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Frequently Asked Questions

Academic Programs

What courses does FUM offer?

The Ferdowsi University of Mashhad offers a vast range of courses in the fields of Engineering, Humanities, Sciences, etc. You can browse Faculties and Departments, or Course list to know about the majors and courses.

What distance learning courses are offered at FUM?

The Ferdowsi University of Mashhad provides wide variety of virtual courses and subjects. You can find information about these courses and enrollment in the E-Learning or E-Learning Center Website.

Does FUM offer Persian Language courses for non-Persian speakers?

Yes! You can find related information in section International center for Teaching Persian Language to non-Persian Language speakers.

Applying to FUM University

Where can I find information about applying to FUM?

In the section Study at FUM you can find the related information in Admission.

How can I apply to FUM?

To apply to the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad you need to complete the related form. This form is accessible from The Office of International Students.

What are eligibility criteria to be admitted in FUM?

Please visit The Office of International StudentsAdmission section.

Contact FUM

How can I find contact information for FUM students, academic staff, and staff?

In the Contact section from top menu you can have access to the email, website and phone number of Academics, Staff and Students.

What is the phone number of the University?

+98 51 3880 5000

Computer and Web Surfing Problems

Where can I report a problem with a particular FUM website?

You are better to contact the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Center representative in your faculty. However, it is possible to contact with FUM English Webmaster.

Dormitory and Accommodation

Has FUM dormitories for international students?

Yes. When you are admitted to the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad you can apply for dormitories. The related information is accessible through Study at FUM section and then Life on Campus.

Is there dormitory for married international students and their family?

Yes. The Ferdowsi University of Mashhad offers dormitory to the family of international students.

How can I apply for dormitory and accommodation?

When you are enrolled, you need to visit the officer of dormitory and accommodation in Student Affair Office to apply for dormitory in the first semester.

General Information

Where is the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad?

The Ferdowsi University of Mashhad is located in Mashhad city, the Khorasan Razavi province, in the North-East of Iran. It is the biggest university in the East of the country.

What is FUM mailing address?

The Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Azadi Square, Mashhad, Iran, Postal Code: 9177948974

Who is the president of FUM?

The current president of the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad is Professor Mohammad Kafi. Please visit the page of About, FUM presidents.

Who are the vice-presidents of FUM?

Please visit page About, Vice-Presidents to access up-to-date information.

How old is FUM?

The Ferdowsi University of Mashhad was established in 1948. Read more in the section of About then History.

How can I get directions to the FUM campus?

You can find the map of Mashhad and the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad in the About section, and University map.

How can I donate to FUM University?

The Ferdowsi Academic Foundation is responsible for donations. Please click here to donate and read more about the Ferdowsi Academic Foundation (FAF)

Historical Questions

Where can I learn more and find information regarding the history of FUM?

Please visit About section and then History to know more about the history of the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad.

Libraries of FUM

Which libraries are available at FUM?

Central Library of the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad and 3 faculty libraries (Education and Psychology, Dr. Ali Shariati Faculty of Letters and Humanities and Morteza Motahari Faculty of Theology Library) provide library material and services to academics and students.

How can I use FUM libraries?

After enrollment and receiving student card, you can borrow information resources from FUM libraries.

How can I find out if FUM libraries have a particular book or periodical?

You should search the integrated system OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog) of the libraries of the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad via the Website of the Central Library.