Faculty of Shiite Studies:
Since the beginning of its educational activity, the University of Religions and Denominations consists of three faculties:
Faculty of Shiite Studies
Faculty of Islamic Denominations
Faculty of Religions
Each of these faculties includes three departments. The head of the faculty, appointed by the president of the university, introduces his research and educational deputies as well as heads of the departments to the president of the university to be approved.
The departments of the faculty of Shiite Studies are:
Shiite Studies (Shiite Theology)
The History of the Shiite
Admitting students for M.A courses since 2006, this faculty started to admit for PH.D course of Shiite Studies since 2011.
Presently, the faculty has up to 300 M.A students and 100 PH.Ds, planning to launch PH.D courses for the History of Ithna Ashari Shiite and Shiite sects.
Up to now 109 M.A students have managed to graduate from this faculty, pursuing their studies in this university or the others to get a PH.D degree.
The University of Religions & Denominations, the first of its kind in Iran, is an offshoot of the Islamic Seminary established to train experts and conduct research in these very fields. While striving to introduce Islam in the light of the teachings of the Holy Prophet’s Household ... more