Conditions of Students Transfer


Article 39: Transfer means changing the place of study of a student from one university to another in the same field and the same degree.


Article 40:  Student transfer with the agreement of the universities of origin and destination is subject to all of the following conditions:

40-1: The continuation of the applicant's education in the university of origin is unimpeded in terms of educational and disciplinary regulations.

40-2: The applicant has spent at least one semester of his / her training course at the university of origin.

40-3: The remaining student courses for the destination university must be at least half of the total courses.

40-4: The average score of the courses taken by the applicant should be at least 12.


Note: The transfer of the place of study of the students who have made a commitment to the special executive organizations is possible by observing the conditions of Article 40 and announcing the consent of the relevant executive organization.


Article 41: Student transfer to any of the universities of Tehran is prohibited except in the following cases:

41-1: If the student's head of the family became martyr, died, or are disabled so that he / she is recognized as the guardian of the family at the discretion of the legal authorities.

41-2: Incurable disease or effective disability of the student, so that at the discretion of the High Medical Council he /she is unable to continue living independently

41-3: Formal and permanent marriage of a female student whose husband works in Tehran, with the approval of the competent authorities


Note 1: Each of the cases mentioned in this article must have taken place after the student has been accepted to the university.

Note 2: It is necessary for official or contract employees of the government to submit an employment order, and if the spouse is self-employed, the certificate of employment and residence in Tehran must be approved by legal authorities or Police.

Note 3: In exceptional cases, if the student's place of study is in Tehran and her husband is also a student in the other cities, if the girl's field of study is not available in the city where the spouse is studying, her husband can be transferred to Tehran.

Note 4: The accuracy of each of the above cases must be confirmed by the destination university.


Article 42: Transfer from daily and nightly courses and from non-attendance universities (Payam-e-Noor) to attendance universities both daily and nightly courses and from non-governmental universities to public universities are prohibited, but the reverse transfer is unrestricted with the agreement of universities of origin and destination and compliance with relevant criteria.


Note 1: The transfer of the children of the faculty members is subject to the relevant rules and regulations.

Note 2: The transfer of Iranian students studying abroad to universities and higher education institutions of Iran is subject to its own rules and regulations.


Article 43: The student applying for transfer must submit his / her written transfer application to the Department of Educational Affairs of the university of origin at least 6 weeks before the beginning of the semester.


Article 44: If the university of origin agrees to transfer the eligible applicant, it is obliged to send its consent to the student's application and transcripts to the university of destination within a maximum of one week, and the university of destination is obliged to send its opinion to the university of origin at least two weeks before registration.

Note: If the transfer is agreed, all student’s records will be sent from the university of origin to the university of destination and the student will be disconnected from the university of origin.


Article 45: In case of transfer, the courses passed by the student whose scores are 12 or higher will be accepted and the acceptance of the courses whose scores are less than 12 and more than 10 is the responsibility of the university of destination. In any case, the non-admission of the transfer student's courses is allowed to the extent that he / she is able to pass the remaining courses during the allowed period of study.


Note: All student’s grades at the university of origin, whether accepted or rejected, and the transfer student's educational background like conditional student are recorded in the student's transcript and are counted in calculating his or her total average.


Article 46: The graduation certificate of the transfer student is issued by the university of destination, in which the number of courses passed by the student and the total number of courses obtained in the universities of origin and destination are stated, stating their average grades and student academic records.


Article 47: Student transfer is allowed only once during each degree.


47-1: Student transfer applications are reviewed as before at the end of each semester by the University Transfer Council. In this regard, applications for transfer, guest student and change of student field should be done in coordination between universities of origin and destination. Refrain from referring and guiding students to the relevant ministry and provide accurate information to students.

47-2: Regarding the requests for transferring students from the provinces to Tehran, the conditions of the regulations must be observed and the transfer form of eligible students must be delivered. In addition, the commission for special cases of transfer of the relevant ministry will not be formed since the summer of 2011, and the duties of the mentioned commission will be assigned to all medical universities located in Tehran (Tehran, Shahid Beheshti, Army, Baqiyatallah, Shahed, Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences). The transfer requests are not processed in the relevant ministry and the medical universities of Iran are allowed to direct eligible students to the mentioned universities.

47-3: Transfer and displacement of native volunteers of Tehran province who choose their special code in neighboring provinces is prohibited.

47-4: According to the letter 232810/15 / A dated 2008/20/09 of the High Council for Planning of Medical Sciences, the transfer and guest student of students from international departments to universities of medical sciences and vice versa is prohibited. This group of students can pursue the application from one international department to another international department with the consent of the universities of origin and destination.

47-5: The transfer and guest student of the students of the universities that are implementing the revision and reforming plan of the medical education program is subject to the criteria that have been approved in the revised regulations in the forty-second session of the High Planning Council dated 2010/30/05.

47-6: Students of universities that do not conduct the revised general medical education program are not allowed to attend the universities that run the mentioned program, and vice versa if it disrupts or delays the student's education, and the universities must provide the necessary information in this regard. Therefore, if a student becomes a university guest without observing the mentioned program, which causes problems in his / her academic process, the Department of Educational Affairs and the student are responsible for this problem.

47-7: Students of non-governmental universities can be guest in internships by obtaining the relevant contract in state universities.

47-8: According to the approval of the forty-fifth session of the High Council of Planning of Medical Sciences, dated 2011/26/02, it was decided that if undergraduate students re-participate in the national examination by observing the conditions and if they pass the national examination, they are allowed to continue their studies in general doctoral courses of medicine, dentistry and pharmacy.

47-9: the undergraduate students must pass the plan of human resources.

47-10: Not having any commitment to serve the executive organizations and not having the commitments of the native quota or the quota of deprived areas.

47-11: If the candidate has received free education at the undergraduate degree, if he / she is accepted in the general doctoral courses of medicine, dentistry and pharmacy, he / she is required to pay the tuition fee in accordance with the relevant criteria.


Note: According to the approval of the sixty-fourth session of the High Council of Medical Science Planning dated 2011/29/05, those admitted to the general doctoral courses of medicine, dentistry and pharmacy in the international departments of medical universities, even if they did not have free education in the bachelor's degree, are required to pay tuition at the general doctoral degree.