Academic Resources

Academic groups

The main focal point of the educational activities of any academic institution is based on the performance of the academic groups including professors and academic staff. Therefore, Al-Mustafa University pays special attention to formation and development of academic groups, as currently 132 academic groups are active in the University, 16 of which are situated in foreign countries while 116 others are in the educational and research units within the country. These groups are comprised of group manager, education secretary, research secretary, training secretary and professors who are responsible for the educational, research, cultural and training affairs of the students and supervise their academic activities.

The managers of the academic groups are the distinguished professors of Hawza, Al-Mustafa University and are members of academic staff. They are designated on the post of management for two years by the suggestion of educational and training units and order of Al-Mustafa University chancellor.

The active academic groups of Al-Mustafa University are:

Ethics, religions and sects, economics, history of Islam, propagation and communication, interpretation and Qur’anic sciences, law, Arabic language and literature, Persian language and literature, French language and culture, Shia studies, Islamic mysticism, social sciences, training sciences, Narrative sciences, political sciences, sciences and techniques of recitations, general (Islamic studies), jurisprudence, economic jurisprudence, training jurisprudence, family jurisprudence, political jurisprudence, religious jurisprudence, judicial jurisprudence, comparative jurisprudence, jurisprudence and principles, jurisprudence and Islamic sciences, philosophy and theology, women’s studies and management.

Statistics of academic groups

Situation of academic groups Number
Local Subordinate 119
Connected 12
International 47
Total 187


Statistics of Local Affiliated Scientific Groups

Item Educational And Training Unit Number
1 Imam Khomeini Higher Education Complex 15
2 Jurisprudence Higher Education Complex 20
3 Mashhad Higher Education Complex 15
4 Islamic Sects Higher Education Complex 7
5 Bint-Ul-Huda Higher Education Institute 10
6 Human Sciences Higher Education Institute 10
7 Institute of Short-Term Courses and Internships 3
8 Institute of Language and Cultural Studies 7
9 Al-Mustafa Virtual University 6
10 Persian Language and Islamic Sciences Education Centre 2
11 Isfahan branch 7
12 Al-Mustafa International Research Centre 17
Total 119


Statistics of Local Connected Academic Groups

Item Educational and Training Unit Number
1 Al-Ul-Bait University 2
2 Al-Athaar Hawza 1
3 Sibtain School 1
4 Imam Ali (AS) School 2
5 Imam Kazim (AS) School 2
6 Amir-Ul-Momineen (AS) Higher Education School 1
7 Imam Mahdi (AS) School 1
8 Shaheed Sadr School 2
Total 12


Statistics of International Affiliated Units with Academic Groups

Item Educational and Training Unit
1 Afghanistan
2 Indonesia
3 South Africa
4 Germany
5 Burkina Faso
6 Tanzania
7 Ivory Islands
8 Senegal
9 Syria
10 Sierra Leone
11 Ghana
12 Philippines
13 Kirgizstan
14 Georgia
15 Lebanon
16 India



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