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Ph.D. Program in Traditional Pharmacy




Traditional Pharmacy


Traditional Pharmacy is a research based field planned for reviving traditional prescriptions as well as providing evidence for these treatments. Traditional pharmacy PhD students gain experience in quality control of herbal materials and formulations as well as preparing formulations of natural products, based on medical and pharmaceutical manuscripts in Iranian Traditional Medicine. The graduates will be able to revive old prescriptions, expand the knowledge about traditional natural treatments, formulate and- if necessary- modify prescriptions for higher efficacy and stability.




The Traditional Pharmacy program lasts at least 4 years.




The main aim of the PhD program in Traditional Pharmacy is to educate competent knowledgeable pharmacists who are qualified to put the traditional treatments into practice in forms of modern dosage forms.


Methods of Instruction


During this course, various methods and techniques will be used:

  • Various intra- and intersectoral, hospital, interdisciplinary and inter-university conferences as well as seminars
  • Discussion in small groups, workshops, journal clubs and reading groups as well as Case Presentation
  • Participation in training lower ranks
  • Self-Education, Self-Study
  • Other training methods and techniques according to the requirements and objectives



Who Can Attend?


Having a PharmD or MSc in pharmacy awarded by one of the domestic or overseas universities approved by the Ministry of Health and Medical Education.




- Offering a resume

- Presenting Recommendation letters

- Meeting admission criteria based on the regulations of universities

- The eligible candidate must be proficient in English or Persian.


Admission Requirements


To apply for this program, you will need to fulfill a number of requirements, which can be found in the Graduate Admission Requirements.


Application Deadline


Tehran University of Medical Sciences has a rolling application system and reviews student applications all year round.

However, the deadline for the September intake is June 31, and the deadline for the February intake is October 31.


Education Fees and Yearly Expenses


For complete and comprehensive information about fees and expenses, please refer to the Education Fees and Yearly Expenses section.



Program Curriculum


For more information, please download the Program Curriculum of Traditional Pharmacy.



Contact Information


To contact the Office of International Admissions, please use the following information:

Tel.: (+98 21) 8889 6692 & 94, Ext.: 318 or 319

Fax: (+98 21) 8889 6696


Address: No. 21, Dameshgh St., Vali-e Asr Ave., Tehran 1416753955, Iran


Alternatively, you can contact the Office of Vice-Dean for International Affairs at TUMS School of Medicine through the following:

Tel.: (+98 21) 8898 9487

Fax: (+98 21) 6405 3431



Address: TUMS School of Medicine, Pour Sina St., Enghelab St., Tehran 1417613151, Iran



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