Farhangian University

Farhangian University (Persian: دانشگاه فرهنگیان‎) is a public Teacher training university with more than 90[1] 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.

Farhangian University
  • دانشگاه فرهنگیان

Dāneshgāh-e Farhangiyān
Farhangian University.jpg
TypeTeacher education, Public university system
Established2012
RectorHossein Khanifar
Students90,000
Location
Campus98 (64 branches and 34 depended centers)
AffiliationsMinistry of Education (Iran)
Websitecfu.ac.ir/en

Campuses and CentersEdit

 
Central organization of Farhangian University (Tehran)

Farhangian University has centers (branch) located throughout the provinces of Iran.[2] Each branch is divided into various sub-branches.

Farhangian University at TehranEdit

Farhangian University, Mofateh Ray

Farhangian University at ShirazEdit

Farhangian University, Rajaee

Farhangian University at EsfahanEdit

Farhangian University, Rajaei

Farhangian University, Fatemeh Zahra

BackgroundEdit

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.[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Farhangian University".
  2. ^ "Farhangian University Centers".
  3. ^ [1]