Hamadan University of Medical Sciences ( UMSHA )

The general policy of Hamadan University of Medical Sciences creates favorable conditions for the admission of foreign students, especially from neighboring countries by providing necessary infrastructure, strengthening scientific capabilities, development of clinical education spaces and facilitates the admission of students. In this regard, the international affairs office, manages all administrative responsibilities for foreign students from time to announce the admission form to the relevant graduation is responsible.

With the permission of the Iran Ministry of Health in 2015 to 6 Universities of Medical Sciences including Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, in addition to the admission of foreign students in various general under graduate fields of study (medicine, dentistry and pharmacy and all fields of medical, health and nursing and midwifery undergraduate fields of study), the university has been authorized to admit foreign students at various post -graduate programs (PhD by course, PhD by research, Master of sciences, medical and dentistry programs, residency programs &  MPH( Master of public health).

The foreign students ‘admission in the various fields is growing more in recent years.

This university has foreign students from Tajikistan,Iraq,Syria,Lebanon, Yemen and Pakistan.

Faculty members:

Currently, the university has 435 faculty members,43 professors and the rest are assistant professors.

Students:

There are 5500 students in the university out of which 25% are post graduate students.

General conditions of applicants for education

1) The degree of completion of secondary education (high school) for general medicine, dentistry and pharmacy (M.D.) and having a related B.A, MSc  and M.D. for, M.Sc., PhD and medicine and dentistry clinical residency (post graduate) applicants, respectively. Admitted documents must be approved by the embassy or consulate of the Islamic Republic of Iran for registration in the university.

2) Fluency in Persian [courses is done in Persian (Farsi)]. In this regard, facilities are provided for applicants for the short-term training courses in Persian language. Applicants after final acceptance and registration will be introduced to foreigner student’s formal Persian education centers. Proof of completion of Persian language course is required for the applicants who do not have sufficient proficiency in Persian.

3) Financial ability to pay for education tuition.

4) No legal prohibition to stay in Iran.

Required Documents

  1. A) Completed admission forms.
  2. B) Scan of documents in the field of study, indicating graduation date, school name and evaluation scores. Evaluation marks can be reported based on percentage, GPA, or a score of 20. In any case, the university tries to accept talented and capable individuals.
  3. C) Scan of all the pages from the applicant’s passport.
  4. D) Scan of recent photo from applicant with resolution of at least 300dpi.
  5. E) The Motivation letter indicating applicant’s abilities in various related fields such as computer software, arts, sports and different technologies.
  6. F) Providing Recommendation Letters from at least two related faculty members on education, research abilities, communication skills and creativity of the applicant to have complete dominance (Only for post- graduate degrees applicants).
  7. G) Official TOEFL, IELTS, MCHE scores are required to submit for all applicants from countries in which the official language is not English. . The minimum acceptable scores are 480, 5 and 50, respectively (Only for P.D degree applicants).
  8. F) Resume or C.V. which indicates complete description of the applicant’s education, work experience, research activities and scientific publications. To provide a reasonable sample of a CV you can refer to the site http://www.doyoubuzz.com (Only for post- graduate degrees applicants).

All documents should be sent to the email address internationaloffice@umsha.ac.ir. The university will try its best to complete admission process within 30 days after submission. The first feedback will be sent to the applicant as soon as the documents are submitted.

The costs of studying at the university

Costs of studying at the university, includes tuition, living and welfare fees. Students in 2015 will pay their tuitions according to the table below and the possible annually increasing in the fees is maximum 15%.

Degree Programs of Hamadan University of Medical Sciences ( UMSHA )

