Rural Geography Research Center

The Rural Geography Research Center (with special emphasis on North Khorasan, South Khorasan, and Khorasan Razavi rural areas) that was established in 2007 aims at the following objectives:

  • To conduct research on different geographical domains of the rural areas in the Khorasan Province in response to the requests by organizations based on priorities for rural research
  • To establish mutual communication between Rural Geography scholars of this research Center and organizations and public administrations to identify geographical issues of the Khorasan rural areas in order to propose research-based, operational and scientific solutions
  • To provide the opportunity for rural geography researchers, faculty members as well as post graduate students to participate in research projects and promote their research knowledge and skills


    • Holding the First National Conference on Geography and Rural Development Planning (December 14-15, 2011)
    • Holding the National Conference on Women and Sustainable Rural Development (October 15, 2014)
    • Holding the Specialized Session on problems and challenges of small businesses for rural women (October 14, 2014)
    • Holding the National Conference on Women, Sustainable Natural Resources, and environment in rural Areas More
      Director of the Rural Geography Research Center
      Khadijeh Bouzarjomehry
      Associate Professor
      Department of Geography

      Contact Information

      Iran, Mashhad, Azadi Square, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

      Dr. Ali Shariati Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Rural Geography Research Centre

      Phone: +985138796829-33

      Fax: +98518796829