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Department of Nursing

The Department of Nursing is located within the University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences (USWR) in 1993. The department is located in USWR in the northern part of Tehran, Iran.

The department is active in teaching theoretical and clinical subjects and also intensely research-active. Therefore, the academics and students are engaged in a variety of research activities.

While many students graduated, numerous students are currently studying in our department.  In this world class department all staff is committed to exemplary professional behavior, collaboration and support.

The department welcomes national and also international students at postgraduate level.

What is Nursing?

Nursing is a branch of medical sciences and is an independent discipline. Nursing graduates are members of health care industry and are able to perform professional roles such as education, coordination, protection, support, care and cure.

Nurses play significant roles in hospitals and clinics both in private and public sectors. They make up the biggest health care occupation in Iran. Nursing job duties include communicating between patients and doctors, caring for patients, administering medications and supervising nurses' aides.


Our vision is to train the highest quality nursing students. Our mission is introducing students with an updated knowledge of nursing and to perform innovative research. Toward achieving the aforementioned vision and mission, our faculty members work incredibly hard to provide excellent research and dynamic education. Throughout this aim we work in collaboration with other universities at national and international level.



We offer Master of Science in nursing, Rehabilitation nursing, gerontology and Ph.D in nursing. Our department Participates in scientific societies by presenting scientific and research articles for scientific improvement of nursing profession.



Research is the foundation for teaching and clinical practice in nursing department.  Our department has an internationally recognized research program in different areas and it will continue this approach.

Services We Offer/ Clinics

As one of the oldest educational departments in the country with world class academics and professional clinical fields, nursing department provides a wide range of clinical and theoretical knowledge to make graduates ready to work in metropolitan and rural areas as allied health care professionals. Students also develop skills in learning, problem solving and decision making which are necessary parts of working as a competent nurse.

Our nationally and internationally recognized faculty members provide you with the highest quality of work experience in different associated centers. These centers include:

Razi Hospital

Rofeideh Rehabilitation Hospital

Other hospitals in Tehran

Our People

A number of academics and administrative staff are the cornerstone our departmental operations. They provide support for students and the program.


Department of Nursing, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Koodakyar End Close, Student Blvd., Post Code: 1985713834, Evin, Tehran, Iran

Tel: (+98) 21 – 22180036

More Information

More information about our programs, staff and services can be found at the following link: http://rehabnursing.uswr.ac.ir/