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Urmia University

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About Urmia University

Proudly, modern higher education in Urmia dates back to 120 years ago when the first medical college in Iran was founded on beautiful premises now called Urmia University. Today, this place has distinguished itself as one of the leading universities in Iran (awarded Grade A university by the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology). Urmia University is renowned for its outstanding students, professors, and alumni for their praiseworthy accomplishments in the domains of higher education and cutting edge research. As one of the top 15 universities in Iran, its defining strengths include its unwavering commitment to excellence and the promotion of the highest standards.

 

Students in this university come first and stay at the core of all we do. Your time as a student at Urmia University demands more than experiencing an excellent education. It is a critical period of personal and intellectual discovery and growth, one that will help shape your understanding of yourself and the world.  

While a lot is expected from you, Urmia University gives you the means to succeed. Urmia University with its ten faculties and eight research centers strives to offer the best education possible. Through joining Urmia University, you will experience a vibrant learning environment and diverse campus life, where your academic qualifications and personal characteristics will find an optimal ambiance to flourish and self-actualize. Today’s social, technological and environmental challenges warrant innovative approaches to research, teaching, and learning. While constantly upgrading its facilities to address these challenges, this university provides you with many well-equipped classrooms and high-tech laboratories.

 

In parallel with these technological improvements, the dedicated, talented, knowledgeable, and research-oriented faculty members are doing their best to offer you an efficient and effective education and steer your research projects in undergraduate and graduate programs. Our hard-working and supportive staff is also there to ensure that you are well taken care of and have access to the necessary resources to respond effectively to academic challenges and develop lifelong skills.

Having shared borders with three countries, namely Turkey, Iraq, and Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, Urmia is a city where diverse sub-cultures, ethnicities, and religions have co-existed in peace and harmony and have cross-fertilized one another for hundreds of years resulting in a highly tolerant culture.

You are most welcome to join Urmia University and enjoy a world-class higher education and innovative research.

 

Highlights of Urmia University

Five Research and Electron Microscope Centers with world-class equipment

Center of Testing Agricultural Machinery and Systems

High Processing Center, CERT for IT High-Tech Research

Research Center for Disaster Management and Infrastructure Engineering Center

Museum of Natural History

Top students are rewarded and receive tuition waiver scholarships. Students who attend the entrepreneurial programs designed by the Vice-chancellor of Research and Technology receive special opportunities in education and research. We have a strategic plan with an outlook to establish linkage between industry and university departments and 25 percent of the graduates as “Entrepreneurs”.

Laboratory

Central Laboratory of Urmia University is a highly standardized complex with modern network management providing cutting-edge research-based services not only to students but also to applicants from industry and companies. The laboratory is connected organically with SHAA of MSRT and covers a wide range of experiments through systematic utilization of high-tech instruments. It has been certified and accredited by international certificating bodies and has achieved ISO9001 and ISO17025.

 

“Technology Transfer Office” (TTO) at Urmia University has gained a remarkable strength as a magnet for technologies and innovative talents.

Through negotiation, marketing, and financial strategies, TTO pursues its mission of translating and transferring technologies to commercialization. The office also oversees and supports research products to boost their readiness level (TRL).

 

 

Library

The central Library of Urmia University has established its online and on-site services for students including information knowledge, scientific databases, scientometric workshops, academic integrity, and academic writing courses. Leading journal hosting databases are accessible through this library, and iThenticate and Grammarly platforms are made available to the subscribed users of this library. Its book and encyclopedic collections hold a wide spectrum of library resources that are constantly being updated. 

 

Accommodation and Dormitory

International students whose departments are in Nazlu Campus are accommodated in dormitories within the Nazloo campus which is close to departments, classes, and laboratories. Those studying in the Faculty of Literature and Humanities reside in dormitories close to this faculty in the city.

 

 

Campus Life

The campus provides the students with sufficient welfare and sporting facilities including restaurants, coffee shops, pool, sports gyms and fitness clubs, mountain climbing club, cinema, bike trails, shuttle buses, and several entrepreneurship events such as idea shows, innovation lectures, and industrial tours.

Urmia University has recently launched a “Health and Sports Center” with high-tech facilities.