3.1 Farsi Language Requirements
All international applicants should submit evidence of proficiency in Farsi. Those who have already completed one level of academic study (e.g. B.A/BSc.) in Iran are not required to submit such evidence and can directly apply for their next level of study (e.g Masters or PhD). Those who have not studied in Iran before should sit in Farsi language proficiency test to be held at the following centers:
• Farsi Language Teaching Center, International Center for Islamic Studies
• International Center for Teaching Farsi Language & Literature, Tehran University (Dehkhoda)
• Farsi Language Teaching Center, Imam Khomeini International University
• Farsi Language & Literature Department, Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University
• Language Learning Center, International Office, Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University
The cost of Farsi language courses is the responsibility of the self-funded students. For those who are eligible for scholarship, either by the Ministry of Sciences, Research and Technology of Iran or any other Iranian institute this cost will be afforded by the sponsor.
3.2 English Language Requirements
All applicants coming from non-English speaking countries and those who have studies at non-English speaking universities are required to be familiar with at least intermediate level of English language at the start of their study at ASMU. The Language Learning Center of ASMU is prepared to organize and offer English language courses at all levels for those applicants who are in need of improving their level of English.
PhD students must be able to pass one of the accredited tests of English proficiency tests (e.g. IELTS, TOEFL, MSRT, Cambridge Advance Certificate Test, etc.) before sitting for Comprehensive Exams during their PhD studies. The Language Learning Center of ASMU is prepared to offer courses pertaining preparation for these tests right from the start of PhD courses.
All the costs of required English language courses should be paid by the applicant