No Title of the field College Cross section educational group
1 cardiovascular diseases medical Clinical Specialist Assistant Cardiovascular Department
2 Internal Diseases medical Clinical Specialist Assistant Department of Internal Medicine
3 Obstetrics and Gynecology medical Clinical Specialist Assistant medical
4 children medical Clinical Specialist Assistant medical
5 Anesthesia medical Clinical Specialist Assistant medical
6 Dermatology medical Clinical Specialist Assistant medical
7 Pathology medical Clinical Specialist Assistant medical
8 General surgery medical Clinical Specialist Assistant Surgical Department
9 Psychiatry medical Clinical Specialist Assistant Department of Psychiatry
10 ENT medical Clinical Specialist Assistant Otorhinolaryngology department
11 Endodontics Dentistry Specialized dentistry Department of Endodontics
12 Periodontitis Dentistry Specialized dentistry Department of Periodontology
13 Oral and maxillofacial surgery Dentistry Specialized dentistry Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
14 Oral diseases  and diagnosis Dentistry Specialized dentistry Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnosis
15 Restorative Dentistry Dentistry Specialized dentistry Department of Reconstruction
16 Orthodontics Dentistry Specialized dentistry Department of Orthodontics
17 Dental Prosthodontics Dentistry Specialized dentistry Department of Prosthodontics
18 Radiology of teeth and jaws Dentistry Specialized dentistry Department of Radiology
19 Pediatric Dentistry Dentistry Specialized dentistry Department of Pediatric Dentistry
20 Oral and dental pathology Dentistry Specialized dentistry Dentistry
21 Primo implant Dentistry fellowship Dentistry
22 Prosthetic Implants Dentistry fellowship Dentistry
23 Chronic Oral –facial Pain Dentistry fellowship Dentistry
24 Bonding beauty based restorations Dentistry fellowship Dentistry
25 Renal and urogenital tract surgery medical Clinical Specialist Assistant Department of Internal Medicine
26 Infectious and tropical diseases medical Clinical Specialist Assistant Infectious Diseases Department
27 Neurological diseases medical Clinical Specialist Assistant Department of Neurology
28 Emergency Medicine medical Clinical Specialist Assistant medical
29 Radiology medical Clinical Specialist Assistant medical
30 Orthopedic medical Clinical Specialist Assistant medical
31 Neurosurgery medical Clinical Specialist Assistant Department of Neurosurgery
32 Radiotherapy medical Clinical Specialist Assistant Department of Radiology
33 Physical medicine and rehabilitation medical Clinical Specialist Assistant Occupational Therapy Group
34 Neonatal Super Specialty medical Specialty Department of Pediatrics
35 ICU Adult medical Specialty Anesthesiology Department
36 Anesthetics Paramedicine Associate degree Anesthesiology Department
37 Anesthetics Paramedicine Bachelor for associate degrees Paramedicine
38 medicine medical MD medical
39 Medical Library & Information Paramedicine Master Department of Library and Information
40 Medical insecticide and fight against carriers medical Bachelor for associate degrees medical
41 Medical insecticide and fight against carriers medical Master Parasitology  and fungus Department
42 MBBS medical Master medical
43 Laboratory sciences Paramedicine Associate degree Department of Laboratory Sciences
44 Laboratory sciences Paramedicine Associate degree Paramedicine
45 Radiology technology Paramedicine Associate degree Department of Radiology
46 Clinical Biochemistry medical Master Department of Biochemistry and Nutrition
47 Clinical Biochemistry medical Ph.D. medical
48 Medical Biotechnology New medical science and technology Master medical
49 Molecular medicine New medical science and technology Ph.D. medical
50 Medical parasitology medical Ph.D. Parasitology  and fungus Department
51 bacteriology medical Ph.D. Parasitology  and fungus Department
52 Medical Biotechnology New medical science and technology Ph.D. medical
53 Epidemiology New medical science and technology Ph.D. Department of Epidemiology
54 bacteriology medical Master Department of Microbiology
55 Immunology medical Ph.D. Immunology Hematology Department
56 Biomedical sciences medical Ph.D. medical
57 Medical parasitology medical Master Parasitology  and fungus Department
58 Medical Immunology medical Master medical
59 Neuroscience New medicine science and technology Ph.D. Department of Psychiatry
60 Anatomical sciences medical Master Department of Anatomy
61 Physiology medical Master Department of Physiology
62 Neurophysiology medical Ph.D. Department of Physiology
63 Behavioral Sciences medical Ph.D. Department of Psychiatry
64 Medical Bacteriology medical Ph.D. Parasitology  and fungus Department
65 Molecular medicine medical Ph.D. Department of Molecular Medicine and Genetics
66 Occupational  Health Engineering Health Ph.D. Department of Management and Health Economics
67 Virology medical Ph.D. Engel Department and Vocational School
68 Oral Health Dentistry Associate degree Department of Oral Medicine
69 Oral health technician Dentistry Associate degree Dentistry
70 Dentistry Dentistry DDS Dentistry
71 Pharmacy Drug treatment D Pharm Pharmaceutics Department
72 toxicology Drug treatment Master Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
73 Nursing Nursing and Midwifery Bachelor for associate degrees Nursing and Midwifery
74 Nursing Nursing and Midwifery Bachelor Nursing and Midwifery
75 Nursing Malayer Nursing Bachelor Nursing and Midwifery
76 Nursing Paramedical Nahavand Bachelor Nursing and Midwifery
77 Nursing Touyserkan Bachelor Nursing and Midwifery
78 Nursing Nursing and Midwifery Associate degree Nursing and Midwifery
79 Nursing Special Care Nursing and Midwifery Master Nursing and Midwifery
80 Nursing education Nursing and Midwifery Master Department of Nursing
81 Nursing education (community health) Nursing and Midwifery Master Community Health Department
82 Nursing Education (Children) Nursing and Midwifery Master Department of Pediatric Nursing
83 Nursing Education (Internal Surgery) Nursing and Midwifery Master Department of Nursing and Midwifery
