University at a Glance
Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences (SSU) was founded in 1983 as the first university established after the 1979 Islamic Revolution by 45 medical students. The department was then converted into a University of Medical Sciences by the Ministry of Health and Medical Education in 1994. To date, 18619 health professionals have been graduated from SSU in all branches of health care, including health,
medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, midwifery, and paramedical sciences.
The University offers 95 bachelor's, masters', doctoral degrees, professional doctorates, and specialties and administers 12 hospitals and more than 90 clinics throughout Yazd province. SSU is committed to providing excellent health services and facilitating health and medical research activities.


Established: 1983

Faculty Members: 372 

Current Students: 5610

Number of Degree Programs: 95


Professional Programs
3 Professional doctorates: Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmacy

2 Associate Degree Programs

20 Bachelor's Degree Programs

Postgraduate Programs
26 Master's Degree

18 Medical Specialties

10 Dental Specialties

2 Fellowships

8 Ph.D. by Course

8 Ph.D. by Research



Schools and Institutes

10 Schools

16 Research Centers

12 Hospitals

13 Libraries

56 Laboratories

University Language Center


Copyright © 2018 by Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran. All rights reserved. The use of this content, for non-commercial purposes, is permitted ONLY if the source and date accessed is properly attributed.

We use cookies to improve our website. Cookies used for the essential operation of this site have already been set. For more information visit our Cookie policy. I accept cookies from this site.Agree