Joint Scholarship from SBU and ICTP

​A limited number of scholarships are available for international students from developing countries, offered by Shahid Beheshti University (SBU), Tehran, Iran, in collaboration with the International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), through its Physics Without Frontiers program.


The scholarship is for a two-year full-time program. The program includes courses and a thesis (in case of eligibility, determined by the MSc GPA of the students). The lectures are in Persian. The thesis must be in Persian.

Scholarship: Covers tuition fees, local accommodation (at SBU), meals, insurance, and monthly allowance.


Research topics:

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Gravitation and Cosmology
  • Laser, Optics and Photonics
  • Nonlinear Dynamics and Complex Systems
  • Particle Physics
  • Plasma.


Application Deadline: 10 December 2021

Start Date: February 2022

Requirements: BSc degree in Physics, fluency in Persian


To apply, please visit http://intl.sbu.ac.ir/sbu-ictp-scholarship/