Tehran University of Medical Sciences *University


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Foundation: 1851

Mission: Our mission is to educate students at all levels and disciplines of the medical sciences in accordance with the highest educational standards. We educate future medical doctors, dentists, pharmacists, and health scientists to work in diverse communities.

Vision: Our vision is to become an internationally recognized university that will draw international students, fellows and researchers from all around the world.


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Overall percentile
Research percentile
Innovation percentile
Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject areas/categories

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal.

AreaWorldMiddle EastIran
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +1700th62nd9th
Arts and Humanities 1364th39th3rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 703rd6th1st
Business, Management and Accounting 1972nd137th19th
Chemistry 1999th60th16th
Computer Science 2479th155th23rd
Dentistry 34th2nd1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences +2337th102nd22nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 737th26th8th
Energy 1238th70th19th
Engineering +1278th30th6th
Environmental Science 1261st37th13th
Mathematics 2136th138th17th
Medicine +102nd1st1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 77th5th3rd
Physics and Astronomy 1910th91st19th
Psychology 459th6th1st
Social Sciences +1018th30th5th
Veterinary 414th24th6th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

Where is the institution located?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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