Sahand University of Technology

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Sahand University of Technology
دانشگاه صنعتی سهند
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Type Public
Established 1989
President Rasoul Azari Khosrowshahi
Address, Iran Tabriz, East Azarbaijan Province, Iran
Coordinates: 37°55′49″N 46°08′37″E / 37.93028°N 46.14361°E / 37.93028; 46.14361
Campus Urban & Suburban

Sahand University of Technology (SUT) (Persian: دانشگاه صنعتی سهند‎‎) is a leading engineering schools in Iran. Located in the northwest of Iran, 20 km southwest of Tabriz in Sahand satellite city, offering both undergraduate and postgraduate studies. The university offers 2 Associate degrees, 21 bachelor's degrees, 55 master's degrees, and 60 Ph.D degrees in 8 colleges. It is named after the nearby mountain of Sahand.


Sahand University of Technology was established in 1989 by the approval of the council responsible for development of the universities and higher council of Cultural Revolution. An area of 410 hectares for university campus and 1100 hectares for research purposes has been allocated in 20 km far from Tabriz.[1] In 2009, the university expelled several of its Baha'i students.[2]


The departments of materials, chemical, mining, electrical, civil, polymer, and mechanical engineering offer degrees in B.Sc., M.Sc., and PhD levels. The faculty of basic sciences are responsible for basic science courses and cognitive courses and offers degrees in physics and mathematics. In addition, the Varzeghan Technical Institute offers programs in strip mining, ore decoration, and practical computer, and Benab’s Technical Institute also offers programs in scientific practical communication- data communication. The university’s e-learning center accepts students in three fields: chemical engineering, materials engineering and bioelectrical engineering.[3]

List of Departments[edit]

  • Faculty of Basic Sciences for Engineering
  • Faculty of Chemical Engineering
  • Faculty of Civil Engineering
  • Faculty of Electrical Engineering
  • Faculty of Materials Engineering
  • Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
  • Faculty of Mining Engineering
  • Faculty of Polymer Engineering

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