
  • Research Institute for Endocrine Science
  • National Nutrition and Food Technology Research Institute
  • National Research Institute for Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases

Research Centers[edit]

  • Anesthesiology Research Center
  • Behavioral Science Research Center
  • Cancer Research Center
  • Cardio-Vascular Research Center
  • Cellular and Molecular Biology Research Center
  • Cellular and Molecular Endocrine Research Center
  • Chronic Respiratory Disease Research Center
  • Clinical Tuberculosis and Epidemiology Research Center
  • Dental Research Center
  • Dentofacial Deformities Research Center
  • Endocrinology Research Center
  • Endocrine Physiology Research Center
  • Endodontic Research Center
  • Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine Research Center
  • Infertility and Reproductive Health Research Center
  • Laser Application in Medical Sciences Research Center
  • Lung Transplantation Research Center
  • Medical Ethics and Law Research Center
  • Mycobacteriology Research Center
  • Neuroscience Research Center
  • Nutrition And Endocrine Research Center
  • Ophthalmic Research Center
  • Pediatric Congenital Hematologic Disorders Research Center
  • Pediatric Respiratory Disease Research Center
  • Pediatric Surgery Research Center
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center
  • Physical-Therapy Research Center
  • Phytochemistry Research Center
  • Prevention and Treatment of Obesity Research Center
  • Preventive Dentistry Research Center
  • Prevention of Metabolic Diseases Research Center
  • Protein Technology Research Center
  • Proteomics Research Center
  • Reproductive Endocrinology Research Center
  • Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases
  • Research Center for Genomics
  • Research Center for Medical Nano-Technology and Tissue Engineering
  • Research Center for Neurosurgery and Functional Nerves
  • Safety Promotion and Injury Prevention Research Center
  • Skin Research Center
  • Social Determinants of Health Research Center
  • Telemedicine Research Center
  • Tobacco Prevention and Control Research Center
  • Toxicological Research Center
  • Tracheal Disease Research Center
  • Traditional Medicine and Materia Medica Research Center
  • Urology and Nephrology Research Center
  • Virology Research Center
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases Research Center
  • Pediatric Neurology Research Center

University WHO Collaborating Centers

  • WHOCC for Endocrine & Metabolism Diseases (Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences)
  • WHOCC for Tuberculosis Education (Research Institute for Lung Diseases)
  • WHOCC for Training & Research Dental Public Health (School of Dentistry)
  • WHOCC for the Eye Health and Prevention of Blindness Program (Ophthalmic Research Center)
  • WHOCC on Tobacco Control (Tobacco Prevention and Control Research Center)
  • WHOCC for Research and Training in Nutrition (National Nutrition and Food Technology Research Institute)
  • WHOCC for Educational Development (Educational Development Centre)


Vice-Chancellor in International Affairs[edit]

Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences admits international students in different levels and degrees.All registration affairs will be undertaken and completed at the office of vice-chancellor you will need to deposit the entire tuition fee at the time of registration at SBUMS for the registration to be complete.

Vice-Chancellor in Research Affairs[edit]

Research progress is a fundamental principle showing a nation’s development.Aimed movement when it is in line with planning for necessary national research is a must for continual research programs and scientific development in medical fields in any country.

Vice-Chancellor in Academic Affairs[edit]

Elevating quality education and achieving national and international accreditation is one of the Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciencescentral goals which will enhance the training of the necessary academic manpower at national level more effectively.

Vice-Chancellor in Health Affairs[edit]

With the help of the skilled and efficient staff, promoting intra-sectional coordination, utilizing the latest technology, and attracting public contribution, we are to empower the population and better their lifestyle, as well as to elevate health indexes in the communities under our coverage. We would like to eradicate the injustice, and provide for client satisfaction in order to reach to our goals.

Vice-Chancellor in Treatment Affairs[edit]

The Office of Vice- Chancellor in Treatment attempts to be the performer of the most outstanding protocols in directing and policy making of all medical and paramedical centers under the coverage of our university. We seek to do so by relying on the most committed and efficient staff and manpower at the university to achieve the general goals of the Ministry of Health and Medical Education.

Vice-Chancellor in Food and Drugs Affairs[edit]

The National Center of Drug and Toxin Information has begun its mission since summer, 2010, in Vice-Chancellor’s Office in Food and Drugs at Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences. The center has the potential to be converted into a regional center by having skilled and trained staff, and suitable physical, hardware and software infrastructures.

Vice-Chancellor in Student and Cultural Affairs[edit]

In line with the Shahid Beheshi University of Medical Sciences Strategic Objectives, as well as with the cultural goals depicted by the Islamic Republic of Iran to prepare grounds for social strengthening, and participation in national cultural, social, and economic development

Vice-Chancellor in Administration and Resources Development Affairs[edit]

The SBMU Vice-Chancellor Office in Administration and Resources Development Affairs is in charge of developing quality, quantity, and satisfaction in all dimensions of its vision and mission at the university levels. This office provides all resources in any of the educational, academic, research, health, and treatment; including human resources, financial, physical, and information resources, in order to develop and expand services, both qualitatively, and quantitatively, and tries to promote management at all SBMU campuses. The orientation of the activities of this Vice-Chancellor’s Office is in such a way that their results will help achieve a suitable collection of management accomplishments, develop administrative strategies, expand information technology and relationships, develop human resources, as well as stabilize other infrastructures and resources necessary at SBMU.


The Faculty of Health, Safety and Environment lies its main goal in educating and cultivating of skilled, responsible and entrepreneur in various fields of occupational safety, health, and attempts to tackle industrial safety, public and private institutes requirement in industrial, mining services and agricultural section, through doing scientific and technological research in the related fields. This faculty has been attempting to play its roles in educating professionals for upgrading the health and promotion of solid and liquid waste treatment and also air pollution control in order to have a healthy environment, know safety problems, follow safety instruction, prevent problems such as hazards due to electricity shock, industrial machinery safety designing, control of harmful physical & chemical factors in workplace fire engineering, in the path that leads to the protection of human forces that are main capitals for country development.

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