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Last Update: (Aug, 2020)

History

  • Iran’s leading modern university
  • Some parts of the university were established at the time of Amirkabir, the then prime minister of the Qajar dynasty, within the framework of Darul-Funun (Polytechnic) School in 1851.
  • University of Tehran was officially ratified by the Iranian parliament in 1934.
  • A comprehensive university offering a variety of disciplines.
  • Over 1,000,000 square meters of educational space

Basic Statistics:

  • Eight Campuses in 8 cities
    • Central campus:
      • In the heart of Tehran Metropolis
    • Other campuses:
      • Fouman (Fouman Campus)
      • Jolfa (Aras International Campus)
      • Karaj (Agriculture and Natural Resources, Alborz International Campus)
      • Kish (Kish International Campus)
      • Pakdasht (Abouraihan)
      • Qom (Farabi)
      • Rezvanshahr (Caspian Campus)
  • Number of Colleges: 9
  • Number of Faculties/Schools: 48
  • Educational Departments: 160
  • Research Centers: 55+
  • Laboratories: 550+
  • Scientific Journals: 137
  • Membership in International Associations/Unions: more than 25 (i.e. IAU, FUIW, AUAP, IASPO, IUHPS, ISC, COSPAR, IGU, IOBIC, GEM, WTO, IUGG, IFLA, ICODE,…)
  • International Agreements/MoU's: 580+
  • UT was the President of Iran and Russian Top Universities Summit in 2016
  • President of University of Tehran as the First Vice President of AUAP (at present)

Faculty Members (2019):

  • Total Academic Staff: 2094
    • International Academic Staff: 55

Enrolled Students (2019):

  • Total: 43992
    • Ph.D. Students: 9214
    • Professional Doctorate Degree: 296
    • Master's Students: 18135
    • Bachelor's Students: 16347
  • Capacity of University Dormitories in the city of Tehran: 12,000 residents

International Students (2019):

  • Full Time Degree Seeking Students: 744
    • Ph.D. Students: 311
    • Master's Students: 251
    • Bachelor's Students: 182
  • Visiting and Non-Degree Seeking Students: 1800+

Staff (2019):

  • Total: 1894

Academic Publications (November 8, 2019):

  • No. of Web of Science Indexed Documents (Indexes: SCI-EXPANDED, SSCI, A&HCI, CPCI-S, CPCI-SSH, BKCI-S, BKCI-SSH, CCR-EXPANDED, IC., ESCI; Since 1972): 46,024
  • No. of Scopus Indexed Documents (Since 1953): 55,139
  • No. of WoS 2018 Indexed Documents: 4,541
  • No. of Scopus 2018 Indexed Documents: 5,132
  • Citations per Paper (ESI; September 26, 2019): 9.48
  • H-Index (WoS): 135
  • H-Index (Scopus): 150
  • International Collaborations: ~26% of WoS Indexed Documents, 135 Collaborating Countries

Library Statistics:

  • Number of Central & Specialized Libraries of Colleges/Faculties: 56
  • Members: 75,000
  • Daily users: Over 2,000
  • 1.5+ millions books
  • 300,000+ journals in 18,000 titles
  • 60,000+ historically significant and unique documents
  • 2,000+ historical maps
  • 40,000+ historical photographs
  • 3,000+ titles of lithography printed books
  • 2,700+ Newspaper and magazine titles (since 1843)
  • 18,000+ manuscripts
  • 60,000+ electronic versions of theses and dissertations
  • Seismic data (all records over 3 Richter in Iran since 1993)

2018 Graduates:

  • Total: 10487
    • Ph.D. Students: 1254
    • Professional Doctorate Degree: 48
    • Master's Students: 5900
    • Bachelor's Students: 3285