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Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

History

The first proposal for launching the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad was announced concurrently with the establishment of Tehran University in 1934. However, the first step was converting the Higher Institute of Public Health to a Medical Faculty in 1949. Finally in 1956 after the foundation of the facultys of Literature and Theology, the complex was named "Mashhad University".

Education

Schools and departments are the major bodies responsible for carrying out activities that would lead to achieving goals of the higher education system and to fulfill the needs of the society by educating specialists in different fields of study. There are 13 schools and a vast range of research and administrative centers at the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad. You can find the schools of FUM alphabetically below. If you need to have access to departments you can use the left side column.

Research

The Ferdowsi University of Mashhad has many research centers, centers of excellence and institutes. They are working under the supervision of the Vice-President for Research and Technology.

  • Aviation Technology Research Institute
  • Cognitive Science Research Center
  • Earthquake Research Center (EQRC)
  • Environmental Chemistry Research Center
  • Groundwater Research Center (GRC)
  • Institute of Applied Zoology
  • Management Research Center
  • Institute for Islamic Studies in Humanities (IISH)
  • Research Center for Ore Deposit of Eastern Iran (CODEI)
  • Research Center for Social and Cultural Issues of Central Asia
  • Research Center for Social Studies

Master's Programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (1)

Ferdowsi University of Mashhad Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships related to Ferdowsi University of Mashhad. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

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1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
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Education Future
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Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
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ACES Education Fund
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1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
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ServiceScape
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Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
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U.S. government
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Grant
1600 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Mozida African Master Scholarship
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Mozida Foundation
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Various benefits
Deadline
24 May 2024
Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships
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ACU (The Association of Commonweath Universities)
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3000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Moving Mates Scholarship
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Moving Mates
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Various benefits
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Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
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25000 USD
Deadline
14 Jun 2024
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
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Ayn Rand Institute
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Grant
5000 CAD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
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Pinsky Law
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Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
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World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
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Anonymous Hope Fund
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Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
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Social Shifters
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Grant
8000 EUR
Deadline
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Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships
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European Commission
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Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
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ACES: The Society for Editing
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Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
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Anonymous Hope Fund
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Anonymous Hope Fund
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3000 USD
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AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
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2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
The MyUS Community Scholarship
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MyUS
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Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Dermadry Hyperhidrosis Scholarship
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Dermadry
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Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education Future
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1600 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Mozida African Master Scholarship
Merit-based

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Mozida Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
24 May 2024
Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACU (The Association of Commonweath Universities)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Moving Mates Scholarship
Need-based

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Moving Mates
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
25000 USD
Deadline
14 Jun 2024
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Merit-based Need-based

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Ayn Rand Institute
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 CAD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
Merit-based

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Pinsky Law
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
Merit-based Need-based

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Social Shifters
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
8000 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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European Commission
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
Merit-based

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ACES: The Society for Editing
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Anonymous Hope Fund
Merit-based Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
The MyUS Community Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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MyUS
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Dermadry Hyperhidrosis Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Dermadry
Location not available

For a complete overview of scholarships for Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, visit our scholarship search.

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2024
801 200
2023
1001
2022
1001
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Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2023
901
2022
901
2021
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
2024
1001
2023
-
2022
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QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2024
-
2023
1046 -39
2022
1007
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.

Student services

The office for International Students at the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad was established in 2014 to help those who are interested in studying at the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad. Based on different cultural activities, a general aim of this office is to provide a friendly environment for international students and to strengthen the communication between different cultures. With their innovation, creativity, motivation, and enthusiasm, non-Iranian students can assist the university to expand such cultural activities.

Housing services

  • Dormitory facilities on each floor: bathrooms, kitchen (equipped with a dishwashing sink, dishwashing liquid, a dishwashing scotch, a dish holder, a stove, a fridge, etc.), phones, and a water dispenser.
  • Dormitory rooms' facilities: beds, desks, and chairs, a rug, a carpet, a fridge, a wardrobe, a curtain, a shoe rack, coat hangers, a mirror, air conditioning equipment (including a heater and air conditioner), a rubbish bin, a light bulb, fluorescent lamps.
  • Outside dormitory equipment: park, exercise equipment, chess tables, table and chairs, telephone booths, shops, guard (in charge of students’ safety, security, maintaining order in dormitories, controlling entry and exit hours, etc).

Library services

The faculty libraries are specialized libraries. These libraries which are associated with the facultys collect, organize and make information resources accessible based on the information needs of students and faculty members.

  • Library of the Education and Psychology
  • Library of Dr. Ali Shariati Letters and Humanities
  • The Library of Morteza Motahhari Theology and Islamic Studies

ICT services

There is a high-speed Internet access at Ferdowsi's Campus. Wireless system is accessible at the international campus with two usernames. For this type of connection, there is no need for initial configurations.

Medical services

This center is on the university campus and is located beside the Student Affairs Administration building. It includes the following units: medical, dental, environmental health, nursing, trusted doctors, drugstore, and ER.

Sports facilities

  • Imam Ali Sport Complex
  • Kowsar Sport Complex (female students only)
  • Imam Reza sports hall
  • Takhti Wrestling Hall
  • 22 Bahman Sport Complex
  • Pardis Water Complex
  • Faculty of Educational Sciences Sport Complex- Tennis court
  • Faculty of Engineering Sport Complex
  • Sport spaces at dormitories
  • Outdoor sport complexes 
  • Multi-purpose Court at the Faculty of Humanities

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2023

GSSA 2023

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Student Reviews

Excellence in Education and Recreation
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Ferdowsi University of Mashhad is one of the most prestigious universities in Iran, located in the city of Mashhad. The university is recognized for offering diverse academic programs at various levels of study and provides numerous educational and research facilities. Mechanical engineering is offered at the Faculty of Engineering, which is among the top-ranked and best...

Ferdowsi University of Mashhad (Bachelor)
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I studied Materials Engineering and Metallurgy at Ferdowsi University of Mashhad and graduated with a 3.2 GPA, receiving the top rank and the honor of being selected as a brilliant talent of the university. During my studies, I focused my thesis on the synthesis method of tungsten carbide through a gas-solid reaction, which I completed with an A grade. I also worked as a...

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Provided by ESN rated 5 out of 5 stars

Ferdowsi University of Mashhad (FUM), is among the most prestigious universities in Iran and had been ranked as the 3rd best university of the nation in the 2018 ISC rankings published by the Iranian government.

Mashhad, Razavi Khorasan, Iran

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