Office of International Students


The Ferdowsi University of Mashhad is considered one of the top universities in Iran and in the region. FUM is a comprehensive university covering all branches of sciences including Humanities, Pure Sciences, Technology, Agriculture, and Architecture. Students from other countries can apply and continue their studies in this qualified university.

The Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, as a green university, benefits from a beautiful campus, excellent facilities and friendly environment in which all international students feel at home. These facilities include standard and well-equipped dormitories, restaurants, rich libraries, vast IT and transportation services, good medical services, counseling services, numerous shops, sports and recreational complexes, etc.

The office for International Students at the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad was established in 2014 to help those who are interested in studying at the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad. Based on different cultural activities, a general aim of this office is to provide a friendly environment for international students and to strengthen the communication between different cultures. With their innovation, creativity, motivation, and enthusiasm, non-Iranian students can assist the university to expand such cultural activities.

The visa and immigration section of this office is established to facilitate and accelerate the visa procedures for international students.

The Ferdowsi University of Mashhad is one of the prestigious universities in Iran regarding the teaching of Persian language to non-Persian speakers. Students who are interested in developing and enhancing their Persian language can enroll in the International Center for Teaching Persian to Non-Persian Speakers.

Currently, 1279 international students are studying in the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad in different disciplines. Moreover, for learning Persian language 187 students enrolled in a 6-month course at the International Center for Teaching Persian to Non-Persian Speakers. After finishing this course, they can start their studies at this university.

As an up-to-date gateway, The Website of the Office of International Students provides the following information for international student



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