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FAQ

 We hope the answers to these Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) will help you in making a decision to come to Sharif.

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    Why should I apply to Sharif
    • .      Sharif University of Technology is the leading technical university in Iran, and indeed one of the top academic institutions in the Middle East region.

      .     Many of the Sharif faculty members are experts in their chosen fields who conduct top level researches. This engagement with research and scholarship enables students to have an improved understanding of their field of study.
      .     All students have access to numerous facilities provided by the university: extensive libraries, sports facilities, laboratories, language-learning opportunities, and computer equipment.
      .     With clubs, societies and events organized by both the students and the university, Sharif offers a wide range of social activities to suit all tastes.
      .     Sharif University has an excellent graduate employment record. Many graduates go on to higher education, either at Sharif or other top international institutions, while others take up employment in industry.  Employers acknowledge that Sharif gives its graduates a range of transferable skills, as well as breadth and depth in their chosen subject.

       

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    What will it cost me, and what sources of funding are available to me
    • International Students
      You must plan to cover the following costs:
      .      University fees: for non-Iranian students, these vary according to the subject they want to study.
      .      Living costs: We recommend that students should budget around 4000 USD for living costs in 2016-17. This figure is estimated to cover the cost of staying at Sharif for 9 months, i.e. two semesters and the short vacation (Norouz), and includes the cost of accommodation, food, books, and entertainment for the time spent in Tehran. If you intend to stay in Tehran for the whole year you will need at least 5000 USD.
      .      The costs of travel to and from Tehran at the start and end of each year
      Sharif University of Technology does not offer any scholarships to international students (both graduate and undergraduate).
       
      Iranian Students (transfers)
      You must plan to cover the following costs:
      .      University fees: for Iranian Students, the tuition fees vary according to the subject and the number of course units they register in each semester.
      .      Living costs: We recommend that students should budget around 5000 USD for living costs in 2016-17. This figure is estimated to cover the cost of staying at Sharif for 9 months, i.e. two semesters and the short vacation (Norouz), and includes the cost of accommodation, food, books, and entertainment for the time spent in Tehran. If you intend to stay in Tehran for the whole year you will need at least 6000 USD.
      Sharif University of Technology does not offer any scholarships to transfer students (both graduate and undergraduate)
       
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    How do I choose a field of study
    • Students at Sharif must register in a single field of study, unless given permission to take a double major. You must choose your field before you make your application. To help you make your decision, you will find details of fields available in the "Courses" section of the university website. These pages give an introduction to the field, courses and links to subject specific websites for further information.

       
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    Can I apply for more than one field of study
    • When making your application, you must specify just one field of study that you would like to apply for, from the list of available fields.

       
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    Can I transfer credit to Sharif
    • International students may in some cases be able to transfer their credits from another university. This is usually decided individually by the department to which you apply. Iranian students wishing to transfer should see the section on transfer students.

       
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    What Persian or English Language qualifications do I need
    • Sharif does not have any formal requirements of proficiency in the Persian Language at undergraduate level and does not require you to provide a certificate with your application. However, all teaching is carried out in Farsi. Consequently, you will need to be able to read, write, and communicate effectively in Farsi. We usually recommend that you take a language course before starting your program if you have no prior knowledge of Farsi. We will be happy to provide you with the details of where you could take language courses (see Persian Language Courses). There is also a Persian Language assistant on campus for international students. Furthermore, there are some specific centers in some universities and educational institutions that provide Persian language courses for international students. Another campus of the university is called "Sharif University of Technology's Kish Campus". The teaching in this campus is carried out in English. For more information about the Kish campus please refer to http://iso.sharif.ir/en/kish.

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    How can I apply
    • Please refer to our "Apply Now" page for filling out the application form.

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    What do I do if I still have questions
    • Please contact us and we will be happy to answer any questions that you may have.