84 Nursing Education (Psychiatric Nursing) Nursing and Midwifery Masters Community Health Department
85 Nursing Education (Nursing Management) Nursing and Midwifery Master Department of Nursing
86 Nursing Nursing and Midwifery Ph.D. Department of Nursing
87 Operating  Room Technician Paramedicine Associate degree Chamber of Practice
88 Nursing Asadabad Nursing Bachelor Nursing and Midwifery
89 Midwifery Nursing and Midwifery Bachelor for associate degrees Midwifery Department
90 Midwifery Nursing and Midwifery Bachelor for associate degrees Nursing and Midwifery
91 Medical emergency Nursing and Midwifery Associate degree Emergency Medical Group
92 Medical emergency Nursing and Midwifery Bachelor for associate degrees Emergency Medical Group
93 Midwifery Nursing and Midwifery Associate degree Nursing and Midwifery
94 Midwifery counseling Nursing and Midwifery Master Midwifery Department
95 Maternal and child health Nursing and Midwifery Ph.D. Midwifery Department
96 medical emergency Asadabad Nursing Associate degree Emergency Medical Group
97 medical emergency Paramedical Nahavand Associate degree Emergency Medical Group
98 Operating  room Paramedical Nahavand bachelor Department of Operating room and anesthesia
99 Biostatistics Health Master Department of Biostatistics and epidemiology
100 Health Education Health Master Department of Health Education
101 Ergonomics Health Master Health
102 Epidemiology Health Master Department of Educational and Cultural Affairs
103 General MPH course Health MPH Department of Management and Health Economics
104 Management and health system reform Health MPH Department of Management and Health Economics
105 Management of Prevention and Control of Addiction Health MPH Department of Management and Health Economics
106 Social factors affecting health Health MPH Department of Management and Health Economics
107 Health, Safety and Environment Management Health Master Department of Management and Health Economics
108 Health and food safety medical Master Nutrition Education Department
109 Environmental Health Engineering Health Master Environmental Health Department
110 Environmental Health Engineering Health Ph.D. Environmental Health Department
111 Ergonomics Health Ph.D. Ergonomics Department
112 Epidemiology Health Ph.D. Department of Biostatistics and epidemiology
113 Biostatistics Health Ph.D. Department of Biostatistics and epidemiology
114 Managing the Disaster Cases and Accidents Health MPH Department of Management and Health Economics
115 Operation and maintenance of urban sanitation facilities Health Master Department of Occupational Health
116 Health Economics Health Master Department of Health Education
117 Health communication and health promotion Health MPH Department of Management and Health Economics
118 Occupational Health Engineering Health Master Department of Occupational Health
119 Public health (family) Health Associate degree Department of Management and Health Economics
120 Public Health (Diseases control ) Health Associate degree Public Health Education Department
121 Environmental Health Health Associate degree Environmental Health Department
122 Environmental Health Engineering Health Bachelor for associate degrees Environmental Health Department
123 Environmental Health Engineering Health Master Environmental Health Department
124 Occupational  Health Engineering Health Master Department of Occupational Health
125 Occupational Health and Safety Engineering Health Master Department of Occupational Health
126 Public Health Health Bachelor Public Health Education Department
127 Public Health Asadabad Nursing Bachelor Environmental Health Department
128 Occupational Health Health Associate degree Department of Occupational Health
129 Public Health Health Bachelor for associate degrees Department of Management and Health Economics
130 Occupational  Health Engineering Health Bachelor for associate degrees Department of Occupational Health
131 Health education and health promotion Health Master Department of Health Education
132 Health education and health promotion Health Bachelor for associate degrees Health
133 Ergonomics Health Ph.D. Ergonomics Department
134 Occupational  Health Engineering Health Ph.D. Department of Occupational Health
135 Biostatistics Health Ph.D. Department of Educational and Cultural Affairs
136 Health education and health promotion Health Ph.D. Department of Health Education
137 Environmental Health Engineering Health Ph.D. Environmental Health Department
138 Anesthetics Paramedicine Bachelor Anesthesiology Department
139 Laboratory sciences Paramedicine Bachelor Department of Laboratory Sciences
140 Operating  room Paramedicine Bachelor Operating room Department
141 Radiology technology Paramedicine Bachelor Department of Radiology
142 Audiology Rehabilitation Sciences Bachelor Audiology group
143 Medical Library & Information Paramedicine Master Department of Library and Information
144 Operating room Paramedicine Master Operating room Department
145 Health information technology Paramedicine Bachelor Health Information Technology Group
146 nutrition science Paramedicine Bachelor Nutrition Education Department
147 Laboratory sciences Paramedicine Bachelor for associate degrees Department of Educational Sciences
148 Operating room Paramedicine Bachelor for associate degrees Chamber of Practice
149 Occupational therapy Rehabilitation Sciences Bachelor Occupational Therapy Group
150 Speech Therapy Rehabilitation Sciences Bachelor Paramedicine
151 Physiotherapy Rehabilitation Sciences Bachelor Physiotherapy
152 Artificial organs and auxiliary devices Rehabilitation Sciences Bachelor Artificial organs and auxiliary devices
153 Radiology technology Para medicine Bachelor for associate degrees Department of Radiology
154 Psychiatric Nursing Nursing and Midwifery Master Psychological Nursing Department
155 community health Nursing Nursing and Midwifery Master Community Health Education Group
156 Internal and surgical nursing Nursing and Midwifery Master Department of Nursing and Midwifery
157 Pediatric  nursing Nursing and Midwifery Master Department of Pediatric Nursing
158 Nursing Management Nursing and Midwifery Master Department of Nursing

