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About UMA

University of Mohaghegh Ardabili (UMA), which is named after the honor of Ardabil’s great scholar Allameh Mohaghegh Ardabili, is a public university for training and research in the variety of areas of Basic Sciences, Engineering, Agriculture, New Technologies, Humanities, and Social Sciences. It is the most prominent academic institution in the region and according to some national and international formal reports; it is one of the fastest-growing universities in Iran. The main campus of the university is located on the east side of the beautiful Shorabil Lake in Ardabil. Three other campuses are in Namin, Moghan, and Meshgin Shahr. The university is now organized into 8 Faculties that offer a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of fields. The students come from different parts of the country. Within a climate that is inclusive, open, and diverse, UMA is, and will continue to be, the University of Choice for students seeking high quality. UMA will keep on its attempts to build a foundation for civic responsibilities, individual skills, and professional success. Currently, UMA has five faculties in the main campus and one faculty in each of Namin, Meshgin Shahr, and Moghan Campus with about 12920 students, 400 faculty members. It now offers more than 263 majors, 59 PhD programs, 125 Master programs, 71 Bachelor programs, and 8 Associate programs. University of Mohaghegh Ardabili ranked 21 in ISC ranking system, 5th in Times world ranking system and 2nd in Times impact ranking among the comprehensive universities under the ministry of science, research and technology of Iran.

Student Life

What services will I receive from the university? This is a question that arises for all of us. This is literally your life, at least for the next four years. The student period is one of the most special periods in a person's life. Student life in the calm and pleasant environment of Mohagheg Ardabili University is the best time to practice independent life and make good memories from student days. Perhaps this feeling of independence is one of the sweetest features of being a student. With the experience of student life, the useful use of this period and the acquisition of useful skills for continuing life, this period will become one of the best periods of life. We are here to help you be more prepared for the college life you have planned.

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Foreign students are welcomed to UMA to continue their studies

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Residential Housing

Residential life is an integral part of the university experience. Around half of nonnative students live.

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Foreign students are welcomed to UMA to continue their studies

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Like other institutions of higher education in the country, for domestic students, UMA does not charge tuition fees for the regular courses offered at the university

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The steps you need to take to apply to the University

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fields of study in UMA

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Uma International Partners

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Evaluated Universities of Georgia by the UMA

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