The Zahedan University of Medical Sciences and Health Services (ZAUMS) founded in 1986 in Zahedan city. Since then, this university, due to the specialized capabilities and the Islamic Republic's attention to development in the border areas, has had speedy growth in the process of development and prosperity.
The university can be characterized as a young, dynamic university with international orientation. One of the strategic plans of the university is the participation in international programs. The aim of the joint venture with foreign partners is to reach compatibility of the structure and forms of study with similar faculties abroad and implementing joint projects.
Different specialties and professional departments such as: Ophthalmology, Heart and Vascular Surgery, Cardiology, Kidney Transplant, Dentistry, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics and also prenatal (before birth) Thalassemia testing laboratory, represent the most important scientific and technical capabilities of ZAUMS.
ZAUMS offers 58 study disciplines in 6 faculties and its 347 faculty members provide educational services to more than 4100 students.