Shahed University

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University of Shahed
  • دانشگاه شاهد

Dāneshgāh-e Shāhed
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University of Shahed
  • دانشگاه ارزش ها
Motto in English
University of Merits
Type Public
Established 1990
Chancellor Kamiar Saghafi
Administrative staff
Students 10,672
Location Tehran, Iran
Campus Urban
Colors Green/red

Shahed University (Persian:دانشگاه شاهد), was founded in 1990. The university started its activities by accepting 165 students in seven branches in 1991. It now has 8000 students in 68 branches, eight colleges and seven research institutions.[1][2]

Shahed University is located in the capital city of Tehran. The main campus is located in the southern part of Tehran along the Persian gulf Freeway.


The campus hosts headquarters offices, girls dormitories, a central library and faculties of humanities, engineering, sciences and agriculture. Its medical colleges and training hospitals, the Art college, the Nursing and Midwifery Faculty, the Dental college and research centers are distributed in the Central Tehran.

Shahed University offers three dormitories, and is equipped with a pool, a football field, and a volleyball and basketball hall. Each faculty offers its own library, plus a Central library near the Humanities and Management College. Students can enjoy their free time at the cafeteria near the Engineering college, separated for males and females ease of use. A Mahdie (Prayer Center) is available to both genders and is open at all times.

Mostafa Khomeini Hospital(in the city center) is under Shahed university supervision(Faculty of medicine).

Shahed university world rank in 2012 is 4073 in "4International Colleges and Universities" and 2160 in 2016 by Webometrics.[3]

Overview of Management College
Management College

Shahed university consists of eight colleges; each offering majors for the students:


College of Agricultural Sciences[5][edit]

Experimental field provided for Agriculture students

The College of Agriculture Science at Shahed University ranks in the top best three colleges of agriculture in Iran. A field is dedicated to the students to experiment on, each student gets a piece of land to work on and is graded both in theoretical and practical aspects.

  • Majors offered for Bachelor students (BSc):Soil Science - Horticultural Science - Agronomy and Plant Science - Medical Plant Science.
  • Majors offered for Master students (MSc):Pedology - Soil chemical Science -Soil Physics Science - Entomology - Plant Disease Science.

College of Engineering[6][edit]

Every year research papers including ISI journals are published by talented students and professors. Many graduates of this college have opportunities to continue their education in high level universities in developed countries.

Engineering English journals published by Shahed University[edit]

Shahed University English journals

Engineering Persian Journals published by Shahed University[edit]

Scope: Medicinal Sciences

Scope: Clinical Psychology & Personality

Scope: Commercial Strategies

Scope: Islam Related Studies

Scope: Educational Progress Rating

Accepts papers in English as well
Scope: Journal of Ethics & Culture in Nursing and Midwifery

Scope: Journal of Agronomy Sciences

Scope: Training and Learning Researches

Accepts papers in English as well
Scope: Art

Scope: Resistance Literature

College of Engineering Events[edit]

14th Iranian Conference on Biomedical Engineering[12]

16th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering[13]

Engineering Researches and Technology Center[edit]

Shahed university has a center for engineering researches and technology located in Enghelab square in Tehran. It includes groups such as biomedical group, communication group and mechanical group.

College of Medicine[14][edit]

Shahed University College of Medicine is at Karegare Shomali Nosrat Avenue no 115 in Tehran. The medical centers, educational and medical Mostafa Khomeini is a hospital in central Tehran. Mostafa Khomeini hospital has 220 beds and is located in the Medical School of Shahed University.


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