Created Date : Wednesday, February 6, 2013   Update Date : Saturday, July 28, 2018    Visit : 3403

Accreditation in TUMS

 All educational programs offered at TUMS and its affiliated institutions and hospitals have been approved by the governmental, academic, and professional bodies that have credibility and responsibility in the respective areas.

TUMS is committed to the highest standards of ethics, honesty, and integrity in pursuit of its mission of education, research, patient care, and public service. The TUMS Accreditation Commission was founded in 2011. The Commission is an alternative accreditation model developed by the Office of Vice President for International Affairs to ensure high criteria and excellence in performance in teaching, learning, health, and patient care.
TUMS' focus today is to become the first Iranian medical university to be accredited by prestigious world accreditation organizations. Meanwhile, TUMS, as the strongest university of medical sciences in Iran, is committed to help other Iranian institutions of higher education in medical fields. TUMS is dedicated to helping other medical universities articulate their goals, devise plans, and develop information that is valuable to the pursuit of their goals.
Why Accreditation? (General Goals)
  • Certification to the public that the school is a trustworthy institution of learning

  • Validates the integrity of a school’s program and student transcripts

  • Fosters improvement of the school’s programs and operations to support student learning

  •  Assures a school community that the school’s purposes are appropriate and being accomplished through a viable educational program

  •  A way to manage change through regular assessment, planning, implementing, monitoring and reassessment


Why Accreditation?(Specific Goals for TUMS)


  • Increasing National and International Accountability

  • Increasing University World Ranking

  • A main key to enter to Joint Programs/ Degrees; Collaborative Academic Arrangements


Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) is accredited by Accreditation Services for International Colleges (ASIC) as a PREMIER UNIVERSITY. Period of Accreditation: 1st February 2013-31st January 2017.


TUMS has been awarded commendable grades in the following areas:

  • Premises and Health and Safety

  • Management and Staff Resources

  • Learning and Teaching; Course Deliver

  • Quality Assurance and enhancement

  • Student Welfare

  • Marketing and Recruitment


For more information you can contact:


Ms. Tania Azadi



+98 21 88 89 66 94, extension 140