Allameh Tabataba'i University

country rank  15
world rank  1585

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University Overview

Founded in 1950, Allameh Tabataba'i University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Tehran (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Science Research and Technology, Iran, Allameh Tabataba'i University (ATU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Allameh Tabataba'i University (ATU) 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 69 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Iranian higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name دانشگاه علامه طباطبائی
Acronym ATU
Founded 1950

University Location

Address Dehkadeh Olampic Square
Tehran (population range: over 5,000,000)
T +98 (21) 4472 4113
F +98 (21) 890 2536

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
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 80-90%
Admission Office Dehkadeh Olampic, Sakhtemane Markazi
+98 (21) 44737510-19

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Allameh Tabataba'i University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Science Research and Technology, Iran

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019