Virtual School

About e-TUMS


Virtual School of Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) as the “Center of Excellence for e-Learning in Medical Education” in Iran provides high-quality virtual education nationwide. We are going our way to become an internationally well-reputed excellence center in near future.

Our mission intertwines teaching, research and service provision to deploy modern e-learning facilities in order to deliver qualified programs in the following areas:

  • Offering degrees: The school offers coherent virtual/blended programs with focus on master and doctoral ones for national and international applicants.
  • Online Continuous Professional Development (CPD): The school develops and offers online or blended high quality professional training programs and short courses for students, faculty members and medical sciences' graduates.
We value diversity
We respect and value individuals from all races, ethnic backgrounds, ages, genders, disabilities, economic or veteran status and other diverse perspectives. Further, we are committed to tolerance, sensitivity, understanding, and mutual respect everywhere within our community and we affirm our promise to make the Virtual School a welcoming place for all.

Study with Us

TUMS has a long tradition of supporting lifelong learning and is recognized among peer institutions in the region for innovation and excellence. Therefore, in response to trends shaping higher education in the 21st century, we at Virtual School are committed to expand the TUMS' international capacity by providing opportunity for distant applicants to study in virtual environment.

Choose Virtual School of TUMS, and join the best students from diverse backgrounds across Iran to pursue your passion and develop your career. In Virtual School, you’ll study along with talented students in an interactive environment focusing on professional competency development and research. You’ll be a part of this School which is bringing innovation into the world of education by contributing to the policy, debate and skills required for a better and more accessible education.

For further information visit Apply to TUMS


Possible Issues for Collaboration 

TUMS values and supports collaboration with international parties on common grounds that comprises shared goals and ideas. The pace of local and global changes would bring diverse perspectives for common grounds and Virtual School plays its role to expand TUMS’ international relationships.

We identify the following common grounds for collaboration:

  • Offering joint or dual degrees and short courses:

These programs offer the opportunity to pursue expertise and leadership of both parties and foster the experience of instructors and students. We invite your institute to accompany us in offering joint or dual degrees or certificates in the following fields; e-learning and e-health. These programs are going to be delivered blended or online totally.


  • Conducting joint research projects:

We believe that joint international research projects provide the opportunity to obtain alternative insight into the topic or cover research objectives that span a large geographical area. Our professional e-learning and e-health faculty members and staff invite you to conduct joint research projects with high quality standards.


  • Delivering professional development programs for faculty members, staff and students:

We are of the opinion that one of the best ways to improve an academic institute is to improve its human capital by providing the opportunity of international relationships. Effective international training and developing programs are the result of a careful planning and alignment process. Courses and workshops are going to be delivered online or blended. We invite you to identify related common grounds to enhance international perspectives of both parties’ human capital.


Educational Department



Head of Department



e-Learning in Medical Education

Mitra Gharib, PhD, Head of Department

E-Learning in Medical Education


Educational Technology in Medical Sciences


 e-Learning in Medical Sciences (PhD)  



Sina Marashi, MD, PhD
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Virtual Learning Deployment

Gholamreza Hassanzadeh, PhD

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Contact Information



Tel: (98 21) 42036001(International Department 005،210,212)

Fax: (98 21) 88 96 95 94 

Mailing Address: Virtual School, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Dolatshahi Alley, Naderi St., Keshavarz Blvd., Tehran. Iran.
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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. 
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