Islamic Azad University, Shirvan

country rank  233
world rank  9826

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University Overview

Established in 1984, Islamic Azad University, Shirvan is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Shirvan (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), North Khorasan. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Boujnord, Quchan. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Science Research and Technology, Iran, Islamic Azad University, Shirvan (IAUSH) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Islamic Azad University, Shirvan (IAUSH) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 35 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Iranian higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی واحد شیروان
Acronym IAUSH
Founded 1984
Motto Iranian Aspirations for Globalization
Colours Green, red and white

University Location

Address Shahrayr Street
Shirvan (population range: 50,000-249,999)
94617 North Khorasan
T +98 (585) 6243900
F +98 (585) 6224117
Other locations Boujnord, Quchan

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Shahryar St
Shirvan 94617
+98 (585) 6243906

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Islamic Islamic

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Science Research and Technology, Iran

Year of first Accreditation


  • Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO)
  • International Association of University Presidents (IAUP)

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Site last updated: Monday, 4 February 2019