Universities of Iran: Education in Iran
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Some of the universities of Iran providing top-quality education in different fields are listed below:
University of Tehran
The University of Tehran also known as Tehran University or in short UT is an educational institution located in the city of Tehran, Iran. It is the oldest modern university in Iran and is one of the prestigious universities in the Middle East. The university is popular as “The Mother University of Iran” due to its socio-cultural, political, and historical pedigree, teaching, and research profile. One of the best universities in the world, UT offers 111 bachelor, 156 Ph.D., and 177 master’s degree programs.
Sharif University of Technology
The Sharif University of Technology also known by its nickname SUT is an educational university in Iran. It is known to be Iran’s leading institution for physical science and engineering disciplines. The courses offered in the international and national campus of the university are masters, Ph.D. and bachelor’s degrees in engineering courses and masters in management.
Shiraz University is a public university located in Shiraz, Farz Province, Iran. It was formerly known as Pahlavi University. The university stands among the top three research-oriented colleges in Iran. It was established in 1946. The university provides about 150 Ph.D., 300 masters, 200 bachelor’s, and one professional degree program. With about 700 academic staff, this university in Iran is known to have a good athletics background too.
Shahid Beheshti University
Shahid Beheshti University is a university in Iran, founded in 1959 and was formerly known as National University of Iran. It is considered one of the best universities in Iran. It offers Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Ph.D. level programs. The faculties providing education in different disciplines are the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Computer Engineering and Science, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Energy, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Architecture & Urban Engineering, Faculty of Business & Management, Faculty of Energy Sciences & Modern Technologies, Faculty of Economics & Political Sciences, Faculty of Earth Sciences, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Mathematical Sciences, Faculty of Literature & Human Sciences, Faculty of Physical Education & Sport Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Education and Faculty of Civil &Water & Environmental Engineering.
Islamic Azad University, Shahr-e-Qods Branch
Established in 1998, Islamic Azad University, Shahr-e-Qods Branch is a non-profit university in Iran. It is one of the branches of Islamic Azad University. Having over 35,000 students, the branch has a research facility, 2 research centers, and 4 faculties providing education in about 300 disciplines at the doctorate, graduate, and undergraduate levels. The four faculties providing education are the Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Basic Sciences, and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
Mashhad University of Medical Sciences or also known by the nickname MUMS is a medical university in Iran. It was originally established in the year 1949 with another university named Ferdowsi University of Mashad. Later, in the year 1986, it got separated by national legislation. It is considered the top university in the department of medicine in Iran and among the best universities in the Middle East. MUMS consists of eight faculties, 32 hospitals, 147 urban and 179 rural health care centers. School of Pharmacy, School of Health, School of Medicine, School of Nursery and Midwifery, School of Paramedical, School of Dentistry, and School of Traditional Medicine are some of the schools and faculties of the University.
University of Tabriz
The University of Tabriz located in Tabriz, Iran is a public university. It stands among the top 5 high-ranked universities in Iran. It is also among the 10 most selective and 2nd oldest university in Iran. With having the 2nd largest campus area in Iran, it is also Caucasus University Association’s member. The 22 departments of the university provide education in graduate and undergraduate programs. The faculties are Ahar Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of Biology, Faculty of Chemistry, Faculty of Geography & Planning, Faculty of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, Faculty of Education & Psychology, Faculty of Engineering – Emerging Technologies, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Faculty of Economics, Management & Business, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Persian & Foreign Languages, Faculty of Mathematical Sciences, Faculty of Physics, Faculty of Law & Social Sciences, Faculty of Physical Education & Sports Science and Faculty of Natural Sciences.
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
The Ferdowsi University of Mashhad also known by the nickname FUM is a public university located in Mashhad, Iran. Named after the National epic poet of Iran, Ferdowsiz the university was established in 1949. It is the 3rd oldest university in Iran. It provides 180 Ph.D., bachelor’s, and master’s programs. School of Letters and Humanities, School of Theology, School of Economics and Business Administration, School of Sciences, School of Agriculture, School of Mathematical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, School of Education and Psychology, Faculty of Architecture, Urbanism and Islamic Art, Faculty of Engineering, Research Institute of Biotechnology and Sun & Air Research Institute are some of the schools and faculties of the university.
Iran University of Medical Sciences
Iran University of Medical Sciences is an educational institution in Iran. It was established in 1974 as the Imperial Medical Sciences but later came out to be the top universities in Medical Sciences. It is also among the best universities in the Middle East and has about 7 campuses, 11 Schools, and 50 Research Centers and Institutes. Also known as IUMS, the university is best known to provide medical services to people of Tehran and other Provinces. The university provides education in Nursing and Midwifery disciplines.
University of Applied Science and Technology
The University of Applied Science and Technology also known by the nickname UAST is a public university in Iran. Established in 1992, this university aims to increase the skills of employed people in different sectors of economics and higher education graduates who lack skills. The idea of this university is similar to ‘Community College’ in the United States. UAST has about 1500 education centers in the country. It offers degrees in about 100 programs at the bachelor’s, masters, and associate degree levels.