University of Mazandaran

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Coordinates: 36°41′59″N 52°38′46″E / 36.699644°N 52.646134°E / 36.699644; 52.646134

University of Mazandaran
دانشگاه‌ مازندران
Mazandaran U logo.png
Type Public
Established 1979
President Fakhroddin Asghari Aghmashhadi
Academic staff
Students 8,750
Location Babolsar, Mazandaran, Iran
Campus Urban

University of Mazandaran is a university located in Mazandaran Province of Iran, headquartered in the city of Babolsar.


Mazandaran University, formerly Reza Shah Kabir University, was founded in 1979 by the merging of Babolsar College of Economics and Social Sciences (مدرسه‌ عالي‌ علوم‌ اقتصادي‌ و اجتماعي‌ بابلسر) est. 1970, College of Higher Education (دانشكده‌ تحصيلات‌ تكميلي) est. 1974, Babol Higher Technical School (دانشسراي عالي فني بابل) est. 1969, Sari College of Agriculture (مدرسه عالي كشاورزي ساري) est 1972, Gorgan School of Natural Resources (مدرسه عالي منابع طبيعي گرگان) est. 1957, which later separated off into Gorgan University in 1986.

Harvard University contributed academically, administratively, and to the original design of the predecessor of University of Mazandaran, which at the time was known as "Reza Shah Kabir University" in the 1970s.[1]


The university currently covers an area of 350 hectares, and operates 6 Faculties, offering numerous bachelor's degrees and twenty-six postgraduate programs in M.A, M.Sc and/or Ph.D levels.


Faculty of Law & Political Science
The Central Library and Documentation Center
  • Faculty of Architecture & Art
  • Faculty of Basic Sciences
  • Faculty of Chemistry
  • Faculty of Economics & Administrative Science
  • Faculty of Engineering & Technology
  • Faculty of Culture Heritage, Handicraft and Tourism
  • Faculty of Humanity & Social Science
  • Faculty of Law & Political Science
  • Faculty of Mathematical Sciences
  • Faculty of Physical Education & Sport Sciences
  • Faculty of Theological Science
  • Faculty of Marine & Oceanic Sciences

Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Progress report to the Board of Governors, Reza Shah Kabir University. Harvard University Site Planning Task Force - City planning - 1976

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