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Shiraz University of Medical Sciences

3.8 out of 5 (11 ratings / 7 reviews) Shiraz, Iran
Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (SUMS), founded in 1946, is one of the oldest medical universities nationwide. Shiraz University of Medical Sciences was first established as the "Institute of Health for Higher Education". This institute was turned into the Faculty of Medicine in 1949. Nemazee Higher Institute for Nursing and the School of Dentistry were founded in 1954 and 1970 respectively.

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About

History

Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (SUMS), founded in 1946, is one of the oldest medical universities nationwide. Shiraz University of Medical Sciences was first established as the "Institute of Health for Higher Education". This institute was turned into the Faculty of Medicine in 1949. Nemazee Higher Institute for Nursing and the School of Dentistry were founded in 1954 and 1970 respectively.

Education

Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (SUMS) is not only responsible for training students in medical areas, but also manages all public hospitals, clinics and healthcare centers in Fars Province in southern Iran. The private sector of the health system in Fars is also under the surveillance of SUMS.

The following feature SUMS:
  • 18 Schools
  • 63 Research centers
  • 41 Public Hospitals (including 14 teaching hospitals)
  • 6 Research Incubators

Research

  • 63 Research centers

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Services

Student services

In-coming freshman students are mandated to participate in the orientation program arranged by SUMS. As a new student, you might feel confused about the new setting where you have entered. Thus, SUMS has planned this orientation program to help you get acquainted with SUMS campuses, administration staff and offices, SUMS’ regulations, and some areas of Shiraz. Besides, during the orientation program, students will be assigned their own counselor who will support them throughout their years at SUMS.

Housing services

SUMS provides all students with well-equipped dormitories in Shiraz. We provide dormitories for all students, both girls and boys.

  • Fully furnished 2-bedroom suites with 2 to 3 beds in each room with, LED TV, drawer, closet, desk and chairs, sofa set, etc. Utilities, wired and wireless internet service provided at no additional cost
  • Lounge and shared bathroom with separate shower and toilet in each suite
  • It is convenient due to the fact that plenty of local shops, bakery and shopping centers are found in the neighborhood.
  • Laundry facilities including washing machines with built-in dryers are located in the dormitory.
  • Praying room is available. 

Library services

  • 73587 Books in the Persian Language
  • 35300 Books in the English Language
  • 12923 Theses and Dissertations in Persian
  • 4593 Theses and Dissertations in English

ICT services

  • Free WiFi available across the campus and in the dormitory
  • 10 GB Internet per month
  • Online internet service and support center
  • Online library system
  • Online dining system
  • Online book store
  • Free computer pools in SUMS schools
  • Free access to scientific research databases 

Medical services

All international students receive a Student Health Insurance automatically, once they are enrolled to the SUMS and have submitted the subsidized fee of 150.00 USD.  This insurance is valid for a period of one year and will be reissued on a yearly basis.

Student Life

Sports facilities

Sports Extracurricular Activities offered by SUMS:

  • Organizing exercise programs in the fields of football, futsal, volleyball, basketball, table tennis, chess, badminton, taekwondo, wrestling, swimming, track and field, horse riding, shooting, karate and climbing for boys.
  • Organizing exercise programs in the fields of football, volleyball, basketball, swimming, table tennis, chess, badminton, fitness, track and field, horse riding, archery, yoga and climbing for girls.
  • Arranging Sports competitions among boys in the fields of Ping pong, football, soccer, Badminton, volleyball, basketball, chess, powerlifting, taekwondo, swimming, track and field, wrestling, tennis and archery based on the annual sports calendar.

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

We get great information about language and speech impairment and all related disorders

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I get great information about language and speech impairment and all related disorders, I achieve best clinical experience in broad domains

I study clinical bio&I work in microbiology part
Tt Ghfry rated 3 out of 5 stars

I have chemistry licence and I accepted to Iran university of medical sience in 2018 I accepted to this university with best degree In 3000 people who participate in exam I accepted 11 degree in whole of my country I have good mark and I go to infection disease institute in hospital

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