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School of Traditional Medicine

This school is the first and most distinguished School of Traditional Medicine in the Middle East. During your study here, you can get high-level experience in both fields of clinical practice and research


School of Traditional Medicine of Tehran University of Medical Sciences was established in 2007, as a result of the increasing interest and the national need in traditional, alternative, and complementary medicine services. This school, as the oldest and most distinguished school of Traditional Medicine in Iran, is the postgraduate academic center to educate talented students at Ph.D. level in traditional medicine and pharmacy of traditional medicine.
The total number of students is more than 100 up to the present and the first group awarded the degree of Ph.D. in 2012.
The School consists of five buildings, three of which are carefully designed with modern facilities for the students and the faculty members. The school has also 5 clinical centers, two educational campuses, and two modern research centers.
This school is the first and most distinguished School of Traditional Medicine in the Middle East. During your study here, you can get high-level experience in both fields of clinical practice and research.
The School of Traditional Medicine is the academic development of traditional Iranian medicine in the country and around the world. To this aim, the School’s curriculum provides the students with the opportunity to promote their skills both in theory and practice in different fields of clinical traditional medicine as well as nutrition, material medicine, and pharmacy.
The specific objectives of this School is for students to gain an understanding of how to combine traditional medicine with current medicine, and to become a specialist, a broad minded and ethical individual. 
This School accepts students with M.D. or Pharm D. into Ph.D. programs. The curriculum also hopes to fill the gap between university and industry in the field of herbal medicine and traditional medicine.
TUMS School of Traditional Medicine accepts international students in the following programs:






Pharmacy in Traditional Medicine

Pharmacy in Persian Medicine


Traditional Medicine

Persian Medicine


History of Medical Sciences (History of Medicine) History of Medical Sciences -
* According to department decision, students are required to pass a certain number of coursework credits.


Program Post-doc Training Programs
Traditional Medicine Acupuncture -
Cupping and Hijamat -
Integrative Neurology -
Integrative Oncology -
Lifestyle in Persian Medicine -
Medical Massage -
Nutrition in Persian Medicine -

Pharmacy in Traditional Medicine

Herbal Medicine -
Programs A-Z Listing

History of Medical Sciences (History of Medicine) │ B.Sc., M.Sc.

Pharmacy in Persian Medicine │ M.Sc., Ph.D.

Persian Medicine │ M.Sc., Ph.D.


Research Interests
Clinical Trial on Herbal Medicine
Animal Research on Herbal Medicine
Endocrinology and Diabetes
Application of Technology in Traditional Medicine
The School’s research programs are meant to promote clinical trials, experimental sciences, and applied research to find more evidence for traditional medicine and alternative medicine.
School's Research Centers
Iranian Medicine and Pharmacy Research Center
Nutrition in Traditional Medicine Research Center
School’s Journal
Iranian Traditional Medicine and Pharmacy
Contact Information
E mail:
Postal Address:
School of Traditional Medicine, Giti Alley, Vafamanesh St., Heravi Sq., Tehran, Iran.
Tel: (98 21) 88 99 08 37
Fax: (98 21) 88 99 08 29
School of Traditional Medicine on Google Maps
All interested applicants are welcome to apply to TUMS by completing and submitting TUMS online application form in which they need to specify their school, level, and major of interest.

To join the 2017 academic session which starts in around mid-February 2017, it is highly recommended that you complete your applications in October 2016. Applications received on November 1, 2016 at after, will most probably be considered for the September 2017 academic session.



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