Persian Gulf University

Coordinates: 28°54′34″N 50°49′16″E / 28.909479°N 50.8211211°E / 28.909479; 50.8211211

Persian Gulf University (also known as PGU) (Persian: دانشگاه خلیج فارس‎) is a public research university located in the capital city of Bushehr, Bushehr province, Iran. Established in 1991 as Bushehr University, PGU is the largest and the first public university ever founded in the Bushehr province, Iran. It is considered one of the best and the most well-known universities in the south of Iran and has an excellent reputation for teaching quality, academic research (The government of Iran partly provides its research funding), and graduate employability.

Persian Gulf University
دانشگاه خلیج فارس
Dāneŝgāhe khalije fārs
Former name
Bushehr University
TypePublic research university
Established1991; 30 years ago (1991)[1]
PresidentDr. Abdolmajid Mosleh [2]
Academic staff
More than 260
StudentsOver 8500
Athletics3 teams
ColoursDark blue and Yellow ,


Persian Gulf University is located in the coastal city of Bushehr. It is a public university accredited by Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology. Established in 1991 as Bushehr University, it started as a "Technical & Engineering College" with two majors of Mechanical and Civil Engineering. It is also one of the best universities in the southern part of Iran. Compared with other worldwide universities, it is a young and growing university in both basic and applied sciences

Today, Persian Gulf University (PGU) consists of eight faculties that offer undergraduate courses leading to bachelor's degrees (B.A or B.Sc.) in 29 disciplines, postgraduate courses leading to master's degrees (M.A or M.Sc.) in 49 subjects, and doctoral courses leading to Ph.D. degrees in 12 subjects. Persian Gulf University is limited to the students who pass the national entrance examination administered annually by the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research and Technology.


Faculty of Humanities

Library Sciences and Management, Arabic Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, Accounting, Industrial Management, Business Management, Economics, History, and Psychology

Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Arts and Architecture


Faculty of Engineering

Computer Engineering (Software), Mechanical Engineering, Marine Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering

Faculty of Nano and Biosciences and Technology and

Biotechnology, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, fishery, accounting

Faculty of Agriculture Engineering

Horticulture, Fisheries, Plants Production

Faculty of Petroleum, Gas and Chemical Engineering

Petroleum Engineering, Chemical Engineering (Gas), Chemical Engineering (Petrochemical, Chemical Engineering (Hydrocarbons)

Faculty of Engineering and Technology of Jam

Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering

Faculty of Business and Economics School

Business Administration, Industrial Management, Economics Science,

Faculty of Systems Engineering and Data Science

Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics

Faculty of Marine Science and Technology

Intercontinental Transportation Management

Persian Gulf Research Institute
library building


  1. Dr. Abdolmajid Mosleh (Chancellor)
  2. Dr. Ali Pakizeh (vice Chancellor for Education)
  3. Dr. Rouhollah Fatehi (Vice Chancellor for Research and Technology)
  4. Dr. Parviz Hajiani (Vice Chancellor for Planning and Development)
  5. Dr. Taher Yazdanpanah (Vice-chancellor for Financial and Administrative Affairs)
  6. Dr. S. Mousa Golestaneh (Vice Chancellor for Cultural and Student Affairs)
  7. Dr. Leila Rezaei (Director of Chancellor's Office and Public Relations)

Persian Gulf Street, Bushehr 7516913817 IRAN


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