Medical Immunology

SchoolSchool of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Medical Immunology
DegreeM.Sc. (Master of Science).

Program Description: 

MSc. graduates will be able to provide services to the community in different fields such as medical diagnosis, evaluations related to organ transplantation, blood transfusion, cancer, allergy, autoimmune diseases, vaccine design and stem cell based immunotherapy.

Field of Immunology is a branch of medical sciences. In this science, the mechanisms of physiologic hemostasis, immune surveillance and the host defense against infectious agents are studied. In addition, molecular mechanisms underlying immune responses and disease onset are broadly discussed. 

Future prospect of the field by the next 10 years would be the improvement of educational standards, research products and providing diagnostic and health care services concerning medical immunology. The main mission of the course is training committed, knowledgeable and skilled graduates in the field of medical Immunology.



     Specific Competencies and Skills

         At the end of the program learners will be competent in the following skills:

  • Performing experiments
  • Working in professional environments
  • Having skills in handling animals 
  • Making a healthy and safe environment in both physical and psychological aspects
  • Using specialized equipment
  • Calibrating common measurements and equipment 
  • Having ability in quality control


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 Bachelor’s degree (B.Sc.) in Medical Immunology 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.


2.5 years 

Total Course Credits:

  • Compensatory: 1
  • Core: 21
  • Non-core (Electives): 1
  • Thesis: 7

Program Curriculum

For more information, please download the Program Curriculum of Medical Immunology 

Contact Information:

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

Contact Person: : Dr. Ehsan Sharif-Paghaleh

Tel.:  ( 9821) 64053 235

Email  :


Address: Department of Immunology and Biology, TUMS School of Medicine, Poursina Road, Tehran, And PO BOX: 1417613151, Iran

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

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


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

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