Shiraz University History
Shiraz University was established in the year 1946. It is a public university which is situated in Shiraz in Iran. It was started as the Pahlavi University formed after the merger of various institutes and departments. University of Pennsylvania helped the Iranian Government in upgrading the university.
Shiraz University Programs, Courses and Schools
Shiraz University is organised into academic schools and faculties, each dedicated to different disciplines of education. Students can opt for bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs. It also offers other courses like language training, professional course, e-learning and research.
Faculties of the university hold master’s and doctoral degrees in their area of study. It has international campus and research institutes. It is known for its high-end research and innovation.
Shiraz University Campuses
Shiraz University has got an urban campus with huge and eco-friendly infrastructure. Campus security is kept at priority along with the facilities like gardens, cafeteria, athletic courts, fields, fitness centre, healthcare centre, student service centre, academic buildings, auditorium and recreational area. Students can be the part of student and scientific organisations. Student media includes newsletter.
University has got central library along with each departmental libraries. It is loaded with books, archives, journals, publications, research guides and periodicals. Databases, electronic resources, lecture rooms, computer systems are available and seminars and workshops are organised in the library.
Shiraz University Achievements and USP
Shiraz University comes among the top 3 universities of Iran. It has been ranked among top 70 non-medical and non-technical universities of Iran. The Times Higher Education has ranked its computer studies among the top 3 universities of Iran. It is the best comprehensive university in Iran. It is also considered to be toughest university in academics in Iran.
Scholarships and grants are provided to the students. Students have to apply for these and meet the set criteria by the university to achieve these.
Shiraz University Notable Alumni
Mohammad Rasoulof (Filmmaker), Davood Mehrabani (Researcher), Mohsen Kadivar (Philosopher), Parisa Moghtadi (Actor), Mehdi Zeinoddin (Major General), Emad Afroogh (Sociologist), Maryam Keshavarz (Filmmaker).
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