Proceedings of the 19th International Academic Conference, Florence

HISTORY OF TRADITIONAL AND MODERN HIGH EDUCATION IN IRAN: AN ANALITICAL SURVEY

MOHSEN MODIR SHANECHI

Abstract:

History of Traditional and Modern High Education in Iran: An Analytical Survey Mohsen Modir Shanechi, Ph.D. Department of Political Science, Mashhad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Mashhad, Iran Abstract In this article, after mentioning a brief history of Iranian education and schools from ancient to contemporary times, dispatching students abroad and establishing modern high schools in Qajar era has considered. Then founding Tehran University as the first modern university of Iran, other universities outside Tehran and establishing non- governmental universities as well as academic and educational style of them has studied. Islamic revolution of 1979, cultural revolution, Islamization of educational programs and founding related centers is the later discourse of the article. Finally, establishing Azad University as a great non- governmental university and its status is considered. The article ends in mentioning the role and function of Iranian high educational institutions in cultural and social development of the country

Keywords: high education, ancient universities, modern universities

DOI: 10.20472/IAC.2015.019.087

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