Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences (SBUMS) is one of the three medical universities in Tehran, the capital of Iran. It began its mission in 1961 with establishing the School of Medicine.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 Academic & Education, Research & Technology, Health, Treatment, Food & Drug, Administration and Resources Development, Cultural & Students affairs, and International Affairs are the main wings of the university in fulfilling its tasks.
Presently, the university benefits from 12 schools admitting students in a wide and varied range of fields from, 24 sub-specialties, 40 fellowships, 34 specialties, 43 PhDs, 15 MPH, 3 general medical fields (medicine, dentistry, and pharmacy), to 63 majors at MSC and BSC disciplines. The university also benefits from the full time and invaluable cooperation of 1303 academic staff including 166 professors, 344 associate professors, 676 assistant professors, and 117 lecturers in 2014 that educates and train more than 12500 students.Moreover, it is worth to mention that the SBUMSbenefits from 4 research institute, and more than 60 research centers, among which 6 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.Since 1988, and following the merging of Ministry of Health with Medical Education, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences is honored to have the responsibility of providing, maintaining and promoting the health of more than 5,250,000 residents of Tehran, the capital of Iran, and the neighboring cities in Eastern and Southern Tehran Province, together with training students of many different health-related majors .
Vice-Chancellor in International Affairs
Vice-Chancellor in International Affairs has been established in 2014 in order to develop policies and consistent programs and set targets to align research, educational and treatment centers affiliated to the university, aiming to forge international links which help to fulfill the following objectives:
To promote and facilitate international collaborations in education, research and technology, sign contracts with research and educational institutions to exchange professors and students, make efforts to find scientific, research and therapeutic potentials in order to meet needs of both sides of the contract
To admit students from inside the country and abroad, as well as Iranian students residing in foreign countries to study in demand-driven majors at the international branch and accomplish its executive missions
To achieve international standards of education and research, promote accreditation of graduates’ documents and their academic degrees and issue documents of high value to be accepted in prestigious universities in the world
To assess university based on educational and research criteria, organizational development and human resources in accordance with common standards between university and accreditation organizations in order to improve the quality of education with presence of professionals in this regard
To do ranking in order to evaluate the university standing in comparison with other universities this is to be done according to the global evaluation indices and indicators in order to improve quality and actively participate in the international arena
7thFloor Bldg No. 2, SBUMS. ,Arabi Ave, Daneshjoo Blvd, Velenjak, Tehran, Iran. Post code: 198396-3113
Website Address: http://en.sbmu.ac.ir
Tel (Fax): (+98 21) 22 43 97 70, (+98 21) 22 43 34 55