Allameh Tabataba'i University (ATU) 

IAU Member

Iran (Islamic Republic of)

top General Information


Street:P.O. Box 14155-8473,
Dehkade Olampik



Tel.:+98(21) 4473-7561

Fax:+98(21) 4473-7562


Institution Funding



The history of ATU goes back to 1957. However, it was formally named Allameh Tabataba’i University in 1983 by merging 27 previously-existing universities, faculties, colleges, and institutes of higher education.

Academic Year

October to June

Admission Requirements

BA/BSc: Secondary School Certificate and/or High School Diploma;
MA/MSc: relevant BA./BSc;
PhD: relevant MA/MSc

Tuition Fees

International:Undergraduate, 1500,00; Master's, 3000,00; PhD, 5000,00 (USD)



Religious Affiliation


Student Body


top Officers

Head : Hossein Salimi

Job title:President

International Relations Officer : Shoja Ahmadvand

Job title:Vice-President for Research and International Affairs

top Divisions

Faculty : Communication Sciences

Fields of study:Communication Studies, Journalism, Media Studies, Public Relations

Faculty : Computer and Mathematical Sciences

Fields of study:Mathematics, Statistics

Faculty : Economics

Fields of study:Economics

More details:Development Economics; Theoretical Economics; Energy Economics; Commercial Economics;

Faculty : Law and Political Sciences

Fields of study:Criminal Law, Criminology, International Law, International Relations, Political Sciences, Private Law, Public Law

Faculty : Management and Accounting

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business Administration, Industrial Management, Public Administration, Tourism

Faculty : Persian Literature and Foreign Languages

Fields of study:Arabic, Chinese, Comparative Literature, English, French, Linguistics, Literature, Persian, Russian, Spanish, Translation and Interpretation, Turkish

Faculty : Physical Education and Sports Sciences

Fields of study:Physical Education, Sports, Sports Management

Faculty : Psychology and Educational Sciences

Fields of study:Clinical Psychology, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Psychology, Educational Sciences, Psychometrics

Faculty : Social Sciences

Fields of study:Social Policy, Social Sciences, Social Welfare, Social Work, Sociology, Women's Studies

Faculty : Theology and Islamic Knowlege

Fields of study:Islamic Studies, Koran, Philosophy

Institute : ECO College of Insurance

Fields of study:Actuarial Science, Insurance

More details:ECOI

School : School of Graduate Studies

Fields of study:Accountancy, Actuarial Science, Administration, Comparative Literature, Economics, Education, Educational Sciences, Insurance, International Relations, Law, Linguistics, Management, Philosophy, Psychology, Social Welfare, Statistics, Tourism, Translation and Interpretation, Urban Studies, Vocational Counselling

top Degrees

Karshebasi (Bachelor's degree)

Karshenasi Arshad (Master's degree)


top Student Services and Facilities

Student Services

Academic Counselling


Careers Guidance

Cultural Activities


Facilities for Disabled People

Health Services

IT Centre

Language Laboratory


Nursery Care

Residential Facilities

Social Counselling

Sports Facilities

top Academic Periodicals


A Research Journal on Quranic Knowledge

Counseling and Psychotherapy Culture

Economic Research Review

Empirical Studies in Financial Accounting Quarterly

Iranian Journal of Economic Research

Issues in Language Teaching (ILT)

Journal of Clinical Psychology Studies

Journal of Criminal Law Research

Journal of Educational Measurement

Journal of Educational Psychology

Journal of Improvement and Change Management Studies

Journal of Industrial Management

Journal of Iranian Energy Economics

Journal of IT Management Studies

Journal of Language Science

Journal of Politics and Strategic Research

Journal of Private Law Research

Journal of Psychology of Exceptional Individuals

Journal of Seraj-e Monir

Journal of Social Communication Science

Journal of Social Development and Welfare Planning

Journal of Social Sciences

Journal of Tourism Studies

Literary Text Research

Quarterly Journal of Indigenous Knowledge

Quarterly Journal of Insurance Research

Quarterly Journal of Professional Social Works

Quarterly of Allameh Tabataba'i Thought

Quarterly of Information and Knowledge Science Studies

Quarterly of Public Law Research

Research in Sports Management

Research on Arabic Language and Criticism

Urban and Regional Development Planning Journal

Wisdom and Philosophy

Main Press

ATU Publications Center

top Student & Staff Numbers


Statistics Year:2014-2015

Full Time Male:335

Full Time Female:309

Full Time Total:644

Staff with Doctorate

Full Time Male:36

Full Time Female:4

Full Time Total:40


Statistics Year:2014-2015




Foreign Male:75

Foreign Female:40

Foreign Total:115

Students with Disabilities:19

Updated on 12-02-2015