TUITION FEE

The costs of studying at the university

Costs of studying at the university, includes tuition, living and welfare fees. Students in 2015 will pay their tuition according to the table below and the possible annually increasing in the fees is maximum 15%.

Degree and field of Study The average Annual tuition (Million Rials)
General Medicine & Pharmacy 170
General Dentistry 180
Master of Sciences (M.S.) 146
Ph.D. 239
Residency (Medical & Dentistry Specially) 239
Bachelor 102
  • All fees are in Iranian Rials.
  • A maximum 20% tuition increasing in clinical section is possible.

The following table is basic charges of living and welfare fees in 2017, and the possible annually increasing is maximum 20%.

service Monthly cost (Million Rials)
living in student Dormitories, accident insurance             2
Food (breakfast, lunch and dinner)           3.5
  • Providing special welfare services with relevant expenses is possible.
  • Students have option to use the facilities and accommodation of the university.

Training

The training period for different programs according to the rules of the Iran Ministry of Health will be based on the following table:

Degree The average Duration of Education (years) The maximum period of Study (years)
Bachelor 4 6
General Medicine, Pharmacy & Dentistry 6.5 9-10
Master of Sciences(M.S.) 3 3.5
Ph.D. 4 4.5
Residency (Medical Specially) 4 4.5
Residency (Dentistry Specially) 4 4 – 6.5
MPH (Master of public Health) 1 1.5

 The recommended application deadlines

We encourage students to apply at least 3-4 months before they wish to start their school. This allows enough time for your application file to be processed. Below are some recommended deadlines. Late applications will be accepted, but we cannot guarantee that your file will be processed by the starting date of classes for your desired semester.

Don’t worry if you miss a deadline, because if you don’t start classes in September (fall), you can start in February (spring).

Term Suggested date to Apply
Fall June  1st
Spring November  1st