Higher Education

40 Iranian Universities among 2020 Top World Universities

Based on the recent annual ranking released by Times Higher Education, 40 Iranian universities have been among the world’s top universities for 2020.


Institute for Research and Planning in Higher Education and University of Science, Malaysia signed a research, education and cooperation Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

Impacts of Startups on Higher Education

Today’s universities are more open and eager to adopting new models and fostering stronger affiliations to increase their value and effectiveness.

13 Iranian Universities Among THE Young University Rankings 2019

Times Higher Education (THE) has released the name of 351 best universities under 50 years old, assessing them across teaching, research, international outlook and their work with industry.

Philippe Thiebaud:

Iran, France to Implement Joint Doctoral Scholarship Program

French Ambassador to Iran stated that officials of Iran and France have considered research and academic cooperation as the context of their bilateral relations.

Top Iranian Universities among 2019 THE World University Rankings

Times Higher Education World University Rankings has released 2019 table in different subjects.

Dr. Tehranchi:

Oil Revenue Dependency Spoiling Higher Education like Pests

The president of Islamic Azad University, Dr. Mohammad Mehdi Tehranchi, in an address to Tehran Dental IAU students, described that being only dependent on oil revenue could spoil higher education.

IAU to Celebrate its 37th Founding Anniversary

The IAU Deputy for Student and Cultural Affairs has announced that the university will celebrate its 37th founding anniversary on June 12-13, 2019.

4 Iranian Universities among Asia Top 100 Universities

Times Higher Education (THE) has recently unveiled the league table for Asia’s top universities in 2019.

Call for Entries: 2019 UNESCO Innovation Award Ceremony

An expert of UNESCO Chair on e-Learning and Teaching in Iran has announced that June 21 is the deadline for enthusiasts to submit and send their educational videos to participate in Innovation Award Ceremony.

Germany, South Tehran IAU to Hold Joint Courses

The head of South Tehran IAU has stated that the university in cooperation with universities in Germany will hold joint courses.

Iran Ranks 48th in 2019 Higher Education Ranking

Universitas 21 (U21) has released the latest of eight annual reports in terms of higher education achievements.

Tehran University of Medical Sciences to Run a Branch in Karbala

The Vice-President for International Affairs of Tehran University of Medical Sciences has announced on running a branch in Karbala.

IAU, Syria Sign Academic MoU

Islamic Azad University has signed an academic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Damascus.

Afghanistan Higher Education to Apply IAU Education Experiences

The counselor of Afghanistan Ministry of Education has stated that Afghanistan will apply IAU’s creativity, innovation and new technologies in its higher education system.

IAU to Admit 100 Iranian Elites from Other Countries

Islamic Azad University will admit 100 Iranian elites studying in world top universities, vice-chancellor of IAU Higher Education Affairs announced.

IAU to Launch New Majors in Basic & Engineering Science

IAU deputy of higher education has announced on launching new majors in basic and engineering sciences.

Head of Student Affairs Organization:

Higher Education Spatial Planning, the 1st Step in Qualifying Universities

The head of IAU Student Affairs Organization has stated that higher education spatial planning could develop and promote universities’ activities.

IAU List of Credible Academic Journals Released

The list of IAU credible academic journals have been published in order to qualify releasing valid and effective articles in university rankings at national and international level.

Dr. Mohammad Mehdi Tehranchi:

Payesh Will Turn Into a Discussion In Higher Education

The president of Islamic Azad University has declared that “Payesh” referring to an Effective Unified Research Network, must turn into an effective discussion in higher education.

The IAU President:

Asian Countries Will be Pioneer in Higher Education Till 2020

The president of Islamic Azad University has stated that due to the effective development in science and technology, Asian countries will be pioneer in world higher education in the year 2020.

Hossein Salar Amoli:

IAU Provides High-Quality Education in the Country

Iran’s Deputy Minister of Science for International Affairs, has stated that Islamic Azad University is the best-quality non-profit university of the country that Ministry of Science, Research and Technology must pave its way for internationalization.

Iran Top-Ranked Universities in THE 2019

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019 includes more than 1,250 universities, making it our biggest international league table to date.

Top Iranian Universities in THE 2019

29 Iranian universities are among more than 1,250 top universities worldwide based on the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019.

Dr. Tehranchi:

Joint Agreement on Sci-Tech Cooperation Must be Among Asian Countries

The acting president of Islamic Azad University has stated that Iran, Russia, China and India can create an independent scientific movement to lead the world.

IAU to Run Foreign Student Admissions Office

The acting president of Islamic Azad University has announced on opening Foreign Student Admissions Office in the Directorate of Higher Education.

More Education, Better Cognitive Functioning Later In Life, Study Shows

Based on the research carried out by researchers at UC Berkeley, higher levels of education are tied to later ages of peak cognitive functioning.

Hazhar Zaheri

Dr. Velayati Makes Official Visit to Syrian Minister of Higher Education / In Photos

Dr. Ali Akbar Velayati met and discussed with Dr. Atef Alnaddaf, Syrian Minister for Higher Education, in IAU Central Organization in order to expand medical sciences cooperation.

IAU, Syria to Expand Medical Sciences

The head of Islamic Azad University, board of trustees and directors, Dr. Ali Akbar Velayati has stated that academic majors, especially medical sciences must be jointly expanded with Syria.

6 Iranian Universities Among Times, QS Rankings

Six Iranian universities succeeded in securing positions in world top university rankings in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2018 and Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2019.

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