The conversion of an institute of higher education
(i.e., College of Health) to the Faculty of Medicine in 1949 was a major step
forward in establishing the first university in the North-East of the country,
Mashhad University, which later came to be known as "Ferdowsi University
Following the developments in various aspects in the
recent years, Ferdowsi
University of Mashhad has trained a large number of highly expert and
qualified graduates, and has played a key role in the improvement of scientific
and research activities in the country.
At Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, we attract many of
the nation's best students every year, because our expectations are higher and
our commitment is stronger. We equip our people with the substantial resources
they expect from an internationally recognized institution. Our graduates join
a legacy of thinkers, leaders, and global citizens that is focused on improving
lives within the province and beyond.
The post-revolution in Iran has been a time of
development and expansion of many faculties at Ferdowsi University of Mashhad.
FUM is now aiming at placing itself in an outstanding position by paving the
way for getting more overseas students together and creating a friendly
atmosphere amongst younger generations. I can definitely assure that the
environment of FUM, a green university, is a pleasurable one for study and
research. I would urge prospective students to stop and open up a new world to