Tarbiat Modares University (TMU) was founded in 1982 after the Islamic Revolution in Iran. The main mission of this university is to train academic staff as well as researchers for universities and higher education centers in Iran. Currently, it has fifteen faculties and twelve research institutes, and the only comprehensive university of Iran covering all disciplines from science, medicine, engineering, arts and humanities, agriculture, and economics. According to recent QS World University Rankings, TMU is among top five Iranian Universities and among top thousand world prestigious universities.
The international graduate branch of TMU offers different full-time graduate programs and enjoys a diverse community of about 100 international students. With its research-driven approach to teaching and educating competent university practitioners, the institution is committed to the creation of knowledge and has a proud history of graduate education with the help of faculty members with a prosperous background as award-winning novelists, pioneering engineers, major museum curators, as well as cutting edge scientists.