Iran, IPhSA

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Last update: January 7th 2022

*** Although COVID-19 had a great influence on our lives, we decided to run our student exchange program during this summer and I am so grateful to say we are waiting to host you in our country ***

Clinical Pharmacy: In this course you can experience being in clinical Rounds at university hospitals with other medical and pharmacy students while well educated professors discuss the patients situation and the actions that have to be taken place. Here you can truly understand what are responsibilities of a clinical pharmacist.

Research: Students can choose their preferred field among Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmacognosy, Toxicology, Biotechnology and even industry! depending on the number of people applying, we will provide you with a schedule on how you are going to spend your time during the working hours.

Pharmacoeconomics: it’s a very interesting and popular course by Tehran University of Medical Sciences. The students will learn about pharmaceutical market, pricing, modelings, cost-effectiveness of healthcare systems etc.

Length of training periods

All courses can be organized from 2-4 weeks even more if you inform us about your situation and field of interest

Available months and cities

Tehran The time differs each year. So make sure to keep up with the announcements! However it usually takes place in July and September.

Type accommodation

Accommodation is at International dormitories of Tehran university of Medical Sciences It’s close to the university and hospitals. Cost: It’s 5 dollars per night.

Board, pocket money or other financial benefits/remuneration

Students will receive the transportation service from the airport to the dorm wiht about 10 dollars cost. No pocket money is provided but food and transportation are quite cheap. There are lots of restaurant and cafes near by the dormitory and university. Plus we will provide the food for you on the social events and in case you couldn't reach any places to grab a bite :D

Language requirements

If students are fluent in English, they can easily communicate with most of their friends in Iran and their professors.

Other requirements

Students should be at least in their 2nd year of study.

Information on Work Permits and Visa

The visa process is now longer than normal due to COVID-19 situation . You should apply at least 7 weeks before the time of your entrance to the country.

You have to send us these documents and you're on! - A filled application form (the SEO will send you the blank form) - A photo of the first page of your passport - A passport picture which matches the picture in your passport

and then after 2 weeks you will receive a notice that you have to visit the embassy of Iran ,in the city which you have mentioned in your application form before, to get your visa.

Selection Procedures

All the students can apply, and we can find a suitable field for them unless their request is at least 5 weeks before the date of their entrance to Iran. It is recommended to apply asap. The sooner, the better!