Founded in 1989, Islamic Azad University, Abhar is a private higher education institution located in the large town of Abhar (population range: 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Zanjan. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Science Research and Technology, Iran, Islamic Azad University, Abhar is a coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Islamic Azad University, Abhar offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 27 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. Islamic Azad University, Abhar also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.