Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences

3.8 out of 5 (36 ratings / 30 reviews) Tehran, Iran
Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences (SBUMS) is one of the three medical universities in Tehran, the capital of Iran. 

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  • It began its mission in 1961 with establishing the School of Medicine.


  • Presently, the university benefits from 12 schools admitting students in a wide and varied range of fields from, 26 sub-specialties, 48 fellowships, 35 specialties, 49 PhDs, 15 MPH, 3 general medical fields (medicine, dentistry, and pharmacy), to 67 majors at MSC and BSC disciplines. The university also benefits from the full time and invaluable cooperation of 1410 academic staff including 209 professors, 403 associate professors, 738 assistant professors, and 60 lecturers in 2017 that educates and train more than 12780 students.


  • The SBUMS benefits from 5 research institute, and more than 76 research centers, among which 7 are working with World Health Organization (WHO) as WHO collaborating center.


  • This university has trained thousands and thousands of students in different levels (undergraduate & graduate levels) in various fields of specialty as general medical fields, PhDs, specialty, sub-specialty, fellowships, etc, who are presently providing health-related services to our own nation and many foreign countries.

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Student services

  • International students who wish to pursue their higher educationat shahid beheshti university of medical sciences must fill the forms online and send it to our  international department. Then committee will review the applications and  admission will be granted accordingly.

Housing services

  • University will provide accommodation for international student after approving the application It is worth mentioning that admitted applicants will pay the cost of accommodation. Currently, there are twelve dormitories with a total capacity of 3650 students. Among the dormitories, there are two complex dormitories.

Library services

  •  The SBMU Central Library was established following the formation of the Ministry of Health, Treatment, and medical Education in 1986, and in the year 2000 it was relocated at the 1st Floor of the SBMU School of Medicine in an area of almost 1000 m². 

ICT services

  • The Central Library is composed of several sections, including Collection & Organization, References, Informatics, E-Services, Copy Room, and the E-Library Resources Workshop.

Medical services

  • At the beginning of each academic year, SBUMS students undergo preliminary medical checkups simuleaneous to their registration. The program is conducted based on recognizing health care and treatment needs of the students. The SBUMS students may use their insurance at all SBUMS affiliated hospitals. 

Student Reviews

Shahid Beheshti University with 3 adjs
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Well-read professors , warm environment and practical knowledge you’ll gain

Im interested in upgrading my level in nutrition and dietitian science as its very helpful for society. I think learning in foreign countries is very effective way to improve my skills so I decided to do everything for my goal.
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

It was really good and helpful for me as I founded my interesting field and got impressive experiences

how i feel about my first year of studying radiology in sbmu
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

i have done an internship and it was a good experience and it changed my prospective of my major but i havn't gone to the universities and all of our classes was online because of the pandemy and i think this wasn't a good point but generally i can say that this year was a good experience for me


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