Prospective Student


Karaj Islamic Azad University (KIAU) is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, research and to developing scholars and leaders in many disciplines who make a difference nationally and globally. KIAU faculties are engaged with teaching and research to push the boundaries of human knowledge. For students who are excited to investigate the biggest issues of the 21st century, KIAU offers an unparalleled student experience.  The University has thirteen degree-granting faculties in addition to three research centers. Established in 1984, KIAU is a non-governmental university in Iran. KIAU has three campuses, coming all to 97704 square meters. The university has more than 31,000 students, 1093 faculty and staff, and more than 116,900 alumni around the world.

At KIAU, you will find well-facilitated classes, fascinating course topics, and unsurpassed research opportunities across a diverse field of subjects. You set the course and pace of your studies, and your advisors and faculty will be there to support you every step of the way.KIAU Libraries- one of the largest academic libraries in the region- include 220,700 volumes and 1600 serial titles, and 2 terabytes of digital archives and manuscripts. Access to this rich collection is provided by library staff members who operate 13 separate library units.


The City

KIAU is located in Karaj, the capital of Alborz Province, Iran, at the foothills of the Alborz Mountains. It is a thriving and attractive city widely recognized as an outstanding academic and educational place. It combines all the advantages of a friendly and inexpensive location to enjoy your study and your residence.