The Laparoscopy Training Center of Tehran University of Medical Science is a dedicated center for training and research in minimally invasive surgeries established in 2000. The center spans 900 sq meters of scientific workshops, five bed operation room , basic and advanced laparoscopy lab, conference room, projector room, advanced training equipment. This place juxtaposes Mirza Kochak Khan women specialty  hospital.

QUICK FACTS ABOUT T.U.M.S. · is the oldest and the most outstanding medical center in the I.R. of IRAN;· is one of the country’s top research universities, receiving an annual grant of over 300 billion Rials from the government; · accepts applications from only the most qualified Iranian high school graduates who have already passed the National Entrance Exam and very top students from abroad; · has more students in medical based courses than any other higher education institution in Iran; · has the largest Medical, Dental, Pharmacy, Rehabilitation, Allied Medical Sciences, Public Health, Nursing and Midwifery schools in Iran; · has 1300 academics in eight schools and research centers;· has over 13.000 students (40% of which are women); · trains more than 2.000 specialists in over 80 postgraduate programs including M.S., Ph.D., Fellowship and Residency;· attracts a large number of people of all ages to evening courses; · has 12 research centers: Science and Technology in Medicine, Rheumatology, Auditory, Digestive Disease, Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Trauma, Hematology and Oncology, Cardiovascular Diseases, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Reproductive Health,Urology, Immunology, Asthma and Allergy;· has 11 Educational and Health Research Centers in 10 provinces; · provides excellent opportunities for research (preventive medicine and treatment) in many exceptional illnesses to be found in Iran;· has 15 teaching hospitals with 4400 beds: Imam, Sina, Shariati, Vali-e-asr, AmirAlam, Ziaeian and Baharloo are general and referral hospitals,Tebi-Koodakan and Bahrami hospitals are pediatric centers, Farabi hospital is a special center for ophthalmology, Razi hospital is devoted to dermatology, Roozbeh hospital is a center for psychiatry, Arash and Mirza are special hospitals for gynecology, obstetrics and infertility, and Meraj Institute is the referral point for cancer diseases; · has more than 40 libraries in the Schools, Research Centers, and Hospitals with the Central Library located in the School of Medicine;· has excellent sport facilities for academics and students;· These factors, along with the abilities and drive of its specialists, have made T.U.M.S. an important center of high repute in the Middle East and Central Asia.

ACADEMIC OVERVIEW · One of the first things you will want to know is whether the University offers courses in the subject or subjects which interest you. T.U.M.S. is a very large university. One of the many advantages of its size is that it can offer a very wide range of courses. · Admission to T.U.M.S. is granted without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, handicap, or national origin. · T.U.M.S. admits by field of study and degree, and when you apply, you must indicate an interest in the school and degree. The schools are in fact, administrative groupings of departments. · There are eight schools that offer specialized undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. · A B.S. Course is offered in 4 years, an M.S. Course in 2 years, an M.D. course in 7 years, D.D.S. and Pharm.D. courses in 6 years, a Ph.D. course in 4 years. Residency and Fellowship programs are offered with different length of time( 2-6 years). · Studying at T.U.M.S. is based on a semester schedule. The fall semester begins in September and ends approximately in the middle of February. The spring semester begins in February and ends at the end of June.