Program Description


  • This program aims to introduce Persian medicine as one of the main traditional and complementary medicine types to those participating in this course. The main subjects of the course are history, principles, treatment opportunities, Persian medicine remedies, phytopharmaceuticals, etc. This course is going to be held in both Tehran and Shiraz.


Contact Person


  • Ms. Sara Shekalyou
  • Tel: (+98) 21 2298 8551-5 (extensions: 218-220)
  • Email:



Program Objectives


  • Introducing the history of medicine in Persia
  • Introducing the principles and basics sciences of Persian medicine
  • Introducing Persian phytopharmaceuticals and medical products
  • Manipulation in Persian medicine
  • Introducing treatment opportunities in Persian medicine
  • Visiting Persian medicine clinics and pharmacies


Method of Instruction


  • lectures
  • visits to clinics and pharmacies
  • practicing hands-on skills


Program Location


  • TUMS School of Persian Medicine (7days)
  • Shiraz (3days)


Program Director(s)



  • Dr. Arman Zargaran


Program Instructors


  • Dr. Arman Zargaran


Numbers and Dates






Number Of Positions Offered 10
Program Duration 10 days
Program Start Date August 1, 2019
Program Finish Date August 10, 2019
Application Deadline June 7, 2019
Tuition Fee $800 (including course fee, accommodation, food and transportation in Iran) Dr. Isfahani grant is offered to some applicants upon request.


Who Can Attend


  • Physicians
  • pharmacists
  • traditional medicine practitioners



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 at Online Application Form 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.