Are you ready to search for courses or training?
Level:
Major:
Search By Keyword:

Guidelines

 If you are thinking of pursuing higher education in medicine or other branches of medical sciences, Urmia University of Medical Sciences (UMSU) is one of the best places to start. Besides various B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs related to medical sciences, you can also apply for doctoral programs in Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmacy to get your degree from one of the best medical sciences universities.

Also undergraduate students can get admission to medical specialties in UMSU following their graduation. We do recommend you to experience and enjoy the unique Iranian hospitality while studying in UMSU.

How to Apply?

 

 

Applying to Urmia University of Medical Sciences (UMSU) is free for applicants. This process takes place online and electronically. Interested applicants should sign in and then complete the online application form available at  http://eform.umsu.ac.ir/Application.  Afterwards, we will review your application closely at the Office of Admissions as follows:

 

 

1. In case any part of your application is incomplete, this office will consider your application “incomplete” and will email you with list of missing documents. So the application procedure will be paused until all the necessary documents are received.

 2. Complete applications will be forwarded to the related school and department for more careful consideration.

Later, they will be sent to the International Students Admission Committee. In the Committee, a final decision regarding the applications will be made and, the applicants will be interviewed virtually or face to face.

 3. If your application is accepted. We will provide you with detailed information about the condition(s) of acceptance. Our acceptance is valid for one year.

4. In case of acceptance, the applicant must confirm his or her acceptance by forwarding a completed Visa Application Form to the Office of Admissions in order for us to start processing his or her entry Visa.

 

Who can apply?

Only non-Iranian students can apply to UMSU International Education Program (IEP).

* Note that Iranian citizens and Iranian applicants who hold dual citizenship cannot apply to UMSU International Education Program (IEP). They must take the National Entrance Examination in order to enter UMSU.

Application Deadline

Applications to UMSU are open all year round.

The Fall semester starts late September, and the Spring semester starts early February. Please note that:

  • The admission procedure takes about 3 months for applications which have been submitted successfully.

  • The process of getting a student visa lasts a minimum of 6 to 8 weeks.

  • Some programs are offered only once a year.

Based on the above-mentioned points, complete applications should be submitted at least 5 months before the intended semester. Therefore, application submission deadline for February academic sessions is October and for September academic sessions is June of each year. 

 

Already Admitted

After being admitted to the Urmia University of Medical Sciences (UMSU), you will be enrolled to the University. Once you are admitted, have received your visa and entered the country, you will be introduced to the Office of Educational Affairs at the University to complete your registration process and pay the annual tuition fee.

* Note that withdrawing from studies can cost you the whole annual tuition fee as well as relevant fines (such as accommodation, utilities, internet, health insurance, and registration fees) according to the University regulations.

Visa Application

To start the visa process, you must carefully fill out the Student Visa Form you received together with your letter of acceptance and email the completed form back to us.

Make sure that you must determine the city where you would like to pick up your Visa. To do so, you are advised to choose the closest city to your current hometown where an Iranian embassy/consulate is located. 

It is of great importance that your passport is not expired. Your visa will be issued using your passport, so avoid unwanted problems by using a current and valid passport.

Then, you will enter Iran with a one-month student visa. After visiting your school and familiarizing yourself with your schedule and surroundings, we will accompany you to the Foreign Affairs Ministry branch located in Urmia in order to process your one-year student visa. 

 

 

UMSU Undergraduate Degree Requirements

 

 

As an undergraduate applicant, you should meet certain requirements depending on the program you are applying for as follows: 

1.      Presenting the assigned degree to apply for different levels which are mentioned in the table below:

Entry requirements

To apply for

A certificate equivalent to a high school degree (a minimum of 12 years official school) + a record of transcripts

Two-year college course, Bachelor's Degree,

M.D

D.D.S

Pharm.D

Academic Grade Point Average (GPA): Minimum 2.75/4.00 (85/100 or its equivalent)*;

IELTS with a minimum band score of 5.5 or its equivalent in TOEFL iBT (minimum 69) or TOEFL PBT (minimum 525) is required upon registration.

Both oral and written competence in Persian language

 

 

 

2.      The certificate must be signed and sealed by political attorneys or IRI consulates in the applicant’s country (for applicants who have graduated from non-Iranian educational institutes).

3.      Offering valid certificate confirming that the applicant is not infected with infectious and contagious diseases including HIV, hepatitis B and C, and is not addicted to any drugs and narcotics. The certificate must be signed and sealed by political attorneys or Islamic Republic of IRAN (IRI) consulates in the applicant’s country.

4.      Observing educational and disciplinary rules and regulations of the university.

5.      Submitting the original confirmed document mentioned above is necessary at the time of registration.

6.      Applicants are required to be over the age of 17 in the year of application. 

7.      Proficiency in English:

IELTS with a minimum band score of 5.5 or its equivalent in TOEFL iBT (minimum 69) or TOEFL PBT (minimum 525) is required upon registration.

8.      A high-quality scan of the main pages of your passport

* Note: Persian language is the medium of instruction at UMSU, therefore the applicants who receive final admission must attend and successfully pass courses in a Persian Language Center in a university introduced by UMSU.

* Note: Provided that the English scores are below the required, then the applicant must attend English classes held by English College.

* Grade Point Average (GPA) is presented below:

Grade

Percentage

GPA

Description

On scale of 20

A

90 – 100

3.5 - 4.0

Excellent

18 - 20

B

80 – 89

2.5 - 3.49

Great

16 - 18

C

70 – 79

1.5 - 2.49

Good

13 -16

D

60 – 69

1.0 - 1.49

Acceptable

10 - 13

E/F

0 – 59

0.0

Weak

0 - 10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Registration Documents:

§  In order to apply for admission to UMSU, the applicant needs an application folder including:

1.      Application form ×2

2.      High School Diploma/Secondary School Certificate/Higher Secondary School Certificate with its complete transcript of records (Minimum GPA of 3.00/4.00 or equivalent) signed and sealed by the IRI embassy or consulate in the applicant's country (submitting the original confirmed document at the time of registration is necessary).

3.      A copy of all pages of the applicant’s passport ×2.

4.      3 recently taken photographs (3×4 cm)

5.      A medical certificate to prove that the applicant does not have any contagious disease (HIV, HBV and HCV) or any other disease incompatible with the medical profession (confirmed by the IRI embassy or consulate).

6.      A Resume or C.V.

7.       A letter of application or motivation identifying your major and level of interest (*Optional)

After preparing your application folder you have to upload them on Apply to UMSU. The original confirmed document must be delivered at the time of registration to the International Students Admission Committee.

The university will notify the applicant regarding acceptance/rejection of the application three months after receiving all documents.

§  In order to start education in the programs, the proof of Persian language fluency is absolutely necessary.

§  The tuition fee must be paid by the applicant at the time of registration or beginning of the course.

 

 

UMSU Graduate Degree Requirements

As a graduate applicant to pursue his/her education beyond that level in M.Sc., Ph.D., Specialty, Fellowship, etc., you should meet certain requirements depending on the program you are applying for as follows: 

1.      Presenting the assigned degree to apply for different levels which are mentioned in the table below:

 

Entry requirements

To apply for

a. B.Sc. and secondary school or equivalent certificates for the applicants of M.Sc. degree.

b. M.Sc. and B.Sc. or equivalent certificates for the applicants of Ph.D. degree.

c. M.B.B.S./M.D. or equivalent certificates for the applicants of Specialty

d. M.B.B.S./M.D. and specialty or equivalent certificates for Subspecialty or Fellowship degrees.

e. Certificate of Internship or Certificate of Practice for the applicants of Specialty, Subspecialty and Fellowship degrees.

+ a record of transcripts

M.Sc.,

 Ph.D., Specialty, Subspecialty, Fellowship

Academic Grade Point Average (GPA): Minimum 2.75/4.00 (85/100 or its equivalent)*;

IELTS with a minimum band score of 5.5 or its equivalent in TOEFL iBT (minimum 69) or TOEFL PBT (minimum 525) is required upon registration.

Both oral and written competence in Persian language

 

 

2.      The certificate must be signed and sealed by political attorneys or IRI consulates in the applicant’s country (for applicants who have graduated from non-Iranian educational institutes).

3.       Offering valid certificate confirming that the applicant is not infected with infectious and contagious diseases including HIV, hepatitis B and C, and is not addicted to any drugs and narcotics. The certificate must be signed and sealed by political attorneys or Islamic Republic of IRAN (IRI) consulates in the applicant’s country.

4.      Observing educational and disciplinary rules and regulations of the university.

5.      Submitting the original confirmed document mentioned above is necessary at the time of registration.

6.      Proficiency in English:

IELTS with a minimum band score of 5.5 or its equivalent in TOEFL iBT (minimum 69) or TOEFL PBT (minimum 525) is required upon registration.

7.      A high-quality scan of the main pages of your passport

 

* Note: Persian language is the medium of instruction at UMSU, therefore the applicants who receive final admission must attend and successfully pass courses in a Persian Language Center in a university introduced by UMSU.

* Note: Provided that the English scores are below the required, then the applicant must attend English classes held by English College.

* Grade Point Average (GPA) is presented below:

Grade

Percentage

GPA

Description

On scale of 20

A

90 – 100

3.5 - 4.0

Excellent

18 - 20

B

80 – 89

2.5 - 3.49

Great

16 - 18

C

70 – 79

1.5 - 2.49

Good

13 -16

D

60 – 69

1.0 - 1.49

Acceptable

10 - 13

E/F

0 – 59

0.0

Weak

0 - 10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Registration Documents:

§  In order to apply for admission to UMSU, the applicant needs an application folder including:

1.      Application form.

2.      M.Sc. and B.Sc. or equivalent certificates / M.B.B.S./M.D. and specialty or equivalent certificates / Certificate of Internship or Certificate of Practice / with its complete transcript of records (Minimum GPA of 3.00/4.00 or equivalent) signed and sealed by the IRI embassy or consulate in the applicant's country (submitting the original confirmed document at the time of registration is necessary).

3.      A copy of all pages of the applicant’s passport ×2.

4.      3 recently taken photographs (3×4 cm)

5.      A medical certificate to prove that the applicant does not have any contagious disease (HIV, HBV and HCV) or any other disease incompatible with the medical profession (confirmed by the IRI embassy or consulate).

6.      A Resume or C.V.

7.      A letter of application or motivation identifying your major and level of interest (*Optional)

 

After preparing your application folder you have to upload them available at http://eform.umsu.ac.ir/Application. The original confirmed document must be delivered at the time of registration to the International Students Admission Committee.

The university will notify the applicant regarding acceptance/rejection of the application three months after receiving all documents.

v  In order to start education in the programs, the proof of Persian language fluency is absolutely necessary.

v  The tuition fee must be paid by the applicant at the time of registration or beginning of the course. 

InstagramGoogle+LinkedInRSS Feed
Stay connected, follow our newsletter!
Email Address: