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Community-Based Rehabilitation


Program Description


This course aims to introduce community-based rehabilitation (CBR) as a strategy for community development, and to discuss its principles, and structures. It prepares students to design, implement and evaluate CBR.


Contact Person


Sara Roshani, expert for international affairs


Tel: +98 21 77528468


Program Objectives


Upon completion of this course, students will have knowledge in the following areas:

  • CBR values, concepts, and practices
  • CBR services for people with disabilities; including:
    • Health
    • Education
    • Livelihood
    • Social
    • Empowerment
  • How to design, implement, and evaluate CBR programs


Method of Instruction


  • Lecture
  • Discussions
  • Case study
  • Field observation and report


Program Location


TUMS School of Rehabilitation


Program Director


  • Seyedeh Tahmineh Mousavi, Assistant Professor


Program Instructors


  • Seyedeh Tahmineh Mousavi, Assistant professor
  • Some invited speakers from State Welfare Organization of Iran


Numbers and Dates


Number Of Positions Offered 15
Program Duration One week
Program Start Date September 1, 2018
Program Finish Date September 6, 2018
Application Deadline June 15, 2018
Tuition Fee $250


Who Can Attend


Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Speech Language Pathologists, Audiologists, and Optometrists (B.Sc., M.Sc., PhD)




English language proficiency



How To Apply


All applicants should apply online. Please note there is no in-person admission. You can fill in the Online Application Form and upload all the required documents. For more information on online application procedure please contact


Visa Application


TUMS will assist you in obtaining your visa after you are admitted. All international students are required to obtain a student visa from the Iranian Consulate/Embassy in their home country before departing for Iran. After we receive your completed Visa Application Form (VAF), at least 6 to 8 weeks should be allowed for the completion of the visa application. Student will enter Iran with a one-month visa. After visiting their school and familiarizing themselves with the schedule and surroundings, students will be accompanied to the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology in order to extend their student visa (if necessary).




If you require accommodation, you will be given the opportunity to use our international dormitories located close to campus in Tehran at student rate.