Iran Academia
The Institute for Social Sciences & Humanities



The Institute for Social Sciences & Humanities (Iran Academia) is dedicated to academic teaching in the humanities and social sciences disciplines. The objective of the Institute is to advance rigorous learning opportunities for students interested indexamining and analysing current events and social developments occurring in Iran through the prism of the modern world.


Interested students may apply in a comprehensive academic curriculum to pursue a diploma through our 60 ECTS Masters level Social Studies program. Completion of the study program would entail a one year commitment.

The development of the study program has been devised in accordance with the following criteria:

  1. Introducing students to critical thinking and writing, foundational social science theories and social science methodologies.
  2. Exposing students to more advanced approaches to examining critical developments in the realm of social and cultural studies.
  3. Examining advanced topics and case studies in social and cultural studies.


Social Studies program has been qualified at the European Union’s European Qualifications Framework (EQF) Level 7. The EQF Level 7 is compatible with the second cycle (e.g. Master’s degrees) of the Qualifications Framework of the European Higher Education Area.

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AcademiX, is the Persian platform for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC s) of Iran Academia or other universities.

So far, academic programs at the University of Iran Academia have been presented on the Agora website. During your contacts with us, we noticed that many enthusiasts do not have the opportunity to pursue a full one-year or two-year study program; on the other hand, public programs are not responsive to all their interests and needs.

But many enthusiasts wishing to have an opportunity to study a topic of interest in a short time course. Hence, the third group of educational products of Iran Academia is a system for single courses called AcademiX. At the AcademiX, you can easily register and apply through the registration process, simply by using your email in your favorite course, pass the course and receive a certificate of participation.

Iran Academia is currently developing new courses and its first example, "Economy in today's World", is available from the eve of the spring of 2018, and more courses are on the way.

For any further information please don't hesitate to contact us at:
[email protected], [email protected]

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Agora is Iran Academia’s tribune with diverse educational and scientific products that are available to the general public. These products can be produced by Iran Academia or in collaboration with Iran Academia, or because they are in the field of humanities and social sciences.

You will be informed on this website of the latest news, conferences, webinars and podcasts, and other activities (from academic activities to educational and civic activities).

Also, “The Project of Oral History” published in Agora includes interviews with prominent personalities and professors and intellectuals in the field of humanities and social sciences. You will have access to the articles of students, professors, as well as the journals of Iran Academia and other collaborators.

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