Allameh Tabataba'i University

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Allameh Tabataba'i University
دانشگاه علامه طباطبائی
Established1984; 34 years ago (1984)
PresidentHossein Salimi
Academic staff
LocationTehran, Tehran, Iran
Campus7 urban campuses

Allameh Tabataba'i University (ATU; [ˌælɒːˈme tæbɒːtæbɒːˈʔiː] Persian: دانشگاه علامه طباطبائی‎) is the largest specialized public university in humanities and social sciences in Iran, with 15624 students and 422 full-time faculty members.[1][2] The university is under the supervision of Ministry of Science, Research and Technology and is named in honor of Allameh Tabataba'i, a prominent Iranian sage and philosopher.

Since its establishment by integration of 27 independent colleges, faculties and institutes of higher education in 1983, the university has evolved into the country’s most eminent university in humanities and social sciences.

ATU faculties, colleges, and schools[edit]

ATU has the following faculties, schools, and colleges:

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ "Allameh Tabataba'i University".
  2. ^ "Allameh Tabataba'i University - Facts & Figures".

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Coordinates: 35°45′36″N 51°15′36″E / 35.7600°N 51.2600°E / 35.7600; 51.2600