How to Apply

International Students Office

The International Students Office (ISO) of SBU has been initiated in the Educational Vice-presidency for Education and Graduate Studies of the university to handle applicants’ admission processes since 2013. The ISO supports international students from first contact to successful graduation. The ISO acts as a liaison between the students and relevant university departments and offices to ensure a smooth visit and stay at SBU.

International students can apply to the following faculties / research institutes:

Engineering Faculties

Architecture and Urban Planning

Civil, Water and Environmental Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Mechanical and Energy Engineering

New Technologies and Aerospace Engineering

Humanities Faculties

Law

Letters and Human Sciences

Theology and Religions

Natural Sciences Faculties

Chemistry and Petroleum Sciences

Earth Sciences

Life Sciences and Biotechnology

Mathematical Sciences

Physics

Social Sciences Faculties

Economics and Political Sciences

Education and Psychology

Management and Accounting

Sport Sciences and Health

Research Institutes / Foundations

Cyberspace Research Institute

Environmental Sciences Research Institute

Family Research Institute

Institute for Cognitive and Brain Sciences

Iranology Foundation

Laser and Plasma Research Institute

Medicinal Plants and Drugs Research Institute

Quran Miracle Research Institute

Application Process

  1. Create an account via http://int.sbu.ac.ir/ and complete the online application form and attach the required supporting documentation to your application.             
  2. The ISO pre-reviews the submitted forms and informs the applicants about acceptance or rejection of their application forms. In cases of incomplete forms, applicants can edit their application forms and send them again. Accepted forms will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee and decisions will be made about the applicants who will later be informed about the results.       
  3. Applicants who are admitted must contact the ISO for registration.
  4. Applicants who are not Persian language speakers can register at the International Center for Persian Language Teaching of SBU which is among the most prestigious Persian language centers of the country.

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees for international students commencing in 2020-2021 have been approved as follows. The fees listed here will get a 10-20 % increase each year for those students starting from next academic years.

(Note: The tuition fees are in Iranian rial (IRR))

 

Bachelor’s Degree 

Program Categories

Fixed tuition per semester

Each main or special credit course

Each basic theoretical course

Each general course

Each practical course

Each project credit

Human Sciences

86.266.675

4.631.395

4.496.500

4.364.250

7.220.850

6.083.500

Natural Sciences and Engineering/Technical Sciences

109.767.500

4.761.000

4.628.750

4.364.250

9.389.750

7.273.750

Master’s Degree

Program Categories

Fixed tuition per semester

Each theoretical course

Each practical course

Each thesis credit

Human Sciences

85.856.700

8.588.315

11.648.580

19.583.580

Natural Sciences and Engineering/Technical Sciences

104.001.400

8.588.315

11.648.580

19.583.580

PhD Degree

Program Categories

Fixed tuition per semester

Each credit course

Each thesis credit

Preliminary exam of the PhD program

Human Sciences

138.095.450

13.195.905

25.333.810

67.206.805

Natural Sciences and Engineering/Technical Sciences

188.376.900

13.195.905

25.333.810

67.206.805

 

 

Center for Persian Language Teaching

Program Type

Duration

Tuition fees

Accommodation fees

Full

Each semester

82500000

25500000

Short

4 months

27500000

9200000

In general, tuition fees for the programs of the academic year 2020-2021 are as follows:

  • Each BSc program (4 years), approximately 1,350,000,000 to 1,700,000,000 rials.
  • Each master program (2 years), approximately 800,000,000 to 900,000,000 rials.
  • Each PhD program (4 years), approximately 1,900,000,000 to 2,300,000,000 rials.

Notes:

Upon the discretion of the Board of Directors, SBU’s scholarship, which cuts up to 20% off the tuition fees, will be granted to applicants with the following conditions:

  • Applicants from Islamic or neighboring countries will receive up to 15% discount on their tuition fee.
  • Applicants coming from the same family, either by marriage or blood, will receive up to 15% discount on their tuition fee.
  • Students of Persian and Iranology will receive up to 20% discount on their tuition fee.

Expenses:

The minimum resources needed for living at SBU per year may cost approximately $1,800 depending on your lifestyle, including accommodation, food, transportation and other expenditures (excluding tuition fees). This condition is for a single person accommodated in SBU’s campus and you should allow for increases in subsequent years. Your living expenses may be higher if, for instance, you stay at SBU during the vacations.