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About Department of Social Welfare Management         

The Department of Social Welfare Management was established within the University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation sciences (USWR) in 1992. 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 levels (M.Sc. and Ph.D.).


What is Social Welfare Management?

Social Welfare Management is about the quality of life of the entire society and improving the wellbeing of the society and its individuals as members of the society. The academic background of our academic members and our teaching group include Social Policy, Sociology, Economics, Social Medicine, Psychiatry, Public Health, and Law.


The aim of this department is production and development of social welfare knowledge regarding the present and future needs of our society through preparing qualified and effective human resources for management, policy making, and planning in health and social services sectors.

Our vision is to prepare the highest quality social welfare students in the world. And our mission is to introduce students with the latest world knowledge and to perform innovative research. Toward achieving the aforementioned vision and mission, our academic staff work incredibly hard to provide excellent research and dynamic education. Throughout this aim we work in collaboration with other universities at national and international levels.


Based on a fully integrated curriculum that combines self-directed learning opportunities with high quality lectures and tutorials we teach postgraduate and Ph.D. students.


Research is the foundation for teaching and applied practice in social welfare department. Our department has an internationally recognized research programs in different areas such as social policy, social health, social problems, social determinants of health, social services and offers Ph.D. by research (Social Determinants of Health Research Center) in social welfare.


What We Offer

Our department offers postgraduate studies including M.Sc. in social welfare and Ph.D. in health and social welfare. As a social welfare management student, you will develop skills in learning, research and decision making which are necessary parts of working in this field. 


Our People

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



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

Tel: (+98) 21 - 22180048



More Information

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