Study in Iran

Iran Statistics


Capital:  Tehran

Area:  1,648,195 sq km

Climate:  mostly arid or semiarid, subtropical along the Caspian coast

Population:  66,429,284 (July 2009 est.)

Languages:  Persian and Persian dialects 58%, Turkic and Turkic dialects 26%, Kurdish 9%, Luri 2%, Balochi 1%, A


Government type: theocratic republic

National holiday: Republic Day, 1 April (1979)

Currency: Iranian Rial (IRR). 1 IRR = 0.0001 USD – 1USD= 10. 35 IRR

GDP: $733 billion (2009 est.)

GDP – per capita (PPP): $11300 (2009)


Information for Foreign Students in Iran


Here are some addresses which may help you:

- Tehran: Hotel Khayam, Hotel Parastoo (middle class – economic class $30-40)

- Isfahan: Hotel Pol O Park ($ 30)

- Shiraz: Hotel Jam-e Jam ($ 50); Anvari Hotel ($ 20)


Travels within Iran are not expensive. For instance, a Tehran-Mashhad return airplane ticket costs 800 000 riyals, about 50 euros. The bus is very cheap and travels throughout Iran. The train is a little more expensive but slower than the bus. There is also the "savory", public taxis between cities which are more expensive than the bus, but whose prices are quite reasonable (3 or 4 euros to go from one city to another).

Official Selection of the Best Business Schools in Iran

2 Palmes Of Excellence GOOD Business School

Rank Position in
Palmes’ League
Deans’ Recommendation
rate 2023

IMRE - Institute of Management Research & Education

1 83 ‰

1 Palme Of Excellence LOCAL Reference

Rank Position in
Palmes’ League
Deans’ Recommendation
rate 2023

Qeshm Institute of Higher Education (QIHE)

1 6 ‰

Best Master’s programs in Iran

Learn the ranking results of the best masters in Iran here: