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Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences

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.

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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.

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, 7 vice -chancellors in academic & education, research, health, treatment, food & drug,logistics, and students affairs are the main wings of the university in fulfilling its tasks.

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
601 200
2019
801
2018
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Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2019
701
2018
701
2017
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
998 68
2019
1066 83
2018
1149
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

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