Kharazmi University

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Coordinates: 35°42′16.12″N 51°25′36.3″E / 35.7044778°N 51.426750°E / 35.7044778; 51.426750

Kharazmi University
دانشگاه خوارزمی
Kharazmy University logo.svg
Type Public
Established 1919
President Dr. Mohammad Ali Sobhanollahi
Academic staff
Students ~14,000
Location Karaj and Tehran
Campus Semi-Urban,Urban
Athletics teams

Kharazmi University (Persian: دانشگاه خوارزمی‎‎) (Former Name: Teacher Training University) is considered as the oldest institution of higher education in Iran named after Khwarizmi (780-850c), Persian mathematician, astronomer and geographer. Kharazmi University is a major institution of higher education, offering a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in a variety of disciplines. It was established in 1919 as the Central Teachers' Institute and over a series of developments, finally gained university status as Tarbiat Moallem University of Tehran in 1974. It changed its name to Kharazmi University in 2010. In 2015, the Iran University of Economic Science was merged into Kharazmi University as its faculty of management and financial sciences.

Today the university is one of the largest universities of Iran, with faculties of Science, Engineering, Mathematical & Computer Sciences, Persian Literature and Humanities, Psychology & Education, Physical Education & Sport Sciences and Chemistry.[1] The university has two campuses,the main campus is in the Hesarak area of Karaj and one in downtown Tehran (off Darvazeh-Dowlat and Taleghani metro stations). The current president of the university is Dr. Mohammad Ali Sobhanallahi.


Dr. Mosaheb statue in front of Faculty of Mathematical Sciences & Computer

Today the university has the following faculties:

  1. Faculty of Letters and Humanities
  2. Faculty of Psychology & Education
  3. Faculty of Physical Education & Sport Sciences
  4. Faculty of Management and Accounting
  5. Faculty of Geography
  6. Faculty of Engineering - Kharazmi University
  7. Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
  8. Faculty of Physical Sciences
  9. Faculty of Chemistry
  10. Faculty of Biological Sciences
  11. Faculty of Geosciences

Graduate Programs[edit]


  • Chemistry
    • Organic Chemistry
    • Analytical Chemistry
    • Inorganic Chemistry
    • Physical Chemistry
  • Mathematics
    • Algebra
    • Numerical analysis
    • Statistics
    • Operational Research
    • Cryptography
  • Geology
  • Biological Sciences
    • Cellular and Molecular Biology
    • Zoology
    • Botany
  • Physics
  • Computer Sciences
  • Physical Education


  • Computer Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Social Sciences and Humanities

  • History
  • Geography
  • Religion and Philosophy
  • Persian Literature
  • English
  • Arabic Language
  • Psychology (Educational, Clinical, Counselling)
  • Law and Political Sciences
  • Library and Information Studies
  • Curriculum Studies
  • Educational Management

See also[edit]


  1. ^ [1]

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