University of Tehran

Kish International Campus

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University of Tehran

Kish International Campus

University of Tehran (UT) is the oldest and largest educational, scientific and research center in Iran and thus referred to as (Mother University). UT was inaugurated officially in 1937 as a state-run university. The main campus of UT is located in the heart of Tehran, namely Enghelab Avenue. Other university colleges, faculties, research centers and institutes affiliated to UT are located in other parts of Tehran and Iran.

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Kish International Campus (KIC) was established in order to facilitate the enrolment of foreign students. Graduates of the KIC have the professional abilities to function effectively in an international environment; the technical skills to operate in an increasingly complex technical world; the intellectual capacity and flexibility to adapt to constant changes and the leadership potentials to make the fullest possible contribution to the development of the community for the good of its people. Through the development of strong scientific links with local and foreign educational and research institutions, the Campus continues to uphold the highest quality in both research and education. Efforts have been made for the Campus to remain at the cutting edge of science in different fields and to adjust its strategies to meet the market demands.


Location: The location of the Campus is the beautiful coral island of Kish, the Pearl of the Persian Gulf, with all its tourist and business attractions.

Qualified Professors: The academic staff of Kish International Campus consists of more than 190 part-time and adjunct professors and affiliated members. The University includes 3000 undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD students.

Student /Faculty Ratio (10/1):The student to faculty ratio is10 to 1. This can increase the benefits of personalized attention and ready access to lecturers and tutors for advice and support. The ratio is 5 to 1 for some special departments, though.

Affordable Tuition rates and payment plans:For financial aid purposes, KIC will provide a high-quality education at an affordable price compared to other universities in the region to admit more highly qualified students. Tuition fees at KIC for international students are approximately equal to the tuition fees for domestic students.

Well-equipped & Special Labs: There are a lot of well-equipped laboratories at KIC to provide you with the resources you need to do great research such as Mechatronics , Bioinformatics , Information Security , Exercise Physiology , Sports Medicine , Motor Learning , Psychology , Biotechnology , Molecular and Cell Biology and Cell Culture laboratories.

Getting your Visa to Study at KIC makes it possible for you to travel around Iran and get familiar with Iranian deep culture and visit so many beautiful historical sites.

Campus Environment

University of Tehran Kish International Campus is pleased to offer a pleasant educational experience on a magnificent campus with a modern library, modern classrooms, computer sites with highly efficient computer and internet connections, research labs, dormitories, student activity centers, student sports complex, cafeterias and restaurants. The campus also enjoys a bookstore, a health center, and an advisory and consultant center. Students have the opportunity to participate in a variety of extracurricular activities and join a broad range of social and cultural events at the University. There are numerous activities to do including cycling around the Island, walking, tennis, basketball, volleyball, football, arts, literature, music, folklore, photography, and so forth.

Academic Programs

University of Tehran Kish International Campus offers the following special majors
Persian studies / Persian Language and Literature/ Islamic studies /Future studies/ Regional Studies / World studies / MBA/ Islamic Economics/ Sea Science/ Sea Environments/ Energy Security/ Public Law
We offer the following majors as well:


Industrial Management, Accounting, Law, Industrial Engineering (Planning and System Analysis), Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering (Software), Industrial Design, Painting, Architecture, Urban Planning


MBA (Finance), TEFL, Public Law, Sport Science and Physical Education, Industrial Design, Architecture, Industrial Management, Aerospace Engineering Aviation, Mechanical Engineering (Manufacturing and production), Civil & Structural Engineering, Mechatronics, Information Technology, Information Security, Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, Urban Design, Biotechnology, Nanotechnology, Applied Exercise Physiology, Clinical Exercise Physiology, Sport Nutrition Physiology, Sport Marketing, Sport Media and Relationship, Adaptation Physical Education, Government Agency Management, History (Persian Gulf studies, History of Islam, History of Islamic Iran, Iranian history after Islam)


Polymer Engineering, Bioinformatics, Nanochemistry, Mechanics, Aerospace Engineering Aviation, Law, TEFL, Economics, Marketing Management, Financial Management, Sport Metabolism and Biochemistry Neuromuscular Exercise, Physiology Sport Marketing, Sport Media and Relationship, Corrective Exercise

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International Events

Department of Industrial Design performs International Workshops and Intensive Courses.

These workshops and courses are combination of theory and practice, which help students to become better designers. During these events, not only students learn a lot and develop their skills, but also experience teamwork with different people of various cultures. They also can enjoy the attractions of the Island.

Our aim is to collaborate with other universities and to develop design in Iran through: International relations Exposing students to new subjects and skills.

Interaction design workshop 2016.

Design Semiotics in Intercultural Exchange Intensive Course.

Intraction design for open play experiences workshop 2017.

Tourism future workshop 2018.

Designing for culture workshop 2018.

Apply Now

You can start working on your application now!

(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 PhD 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).

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All applicants are requested to provide

Completed application form

A scanned copy of two letters of recommendation from individuals who can attest to your educational capabilities.

A scanned copy of official transcripts translated into English.

A scanned copy of applicant´s passport or Identification card.

A scanned copy of your recent photograph.

A scanned copy of approval letter of financial support.

Submitting the applications

All application documents should be submitted to the following E-mail address:
For more information please contact Dr. Majdeddin at: +98 76 444 30683


The fee for initial screening of the students' application forms:

Undergraduate (USD 50)

Master (USD 60)

PhD (USD 70)

Contact Us

If you would like to receive more information about KIC please contact us in one of the following ways:

Kish International Campus, University of Tehran, Niyayesh St., Mirmohanna Blvd., Kish Island, Iran

+98 76 444 30683