Iran University of Science and Technology was originally founded in 1929 as the first Iranian institution to train engineers. With more than 82 years of experience, IUST was initially named the State Technical Institute, and later it was named Honarsaraye A'li, i.e., Advanced Art College.
After the nationwide Cultural Revolution of 1980, IUST made great progress in its postgraduate educational and research fields, and was thereafter qualified in 1990 to admit PhD students in Civil Engineering and Materials Engineering fields for the first time. Other departments within IUST gradually developed and offered PhD degrees.
The Student Affairs office at Iran University of Science & technology aims to provide the best possible services to assist students reach their fullest potentials, and create mobility and scientific excellency in all areas of research, education, and spirituality.
International Campus of Iran University of Science and Technology has a reputation as the most innovative and the best at producing future leaders, and ultimately the best overall.
Development of the library buildings and expanding collections of the central library has always been one of the major preoccupations of university authorities. The expansion of educational fields and research activities in IUST has faced the library with challenging requirements and obliged it to meet world's standards for libraries.
A broad range of cultural, educational, athletic, artistic and social activities are available to IUST students, faculties and employees. IUST offers many options that make living on campus fun, convenient, cost-effective, and a great way to get connected. Getting involved in campus life is the quickest way to become a part of the university community, and to create one's own experience.
IUST Sport is an experience of a lifetime! Not only student-athletes earn a degree, they will develop skills in addition to gaining an experience that will last forever. For over eighty years, learning and research at IUST has played a major part in the success of the city, the region and the nation. For almost as long, the university has pioneered the development of physical education and sport at all levels – from absolute beginner to the support of national and international class performers.