Farhad Rahbar

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Farhad Rahbar
Farhad Rahbar 2017.jpg
Farhad Rahbar in 2017
President of the Islamic Azad University
In office
16 July 2017 – 19 August 2018
Preceded by Ali Mohammad Noorian (acting)
Succeeded by Mohammad Mehdi Tehranchi (acting)
Chancellor of University of Tehran
In office
Preceded by Abbas-Ali Amid Zanjani
Succeeded by Mahmoud Nili Ahmadabadi
Head of Management and Planning Organization
In office
5 August 2005 – 9 November 2006
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Preceded by Mohammad Sattarifar
Succeeded by Mohammad Bagher Nobakht
Personal details
Born (1959-10-05) 5 October 1959 (age 59)
Semnan, Iran
Nationality Iranian
Alma mater University of Tehran
Occupation Economist, Politician

Farhad Rahbar (Persian: فرهاد رهبر‎, born 5 October 1959 in Semnan) is an Iranian economist, academic, president and member of board of trustees of the Islamic Azad University, full professor of interdisciplinary economics and the former Chancellor of the University of Tehran.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

He received his BA, MA and Ph.D in Theoretical Economics from University of Tehran. Previously, Rahbar was a Vice President of Iran and head of Management and Planning Organisation of Iran. He has also worked as the Deputy for economic affairs at the Ministry of Intelligence. From February 2008 until February 2014, he was the chancellor of University of Tehran.


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Academic offices
Preceded by
Abbas-Ali Amid Zanjani
Chancellor of University of Tehran
Succeeded by
Mahmoud Nili Ahmadabadi
Preceded by
Hamid Mirzadeh
President of Islamic Azad University
Succeeded by