Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University

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Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University
دانشگاه شهید مدنی آذربایجان
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Azarbaijan University coat of arms
Former names
Tabriz University of Tarbiat Moallem, Azarbaijan University of Tarbiat Moallem
Established 1987
Type Public University
Chancellor Hasan Valizadeh
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Students 7.500
Location Tabriz, East Azarbaijan Province, Iran Iran
37°48′44.46″N 45°56′56.19″E / 37.8123500°N 45.9489417°E / 37.8123500; 45.9489417Coordinates: 37°48′44.46″N 45°56′56.19″E / 37.8123500°N 45.9489417°E / 37.8123500; 45.9489417
Campus Suburb, Urban
Colours blue     
Logo of the Azarbaijan University

Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University, (Persian: دانشگاه شهید مدنی آذربایجان‎), (South Azerbaijani: آذربایجان شهید مدنی بیلیم‌یوردو), commonly called only Azarbaijan University, is a public university located near Tabriz, East Azarbaijan Province, Iran, founded in 1987. The university provides bachelor, master, and doctoral education to about 7.500 students at a wide range of fields of study such as engineering, basic scienses, literature and theology.


Azarbaijan University was founded in 1987 in Tabriz as a branch of Tehran's Tarbiat Moallem (teacher education) University. The initial objective of the university was to train teachers in different area for the fulfillment of Iranian government educational development policies and the major concern of the university was focused on training teachers for high schools and technical schools. On 1988 Azarbaijan University became an independent university under the title Tabriz University of Tarbiat Moallem and later Azarbaijan University of Tarbiat Moallem. In 2012, due to changing of Iranian educational policies, the university turned to a general educational university under the title Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University. In the recent years the university is developing fast and it is planning to be one of the most effective educational and research centers in Iran.


Faculty of Basic Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Basic Sciences
  • Literature and Human Scienses
  • Theology and Islamic Sciences
  • Information Technology
  • Psychology & Pedagogy
  • Agriculture


Azarbaijan University has two campuses:

  • Main campus is situated in the countryside of Tabriz by the Tabriz - Maragheh highway, not far from Azarshahr and Mamaqan, 35 km away from Tabriz. All offices, faculties, some of dormitories, laboratories, workshops and amphitheaters are located here. The campus also has a train station, 3 restaurants, bakeries, a medical center and a shopping center.
  • Tabriz campus,[1] located inside Tabriz, was established in 2013 with a view to educate Iranian and international students in the following master and PhD programs. Master: Analytical Chemistry, Theoretical Physics, Structural Civil Engineering, Electrical Power Engineering, Applied Mathematics & PhD: Analytical Chemistry, Atomic and Molecular Physics.[2] Tabriz Campus holds the university's "Virtual Educations Center" and also university's summer courses are held there.
Panoramic Overview of the University's main campus

Exclusive Train[edit]

Thanks to the Tehran - Tabriz railroad which comes inside the university lands, Azarbaijan University is the only university in Iran with a railway station inside and its exclusive rail-bus which transports students between Tabriz and the university 4 times every working day.

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