Islamic Azad University, Shirvan

country rank  224
world rank  11070

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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 small city 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 36 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

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

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

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Science Research and Technology, Iran

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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