Bu-Ali Sina University

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Bu-Ali Sina University
دانشگاه بوعلي سينا
Bu Ali Sina University.svg
Type Public
Established 1973
President

Yaghoub Mohammadifar (acting)

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Students 14,000
Location Hamedan, Hamedan Province, Iran
Campus Urban
Website www.basu.ac.ir

Buali Sina University, also written Bu-Ali Sina University (Persian: دانشگاه بوعلی سينا‎), is in the city of Hamedan in the Hamedan province of Iran. The university was established with the assistance of France in February 1973.

Its programs include Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Agricultural Engineering.

History[edit]

The first steps for founding Buali Sina University were taken after a treaty between the governments of Iran and France in Esfand 1351 (February 1973). The university was established in 1353 (1975). It was named for Buali Sina because he was a great Muslim scientist.

Academics[edit]

Buali Sina University has five faculties, one higher education complex, and two junior schools. Faculties include Agriculture, Art and Architecture, Engineering, Literature and Humanities, Science, Malayer Junior Faculty of Education, and Junior School of Veterinary Medicine.

It has 300 full-time faculty members who have graduated from universities around the world. It has 7000 students who are studying in 63 education programs at B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. levels.

Buali Sina University has 32 departments, most of which admit students at B.Sc. and M.Sc. levels.

The average undergraduate GPA of Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering students and other students of engineering fields in the faculty of engineering is low in comparison with other universities in Iran such as Sharif University of Technology. For instance, the average GPA of class 2010 civil engineering students was about 12 out of 20 (2.4 out of 4).

Faculties and schools[edit]

The Faculty of Literature and Humanities

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