Traditional Pharmacy

SchoolSchool of Pharmacy
DepartmentDepartment of Traditional Pharmacy

Program Description:

Traditional Pharmacy is a research based field planned for reviving traditional prescriptions as well as providing evidence for these treatments. Traditional pharmacy PhD students gain experience in quality control of herbal materials and formulations as well as preparing formulations of natural products, based on medical and pharmaceutical manuscripts in Iranian Traditional Medicine. The graduates will be able to revive old prescriptions, expand the knowledge about traditional natural treatments, formulate and- if necessary- modify prescriptions for higher efficacy and stability.



The main aim of the PhD program in Traditional Pharmacy is to educate competent knowledgeable pharmacists who are qualified to put the traditional treatments into practice in forms of modern dosage forms.


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:  Degree in PharmD or MSc in pharmacy  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.

Contact Information:

In case of any inquiries, please contact the Department of Clinical Pharmacy through the following:

Contact Person: Dr. Hamidreza Adhami

Address: 16 Azar St., Enghelab Ave., Tehran, Iran 

Postal Code: 14177
+ 982164121280
Fax: +982166980482


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

Tel.: (+98 21) 8890 2090-93, Ext.: 168


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

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