Islamic Azad University

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Islamic Azad University
دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی
Dāneshgāh-e Āzād-e Eslāmi
Motto in English
Iranian trust, Global credit
TypePrivate
Established1982
PresidentHamid Mirzadeh
Academic staff
59,322
Studentsmore than 1,500,000
CampusIran
United Kingdom
United Arab Emirates
Lebanon
Tanzania
Armenia
ColoursTurquoise and White          
NicknameIAU
Websitewww.iau.ac.ir

Islamic Azad University (Persian: دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی‎, Dāneshgāh-e Āzād-e Eslāmi) is a private university system based in Iran. The university was founded in 1982. It is the world's third largest university. 1.5 million students study there.[1] The university has over 100 branches across Iran and also in other countries such as the emirate of Dubai and the United Kingdom. Over the years, the university has become richer. It is estimated to be worth between $20 and $25 billion.

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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica World Almanac, ed. 2004, page 666