Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences (AJUMS)

World University Rankings 2024
Impact Rankings 2023
Asia University Rankings 2023
Ahvaz, Khuzestan Province, 61357-1579, Iran

About Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences (AJUMS)

Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences was originally established in 1955 as a College of Medicine within the Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz.

In 1986 five of the university’s schools: medicine, dental, nursing, pharmacy and health merged to form Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences. The university is operated by Iran’s Ministry of Health and Medical Education.

The university is located in Khuzestan, a province in southeastern Iran.

The university has three campuses spread across Khuzestan Province, in the cities of Ahwaz, Behbahan and Abadan. Within the city of Ahvaz the university is affiliated with eight public hospitals as well as another 20 in the city’s suburbs and surrounding areas. The university has also set up a number of clinics located across Khuzestan.

The university is organised into seven academic schools: dentistry, health, medicine, paramedicine, pharmacy, rehabilitation, and nursing and midwifery. Each school offers a range of both undergraduate and graduate courses and degree programmes.

There are four research centres at the university: the Cellular and Molecular Research Centre, Environmental Technologies Research Centre, Infectious and Tropical Disease Research Centre and the Research Centre of Thalassemia and Hemoglobinopathy.

The university publishes its research findings in six medical journals that specialise in microbiology, natural pharmaceutical products, health research, chronic disease care, health sciences, and oncology.

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Key statistics

  • 11.7
    No. of students per staff
  • 3%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 67 : 33
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 8,987
    Number of FTE Students
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Subjects taught at Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences (AJUMS)

  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Other Health
    • Medicine & Dentistry