Shiraz University

3.9 out of 5 (117 ratings / 102 reviews) Shiraz, Iran
Shiraz University, with a history of more than half a century, is one of the largest and most important universities in the country, which is also the research hub of the country.

Master's Programmes

About

History

Shiraz University was founded in 1325 (1907) with the establishment of the School of Health, the purpose of which was to train specialists in medical sciences during a 4-year course.

Education

The university offers 80 bachelor's degrees, 183 master's degrees, 102 specialized doctoral programs and one professional doctoral program. As a comprehensive university, Shiraz University is responsible for training efficient faculty members for research and higher education centers in the country. Shiraz University now has 16 faculties and a higher education center, and several faculties will be set up in the near future

Research

  • Nanotechnology Research Institute
  • Social Science Research Institute
  • Offshore Oil and Gas industries research centers
  • Social Science Research Institute
  • Biotechnology Research Institute
  • Astronomy, Astrophysics, and Astronomical Instrument technology

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2021
701
2020
701 200
2019
901
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2022
751 50
2021
801
2020
801
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2022
801
2021
801
2020
801
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2022
-
2021
874 -24
2020
850
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Housing services

  • Girls Dormitory
  • Boys Dormitory

Library services

The Central Library and Documentation Center, a prosperous site in Shiraz University is one of the largest libraries in Iran which is made by considerable efforts during several years. The substructure of Central Library and the Documentation Center is about 11,000 square meters which is designed in four floors.

Medical services

The Counseling and Psychotherapy Center of Shiraz University uses the capabilities of the faculty members of the Faculty of Educational Sciences and Psychology and other experienced specialists in the following fields: Counseling and psychotherapy services, Treatment of Depressive, Anxiety, Personality Disorder, Sleep Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Sexual Problems, Drug Abuse and more.

Student Life

Campus life

Shiraz University International Campus started operating in February 2004. At first, this unit was set up with only 3 classes and 7 professors, and during 10 years, the total number of students has reached about 1700 people. This unit accepts students for the academic year of 1995 in 76 major

Sports facilities

The Department of Championship and Public Sports, the dormitory for boys of the Department of Physical Education of Shiraz University, plans and implements championship and public sports programs with the aim of healthy recreation for male students.

Student clubs

The student organization organizes various socio-political and cultural activities such as: socio-political lectures, debates, open-minded chairs and… for different tastes among students and academics. Elections of the Central Council of Organizations are held every year and interested students can join these student organizations. The student organizations of Shiraz University are as follows:

  • Islamic Students Association
  • Association of Student Culture and Politics
  • Student Accord and Development Association
  • Student mobilization
  • Islamic Society of Students
  • Arman Student Assembly
  • Muslim Girls Association
  • Student Martyrs Memorial Assembly
  • Ahl al-Bayt (PBUH)

Student Reviews

Review on shiraz university
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The professors were great but the lack of facilities was noticeable

i realy want to study abroad
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

TA for bioanformatics

I'm not doing this for shining,its for others
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

it's a very good university in Iran and the city of shiraz is even better.I only hope I had more guidance here to find my way in studying and finding new things to make people life better

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