Imam Khomeini International University

country rank  36
world rank  3378

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University Overview

Established in 1983, Imam Khomeini International University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Qazvin (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Science Research and Technology, Iran, Imam Khomeini International University (IKIU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Islamic religion. Imam Khomeini International University (IKIU) 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, doctorate 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. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Iranian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name دانشگاه بین المللی امام خمینی
Acronym IKIU
Founded 1983
Motto Scientific development, Islamic awakening
Colours Red

University Location

Address Iran-qazvin-Boulevard
Qazvin (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
34149-16818 Qazvin
T +98 (281) 378 0021
F +98 (281) 378 0021

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student 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
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office
Qazvin 34149-16818
+98 (281) 366 0606

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Islamic Islamic

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Imam Khomeini International University's Library
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


Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • Association of State Universities of Caspian Countries (ASUCC)
  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019