University of Tehran

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University of Tehran
دانشگاه تهران
motto Don't stop studying for a second.
founding 1934
Sponsorship state
place Tehran
country IranIran Iran
president Mahmoud Nili Ahmadabadi
Students 50,448
Networks FUIW , IAU
University of Tehran, Faculty of Fine Arts & Architecture

The University of Tehran ( Persian دانشگاه تهران) is the oldest and most respected university in Tehran . With over 50,000 students and 2,150 academic employees, it is also the largest university in all of Iran .

The University of Tehran was founded in 1934 by order of Reza Shah by merging existing educational institutions as the first university in Iran. The well-known medical faculty goes back to Dar-ol Fonun , which was founded in 1851 . The Faculties of Fine Arts & Architecture , Agricultural Sciences and Law consist of various universities founded by European scientists between 1899 and 1918. The university was continuously expanded in the following years through the establishment of further faculties. 2004, the first master's degree program for entrepreneurs (was here Entrepreneurship ) established in Iran.

Female students were also admitted from the start.


University of Tehran, Faculty of Literature, Philosophy and Education

In 1934 the University of Tehran consisted of six faculties, to which ten more have been added over the past seventy years.

such as

Well-known graduates

The architect Heydar Ghiai, 1977

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Entry by the University of Tehran in WHED
  2. a b University of Tehran: Facts and Figures (as of December 1, 2014). Retrieved June 6, 2016.
  3. ^ List of Members. (pdf) In: Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World, 2017, accessed September 1, 2019 .
  4. ^ List of IAU Members. In: International Association of Universities, accessed July 31, 2019 .

Coordinates: 35 ° 43 '58 "  N , 51 ° 23' 19.9"  E