Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
دانشگاه علوم پزشکی مشهد
Mashhad University of Mehdi-cal Sciences Logo
© Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
Motto Worship of GOD through service to man
President Dr. Shabestari, Mahmood Mohammadzade (MD)
Location Iran Mashhad, Razavi Khorasan Province, Iran
Mashhad University of Medical Sciences (MUMS) is a medical school in Iran. Located in Razavi Khorasan province in the city of Mashhad, it was established in 1949 with Ferdowsi University of Mashad and separated in 1986 from its parent institution by national legislation.
The university is currently ranked as one of the best in the Middle East. In 2001, its department of Medicine was ranked first among the Iranian universities. The latest rankings put Mashhad University in 3rd place nationally.
MUMS has 8 faculties, operates 32 hospitals plus 179 rural and 147 urban health care centers. Its faculty include 600 teaching staff, 1700 physicians, 140 dentists, 130 pharmacists, and 25,402 staff employees. In 2001, 7,000 students were enrolled full-time.
Webometrics Ranking of World Universities, 2012: International Rank: 1459, National Rank: 11.