Aiming to provide highly-skilled and expert human resources, Dr. Ali Shariati Faculty of Letters and Humanities was founded in 1955. The Department of Persian Language and Literature was the first department founded in this Faculty. Other departments including the departments of English Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Geography, History, and Linguistics were founded shortly afterwards.
Prospective students admitted to the M.A. and Ph.D. programs in Persian Language and Literature since 1970 and 1976, respectively. The first Ph.D. candidate in Persian Language and Literature program was graduated in 1983.
Currently, the Faculty comprises 9 independent departments and 8 undergraduate programs.
At present, the following departments of the
Faculty offer programs to B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. students. More
|Departments||Professor||Associate Prof.||Assistant Prof.||Educator||Total|
| English Language & Literature
|Russian Language & Literature
|Arabic Language & Literature||2
|Persian Language & Literature||4
|French Language & Literature||-