QAHE Accredits Islamic Azad University Science and Research Branch (IAU-SRB)

Jan 17, 2024

The International Association for Quality Assurance in Pre-Tertiary & Higher Education (QAHE) is pleased to announce the accreditation of Islamic Azad University Science and Research Branch (IAU-SRB: https://srb.iau.ir/en). IAU-SRB is a distinguished non-governmental, non-profit higher education provider in Iran, managed in accordance with the letters of association approved by the High Council of Cultural Revolution (HCCR).

Since its establishment in 1982, Islamic Azad University (IAU) has played a vital role in shaping the educational landscape of Iran. With over 400 branches across the country and four branches abroad, IAU-SRB in Tehran has emerged as a significant center for academic excellence since October 1984. The branch offers a wide range of fields of study, including humanities, technical studies, engineering, basic sciences, and agriculture.

IAU's mission is to promote knowledge, skills, and capabilities in various fields of science and technology while meeting the educational and research expectations of society. The university is committed to contributing to the economic, social, and cultural development of society by producing and disseminating science while preserving its Islamic and spiritual identities.

The Science and Research Branch of IAU has established itself as a prominent institution in Tehran, attracting thousands of students across undergraduate, master's, and doctoral levels. With a faculty of over 600 full-time members and numerous visiting professors, the branch offers internationally recognized programs in various disciplines. The branch's accomplishments include the publication of numerous books, patents, and the graduation of a significant number of postgraduate and PhD students.

IAU-SRB has also fostered collaborations with other institutions, universities, and research centers, resulting in a multitude of extra-university and interuniversity projects. Moreover, the branch has made significant contributions to scientific research through the establishment of scientific journals indexed in national and international databases.

The accreditation of IAU-SRB by QAHE recognizes the institution's commitment to educational excellence, research, and contribution to society. It signifies that IAU-SRB has met the rigorous quality assurance standards and criteria set forth by QAHE, further enhancing its reputation as a leading educational institution in Iran.

QAHE is dedicated to ensuring quality assurance in pre-tertiary and higher education worldwide. Through accreditation, QAHE aims to promote excellence, continuous improvement, and international recognition of educational institutions and their programs.