University of Mohaghegh Ardabili

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University of Mohaghegh Ardabili
دانشگاه محقق اردبیلی
دانشگاه محقق اردبيلي jpg.jpg
Former name
The Agricultural Institute (آموزشکده کشاورزی), 1978-1996
TypePublic university
ChancellorGoudarz Sadeghi-Hashjin
Academic staff
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Athletics8 teams

The University of Mohaghegh Ardabili (UMA) (also written "Ardebili") and known as Mohaghegh Ardabili University is a public university whose main campus is located in Ardabil, Iran. It is named in honour of Allama Mohaghegh Arbabili ( علامه محقق (مقدس) اردبیلی). Mohaghegh Ardabili offers a full range of undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of fields. Mohaghegh Ardabili is one of the fastest-growing universities in Iran. The university offers a wide variety of academic programs, which is administered by 12 faculties.


The university was established in 1978 as "The Agricultural Institute" (آموزشکده کشاورزی) under the supervision of Tabriz University. It became independent in 1996 as a separate university.


UMA main entrance 1
UMA Faculty of Applied Sciences
UMA Faculty of Applied Sciences
Allameh Mohaghegh Ardabili Statue in UMA

The main campus is located along University Avenue in Ardabil. The university has four campuses in the province of Ardabil.

1. Ardabil Campus

2. Meshgin Shahr Campus

3. Namin Campus

4. Mugan Campus

Faculties and Colleges[edit]

Mohaghegh Ardabili offers a variety of different programs through its 12 faculties:

Faculty of Basic Sciences

  • Department of Biology
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Physics

Faculty of Engineering

  • Department of Civil Engineering
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Department of Electrical Engineering
  • Department of Computer Engineering & Technological Information
  • Department of Chemical Engineering
  • Department of Architectural Engineering

Faculty of Mathematical Sciences

  • Department of Applied Mathematics
  • Department of Computer Science
  • Department of Pure Mathematics
  • Department of Statistics

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

  • Department of Persian Language & Literature
  • Department of Physical Education & Sports Science
  • Department of Physiography
  • Department of Theology
  • Department of Tourism Management
  • Department of Business Management
  • Department of Art
  • Department of Archaeology
  • Department of Natural Geography
  • Department of Geography & Planning
  • Department of Religions & Islamic Mysticism
  • Department of General Lessons & Islamic Sources

Faculty of Psychology and Education

  • Department of Psychology
  • Department of Education

Faculty of Agriculture

  • Department of Agronomy and Plant Breeding
  • Department of Agricultural Machinery
  • Department of Animal Science
  • Department of Soil Science
  • Department of Range & Watershed Management
  • Department of Water Engineering
  • Department of Horticulture
  • Department of Plant Protection

Faculty of Agricultural Technology & Natural Resources

Faculty of Agriculture & Natural Resources - Mogan Campus

  • Department of Animal Science
  • Department of Plant Science
  • Department of Irrigational & Agricultural Research Station

Faculty of Agriculture - Meshgin Shahr Campus

Faculty of Literature and Foreign Languages - Namin Campus

  • Department of Persian Language & Literature
  • Department of English Language and Literature
  • Department of Arabic Language and Literature

Research Institutes[edit]

  • Nanotechnology
  • Biological Technologies
  • S.I. Engine Research Center

Picture Gallery[edit]

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Coordinates: 38°12′35″N 48°17′57″E / 38.20972°N 48.29917°E / 38.20972; 48.29917