Tehran University of Art (Persian: دانشگاه هنر تهران) is the biggest art university in Iran. First departments of the university were established between 1950 and 1979. In 1980, five different institutes of arts were combined together under the name of Tehran University of Art. The university is considered to be a pioneering institute in teaching various art majors in Iran and the Middle East. Tehran University of Art currently has five faculties in Tehran and Karaj. There are 16 majors in bachelor's degree, 16 majors in master's degree and 3 major in PhD in this university.