Congratulations on receiving an offer to study at Islamic Azad University Semnan Branch (IAUSB)! We are looking forward to meeting you, and we hope that you will enjoy your time studying with us. We understand that studying in a foreign country away from familiar faces and cultures can be both an exciting and daunting experience. We have put together this useful guide to help you prepare for your move to Iran and your first few days at IAUSB.
The International Center was established by the Islamic Azad University of Semnan grams of the IAUSB. The Center works in close collaboration with the postgraduate departments and colleges affiliated to the IAUS and also other academic and research institutions, which have linkages with the University.
The International Center is committed to providing appropriate support services to international faculty and students in such matters as eligibility assessment, admission, obtaining relevant visas and residential permit, student placements, establishing linkages with suitable institutions and helping freshers to connect with fellow citizens. The Center also disseminates information on study abroad opportunities and avenues for academic collaborations to faculty and students of various university departments and colleges. The Center functions as a liaison between students, academic institutions, faculty, University offices, Diplomatic Missions, Government Departments, Police and other law enforcing agencies.
An International students seeking admission to different courses in the IAUSB must first submit an application for assessment of academic eligibility for pursing that course. The guidelines set by the Association of Iranian Universities are followed for the assessment of eligibility.
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On-campus Accommodation (IAUSB)
Type of room: single/ double room with shared bathroom (subject to availability)
Basic furniture: bed, mattress, study desk, chair, study lamp, cupboard, fan, dustbin and clothes hangers
Shared equipment: iron, ironing board, electric kettle, hot and cold water dispenser for each residential block
Facilities at residential college’s administrative centre: computer lab, committee room, student activity centre, prayer hall, cafeteria
Sports facilities: tennis court, multi- purpose court for volley ball, futsal, basketball, netball, mini field, space for indoor gam
Cost of Living in Semnan
The cost of living for international students studying at IAU Semnan Branch is reasonably low compared to international standards, and can vary from USD 200–USD 300 a month depending on individual needs and lifestyle (excluding accommodation and transport). IAU provide bus services within the campus.
Necessary facilities and amenities are readily available within the campus and its vicinity for the convenience of the students. Your spending patterns may be different from depending on your preferences and lifestyle. It can be difficult to estimate how much you are likely to spend as a student until you have settled down for. As such, it is important to ensure that you have sufficient finance to support both your living expenses and tuition fees throughout the duration of studies.