Shahid Beheshti University


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Shahid Beheshti University History

Shahid Beheshti University is a public university located in Iran. It was established in the year 1959 by Ali Sheikholislam, the first national university in Iran. The University is one of the oldest and prestigious universities in Iran.

Shahid Beheshti University Programs, Courses, and Schools

Shahid Beheshti University, offers 69 bachelor’s programs, 208 master’s programs, 136 Ph.D. programs, and research programs. The University has 19 faculties and 11 research institute are there in a different department. The University has more than 1,700 academic staff including 7507 undergraduate students and 9560 postgraduate students.

Shahid Beheshti University Campuses

Shahid Beheshti University has four campuses. The main campus is Central Campus located in Evin. It also extended into Velenjak in Northwestern Tehran, Iran. The second campus is Abbaspour College of Engineering and Technology is located in East Vafadar Blvd, Tehranpars, and Tehran. The third campus is Zirab campus and the fourth campus is Ekbatan campus.

Shahid Beheshti University Achievements

Shahid Beheshti University, Prof. Abdolmajid Mahdavi Damghani was awarded by “Book of the Year Award” for his books Sustainable Production of Agricultural Products.

The University research institutes are also working actively at Shahid Beheshti University: Quran Miracle, Laser and Plasma, Medicinal Plants and Drugs, Family, Environmental Sciences, Cyberspace, Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Fundamental Research of Science and Technology, Regional Studies, Science and Technology Studies, Electrical Networks, and Medical Sciences and Technology.

Shahid Beheshti University USP

ShahidBeheshti University, latest rankings of universities in the world and based on the ranking systems of Kakarry, Simonds and World University Ranking, Shahid Beheshti University has been ranked fifth for two consecutive years 2017 and 2018. The University ranked 693 in World University Ranking, 428 in Teaching Ranking and 769 in Research Ranking. The University ranked 10th in Country Ranking. The University also provides scholarship for the students.

Shahid Beheshti University Notable Alumni

Mir-Hossein Mousavi (Former Prime Minister of Iran), Mohsen Sazegara (Iranian journalist), Nasrin Sotoudeh (Human rights lawyer), Abdolali Bazargan (Iranian Politician), Shahindokht Molaverdi (Iranian jurist).

Shahid Beheshti University Application Requirements


Shahid Beheshti University Cost of studies


Undergraduate: IRR 479,317,870

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Shahid Beheshti University Deadlines

Bachelors: First semester- July 31, Second Semester -November 30.

Masters: First semester -July 31, Second Semester -November 30.

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.

Shahid Beheshti University Rankings


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801 -1000
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GTU Rank


11 -13


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201 -250
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Tehran Province, Tehran, District 1, Daneshjou Boulevard, 1983969411, Iran,Iran

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