Founded 1946 as the Azerbaycan University (University of Azerbaijan). Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy detached in 1986 to inform an independent university. A State-run institution responsible to the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research and Technology.
Accreditation: Iranian Ministry of Science, Research and Technology
- Academic year: September to June (September-January, February-June)
- Requirements: Secondary school certificate and competitive entrance examination
- Students allowance: Co-ed