Vice Chancellor for Education
In order to train required human resources and attract competent faculty members, the Vice Chancellor for Education is responsible for organizing and directing educational affairs of the university at the undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate, fellowship, and sub-specialty levels. It is also responsible for academic policymaking, coordinating activities, provision of support for academic activities, supervision over proper enforcement of the assigned responsibilities of the associated institutions, as well as planning to promote educational quality. The commissioned duties are enforced through the following subordinates Directorates:
- Directorates for Educational Affairs, which renders educational/ administrative services to students
- Educational Development Center, which handles planning the university's educational programs and tries to promote the quality of education through developmental projects, faculty development initiative, as well as evaluation of faculty and delivered courses
- Reviewing the programs and educational regulations in order to facilitate training processes and delegate more authority to schools and educational departments and promote a health-oriented approach and expand responsive education
-Continuous Medical Education Office, which plans and coordinates CME activities and evaluates them
- Auditing the education regulations and representing suggestion to the Educational Council, as well as planning a committee to review and develop them
- Expanding the in quality and quantity of education programs in order to maintain the top university ranking of the country and enhancing the position of the University in the international arena
- Planning in order to provide the allocation and facility to have scientific-educational interaction between the University and Seminary, and to provide a suitable basis to achieve the Science of Religious and Islamic Humanities
- Development of joint training courses with international centers based on priority and the international community,
- Reviewing and commenting on the establishment of new courses and approved education departments, as well as required or appropriate postgraduate courses
- Notifying all approvals, legislation, and regulations approved from administration to related units and monitoring their implementation
- Organizing and monitoring the implementation of policy, regulations, education and postgraduate processes based on legislation, regulation and relevant administrative procedures in accordance with developing postgraduate approach
- Monitoring and evaluating educational performances of students, faculty members and administrators and report the results to the University Chancellor, and faculty members
- Strengthening the capabilities of faculty members by designing and implementing a comprehensive education system
- Short-term and medium-term training courses for staff empowerment.
All the above-mentioned responsibilities are aligned with IUMS long term plans and are accomplished in collaboration with associated departments, schools, and institutions.
Educational Development Centre (EDC)
The Educational Development Centre (EDC) not only aims to promote the teaching quality of both theoretical and applied sciences, but it is also concerned with specialized competencies and qualifications of staff and course content. Naturally, the advent and development of the teaching - learning processes are primarily geared toward the educational needs of the target community rather than technological advancements or institutional policies. The EDC has different units includes Evaluation, Educational Programming, Research in Education, Media and Publications, Faculty Growth and Development, Responsive Education, Leadership and Governance.