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Shahid Beheshti University, Shahid Beheshti University

Address: Tehran Province, Tehran, District 1, Daneshjou Boulevard, 19839 69411, Iran

Description Shahid Beheshti University, Shahid Beheshti University

  • Year of foundation: 1938
  • Location: Tehran, Iran
  • Age of students: from 18 years.
  • Number of students: 19,153
  • Language of instruction: English, Persian
  • Type of study: public university.

Shahid Beheshti University, founded in February 1938, is one of the state universities in Iran, located in the Evin region, northwest of Tehran, on an area of 60 hectares.

The University consists of 57 main buildings, 19 faculties, 10 research institutes, 9 research centers.

The university has 19,153 students: it accepts students, undergraduates, doctoral students for day, evening, online courses. To date, more than 43,334 students have graduated from the university.

11,500 undergraduates, doctoral students study at Shahid Beheshti University, and there are about 900 teachers for 7,500 undergraduate students. The educational institution conducts 375 bachelor's, master's, doctoral programs.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Shahid Beheshti University, Shahid Beheshti University

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Accommodation, housing and food

In 1991-1992, 2 dormitories were built located on the north side of the university, later a dormitory for masters was built. As the process of admission of students developed, self-governing dormitories were organized in the city. As a result of the merger of the University of Water and Energy with Shahid Beheshti University, dormitories for men/women of the Shahid Abbaspur campus have been added to this complex.

A dormitory for married students was built and donated to the university in 2003 in Velegyak district, Daneshju Boulevard, in the north of Shahid Beheshti University. This complex of dormitories with limited capacity, self-government (managed by a charitable foundation). Due to the limited number of living quarters, only doctoral students are accommodated here in shifts for 2 years.

Dormitories are equipped with:

  • Dining room
  • Wireless Internet
  • Classrooms
  • Prayer Hall
  • TV room
  • Sports facilities
  • Gym
  • Sports ground with artificial turf
  • Medical offices
  • Service centers, including grocery store, buffet, laundry, bakery.

Events Shahid Beheshti University, Shahid Beheshti University

The business incubation program accelerates the successful development of entrepreneurial companies through a set of resources, business support services developed or organized by management, offered both in the incubator and through a network of contacts. The goal of the incubator is to create successful firms that will leave financially viable and independent programs. Graduates of the incubator have the potential to create jobs, improve welfare, strengthen the business dynamics of districts, commercialize new technologies, strengthen local and national economies. With the growing willingness of universities to contribute to the economic development of society, a number of major universities in Iran have taken proactive steps to commercialize scientific and technological advances by creating an incubator of technological units.

In January 2004, Shahid Beheshti University founded SBU-TUI with high potential to receive and accommodate units in a wide range of science and technology fields in incubation/pre-incubation units.


  • Shahid Beheshti University, is one of the largest and most prestigious higher education institutions in the country.
  • The university specializes in physics, engineering, has one of the largest medical schools in Iran. Students study a wide range of disciplines – from linguistics to education and medicine. In addition to technical and physical research staff, undergraduates have published extensive research in mathematics, biomedicine, healthcare, and natural sciences.
  • In recent years, several international conferences have been held at the university.
  • Among the outstanding graduates of Shahid Beheshti are Mir Hossein Mousavi (architect, Prime Minister of Iran from 1981 to 1989); Masoumeh Ebtekar (first female vice president in Iranian history, appointed in 2013); Hashem Agajari (famous professor of history, political dissident); Abbas Milani (Professor of Iranian Studies at Stanford University); architect Leyla Aragyan; economist and journalist Saeed Leilaz.

Equipment Shahid Beheshti University, Shahid Beheshti University

Shahid Beheshti University is located on the territory of 3 campuses:

  • Technical, engineering campus of Shahid Abbaspur (58 ha)
  • Ziraba Research Campus (10 ha)
  • Ecbatan University Campus (1.5 hectares).

The Center for Physical Education of the University is one of the divisions of the university. Its goal is to promote the growth and prosperity of the physical, emotional, intellectual, social, spiritual aspects of the lives of students and staff of Shahid Beheshti University. The center holds events in the field of physical education, sports, entertainment.

The Center for Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) of the SBU was founded in 1974 to provide advanced conditions for students and conduct research activities. The computer center has more than 100 computers, each faculty of the campus has created its own computer centers.

The ICT Center provides various services to teachers, staff, students of Shahid Beheshti University.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Each academic year consists of two semesters. The first semester begins on September 5 and the second semester on January 23.

The duration of the bachelor's and master's degrees is 8 and 4 semesters, respectively. The duration of study under the PhD program is a minimum of 6 semesters (3 years), a maximum of 8 semesters.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

Required documents:

  • Copy of passport and personal photo.
  • For applicants to the bachelor's degree - a copy of the diploma confirmation.
  • For applicants to graduate school - copies of the diploma and confirmation of the bachelor's degree.
  • For Ph.D. – copies of confirmations of bachelor's and master's degrees.
  • Official transcripts + translation.
  • Two letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation are optional for undergraduate and graduate programs, but are required for doctoral students.

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