About Medilam



Ilam University of Medical Sciences (IUMS) was founded in 1986. IUMS is the official medical university of the Ilam province which associated with the Iranian Ministry of Health, Treatment, and Medical Education.  IUMS provides healthcare and treatment services to the community. IUMS with seven vice-chancellors, five faculties, 11 hospitals, and 63 healthcare centers tries to accomplish its research, education, and healthcare missions.

This university welcomes qualified students and researchers to educate and investigate in a wide range of medical fields including medicine, pharmacology, allied medical sciences, dentistry, health sciences, nursing, and midwifery.

The education schedule is semester-based. The fall semester begins in September and ends in January while the spring semester begins in February and ends in June.




IUMS strives to be an innovative university of global standing.




IUMS strives to achieve academic excellence and international recognition through its attention to learning and teaching, research and publications, social services and balance in knowledge specialization. The university also prioritizes the personal growth of its students, resulting in greater innovation and productivity for the benefit of society and the nation as a whole.




  • To realize its mission, IUMS strives to achieve nine objectives:
  • To set standards of academic excellence in various chosen disciplines, such as science, technology, engineering, business, economics, politics and the social sciences, and to receive international recognition for these achievements.
  • To explore and apply the disciplines effectively in order to enhance social and national development.
  • To uphold academic autonomy and to maintain intellectual excellence in the university community.
  • To produce specialized and yet balanced, assertive, open-minded, God-fearing and patriotic graduates.
  • To organize teaching and research programs of the highest quality and relevance for the benefit of society and the nation
  • To enhance ties between universities, industries, professional bodies, social organizations and the government.
  • To nurture universal humanistic values and open-mindedness coupled with a sense of service and dedication among academics, scholars, officials and auxiliary staff at the university to ensure optimum productivity.
  • To contribute towards the dynamic socio-economic development of the nation.
  • To foster pride and prestige in the university as a premier progressive institution.