Admission Process Admission Process


Requirements for Admission to the University of Tehran as an International Student:

(You are considered as an international student, if you are a non-Iranian having a foreign passport)

  • Applying for a Bachelor´s Degree:
    Holding a secondary high school certificate or diploma with a minimum GPA of 14 out of 20 (2.8 out of 4.0).
  • Applying for a Master´s Degree:
    Holding a B.A or B.Sc degree from an accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 14 out of 20 (2.8 out of 4.0).
  • Applying for a Ph.D Degree:
    Holding an M.A or M.Sc degree from an accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 14 out of 20 (2.8 out of 4.0).

All Applicants are requested to provide:

  • Completed application form (available at: UT.xls).
  • Two letters of recommendation from individuals who can attest to your educational capabilities (it must be sealed in an envelope and signed across the back flap).
  • Three copies of official transcripts translated into English (see note below).
  • Three copies of applicant´s passport or Identification card.
  • Three recent photographs
  • Approval letter of financial support.
  • The fee for initial screening of the students' applications forms should be paid in person on desk at International Students Admission Office:
    • Undergraduate (USD 50)
    • Master (USD 60)
    • Doctorate (USD 70)


  • After receiving Admission Letter, Please submit the original documents signed and sealed by Iranian Diplomatic Mission in your country.
  • Application Materials should be submitted in one package
  • For further information, please send an inquiry to the following email address:


"International Students" Office of Admissions Contact Info.:

  • Address: "International Students" Office of Admissions, 3rd Floor, University of Tehran , Central Administration Building , Corner of 16 Azar Street, Enqelab Eslami Avenue, Tehran, I.R. of Iran.
  • Tel.: +98 (21) 61112636, +98 (21) 61113261, +98 (21) 66959755, +98 (21) 66959743
  • Email:
  • I.R. of Iran Code: 98
  • Tehran Code: 21


Please note that the medium of Instruction for all courses is Persian so that all students should have a good command of Persian Language for studying in the University of Tehran. Otherwise they should attend some Persian Language classes held in International Center for Persian Studies for 3 months at least.

The contact information of the center is as follows:

  • Website:
  • E-Mail:
  • Tel: +98 (21) 22717120, 22711902
  • Address: Dehkhoda Lexicon Institute & International Center for Persian Studies, Vali-e-Asr Ave., Pesyan Bus Stop, Shemiran, Tehran, Iran.