Iran University of Science and Technology was originally founded in 1929 as the first Iranian institution to train engineers. It is one of the major technical universities in Iran, with its main campus composed of 14 schools and departments. Altogether, the main campus as well as its two branches in Arak and Behshahr cities, enjoys services of 380 members of the academic board. Just on main campus, more than 9,900 students are studying in more than 90 specialized fields of engineering and sciences, out of which 3030 are M.Sc. and about 670 are Ph.D. students. Over 32,000 students have been graduated from this university since 1932, starting with the first engineer educated in Iran who attained his bachelor's degree from the so called Institute.
The main campus is located in the northeast of Tehran, expanded in 42 acres. The campus includes schools and department, research centers, the main library, residential halls, the mosque, administrative buildings, several sport playgrounds and covered spaces for varieties of sports such as football stadium, volleyball, basketball, and tennis courts. The facilities and the landscaped area of the main campus provide lively and pleasant environment for the students to pursue their education and enjoy their life.
Iran University of Science and Technology - IUST provides campus-wide leadership and high-standard training that nurtures the spirit of inquiry and initiative, and which allows students to realize their aspirations and potential. IUST graduates have the necessary accomplishment to thrive in the engineering community and add value to the increasingly competitive global society.
Programs offered at the University attract professional recognition through their emphasis on close working links with industry. At the same time, however, they emphasize the importance of a solid base of general knowledge through a carefully designed curriculum, which are collaborative, enterprising and flexible, all with an eye on the needs and requirements of the Islamic societies.