Payame Noor University

3.5 out of 5 (101 ratings / 87 reviews) Tehran, Iran
PNU was established in 1988 as a unique ODL institution in the country after having integrated the University of Abureihane Birouni and Iran Free University. The degrees it awards are all recognized and have the same status as those of other state universities. PNU took its first intake in five degree programs at 28 study centers.

Master's Programmes



PNU educational system is focused on student, content as well as coordinated and unified exams administered throughout the country. Based on the specified resources for each course at each study field and following students self-instruction and group tutorials by teachers via educational media, students sit in coordinated exams at all PNU study centers.

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Student Reviews

İ don't let you down , trust and make me study medical
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

It's a good uni but I go uni then only for running from a soldiership and now I want follow my dream and study human medical.

a brilliant student needs your help to shine!
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

I don't like my Uni 'cause we don't have good teachers and they don't really care about our education! bad accent and bad teaching is killing my love for English Literature in this university.

My Time at Payam Nur
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I had a beneficial time in Payam Nur university with experienced tutors.


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