Tissue Engineering

SchoolSchool of Advanced Technologies in Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Tissue Engineering & Applied cell Sciences


Program Description:


Tissue engineering is an emerging field that aims at the regeneration of natural tissues using biological cells and biomaterials to contribute to biotechnology, and clinical medicine.

Tissue engineering is an interdisciplinary field which uses the knowledge of engineering and other related fields to develop biological substitutes for restoring tissues and organs. Tissue engineering involves the use of living cells to develop biological substitutes for tissue replacements with the ultimate goal of regeneration and repairing the damaged organs.

 The School of Advanced Technologies in Medicine was established in 2009 at Tehran University of Medical Sciences. In the Tissue Engineering Department of the school, multi disciplinary investigations are conducted in a broad range of the different scientific fields. The main mission of the course is training committed, knowledgeable and competent graduates in tissue engineering



Expected General and Specific Competencies at the End of the Program:    

 General Competencies*

 Specific Competencies and Skills

Graduates will be able to take educational responsibilities, conduct research and offer expert consulting services related to tissue engineering.

In education, contributing to teaching tissue engineering to students of various fields according to the university needs.

In research designing, implementing and evaluating basic and applied research in various contexts of the related fields.

In consulting services, offering high technology methods for the laboratory diagnosis of tissue engineering .


Admission Requirements

General Requirement: To apply for this program, you will need to fulfill a number of requirements, which can be found in the Graduate Admission Requirements.

Specific Requiremetns:  Holding a master's degree (MSc) in in one of the fields of medical mycology, bacteriology, parasitology, pathobiology, microbiology or general doctorate in one of the fields of Medicine, Pharmacy or professional doctorate in the Laboratory Sciences  received in Iran or abroad

The eligible candidate should have successfully completed an approved related Degree program and should be proficient in English or Persian.

Admission Deadline

Tehran University of Medical Sciences has a rolling application system and reviews student applications all year round.

However, the deadline for the September intake is June 31.

Education Fees and Yearly Expenses

For complete and comprehensive information about fees and expenses, please refer to the Education Fees and Yearly Expenses section.

Duration: 4 years


Courses and number of credits:


Prerequisite courses:                 6 credits

Special Courses:                          24 credits

Thesis:                                          20 credits

Total:                                           50 credits

Program Curriculum

For more information, please download the Program Curriculum of Tissue Engineering


Contact Information:

In case of any inquiries, you can contact the Office of International representative of the Department of Tissue Engineering Tehran University of Medical Sciences through the following:

Contact Person: :   Dr. Nasrollah Tabatabaei

Tel.:  (+98 21) 43052121

Email  :  ntabatabaei@sina.tums.ac.ir

Website:  http://satim.tums.ac.ir/fa

Postal Code: 1417755469

Address: Department of Tissue Engineering, Third floor, No 88, Italia st., Keshavarz blvd., School of Advanced Technologies in Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

To contact the Office of International Admissions, please use the following information:

Tel.: (+98 21) 8890 2090-93, Ext.: 169

Email: admission@tums.ac.ir

Address: No. 21, Dameshgh St., Vali-e Asr Ave., Tehran 1416753955, Iran


Apply Now!

In case you are ready to apply, please refer to TUMS Online Application Form below.

Apply Now

Alternatively, you can visit the following pages if you require more information about the university: