Farhangian University (Persian: دانشگاه فرهنگیان) is a public Teacher training university with more than 90 teacher-training colleges and a total enrollment exceeding 39,000, located in Iran. In 2012, in order to merge all teacher-training colleges, the Iranian Ministry of Education changed the name of Tarbiat Moalem (Persian: تربیت معلم) to Farhangian (Persian: فرهنگیان) and promote colleges to the university.
|Type||Teacher education, Public university system|
|Campus||98 (64 branches and 34 depended centers)|
|Affiliations||Ministry of Education (Iran)|
Campuses and CentersEdit
Farhangian University at TehranEdit
Farhangian University at ShirazEdit
Farhangian University at EsfahanEdit
After the approval of the Supreme Cultural Revolution Council in 2011, and the aggregation of all teacher training centers, Farhangian University was established in January 2012. It is an umbrella organization with around 100 branches and 70,000 enrolled student teachers throughout the country.
The branches are teacher education centers that existed long before the university organization took shape. Farhangian University, affiliated with the Ministry of Education and run by the board of trustees, has legal, financial, and administrative autonomy.
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