Beauty, diversity – a long and rich history
Iran, also known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a country in the Middle East. Iran is home to one of the world’s oldest civilisations, beginning with the formation of the Proto-Elamite and Elamite kingdom in 3200–2800 BC.
Iran offers a unique kind of international and cross-cultural educational experience. The higher education institutions specialise in high quality educational consulting and admission services for international students. Institutes of higher education offer a wide range of study options in a wide variety of disciplines, and limitless opportunities to study in Iran.
As a general rule, primary, secondary and higher education is free in Iran, although private schools and universities do exist and are permitted to charge tuition fees. Private Universities have a tuition fee of around $2000. The number of credits required for graduation is, depending on the field of study, between 72–78 at the Associate level (AD) and 142–146 at the Bachelor’s level.
Accommodation in Iran is relatively high in cost. To rent an apartment will cost you around $750 per month, to become a paying guest it will cost you around $500 per month (food included), and to rent a room in a student’s residence will cost you about $300 per month.
Apart from that, there are daily travelling charges as well as food, entertainment, gym memberships and many more charges which will cost students around about $150–$300 monthly (depending upon the ability of spending of the individual).
Iran is highly known for its culture and its history. There are plenty of different cultural places to visit in Iran like Golestan Palace, Persepolis, Imam Square and several different mosques. The Persian food is delicious and very well seasoned – we guarantee that you will love it!
Top 3 reasons to study in Iran:
- Iran has one of the highest science growth in the world
- Free education
- A country with a long and very interesting history
Did you know this about Iran?
- Each year 20 % of government spending and 5 % of GDP goes to education, a higher rate than most other developing countries.
- Persian civilisation has existed from almost 4000 BC making it one of the world’s oldest and continuous civilisations.
- People in Iran might not have chairs and tables in their house. They sit on cushions while eating.