Vision, Mission and Strategic Plan
The Ferdowsi University of Mashhad strives to be one of the top universities in Iran in terms of scientific developments, developments in the theoretical and technological areas as well as maintaining its Iranian and Islamic identity. It ranks in the top ten universities in the Islamic world, and ranks in the 500 top universities worldwide.
The mission of the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad as the best university in the East of Iran is to educate the citizens and their leaders for the society according to the divine principles of Islam and by relying on the existing highly qualified scientific centers of excellence in a wide range of fields, plus the human and social capital and professional ethics that exist here at the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad. The university tries to train creative, committed, and professional citizens and knowledgeable and capable researchers. The mission is accomplished when the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad can meet the needs of the society and maintain its cultural excellence by utilization of advanced technologies, compliance with international standards, and collaboration with scientific and cultural centers. The Ferdowsi University of Mashhad tries to advance the frontiers of knowledge both nationally and internationally.