In order to propagate the international identity of Shiraz University and prepare a proper context for the young talented students of other countries, and based on admission regulations of non-Iranian students in the universities and higher education centers of the Islamic Republic of Iran approved by ministers of Science, Research and Technology, and Health and Medical Sciences, Shiraz University intends to admit foreign students.
The admission is granted based on two types of students, i.e., type one and type two
Terms of Admission
1. General Conditions
1-1 No legal prohibition for education and residence in Iran
1-2 Possessing a valid certificate of physical and mental health confirmed by physicians approved by the delegates of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
1-3 Possessing a confirmation of the candidate's qualification from the Islamic Republic of Iran in the respective country or from Iran's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
1-4 Filling the commitment letter based on full knowledge of the laws and regulations regarding admission procedure during registration.
Observing the education, student and disciplinary standards of Shiraz University and Ministry of Science, Research and Technology.
2. Specific Conditions
2-1 Having the completion certificate of at least one of the current educational program in Iran such as diploma (formal education for 12 years), bachelor and master to entre the bachelor, master and doctorate educational programs respectively. This completion certificate should be approved by the qualified authorities of the respective country and the delegates of the Islamic Republic of Iran at the time of registration and it should be evaluated in the same document in Iran.
2-2 Possessing required GPA for admission according to the following table:
The requested educational program
|GPA of the last educational degree for entering the university||The minimum GPA for each semester after entering the university|
|Bachelor||14 out of 20 or its equivalent||12 out of 20|
|Master||14 out of 20 or its equivalent||14 out of 20|
|Doctorate||15 out of 20 or its equivalent||16 out of 20|
Note: Obviously, education regulation of BA, MA and PhD is the criterion of the action.
Note: Extending the admission of the already admitted candidates is possible only if they score the minimum average, as in the third column of Table 1, in each semester.
Note: The mean GPA of first and second semesters will be taken into account when calculating the minimum GPA for each semester after entering the university.
Note: Only those fields that foreigners are allowed to study in the universities of the Islamic Republic of Iran can admit foreign applicants.
Note: Admission of candidates with an associate degree in bachelor degree program is permitted.
Note: The validity of the identity cards of Afghans and Iraqis will be verified with reference to the last directive of the General Office of Managing Student Affairs, directed by the ministry of the respective country.
Note: The applicant of education in Master and Doctorate programs should offer the admission agreement of a supervisor (for Ph.D. students at least an Associate Prof.) to the Admission Office of Non-Iranian Students. This agreement should be confirmed by the Vice-Dean for Academic Affairs of Shiraz University International Division.
Note: The related department is responsible for the admission of students. The department determines to accept or reject the applicant's request and can interview the applicants through different means (electronic, on person, etc.)
Note: After entering the university, the student is bound to participate in the Persian Exemption Test being held in the university. If one does not get the required grade, s/he should take the Persian language courses.